[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 78 (Monday, April 23, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 17689]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08360]


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POSTAL SERVICE


Revision to ZIP Code Zone Charts for APO/FPO/DPO Inbound Mail

AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Postal Service will rezone Inbound Mail from APO/FPO/DPO 
ZIP Codes to coordinate the Origin/Destination ZIP Codes with the 
designated International Service Centers (ISC) through which each 
originating ZIP Code dispatches mail.

DATES: Applicable: June 1, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct questions or comments to 
Kimberly G. Forehan by email at kimberly.g.forehan@usps.gov or phone 
(859) 447-2652.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Effective with the ZIP Code Zone Charts 
update on June 1, 2018, Inbound Mail from APO/FPO/DPO ZIP Codes will be 
rezoned to coordinate the Origin/Destination ZIP Codes with the 
designated International Service Centers (ISC) through which each 
originating ZIP Code dispatches mail. This means that mail being sent 
from the various APO/FPO/DPO ZIP codes will be realigned so that both 
outbound and inbound ZIPs will be paired with the areas they serve. The 
US Postal Service refers to these relationships as ``reciprocal'' or 
``retrograde'' pairs. This is a change from the current process where 
Pacific ZIP Codes are zoned through the San Francisco ISC and the 
European ZIP Codes are zoned through the JFK ISC. After June 1, 2018, 
each of the five ISCs will be aligned with reciprocal pairs for inbound 
mail from APO/FPO/DPO ZIP Codes. This will result in a more accurate 
pricing model for Military customers mailing items back to the United 
States.

Ruth Stevenson,
Attorney, Federal Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2018-08360 Filed 4-20-18; 8:45 am]
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