All Postal Standards

Address block locator

This Technical Specification defines a set of physical marks called Address Block Locators (ABLs). ABLs are marks, printed in the...

ID-tagging of letter mail items

This part of the Technical Specification defines the representation of ID-tags as a 78-position bar-no-bar code (BNB-78) printed in fluorescent ink in...

ID-tagging of letter mail items

This part of the Technical Specification defines the representation of ID-tags as a 62-position bar-no-bar code (BNB-62) printed in fluorescent ink in...

Automatic identification of items

This European Standard specifies the performance requirements and testing methods for standard letter mail trays, as specified in the...

Statement of mailing submission

This Technical Specification specifies a methodology that allows postal operators to define specific statements of mailing submission customised according...

Representation for Postal Rates

This Technical Specification defines a uniform structure and meaning for the information that fully represents postal rates for a broad variety of...

Sortplan

This Technical Specification specifies the sort plan file content and structure. It does not deal with other configuration files in sorting machines...

Interface and data transfer format

An IDT-PAE interface enables interoperability among several systems and processes by providing specifications to the following requirements...

Facing identification marks

The purpose of this Technical Specification is to define a facing identification mark (FIM), with procedures for its use, which can be used...

ID-tagging of letter mail items

This Technical Specification ) defines the information content, structure and possible printed representations of the S18 ID-tag ). This is an...

Creation, processing and tracking

This Technical Specification complements CEN/TS 14631:2004 and UPU standards M34a and S37, which cover the definition of mail aggregates...

Receptacle asset numbering

This Technical Specification defines a mechanism for the unique identification of individual receptacles. It specifies the method of...

MC/RC-Interface

This Technical Specification describes the “Open Standard Interface between Image Processor, Machine Control...

ID-tagging of letter mail items

This part of the Technical Specification defines the representation of ID-tags as a Postal-4i symbology 4-state bar code printed on the front side of...

ID-tagging of letter mail items

This part of the Technical Specification defines the representation of ID-tags as a Postal-4i symbology 4-state bar code printed on the front side of...

Digital postage mark

This European Standard specifies a recommended procedure for the development of specifications for applications of...

Design and printing requirements

This document covers physical properties and manufacturing requirements for envelopes having an address window on the flap side. It covers the...

Interfaces for cross border parcels

This Technical Specification will specify the interface between the e-merchant (any commercial customer sending parcels) and the first logistic operator...

Automatic identification of items

This document specifies a methodology for the measurement of defined print quality attributes of Digital Postage Marks in the form of...

Parcel boxes for end use

This Technical Specification describes the technical features of parcel boxes for end use. This covers...

Packaging for boxable items

This document covers physical properties and characteristics for the packaging for small and light weight...

Complaints handling principles

This European Standard specifies complaints handling principles related to domestic and international postal services. It applies to...

Damage to postal items

This Technical Report is an extension as a guide to the European Standard EN 14012 with regard to damage of postal items. EN 14012...

Quality of delivery: Reforwarding

This Technical Report specifies methods for measuring the quality of a re-forwarding service of domestic addressed mail that is collected...

Measurement of incorrect delivery

A feasibility study has been performed to see whether a standard for this subject can be developed. CEN/TC331 decided it was not feasible...

Measurement of the transit time

This European Standard specifies methods for measuring the end-to-end transit-time of domestic and cross-border bulk mail...

Measurement of the transit time

In addition to EN 13850:2012 Postal Services - Quality of Service - Measurement of the transit time of end-to-end services for single piece priority mail...

Distance to access points

This Technical Report takes into account the existing systems for measuring access to postal services and the targets that are already in use...

Complaints handling principles

This European Standard specifies complaints handling principles related to domestic and international postal services. It applies to both...

Open global networks and systems

The current and future infrastructure to satisfy the changing needs of citizens in the EU will grant access to wider postal stakeholders...

Electronic advanced data (EAD)

This document provides the semantic mapping description of information on the characteristics or attributes of Low Value Consignments (LVC) which parties...

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