Intelligent Mail Barcodes and Placard Solu4ons

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Intelligent Mail Barcodes and Placard Solu4ons"

Transcription

1 Intelligent Mail Barcodes and Placard Solu4ons Lance Bell USPS 2014 National Postal Forum Washington, DC Welcome to Intelligent Male 2 1

2 Intelligent Mail Barcodes and Placard Solu;ons This workshop will focus on how to manage the unique barcodes on mailpieces, handling units and containers, and determining when container placards are required. We will discuss simple solutions for combining multiple mailings for efficiency and optimization in the Full-Service world. 3 Topics What is Intelligent Mail Service? Full-Service Requirements Intelligent Mail Barcodes Mailpieces Trays Containers Combining multiple mailings 4 2

3 SCF SAN FRANCISCO CA (Mailer Area) 940 8/18/14 What is Intelligent Mail Service? Intelligent Mail uses information-rich barcodes and electronic documentation, providing valuable services that enhance business operations such as marketing, financials and customer support. Intelligent Mail barcode (IMb) Intelligent Mail Tray barcode (IMtb) STD FLTS SCF BC/NBC XYZ CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN Intelligent Mail Container barcode (IMcb) 5 Topics What is Intelligent Mail Service? Full-Service Requirements Intelligent Mail Barcodes Mailpieces Trays Containers Combining multiple mailings 6 3

4 Full- Service Requirements Full-Service requires Intelligent Mail barcodes on mailpieces, trays and containers, and requires electronic documentation of mailing information (edoc). Intelligent Mail Barcode Electronic Documentation (edoc) REQUIREMENTS Mailpiece Barcode Apply unique Intelligent Mail barcodes (IMb) to identify each postcard, letter and flat mailpiece Tray Barcode Apply unique Intelligent Mail tray barcodes (IMtb) on trays, tubs and sacks Container Barcode Apply unique Intelligent Mail container barcodes (IMcb) on placards for containers, such as pallets or APCs, when required Submit Electronically Submit Postage Statement Information & Supporting Documentation like Qualification Reports electronically Identify Identify party submitting edoc Identify Mail Owner and Mail Preparer (By/For) Specify Barcodes Barcode Information for Mailpieces, Trays and Containers included in edoc 7 Topics What is Intelligent Mail Service? Full-Service Requirements Intelligent Mail Barcodes Mailpieces Trays Containers Combining multiple mailings 8 4

5 Intelligent Mail Barcodes Full-Service Intelligent Mail barcodes are generally required for mailpieces, handling units and containers. BARCODE ID SERVICE TYPE ID MAILER ID ROUTING CODE Intelligent Mail Barcode for Mailpieces *Note: Small mailings containing fewer than 10,000 pieces can use the same serial number for all pieces, if postage is affixed to each piece at the correct price, or all pieces are of identical weight and separated by price ZIP CODE CONTENT ID PROCESSING CODE MAILER ID LABEL TYPE Intelligent Mail Barcode on Handling Units APPLICATION IDENTIFIER TYPE INDICATOR MAILER ID Intelligent Mail Barcode for Containers Descrip;on of the IMb I N T E L L I G E N T M A I L B A R C O D E HEIGHT MODULATED TRACKING CODE 65 BARS NUMERIC VALUES A heightmodulated barcode that encodes up to 31 digits of mailpiece data into 65 vertical bars using 4- state symbology The maximum 31-digit string contains a 20- digit Tracking Code representing the first 4 fields and a maximum 11- digit Routing Code The IMb is always 65 bars, regardless of ZIP Code length All IMb fields must be populated with numeric values only HEIGHT MODULATED TRACKING CODE 65 BARS NUMERIC VALUES 10 5

