Canada Post Links

Need help finding information on the Canada Post website?

Here are links to information about Canada Post’s business services. The links are divided into three sections:

I. General Business Links
II. Publications Mail Links (for paid circulation)
III. Unaddressed Admail Links (for controlled circulation)

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, contact Tina Ongkeko, Managing Director, Member Services, at tongkeko@newspaperscanada.ca.

 

I. GENERAL BUSINESS LINKS

Container Solutions for Publications Mail, Unaddressed Admail and Addressed Admail
Document outlining container options supplied by Canada Post or customer-supplied.

Ordering Containers (subject to availability)

Order Canada Post-supplied containers and arrange standing orders by contacting:

a) National Equipment Container Facility (NECF) Order Desk
Phone: 905-565-0480
Fax: 905-564-6830
Email: necf@canadapost.ca

b) Regional Equipment Coordinator
Contact your regional Receipt Verification Unit (RVU) office to define your container requirements and timing and to arrange supply.

Electronic Shipping Tools (EST)
Prepare and pay for mailings and shipments online.

Mail preparation and presortation guides
Contains information on the following:

  • Publications Mail
  • Unaddressed Admail
  • Incentive Lettermail
  • Addressed Admail
  • Mailing Plan Import Program (Preparing and depositing orders – file import capabilities)
  • Induction Locations (RVU offices) and Cut-off Times
  • Do-it-Yourself Checklists to avoid common errors and for preparing mailings
  • Training Tools
  • Container Alternatives
  • Service and Price Changes

Online Business Centre (OBC)
Helpdesk Phone: 1-866-511-0546
One-stop shop for fast, easy and secure management of all your Canada Post business transactions

 

II. PUBLICATIONS MAIL LINKS

Publications Mail – General Information
Contains information on the following:

  • What is Publications Mail?
  • What’s included
  • What’s extra
  • What you can enclose with Publications Mail
  • Specifications
  • Your minimum order
  • Rates & prices
  • When will your mail get there
  • How to pay for your mailing
  • Where to drop off your mail
  • Support

Publications Mail - Customer Guide

Publications Mail - Key Support Documents
Contains information on the following:

  • Service and Price Changes
  • Customer Guide
  • Price Sheet
  • Delivery Standards
  • Surcharge Details
  • Postal Standards
  • Enclosures
  • Indicia
  • Addressing Guidelines
  • Address Accuracy Program – avoid unnecessary returns
  • Mail Preparation and Presortation Guides
  • Recognized Presortation Software
  • Container Solutions and Alternatives
  • Do-it-Yourself Checklists for preparing mailings
  • NDG Regional Price Category FSA Table
  • NDG Presort Online Training
  • National Presortation Schematic
  •  Electronic Shipping Tools User Guide

Publications Mail – Mail Preparation and Presortation Guides
Contains downloadable guides in PDF for the following:

  • Machineable Mail
  • Letter Carrier Presort (LCP)
  • NDG Presort

Publications Mail - Pricing

 

III. UNADDRESSED ADMAIL LINKS

Unaddressed Admail – General Information
Contains information on the following:

  • What is Unaddressed Admail?
  • How to determine the number of pieces you need
  • How targeting can help
  • Need help with your campaign?
  • Get creative with your mail
  • Specifications
  • Make it easy for customers to respond
  • While will your mail get there
  • Rates & prices
  • Discounts and savings
  • How to pay for your mailing
  • How to prepare your mail
  • How to create your order
  • Where to drop off your mail
  • When to drop off your mail
  • Support

Unaddressed Admail - Customer Guide

Unaddressed Admail - Key Support Documents
Contains information on the following:

  • Service and Price Changes
  • Customer Guide
  • Price Sheet
  • Delivery Standards
  • Postal Guide
  • AdCard for Unaddressed Admail
  • GeoPost Plus
  • Mail Preparation and Presortation Guides
  • Householder Counts for Urban and Rural Delivery
  • Container Solutions and Alternatives
  • FSA and Letter Carrier Walk Maps
  • Revised Unaddressed Admail Delivery Slip (ADS)
  • Induction Locations and Cut-off Times
  • List of High Demand Routes
  • Do-it-Yourself Checklists for preparing mailings
  • National Presortation Schematic (NPS)
  • Do-in-Yourself Brick-Piling Guide for Unaddressed Admail
  • Electronic Shipping Tools (EST – Fully Featured Paperwork Made Easy
  • Electronic Shipping Tools (EST) User Guide

Unaddressed Admail – Mail Preparation and Presortation Guides
Contains downloadable guides in PDF for the following:

  • Unaddressed Admail
  • Brick-Piling

Unaddressed Admail - Pricing