The Postal ServiceTM is revising Express Mail® service to reflect a premium of $12.50 in addition to current postage for guaranteed Sunday or holiday delivery of Express Mail pieces.
Effective Date: March 3, 2008.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Bert Olsen, 202-268-7276.
We adopt the following amendments to Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®), incorporated by reference in the Code of Federal Regulations. See 39 CFR 111.1.Start List of Subjects Start Printed Page 6033
List of Subjects in 39 CFR Part 111End List of Subjects Start Amendment Part
Accordingly,End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 111—[AMENDED]End Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation forEnd Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Revise the following sections ofEnd Amendment Part
100 Retail Letters, Cards, Flats, and Parcels
110 Express Mail
113 Rates and Eligibility
Exhibit 1.3 Express Mail Rates—Same Day Airport Service Suspended
[Add an additional footnote, number 3, to Exhibit 1.3, Express Mail Rate Chart, as follows:]
3. For Sunday/holiday delivery, add $12.50.
[Renumber current 1.5 through 1.7 as new 1.6 through 1.8, and add new 1.5 as follows:]
1.5 Sunday and Holiday Premium
When delivery is guaranteed for a Sunday or holiday, there is a premium of $12.50, unless paying via an Express Mail Manifesting Agreement. Customers not desiring delivery on a Sunday or a holiday may avoid the premium by opting for guaranteed delivery on the subsequent delivery day.
700 Special Standards
705 Advanced Preparation and Special Postage Payment Systems
2.0 Manifest Mailing System
2.6 Express Mail Manifesting Agreements
2.6.3 Service Guarantee
[Revise current text to be identified as item b and add a new a as follows:]
a. Mailers using Express Mail Manifesting (EMM) receive Sunday/holiday guaranteed delivery at no additional charge without paying a premium.
Neva R. Watson,
[FR Doc. E8-1775 Filed 1-31-08; 8:45 am]
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