ADMAIL RATES: CANADA POST
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   • ADMAIL DEFINITIONS
   • ADDRESSED ADMAIL RATES
   • UNADDRESSED ADMAIL PRICES
   • UNADDRESSED ADMAIL CHANGES
   • DIMENSIONAL ADDRESSED ADMAIL RATES
   • FORMATTING YOUR ADDRESS LABEL
   • SIZE STANDARDS
   • PUBLISHED DELIVERY STANDARDS FOR ADMAIL
   • POSTAL INDECIA ARTWORK: ADDRESSES ADMAIL
   • PSP HIGHLIGHTS SHEET ADDRESSED ADMAIL
   • ADDRESS ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS
   • TRAY FILL REQUIREMENTS
   
   • ADDRESS CORRECTION
   • RETURN TO SENDER

ADMAIL DEFINITIONS:

UNIFORM MESSGAGE:

Although the wording of the items does not have to be identical, the theme of the message must be uniform. The mail items must all have the same specific purpose and the same specific goal.

PROMOTIONAL:

The purpose of the mailing must be to sell a product or service or promote the use of a product or service.

PERSONALIZATION:

Advertisers can use what they know about their customers in their message to them (using database marketing). The promotional message can now be personalized. The advertiser can send a tailored message using information about a specific customer and their purchase behavior and other information they can capture in their database.

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE REPORTS:

Financial Performance reports from corporate issuers, sent primarily for promotional purposes, such as annual, semi annual and quarterly reports of mutual funds and corporations are acceptable. Also included are Prospectuses, and Segregated Fund reports mailed by insurance companies.

FULFILLMENT:

Advertisers can promote an offer or solicit a response from prospects or potential customers (unsolicited), but once they respond to the offer (solicited), advertisers cannot respond or fulfill their request by Addressed Admail.

RENEWAL NOTICES:

Renewal notices in respect of a publication are acceptable as Addressed Admail.

PRINTED MATERIAL NOT ACCEPTABLE:

Non promotional printed matter such as publications, newsletters, magazines, tax forms, voter notices, as well as items such as surveys, or questionnaires and forms.

- Recall and renewal notices that are not for publications.

- Fulfillment.

- Proxies and ballots.



CANADA POST: ADDRESSED ADMAIL RATES as of January 12, 2015


Machineable

Price Per Item

Price Per Item

Machineable Standard
Up to 50 g
Machineable Oversize
Up to 500 g

$0.45

$0.67 + $0.0033 per g over 50 g

NOTE REGARDING MACHINEABLE:
Conditions apply to receive this rate. Advance certification with a 90% readibility rate for S/L, 80% for O/S.


Special Handling (formerly Letter Carrier Presort)

Standard (Formerly S/L)

Up to 50 g

Over 50 g Up to 100 g

$0.50

$0.55

Oversize

Up to 500 g

Over 500 g Up to 1.36 kg

$0.62 + 0.0033 per g over 50g

$2.56 + 0.0039 per g over 500g

Dimensional

Up to 500 g

Over 500 g Up to 1.36 kg

$1.46 + 0.0033 per g over 50g

$2.95 + 0.0039 per g over 500g


Options
Option
Price Per Item
Return to Sender
$0.01 Per Piece - Paid Up Front on the entirety of the mailing.
Customers wishing to use the Return to Sender option can use their existing RPG indicia or apply the new 2D barcoded RPG indicia as of January 12, 2015. The 2D barcoded indicia will facilitate machine processing for faster return of your undeliverable items. The 2D barcoded indicia will be mandatory for the Return to Sender option in June 2015.