6 Intelligent Mailpiece Barcode TRACKING CODE ROUTING CODE BARCODE ID 500 FOR MIXED AADC SERVICE TYPE ID 300 FOR FIRST- CLASS MAIL MAILER ID USPS ASSIGNED MAILER ASSIGNED ROUTING CODE 6449 EARL CT, MEMPHIS, TN Summary of Intelligent Mailpiece Barcode Barcode Uniqueness BARCODE ID 500 FOR MIXED AADC SERVICE TYPE ID 300 FOR FIRST- CLASS MAIL MAILER ID USPS ASSIGNED MAILER ASSIGNED ROUTING CODE 6449 EARL CT, MEMPHIS, TN A 2 digit field to encode an optional endorsement line or OEL. Must use 00 if an OEL is not printed on the piece Annotates class of mail & additional services that were requested. At a minimum provide Mail Class. Do not use 000. Populated with Mailer ID obtained from USPS. For Basic or Full- Service it can be the mail owner, mail preparer, or stakeholder in the supply chain. A numbering sequence assigned by the mailer. For the Basic service, the Serial Number does not need to be unique and can be the same on all the mailpieces. If using Full-Service, it must be unique. Identifies a valid delivery point address. Must never be padded with zeroes, spaces or nulls. 12 6

7 Intelligent Mail Barcode: Uniqueness Barcode Uniqueness BARCODE ID SERVICE TYPE ID MAILER ID ROUTING CODE Mailpiece Full-Service mailings must use unique barcodes that don t repeat for 45 days from the date the mailing is accepted into the mailstream Exception For mailings less than 10,000 pieces where postage is affixed to the piece at the correct price OR all mailpieces are identical weight and separated by price In these conditions, mailers may use identical barcode Serial Numbers within a single mailing but must maintain uniqueness across mailings for 45 days Full- Service Requirements 13 Intelligent Mail Barcode: Service Type ID A three-digit code in each IMb Instructs USPS on multiple aspects of the service the mailer is requesting: What mail class What address correction service, if any How to dispose of underliverable-as-addressed (UAA) mail Whether the mailing is Full-Service or not Whether IMb tracing is desired STID Class ACS Option Disposition of UAA Mail 300 First- Class Mail 523 First- Class Mail No Address Corrections Traditional ACS Example STIDS Forwardable mail forwarded, other UAA returned to sender All UAA mail securely destroyed A table of STIDs is available on the RIBBS website: https://ribbs.usps.gov/intelligentmail_mailpieces/documents/tech_guides/stid.pdf Entry Option Nonautomation Full-Service IMb Tracing No IMb Tracing Destination IMb Tracing 14 7

8 Intelligent Mail Barcode: Mailer ID MIDs are either a 6- or 9-digit number based on a mailer s historic mail volume The MID is 6 digits long for mailers with a combined annual volume of 10,000,000 pieces or more. These MIDs begin with a 0-8. The MID is 9 digits long for mailers with a combined annual volume of less than 10,000,000 pieces. These MIDs begin with a 9. A MID is used: In Intelligent Mail (IMb) barcodes To identify a Mail Preparer or Mail Owner within edoc To determine to whom mailing information and reports should be distributed Full- Service Requirements Unique Intelligent Mail Tray Barcode for Handling Units (IMtb) MAILER ID ZIP CODE MEMPHIS, TN CONTENT ID # 242 FOR TRAYS OF FCM LETTERS WITH 5- DIGIT SORT PROCESS- ING CODE 1 FOR AUTOMATION COMPATIBLE Barcode Uniqueness USPS ASSIGNED MAILER ASSIGNED LABEL TYPE 1 FOR 6- DIGIT MID Full-Service requires a unique Intelligent Mail tray barcode on all handling units (trays or sacks) for 45 days For Mailings less than 10,000 pieces, mailers may use identical Serial Numbers within a single mailing but must maintain uniqueness across mailings for 45 days if all pieces are identical weight and separated by price or if postage is affixed to the piece at the correct price 16 Full- Service Requirements 8

