IMPORTANT POSTAL INDUSTRY ALERTMarch 18, 2020
USPS Postal Alert 3/17/2020:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Periodicals Publishing Frequency
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the following contingency plan has been implemented for Periodicals that will not be publishing per their stated frequency.
Periodicals Publishing Frequency Contingency Plan due to COVID-19
· Should submit a letter on the publisher’s letterhead to the Original Entry Post Office serving their Known Office of Publication explaining that they will not be publishing as per their stated frequency
· Should identify what issues will not be published to the Original Entry Post Office serving their Known Office of Publication
· Should provide an update to the Original Entry Post Office serving their Known Office of Publication if impact to frequency continues beyond original identified issues
Note: PS Form 3510, Application for Reentry or Special Price Request for Periodicals Publication, is not required if frequency change is due to COVID-19
If you have any questions or concerns please reach out to the Mailing & Shipping Solutions Center at 877-672-0007 or your local Business Mail Entry Unit (BMEU).