1.3 Completing Postage Statements
[Revise 1.3 as follows:]
Unless manifested using eVS under 705.2.9, any mailing claiming Parcel Select prices must be accompanied by a postage statement using one of the following approved methods:
Electronic, at PostalOne! facilities only. Copies of finalized postage statements are available online at the Business Customer Gateway. A change made to any postage statement requires the mailer (agent) to cancel the postage statement online and submit a corrected version.
By hard-copy, if the hard-copy postage statements are completed and signed by the mailer (agent). The mailer (agent) may submit a computer-generated facsimile (see 1.10, Facsimile Postage Statements). A change made to any postage statement requires the mailer (agent) to correct the postage statement accordingly and document the correction. Hard-copy postage statements are processed as follows:
At PostalOne! facilities - business mail acceptance will enter hardcopy mailing data manually to document the mailing and produce a PS Form 3607-R, Mailing Transaction Receipt. Receipts are available to customers upon request but will not be mailed. Copies of finalized postage statements from PostalOne! facilities are available online at the Business Customer Gateway.
At non-PostalOne! facilities - business mail acceptance will provide a signed and round-dated copy of the postage statement when the copy is provided by the mailer (agent).
[Revise 1.4 as follows:]
When presented for acceptance, all Parcel Select mailings must be documented as follows:
Documentation of postage by entry office and presort level (e.g., by DBMC, OBMC Presort and BMC Presort mail and by 5-digit ZIP Code for DSCF and DDU prices) as required under 705.2.0 through 705.4.0.
Except for DSCF, mail palletized under the alternate preparation option that requires separate documentation, other documentation is not required when the correct price is affixed to each piece, or when each piece is of identical weight and the pieces are separated by zone and within each zone are grouped by pieces subject to the same combination of prices.
DSCF mail palletized under the alternate preparation option in 705.8.0 must submit the detailed documentation required in 705.8.20.2.
460 Bound Printed Matter
464 Postage Payment and Documentation