9 SCF SAN FRANCISCO CA (Mailer Area) 940 8/18/14 Intelligent Mail Tray Barcode on Handling Units (IMtb) ZIP CODE MEMPHIS, TN CONTENT ID # 3- DIGITS DESCRIBING THE TRAY PROCESS- ING CODE 1 FOR AUTOMATION COMPATIBLE Barcode Uniqueness MAILER ID USPS ASSIGNED MAILER ASSIGNED LABEL TYPE 1 FOR 6- DIGIT MID Identifies the tray or sack s destination Describes the contents of the tray or sack based on the CINs listed in the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) Describes type of mail being processed. 1 is used for automation compatible, barcoded, & machinable mail. 7 is used for all other mail. Unique 6 or 9- digit number assigned by the USPS that identifies the mail owner, mail preparer or other stakeholder in the supply chain Unique 5 or 8- digit number, depending upon the Mailer ID length Qualifier for systems to recognize the data within this barcode. It has two acceptable values: use 1 if you have a 6-digit MID or 8 if you have a 9-digit MID. Unique Intelligent Mail Container Barcode (IMcb) STD FLTS SCF BC/NBC XYZ CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN APPLICATION IDENTIFIER 99 TYPE INDICATOR M MAILER ID USPS ASSIGNED, Mailer Assigned Barcode Uniqueness Full-Service requires a unique Intelligent Mail container barcode on the container placard for 45 days. Exceptions to this are explained in the next slides 18 Full- Service Requirements 18 9

10 einduc;on Pallet Placard Optional einduction placard make-up 19 Summary of Intelligent Mail Container Barcodes (IMcb) Barcode Uniqueness APPLICATION IDENTIFIER 99 Value must always be 99 TYPE INDICATOR M Value must always be M MAILER ID USPS ASSIGNED, Ex: 2034Z Unique 6 or 9- digit number assigned by the USPS that identifies the Mail Owner or Mail Preparer for the container. Mailer Assigned, Ex: Mailer assigned unique number either 9 or 12- digits, depending on the Mailer ID length. Maintains uniqueness of IM barcode. Mailers are required to uniquely number each container and NOT reuse any of the numbers for 45 days from the date of the mailing. Excep'on: for mailings of <10,000 pieces, barcode uniqueness is not required 20 10

11 Container Placards The Intelligent Mail Container Placard is used on containers such as pallets, All Purpose Containers (APC), hampers, and pallet boxes. The container placard includes the Intelligent Mail Container Barcode (IMcb) and text iden;fying the mail owner, des;na;on, and type of mail. At least two clearly visible placards must be affixed on adjacent sides of each pallet, outside of any shrink wrap (see DMM sec;on for more info) Container Placards can be two sizes: 8 minimum by 11 Self- Adhesive 4 by 7 21 Container Placards Excep;ons Container Placards are usually required for Full-Service mailings but there are some exceptions When discussing the exceptions, the following terms are important to understand: BMEU: mailings presented by a customer at a BMEU Processing Facility: mailings verified at a detached Mailing Unit (DMU) and entered at a processing facility Generally container barcodes and placards are not required for small volume mailings entered at a BMEU or Post Office

12 Container Placards: Standard Mail, Periodicals and BPM Container Placards are NEVER required when: Container Placards are required if the mailer separates mail by des4na4on and the mailing is: Container Placards are ALWAYS required when: Mailing is less than 500 pounds of bundles/sacks or 72 feet of trays AND mail is not separated by des;na;on Under 500 pounds of flats entered directly at a DDU Mailing is more than 500 pounds of bundles/sacks or 72 feet of trays *Note: Unlike for First- Class Mail, these rules apply to all mailings regardless of the type of facility at which the mail is entered Between 100 and 249 pounds of bundles/sacks or 12 feet of trays entered the des;na;on NDC, ASF, ADC, SCF Between 250 and 499 pounds of bundles/sacks or 36 feet of trays 23 Container Placards: First- Class Mail Entered at a BMEU Container Placards are NEVER required when: Container Placards are required when: Container Placards are ALWAYS required when: Mailing is less than 48 linear feet of leler trays or 16 flat tubs. Mailing is greater than 48 feet of leler trays or 16 flat tubs AND the mailer Creates an origin SCF pallet or Separates mail by des;na;on Mailer has a CSA 24 12

