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Number: 705/402
Name: Data processing: financial, business practice, management, or cost/price determination > For cost/price > Postage meter system > Special service or fee (e.g., discount, surcharge, adjustment, etc.)
Description: Subject matter wherein a basic postage fee is modified to accommodate a particular postage service or condition.










Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8706290 Method and facility for transporting bulk consignments Apr. 22, 2014
8682801 Method and arrangement for provision of security relevant services via a security module of a franking machine Mar. 25, 2014
8660883 System and method of estimating the cost of a print job Feb. 25, 2014
8637783 Determining disposition of undeliverable as addressed mail Jan. 28, 2014
8589309 Methods for generating and selling custom postage Nov. 19, 2013
8533289 Dynamic bandwidth allocation Sep. 10, 2013
8515877 Mail transportation processing Aug. 20, 2013
8503977 Billing system, billing-information generation apparatus, billing-information generation method, computer readable recording medium recording billing information generation program Aug. 6, 2013
8463716 Auditable and secure systems and methods for issuing refunds for misprints of mail pieces Jun. 11, 2013
8452715 Secure transfer of value via electronic stamp May. 28, 2013
8438115 Method of securing postage data records in a postage printing device May. 7, 2013
8429083 Messaging stamp authority Apr. 23, 2013
8407156 Closed loop postage metering system Mar. 26, 2013
8301524 Accounting apparatus, accounting method and computer-readable recording medium for recording accounting program codes Oct. 30, 2012
8289541 Document handling Oct. 16, 2012
8239322 Method of postal payment for set of customized postage Aug. 7, 2012
8230036 User profile opening apparatus and method Jul. 24, 2012
8218170 Multi-print stream processing module optimizer for document processing Jul. 10, 2012
8214450 Dynamic bandwidth allocation Jul. 3, 2012
8131652 Residential delivery indicator Mar. 6, 2012
8126822 Virtual post office box Feb. 28, 2012
8108272 Transfer account systems, computer program products, and computer-implemented methods to prioritize payments from preselected bank account Jan. 31, 2012
8099256 Method of determining the dimensions of a mailpiece Jan. 17, 2012
8086346 Processing of undeliverable as addressed mail Dec. 27, 2011
8073787 System and method for mail verification Dec. 6, 2011
8065239 Customized computer-based value-bearing item quality assurance Nov. 22, 2011
8060445 Franking system with distributed metering Nov. 15, 2011
8041797 Apparatus and method for allocating resources based on service level agreement predictions and associated costs Oct. 18, 2011
8036994 System and method of identifying and sorting international mail pieces based on applied-postage adequacy in order to enhance postal service revenue protection Oct. 11, 2011
8005762 Automated handling of computer-based postage system printing errors Aug. 23, 2011
7996287 Allocating carbon offsets for printing tasks Aug. 9, 2011
7996333 Manifest delivery system and method Aug. 9, 2011
7962421 Residential delivery indicator Jun. 14, 2011
7962648 Method for service processor discrimination and precedence in a Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) network Jun. 14, 2011
7937333 System and method for facilitating refunds of unused postage May. 3, 2011
7933844 Address forwarding for parcels Apr. 26, 2011
7890208 Mail processing system with unique mailpiece authorization assigned in advance of mailpieces entering carrier service mail processing stream Feb. 15, 2011
7840499 Outbound document system and method Nov. 23, 2010
7818268 System and method for mail verification Oct. 19, 2010
7814032 System and method for mail verification Oct. 12, 2010
7756795 Mail piece verification system Jul. 13, 2010
7752009 Method and apparatus for checking the height of a mail item on the fly for franking purposes Jul. 6, 2010
7747339 Managing procurement risk Jun. 29, 2010
7739200 Method of electronically consolidating mail items Jun. 15, 2010
7707577 Job management device, job management method, and image forming apparatus including the job management device and method Apr. 27, 2010
7702593 System and method for printing correct postage for batches of mail with presort discounts Apr. 20, 2010
7533067 Control panel label for a postage printing device May. 12, 2009
7496538 Franking method and apparatus Feb. 24, 2009
7493292 System and a method for automating delivery of communication by a special service Feb. 17, 2009
7451119 System and method of identifying and sorting international mail pieces based on applied-postage adequacy in order to enhance postal service revenue protection Nov. 11, 2008

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