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NFC: New shipping rules

USPS News: Mail Service News Release
September 28, 2001
Live animal transport
In response to new Federal Aviation Administration restrictions, the 
Service is adjusting the service it provides for the transportation 
of live
The Postal Service will continue to accept live animals that do not 
delivery within a 72-hour period, such as earthworms, lizards, snails,
crickets, grasshoppers, and bees, which can move on ground 
Also, the Postal Service will continue to accept live animals for 
which the
postage is $3.50 or less for shipment using air transportation.
The Postal Service will provide limited service for live animals for 
the postage is more than $3.50 and that require air transportation, 
such as
day-old poultry, adult poultry and queen honeybees. This service will 
available to and from the airports listed below. The customer must 
the mail to the AMC/AMF no later than the time listed below. All 
times are
local. Service will be available from Monday through Friday from the
following airports:
Atlanta, GA ATL 10:45 p.m.
Austin, TX AUS 2:15 p.m.
Baltimore, MD BWI 10:30 p.m.
Boston, MA BOS 8:45 p.m.
Charlotte, NC CLT 8:30 p.m.
Dallas, TX DFW 8:00 p.m.
Denver, CO DEN 8:30 p.m.
El Paso, TX ELP 7:45 p.m.
Hartford, CT BDL 6:00 p.m.
Houston, TX IAH 6:15 p.m.
Huntsville, AL HSV (Out bound only) 10:00 p.m.
Kansas City, MO MCI 9:00 p.m.
Los Angeles, CA LAX 5:00 p.m.
Miami, FL MIA 7:00 p.m.
Minneapolis, MN MSP 7:00 p.m.
Nashville, TN BNA 9:30 p.m.
Newark, NJ EWR 8:30 p.m.
Orlando, FL MCO 8:45 p.m.
Philadelphia, PA PHL 9:05 p.m.
Phoenix, AZ PHX 5:00 p.m.
Portland, OR PDX 4:15 p.m.
Seattle, WA SEA 6:00 p.m.
Mail containing live animals for which the postage is more than $3.50 
only be accepted at an AMC/AMF, a retail unit or P&DC as authorized 
by the
AMC/AMF manager. Employees accepting live animals that must be moved 
on air
transportation must contact the appropriate AMC/AMF to make sure 
space will be available and that the animals will reach their 
within the required time frame (see DMM C022.3.0). Mailers sending 
animals are also encouraged to contact the appropriate AMC/AMF to 
the delivery of service. Here is a list of AMC/AMF contacts in each 
City   Airport Code  AMC/AMF Contact  Phone Number
Atlanta, GA  ATL  Alton Smith
Jacqueline Hicks  404 765-5480
Austin, TX  AUS  Barbara Collins  512 342-1225
Baltimore, MD  BWI  Rodney Thorington  410 859-2356
Boston, MA  BOS  Terry McWade
Steve Cardillo  617 567-0084
Charlotte, NC  CLT  Woodrow McManus
Henry Gaddy  704 359-8973
Dallas, TX  DFW  Steve Inglett
Olivia Gutierrez  972 456-2000
Denver, CO  DEN  Tom Lujan
Dale Wanrow  303 342-3720
El Paso, TX  ELP  Manny Martinez
Patsy Green  915 780-7543
Hartford, CT  BDL  William Edgar
Ray Lausier  860 292-3304
Houston, TX  IAH  Ed Martindale
Mary Watson
Doris Falke  281 443-6350
Huntsville, AL  HSV  George Hulan
CarolAnne Mierzejewski  256 461-6613
Kansas City, MO  MCI  William Cooper
Phyllis Kagay
Bonnie Roberts  816 243-5751
Los Angeles, CA  LAX  Frank Panico
Tillman Robinson  310 337-8700
Miami, FL  MIA  Dan Switzer
Mary Taylor  305 869-5080
Minneapolis, MN  MSP  Ron Gustafson
Sue Lambertz  651 293-3136
Nashville, TN  BNA  Joann Scala
Renita Darvin  615 872-5766
Newark, NJ  EWR  Alix Bertrand
Don Chesney  973 824-6276
Orlando, FL  MCO  Bob Teal
Sam Glover  407 826-5660
Philadelphia, PA  PHL  Ramona Hickman
Paul Tillger  215 937-5600
Phoenix, AZ  PHX  Denise Gillanders
Deb Grzyb  602 244-9177
Portland, OR  PDX  Linda Nagely
Mikeal Kinder  503 335-7910
Seattle, WA  SEA  Kenn Messenger
Jerry Dougal  253 437-4200