39 CFR Appendix A_to_part_121 - Tables Depicting Service Standard Day Ranges

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Appendix A to Part 121 - Tables Depicting Service Standard Day Ranges

The following tables reflect the service standard day ranges resulting from the application of the business rules applicable to the market-dominant mail products referenced in ยงยง 121.1 through 121.4:

Table 1. Prior to January 5, 2015, end-to-end service standard day ranges for mail originating and destinating within the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia.

Contiguous United States

Mail class End-to-end range
(days)
First-Class Mail 1-3
Periodicals 2-9
Standard Mail 3-10
Package Services 2-8

Table 2. On and after January 5, 2015, end-to-end service standard day ranges for mail originating and destinating within the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia.

Contiguous United States

Mail class End-to-end range
(days)
First-Class Mail 1-3
Periodicals 3-9
Standard Mail 3-10
Package Services 2-8

Table 3. Prior to January 5, 2015, end-to-end service standard day ranges for mail originating and/or destinating in non-contiguous states and territories.

Non-Contiguous States and Territories

Mail class End-to-end
Intra state/territory To/from contiguous 48 states To/from states of Alaska and
Hawaii, and the territories of
Guam, Puerto Rico and the
U.S. Virgin Islands
Alaska Hawaii, Guam & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI Alaska Hawaii, Guam, & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI Alaska Hawaii, Guam, & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI
First-Class Mail 1-3 1-3 1-2 3-4 3-5 3-4 4-5 4-5 4-5
Periodicals 2-4 2-4 2-3 13-19 12-22 11-16 21-25 21-26 23-26
Standard Mail 3-5 3-5 3-4 14-20 13-23 12-17 23-26 23-27 24-27
Package Services * 2-4 2-4 2-3 12-18 11-21 10-15 21-26 20-26 20-24

* Excluding bypass mail.

Table 4. On and after January 5, 2015, end-to-end service standard day ranges for mail originating and/or destinating in non-contiguous states and territories.

Non-Contiguous States and Territories

Mail class End-to-end
Intra state/territory To/from contiguous 48 states To/from states of Alaska and
Hawaii, and the territories of
Guam, Puerto Rico and the
U.S. Virgin Islands
Alaska Hawaii, Guam & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI Alaska Hawaii, Guam, & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI Alaska Hawaii, Guam, & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI
First-Class Mail 1-3 1-3 1-2 3-4 3-5 3-4 4-5 4-5 4-5
Periodicals 3-4 3-4 3 13-19 12-22 11-16 21-25 21-26 23-26
Standard Mail 3-5 3-5 3-4 14-20 13-23 12-17 23-26 23-27 24-27
Package Services * 2-4 2-4 2-3 12-18 11-21 10-15 21-26 20-26 20-24

* Excluding bypass mail.

Table 5. Destination-entry service standard day ranges for mail to the contiguous 48 states and the District of Columbia.

Table 5 - Destination Entry Service Standard Day Ranges For Mail to the Contiguous 48 States and the District Of Columbia

Mail class CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES
Destination entry (at appropriate facility)
DDU
(Days)
SCF
(Days)
ADC
(Days)
NDC
(Days)
Periodicals 1 1 1-2 2-3
Standard Mail 2 3-4 5
Package Services 1 2 3

Table 6. Destination entry service standard day ranges for mail to non-contiguous states and territories.

Table 6 - Destination Entry Service Standard Day Ranges for Mail to Non-Contiguous States and Territories.

Mail class Destination entry (at appropriate facility)
DDU
(Days)
SCF (Days) ADC (Days) NDC (Days)
Alaska Hawaii, Guam, & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI Alaska Hawaii, Guam, & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI Alaska Hawaii, Guam, & American Samoa Puerto Rico & USVI
Periodicals 1 1-3 1 1-3 1-4 (AK)
11 (JNU)
11 (KTN)
1 (HI)
2 (GU)
1-4 10-11 10 8-10
Standard Mail 2 3-4 3-5 3-5 14 13 12
Package Services 1 2 2-3 2-3 12 11 11

AK = Alaska 3-digit ZIP Codes 995-997; JNU = Juneau AK 3-digit ZIP Code 998; KTN = Ketchikan AK 3-digit

ZIP Code 999; HI = Hawaii 3-digit ZIP Codes 967 and 968; GU = Guam 3-digit ZIP Code 969.

[77 FR 31198, May 25, 2012, as amended at 79 FR 4080, Jan. 24, 2014; 79 FR 12393, Mar. 5, 2014; 79 FR 14401, Mar. 14, 2014; 79 FR 44701, Aug. 1, 2014]