13 Container Placards: First- Class Mail Verified by a BMEU and entered at a Processing Facility Container Placards are NEVER required when: Container Placards are ALWAYS required when: For APC, Gaylord, or rolling stock: Mailing is less than 48 feet of leler trays or 16 flat tubs Mailer has a CSA For Pallets: Mailing is less than 72 feet of leler trays or 24 flat tubs For APC, Gaylord or rolling stock: Mailing is greater than or equal to 48 feet of leler trays or 16 flat tubs For Pallets: Mailing is greater than or equal to 72 feet of leler trays or 24 flat tubs on a pallet 25 edoc Requirements What is edoc? Allows mailers to submit mailing information that is traditionally provided via postage statements and qualification reports electronically through the PostalOne! system What goes in edoc submissions? Postage Statement information Qualification information presort and entry facilities Unique barcodes for mailpieces, handling units such as trays and sacks, and containers Exception for certain mailings under 10,000 pieces Nesting information, which may include logical handling units Identification of edoc submitter, Mail Owner and Mail Preparer Full- Service Requirements

14 edoc Requirements Mail Owners and Mail Service Providers (MSPs) must be identified within the edoc. This identification is called By/For. Mail Service Provider (BY) Mail Owner (FOR) Note: For simplification, a hard copy postage statement is used to represent electronic documentation since the concepts are similar within edoc The Mail Owner is always required to be identified within edoc either by a CRID, MID, or Permit A Mail Service Provider must identify themselves using a CRID or MID The party that submits the edoc (edoc Submitter) also must identify themselves using a CRID Exception: If a Mail Service Provider mails for multiple Mail Owners and some have fewer than 5,000 pieces per mailing, those Mail Owners do not need to be identified within edoc to claim the Full-Service discount but will need to be included if the Mail Owner wishes to receive Full-Service Feedback such as address correction. Full- Service Requirements edoc Requirements The four options for submitting electronic documentation are: Mail.dat Mail.XML Postal Wizard For mailings of less than 10,000 identical-weight pieces or less than 10,000 pieces with correct postage affixed to each mailpiece Intelligent Mail for Small Business (IMsb) Tool For mailers who mail less than 10,000 pieces per mailing and less than 250,000 pieces annually Full- Service Requirements

15 Available edoc Technologies Mail.dat Mail.XML Postal Wizard Intelligent Mail Small Business Tool (IMsb) Mailer uses own software or vendor software to create electronic file Mail.dat is an electronic file that represents the mailing and contains the Postage Statement and qualification information Mail.dat uses a fixed file format to send mailing information Mailer uses own software or vendor software to create electronic file Mail.XML is an electronic file that represents the mailing and contains the Postage Statement and qualification information Allows two-way conversational communication letting the customer select data fields submitted Separate software is needed to generate barcodes Mailer types information into online forms in Postal Wizard, a USPS tool Postal Wizard creates the electronic postage statement Designed specifically for small-volume mailers Allows mailers to print an Intelligent Mail Barcode on pieces and tray labels and to prepare Full- Service mailings, including electronic submission of postage statements Topics What is Intelligent Mail Service? Full-Service Requirements Intelligent Mail Barcodes Mailpieces Trays Containers Combining multiple mailings 30 15

16 SCF SAN FRANCISCO CA INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN (Mailer Area) 940 8/18/14 Combining Mul;ple Mailings Two methods for combining multiple mailings: Merging Multiple Small Jobs onto Individual Pallets Available immediately Logical OCI Tray based copal Availability scheduled early May 31 Merging Mul;ple Small Jobs onto Individual Pallets Parent/Child relationship required in edoc CSA Palletization is NOT used STD FLTS SCF BC/NBC XYZ CORPORATION Software currently available See vendors in Exhibit hall Suitable for DMU or BMEU entry 32 16

17 SCF SAN FRANCISCO CA INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN (Mailer Area) 940 8/18/14 Logical OCI Tray based copal Can be used with or without a CSA Several software options available for purpose See vendors in Exhibit Hall STD FLTS SCF BC/NBC XYZ CORPORATION DMU required Seamless Acceptance required 33 Ques;ons 34 17

