Royal Mail will be removing the use of coloured adhesive labels used for Special Delivery Guaranteed® and Royal Mail Signed For® products for meters customers. This change will be effective from midnight on 31st October 2022.
Customers will be required to use a new meter indicia or shipping label on their mail items for such products. These new indicia and labels will include a either a Mailmark® barcode and an S10[*] 1D barcode, or a 2D barcode and an S10 1D barcode. [*] S10 barcode is a 13-character item identifier
Royal Mail is mandating the use of the new indicia and barcodes and comes as part of our modernisation programme.
The products in scope for this change include Special Delivery Guaranteed® and Royal Mail Signed For®.
From 1st November 2022 you will be required to use one of the following solution options:
1. Meter Machine New Indicia
The latest meters indicia will be larger in width and include an S10 1D barcode, additional product name information and new alpha-numeric content within the visual service indicator boxes.
Illustrations below, not to scale. Also includes Special Delivery Guaranteed®