Effective June 20, 2021, the Postal Service™ will revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®), in various sections, to reflect changes in the Priority Mail Express® delivery times, including eliminating the optional 10:30 a.m. delivery time.
Currently, the Priority Mail Express service guarantee delivery times for most domestic mail, including Priority Mail Express Military Service® and Hold For Pickup service, are 12 p.m. or 3 p.m. as designated by the 3-digit or 5-digit destination ZIP Code™ delivery areas and defined in the Priority Mail Express Delivery directory. The Postal Service has changed the Priority Mail Express service guarantee delivery time to 6 p.m. The Postal Service is also eliminating the optional 10:30 a.m. delivery time that was available for a fee.
The revisions to the Priority Mail Express service guarantee delivery times and elimination of the optional 10:30 a.m. delivery time will enable the Postal Service to improve the quality of service and provide a more efficient customer experience.