Getting Started with Full-Service. September 11, 2013

Getting Started with Full-Service. September 11, 2013 Getting Started with Full-Service September 11, 2013 Agenda Todays topics: Describe concepts of Intelligent Mail Understand the requirements for Full-Service Intelligent Mail Understand the benefits of

More information

Getting Started: Full Service For New Users. National PCC Day September 18, 2013

Getting Started: Full Service For New Users. National PCC Day September 18, 2013 Getting Started: Full Service For New Users National PCC Day September 18, 2013 1 XYZ CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN What is Intelligent Mail Service? Intelligent Mail uses information-rich barcodes

More information

Full-Service Webinar Frequently Asked Questions. Table of Contents Basic vs. Full Service...2. Full Service related...3. Full Service Discounts...

Full-Service Webinar Frequently Asked Questions. Table of Contents Basic vs. Full Service...2. Full Service related...3. Full Service Discounts... Table of Contents Basic vs. Full Service...2 Full Service related...3 Full Service Discounts...4 Full Service Approved Vendors...5 Full Service Permits...5 Full Service Reports...6 Barcodes...9 Mailing

More information

Assessable Metrics by Program

Assessable Metrics by Program Assessable Metrics by Program The tables below list all assessable errors by USPS program. Mail Owners will only see results for mailpieces, handling units, and containers where they are identified as

More information

Reaping the Full Benefits from Full-Service IMb. Anchor Software, LLC. Jim Barlow Mail Systems Management Consultants

Reaping the Full Benefits from Full-Service IMb. Anchor Software, LLC. Jim Barlow Mail Systems Management Consultants Title: Reaping the Full Benefits from Full-Service IMb Scheduled For: Monday, March 17, 2:45-3:45 pm Presented By: Anthony Aruldross Anchor Software, LLC Jim Barlow Mail Systems Management Consultants

More information

INTELLIGENT MAIL BARCODES FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

INTELLIGENT MAIL BARCODES FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: INTELLIGENT MAIL BARCODES FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: General What is the Intelligent Mail barcode? The Intelligent Mail barcode, formerly referred to as the 4-State Customer barcode, is a new Postal Service

More information

RMS Postal Workout Program

RMS Postal Workout Program RMS Postal Workout Program Workout # 5B Barcodes Intelligent Mail Barcode Data Updated - 2013 Response Marketing Services Knowledge That Delivers Postal Workout 1. RMS Introduction & Processes 2. Mail

More information

Full-Service Intelligent Mail Answers Meeting Minutes 07/16/10

Full-Service Intelligent Mail Answers Meeting Minutes 07/16/10 Full-Service Intelligent Mail Answers Meeting Minutes 07/16/10 Sunset of Intelligent Mail Answers Meeting The Intelligent Mail Answers meeting has ended effective July 16. With respect to the customers

More information

Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode An Envelope Makers Guide

Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode An Envelope Makers Guide Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode An Envelope Makers Guide A Caution The contents of this presentation contain information provided by the United States Postal Service. Our source is www.ribbs.gov.

More information

Mailing Made Easy for Small Business

Mailing Made Easy for Small Business Mail Entry & Payment Technologies Mailing Made Easy for Small Business Intelligent Mail for Small Business (IMsb) Intelligent Mail for Small Business Tool The IMsb tool is a new, free online tool specifically

More information

Proposed 2013 Postal Changes and How They Could Affect Your Organization. Akron/Canton PCC Seminar 11/1/12

Proposed 2013 Postal Changes and How They Could Affect Your Organization. Akron/Canton PCC Seminar 11/1/12 Proposed 2013 Postal Changes and How They Could Affect Your Organization Akron/Canton PCC Seminar 11/1/12 On the Move The National Customer Support Center (NCSC) is moving its office location. Starting

More information

USPS or Mailer System Issue/Outage Contingency Plan. Version 2.0

USPS or Mailer System Issue/Outage Contingency Plan. Version 2.0 USPS or Mailer System Issue/Outage Contingency Plan Version 20 February 1, 2016 PostalOne! External Contingency Plan Page 2 Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 1 USPS or Mailer System Issue/Outage Contingency

More information

Intelligent Mail Symposium

Intelligent Mail Symposium Intelligent Mail Symposium Intelligent Mail Barcodes Christine Simone July 16, 2009 Barcode Workshop Agenda Intelligent Mail Barcodes 1 Intelligent Mail Services- Basic & Full-Service Options 2 Intelligent

More information

Address Quality Census Measurement and Assessment Process. ACTION: Proposed rule; revision; additional comment period.

