Mail destined for locations other than DAS Publishing and Distribution shuttle routes must be sent through the U.S. Postal Service or by another carrier.
Please remember that only the USPS can deliver to post office boxes.
Addressing for Success
Please use the following guidelines as set by the U.S. Postal Service to ensure proper mail delivery and handling and to qualify for postage discounts.
Postal Service addressing guidelines:
Address format for automation:
CAPITALIZE EVERYTHING IN THE ADDRESS
USE TWO-LETTER STATE ABBREVIATIONS
ELIMINATE ALL PUNCTUATION
(Except the hyphen between ZIP code and plus four)
USE COMMON ABBREVIATIONS
USE ZIP + 4 CODES
USE ONLY NON-PROPORTIONAL FONTS
USE 10 OR 12 PITCH FONTS
NO MORE THAN 5 LINES TO AN ADDRESS
BLACK INK ON WHITE ENVELOPE
PLACE THE COUNTRY NAME AND ZIP CODE ON THE LAST LINE OF THE ADDRESS BLOCK WHEN ADDRESSING INTERNATIONAL MAIL
The destination address block must be more than 1/2 inch from both the left and right edges of the envelope and at least 5/8 inch, but no more than 2 3/4 inches from the bottom.
Dual address format:
|(OPTIONAL) Non-Address Data
Name of Recipient
Post Office, State, ZIP
HARRY FELDMAN PRES
FELDMAN INSURANCE AGENCY
236 SUNSET AVE RM 101
LOS ANGELES CA 90012-0001
You may use both a post office box number and a street address when addressing mail. However, mail will be delivered to the address line immediately above the city, state and ZIP code line. For example:
NOTE: The ZIP code must be correct. If post office box and street address are on the same line, mail will be delivered to the post office box.
|Mail will be delivered here||GRAND PRODUCTS INC
100 MAJOR ST.
P O BOX 200
PORTLAND OR 97214-1100
|.... or here||GRAND PRODUCTS INC
P O BOX 200
200 MAJOR ST
PORTLAND OR 97214-1000
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