Manual Order Processing Fee
Price per manual Order (Statement of Mailing)
 
$5.00
Reusable Plastic Pallet Usage Fee  3
Price per pallet
 
 $2.00


Standard (Formerly SHORT AND LONG (S/L)) AND OVERSIZE (O/S)
Special Handling - Formerly LCP
Length
Width
Thickness
Weight
Standard
up to 50 g
min.
100 mm
(3.9 in)
70 mm
(2.8 in)
0.18 mm
(0.007 in)
N/A
max.
245 mm
(9.6 in)
156 mm
(6.1 in)
5 mm
(0.2 in)
50 g
(3.5 oz)
Oversize Flexible
up to 1.36 kg
min.
100 mm
(3.9 in)
70 mm
(2.8 in)
0.18 mm
(0.007 in)
N/A
max.
380 mm
(14.97 in)
270 mm
(10.63 in)
35 mm
(1.38 in)
500 g
(17.6 oz)
Oversize Rigid
up to 1.36 kg
min.
100 mm
(3.9 in)
70 mm
(2.8 in)
0.18 mm
(0.007 in)
N/A
max.
380 mm
(14.97 in)
130 mm
(5.12 in)
35 mm
(1.38 in)
500 g
(17.6 oz)

* Oversize items weighing less than 500 g are acceptable but must be entered into the Electronic Shipping Tools (EST) as 501 g and rated accordingly.

NOTE: A Standard item becomes Oversize (O/S) when it exceeds any one of the maximum dimensions including length, width, thickness, and/or weight.



DIMENSIONAL (DAA)
Special Handling - Formerly LCP
Length
Width
Thickness
Weight
Dimensional -
Small up to 500 g
min.
100 mm
(3.9 in)
70 mm
(2.6 in)
35 mm
(1.4 in)
N/A
max.
300 mm
(11.8 in)
130 mm
(5.1 in)
55 mm
(2.16 in)
500 g
(17.6 oz)
Dimensional -
Large Over 500 g
min.
100 mm
(3.9 in)
70 mm
(2.6 in)
35 mm
(1.4 in)
N/A
max.
300 mm
(11.8 in)
130 mm
(5.1 in)
55 mm
(2.16 in)
N/A

Delivery Standards Effective August 18, 2014

Machineable (S/L)

All other (Machineable O/S & Special Handling)

Local
3 Business Days

Local

3 Business Days

Within Province
4 Business Days

Within Province

3 - 5 Business Days

National
5 Business Days

National

4 - 8 Business Days

NOTE: National Delivery Standard for all excludes non major urban centres, northern regions and remote areas.


Postal Indecia Artwork:
http://www.canadapost.ca/tools/pg/indicia/default-e.asp


Customizable Postal Indecia:
http://www.canadapost.ca/web/business/solutions/direct-marketing/customized-indicia.page

CANADA POST: PSP HIGHLIGHTS SHEET
ADDRESSED ADMAIL

LCP (Letter Carrier Presort) has been discontinued and is replace by Special Handling which is presorted but only has one postage level.

A Machineable mail preparation option has been introduced. By making your Addresses Admail machineable, you may benefit from cost savings over some presort options. NOTE: Certain Conditions Apply

The "Phantom pricing" option will continue for mailings of less than the minimum requirement of 1,000 pieces. Phantom pricing will exist for the two categories of mail preparation (Machineable & Special Handling).

The maximum weight for Short and Long mail will decrease from 500g to 100g. Items weighing more than 100g will be charged at Special Handling prices.

An Addressed Admail mailing, provided it has a uniform message, may be comprised of pieces of varying weight, including pieces above 50g and below 50g.

Address Accuracy requirements apply to Addressed Admail whenever more than 5,000 pieces are deposited. NOTE: Change regarding NDG was formerly 50,000, was reduced to 10,000 and now 5,000 as of April 01/01.



CANADA POST: ADDRESS ACCURACY REQUIREMENTS

Over 5,000 pcs for LCP mailing.
Also, over 5,000 pcs for NDG mailings 95%

Machineable: 90% readibility rate for S/L, 80% readibility rate for O/S


Unnaddressed Admail Information for mass FSA distribution.
Information on this service is available upon request.
 
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