Address Quality Census Measurement and Assessment Process. ACTION: Proposed rule; revision; additional comment period. 7710-12 POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 111 Address Quality Census Measurement and Assessment Process AGENCY: Postal Service. ACTION: Proposed rule; revision; additional comment period. SUMMARY: The Postal

More information

Maximizing the benefits of USPS Full-Service Intelligent Mail

Maximizing the benefits of USPS Full-Service Intelligent Mail White paper Shipping & Mailing Parcel & Mail Sorting Maximizing the benefits of USPS Full-Service Intelligent Mail It improves the value of client communications and helps you control costs and streamline

More information

Getting Started with the Intelligent Mail Barcode

Getting Started with the Intelligent Mail Barcode August 01, 2012 CUSTOMER COLLATERAL SV62591 Rev. B Getting Started with the Intelligent Mail Barcode Applies to: SmartMailer Purpose This document provides instructions on how to start using the Intelligent

More information

MTAC Payment & Acceptance

MTAC Payment & Acceptance MTAC Payment & Acceptance Agenda Release Status Mailer Scorecard & Postage Assessment Enhancements Human Readable Labeling Lists evs Update Payment Modernization 2 PostalOne! Status Release on 5/17 (Sunday)

More information

PostalOne! Release Notes R44.0.0.0 August 2016 Version 2 June 30, 2016

PostalOne! Release Notes R44.0.0.0 August 2016 Version 2 June 30, 2016 PostalOne! Release Notes R44.0.0.0 August 2016 Version 2 June 30, 2016 Release Notes R44 Version 2 6/30/2016 Page i of iii The Release Numbers USPS systems are: 44.0.0.0 for PostalOne! 34.0.0.0 for FAST

More information

OVERVIEW... 1 L000 GENERAL USE...

OVERVIEW... 1 L000 GENERAL USE... TABLE OF CONTENTS OVERVIEW... 1 L000 GENERAL USE... 1 L001: 5-DIGIT SCHEME PERIODICALS, STANDARD MAIL, AND PACKAGE SERVICES FLATS AND IRREGULAR PARCELS... 1 L002: 3-DIGIT ZIP CODE PREFIX MATRIX... 2 L003:

More information

INTELLIGENT MAIL FOR SMALL BUSINESS MAILERS (IM sb) USER GUIDE

INTELLIGENT MAIL FOR SMALL BUSINESS MAILERS (IM sb) USER GUIDE INTELLIGENT MAIL FOR SMALL BUSINESS MAILERS (IM sb) USER GUIDE FEBRUARY 2015 Table of Contents OVERVIEW... 3 GETTING STARTED... 3 Prerequisites... 3 Database formats allowed:... 5 Business Customer Gateway...

More information

FLAT MAIL BUNDLE VISIBILITY

FLAT MAIL BUNDLE VISIBILITY FLAT MAIL BUNDLE VISIBILITY January 2015 1 THREE-PRONGED APPROACH TO EXPANDING FLAT BUNDLE VISIBILITY Full Service Bundle Visibility Saturation Mail Bundle Visibility Large National/Regional Mailers* *must

More information

2015 EARNED VALUE PROMOTION

2015 EARNED VALUE PROMOTION Program Requirements 2015 EARNED VALUE PROMOTION CONTENTS I. Background and Program Description... 2 II. Program Parameters... 2 III. Registration Requirements... 2 IV. Mailing Requirements... 3 V. Earned

More information

Summary of Changes. Summary of Changes. Summary of Changes by Effective Date

Summary of Changes. Summary of Changes. Summary of Changes by Effective Date Summary of Changes Overview The Summary of Changes lists revisions to this edition of Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) by effective date. Summary of Changes

