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New USPS Tabbing Requirements

The Post Office recently released the final standards for folded self-mailers.  (FSM)

Summary of key changes:

1. New size and weight standards

2. New definition of what is a FSM, for example items containing a disk is treated differently

3. Can no longer use tabs with perforations

4. Can no longer use tabs on the bottom panel

5. All FSM’s now require a minimum of two tabs

6. There is now a limit to the number of panels in a FSM

7. Postal customers will be encouraged to comply with the new standards right away with final deadline

click here for 11 page report on New Tabbing Requirements effective Jan. 5, 2013

Call us at 860-289-4416 if you would like to get equipped for the New Tabbing Requirements.