USPS issues ruling regarding bills of lading 1

As per the DMM Advisory Date: Wed, May 26, 2010 at 10:07 AM:

DMM Advisory

Plant-Verified Drop Shipment (PVDS) – Nonpostal Documentation

Today we posted on Postal Explorer® the “Plant-Verified Drop Shipment (PVDS) – Nonpostal Documentation,” Federal Register final rule regarding bills of lading presented by mailers’ transportation providers.

Postal personnel may sign a bill of lading, upon request, as long as it is presented separately from required documentation. A bill of lading is not a substitute for PS Form 8125, Plant-Verified Drop Shipment (PVDS) Verification and Clearance, or for any form of official documentation for USPS® acceptance purposes.

This final rule will be incorporated into the July 6 DMM® update.

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One comment on “USPS issues ruling regarding bills of lading

  1. Reply D.W.C. Jun 7,2010 1:12 am

    It is good that they took a second look at it and agreed to meet the industry’s needs

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