More information

Guide to USPS Postal Discounts

Guide to USPS Postal Discounts Guide to USPS Postal Discounts White Paper Discover a New Business Opportunity Contents Introduction... 1 Planning Your Mailing... 2 Standard Mail... 6 First-Class Mail... 15 Periodicals... 20 Using Bulk

More information

Intelligent Mail Barcode Technical Resource Guide

Intelligent Mail Barcode Technical Resource Guide Intelligent Mail Barcode Technical Resource Guide Prepared by: Intelligent Mail Planning and Standards United States Postal Service January 13, 2009 Rev. 3.5 Copyright Copyright 2006, 2007, 2008 United

More information

Intelligent Mail Barcode Technical Resource Guide

Intelligent Mail Barcode Technical Resource Guide Intelligent Mail Barcode Technical Resource Guide Prepared by: Intelligent Mail Planning and Standards United States Postal Service June 30, 2009 Rev. 4.1 Copyright Copyright 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 United

More information

Software Vendor Authorization for Electronic Documentation (edoc) and Full Service. Mail.Dat Guide. Version 1.2. Mail Entry & Payment Technology

Software Vendor Authorization for Electronic Documentation (edoc) and Full Service. Mail.Dat Guide. Version 1.2. Mail Entry & Payment Technology Software Vendor Authorization for Electronic Documentation (edoc) and Full Service Mail.Dat Guide Version 1.2 Mail Entry & Payment Technology October 28, 2012 Mail.dat and IDEAlliance are trademarks owned

More information

Service Type IDentifier (STID) Table May 22 2016

Service Type IDentifier (STID) Table May 22 2016 First-Class Mail No Address Corrections 300 310 260 270 First-Class Mail Manual Corrections * 700 040 036 041 OneCode ACS ASR 1 230 220 OneCode ACS ASR 2 080 140 OneCode ACS CSR1 504 502 OneCode ACS CSR

More information

Official Election Mail Training Webinar

Official Election Mail Training Webinar Official Election Mail Training Webinar Agenda Official Election Mail Preparation procedures for Official Election Mail Steps for Successful Mailing Resources 2 Agenda Official Election Mail Definition

More information

Business Customer Gateway. Business Customer Gateway 1

Business Customer Gateway. Business Customer Gateway 1 Business Customer Gateway Business Customer Gateway 1 Table of Contents Highlights Basics 5 Login and New Accounts 8 Your Account Settings 18 Business Services 31 Accounts 38 Design & Prepare 43 Mail &

More information

One Test - Test Process for Full-Service Mailings

One Test - Test Process for Full-Service Mailings One Test - Test Process for Full-Service Mailings AccuZIP Inc. is now an approved, Full-Service Authorized edoc Vendor. This means our software was tested to determine edoc populates correctly on the dashboard,

More information

333 Prices and Eligibility. 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail. 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail

333 Prices and Eligibility. 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail. 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail 333333.1.6 333 Prices and Eligibility Overview 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail 2.0 Content Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 3.0 Eligibility Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 4.0 Additional

More information

Getting Smart About The Intelligent Mail barcode

Getting Smart About The Intelligent Mail barcode Getting Smart About The Intelligent Mail barcode Prepare Yourself for the most significant postal change in years. white paper: Intelligent Mail Barcode GETTING SMART ABOUT INTELLIGENT MAIL It s been referred

More information

Official Election Mail Training Webinar. Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections Meeting December 2015

Official Election Mail Training Webinar. Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections Meeting December 2015 Official Election Mail Training Webinar Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections Meeting December 2015 Florida District Managers Your Florida United States Postal Service is committed to a

More information

Welcome to the Political Campaign Mail and Official Election Mail webinar.

