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Please see the highlighted information below for updates.  Drop shipments at the following processing facilities are temporarily impacted:

Processing FacilityDrop Shipment ImpactScheduled Date to Resume Operations
Birmingham Annex Resumed operations on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 07:00 AM
West ValleyTemp. Embargo of DNDC/DSCF/DFSS Marketing Mail flatsFriday, December 18, 2020 at 06:00 AM
Detroit NDCTemp. Embargo of DNDC Marketing Mail flatsSaturday, December 19, 2020 at 04:00 AM
New Jersey NDC Resumed operations on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 04:00 AM
Philadelphia NDCTemp. Embargo of DNDC Marketing Mail letters and DNDC/DFSS Marketing Mail flatsSaturday, December 19, 2020 at 09:00 AM
Cleveland PDCTemp. Redirect of DADC/DSCF letters for Cleveland and Akron to Pittsburgh PDCSaturday, December 26, 2020 at 07:00 AM
Springdale AnnexTemp. Redirect of DADC/DSCF flats to Cincinnati PDCSaturday, December 26, 2020 at 07:00 AM
Northwest RochesterTemp. Redirect of DNDC/DADC/DSCF/DFSS Periodicals and Marketing Mail flats to Elmira POTuesday, December 29, 2020 at 06:00 AM

Additional information on each drop shipment impact is provided below.  For trucks already in route, the drop shipments will be honored, but wait/unload times may be extended.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience and cooperation during this time.  We are working diligently to resolve any drop shipment restrictions and will continue to provide updates as they become available.

Birmingham Annex Resumed All Drop Shipments

Birmingham Annex-NASS 350AX has resumed normal drop shipment hours as of Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 07:00 AM.  The facility is now accepting all drop shipments, including DSCF Marketing Mail flats. 

West Valley Arizona Temporary Embargo

Effective Tuesday, December 15, 2020, there will a temporary embargo of DNDC/DSCF/DFSS Marketing Mail flats (850-853, 855-857, 859-860, 863) at West Valley-NASS 85H located at 620 N 47th Ave, Phoenix AZ 85043.  During the embargo, the facility will not accept any destination-entry drop shipments of Marketing Mail flats and there are no redirections.  All other mail will still be accepted at West Valley and DNDC/DSCF Marketing Mail letters will continue to be accepted at their assigned facilities per the mail direction file (Phoenix PDC and Tucson PDC).  The facility is scheduled to resume normal drop shipment hours on Friday, December 18, 2020, at 06:00 AM. 

Detroit NDC Temporary Embargo

Effective Tuesday, December 15, 2020, there will a temporary embargo of DNDC Marketing Mail flats (434-436, 465-468, 480-497) at the Detroit NDC-NASS 48Z located at 17500 Oakwood Blvd, Allen Park, MI 48101.  During the embargo, the facility will not accept any destination-entry drop shipments of Marketing Mail flats and there are no redirections.  All other mail will still be accepted at Detroit NDC and DNDC Marketing Mail letters will continue to be accepted at Detroit PDC.  The facility is scheduled to resume normal drop shipment hours on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 04:00 AM. 

New Jersey NDC Resumed All Drop Shipments

New Jersey NDC-NASS 07Z has resumed normal drop shipment hours as of Thursday, December 17, 2020, at 04:00 AM.  The facility is now accepting all drop shipments, including DNDC Marketing Mail letters and DNDC/DFSS Marketing Mail flats. 

Philadelphia NDC Temporary Embargo

Effective Tuesday, December 15, 2020, there will a temporary embargo of DNDC Marketing Mail letters (080-084, 169-199, 254) and DNDC/DFSS Marketing Mail flats (080-084, 169-199, 254) at the Philadelphia NDC-NASS 19Z located at 1900 Byberry Rd, Philadelphia PA 19116.  During the embargo, the facility will not accept any destination-entry drop shipments of Marketing Mail letters and flats and there are no redirections.  All other mail will still be accepted at Philadelphia NDC.  The facility is scheduled to resume normal drop shipment hours on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 09:00 AM. 

Cleveland & Akron Ohio DADC/DSCF Letters Temporary Redirection

Effective Friday, December 11, 2020, DADC/DSCF letters for Cleveland (440-441, 444-445, 448-449) and DADC/DSCF letters for Akron (442-443, 446-447) will be temporarily redirected from Cleveland PDC-NASS 440 located at 2400 Orange Ave, Cleveland OH 44101 to Pittsburgh PDC–NASS 150 located at 1001 California Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15290.  All other mail will still be accepted at Cleveland PDC.  Drop shipment appointments at Pittsburgh PDC are available Thursday to Sunday from 06:00-10:00, 17:00-23:00, and Monday to Wednesday from 06:00-14:00, 17:00-23:00.  The temporary redirection is scheduled to end and normal drop shipments resume at Cleveland PDC on Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 07:00 AM. 

Springdale Annex DADC/DSCF Flats Temporary Redirection

Effective Monday, December 14, 2020, DADC flats (410, 450-455, 459, 470) and DSCF flats (410, 450-452, 459, 470) for Cincinnati will be temporarily redirected from Springdale Annex-NASS 452AX located at 12000 Northwest Blvd, Cincinnati OH 45246 to Cincinnati PDC–NASS 450 located at 1591 Dalton Ave, Cincinnati OH 45234.  All other mail will still be accepted at Springdale Annex.  Drop shipment appointments at Cincinnati PDC are available Monday to Saturday from 07:00-19:00 and Sunday from 13:00-20:00.  The temporary redirection is scheduled to end and normal drop shipments resume at Springdale Annex on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at 07:00 AM. 

Northwest Rochester Temporary Redirection of Periodicals and Marketing Mail Flats

Effective Thursday, December 17, 2020, destination-entry Periodicals flats and Marketing Mail flats will be temporarily redirected from Northwest Rochester-NASS 144PM located at 1700 Lyell Ave, Rochester NY 14606 to Elmira Post Office located at 1580 Sullivan St, Elmira NY 14901.  The temporary redirection of Periodicals and Marketing Mail flats includes DNDC (130-149, 167), DADC/DSCF/DFSS (140-143, 147), and DADC/DSCF/DFSS (144-146, 148-149, 167).  All other mail, including Package Services flats, will still be accepted at Northwest Rochester.  Drop shipment appointments at Elmira Post Office are available daily from 08:00 to 17:00.  The temporary redirection is scheduled to end and normal drop shipments resume at Northwest Rochester on Tuesday, December 29, 2020, at 06:00 AM. 

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