Welcome to the Political Campaign Mail and Official Election Mail webinar. Welcome to the Political Campaign Mail and Official Election Mail webinar. 1 Today s Political Campaign Mail and Official Election Mail webinar will cover the latest information for the 2014 Election Mail

More information

USPS Postal Rates AN EVERYDAY MAILING REFERENCE. Your guide to postage rates and common types of mail. Effective April 10, 2016

USPS Postal Rates AN EVERYDAY MAILING REFERENCE. Your guide to postage rates and common types of mail. Effective April 10, 2016 USPS Postal Rates AN EVERYDAY MAILING REFERENCE Your guide to postage rates and common types of mail Includes the April 2016 USPS Rate Decrease Effective April 10, 2016 FP Mailing Solutions FP-USA.COM

More information

2015 EMERGING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROMOTION

2015 EMERGING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROMOTION Program Requirements 2015 EMERGING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROMOTION CONTENTS I. BACKGROUND... 2 II. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION... 2 III. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS... 3 A. Mailpiece Content Requirements...3 B.

More information

333 Prices and Eligibility. 2.0 Content Standards for First-Class Mail Flats. 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail

333 Prices and Eligibility. 2.0 Content Standards for First-Class Mail Flats. 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail 333333.2.1 333 Prices and Eligibility Overview 1.0 Prices and Fees for First-Class Mail 2.0 Content Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 3.0 Eligibility Standards for First-Class Mail Flats 4.0 Additional

More information

PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents

PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents Introduction 2 Company Name: Cycle: Product Name: Version: Type: ACCUZIP, INC Q ACCUZIP6 BUSINESS 5.09 Gold 6 ACCUZIP, INC Q ACCUZIP6 FULL-SERVICE

More information

PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents

PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents Introduction 2 Company Name: Cycle: Product Name: Version: Type: ACCUZIP, INC Q ACCUZIP6 BUSINESS 5.09 Gold 6 ACCUZIP, INC Q ACCUZIP6 FULL-SERVICE

More information

Transitioning to Full-Service Made Easy

Transitioning to Full-Service Made Easy Transitioning to Full-Service Made Easy Christopher Moning USPS & Kim Mauch Satori Software National Postal Forum 2016 Nashville, Tennessee Agenda Why Full-Service? Electronic Documentation: How it works

More information

PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents

PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents PAVE Certified Software Products List Cycle Q Table Of Contents Introduction 2 Company Name: Cycle: Product Name: Version: Type: ACCUZIP, INC P ACCUZIP6 BUSINESS 5.08 Gold 6 ACCUZIP, INC P ACCUZIP6 FULL-SERVICE

More information

of Mailing Agent (If other than permit holder) Mailer's Mailing Date SSF Transaction # Weight of a Single Piece 0. pounds Periodicals Media Mail

of Mailing Agent (If other than permit holder) Mailer's Mailing Date SSF Transaction # Weight of a Single Piece 0. pounds Periodicals Media Mail United States Postal Service Statement - Standard Mail Post Office: Note Mail Arrival Date & Time (Do Not Round-Stamp) Mailing Mailer Permit Holder's Name and Address and Email Address, if Any CAPS Cust.

More information

PostalOne! Help Desk. Issue Resolution Process. Last Updated: 7/19/13

PostalOne! Help Desk. Issue Resolution Process. Last Updated: 7/19/13 Issue Resolution Process Last Updated: 7/19/13 Table of Contents Overview:...3 Issue Identification:...4 Issue Reporting:...5 Issue Tracking:...5 Requesting Changes:...5 Appendix A: Process Flow...6 Appendix

More information

DATES: We must receive comments on or before [INSERT DATE 30 DAYS FROM DATE OF PUBLICATION].

DATES: We must receive comments on or before [INSERT DATE 30 DAYS FROM DATE OF PUBLICATION]. POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 111 New Standards for Domestic Mailing Services AGENCY: Postal Service. ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: In July 2010, the Postal Service filed a notice of mailing services price

More information

Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode

Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode Make decisions that are right for your business today and tomorrow. NOTICE: In the Federal Register dated January 7, 2008, the USPS issued an Advance Notice of

More information

Incentive Programs Service MSP Guide. April 30, 2014 Version 4

Incentive Programs Service MSP Guide. April 30, 2014 Version 4 Incentive Programs Service MSP Guide April 30, 2014 Version 4 Document Change History Initial version (4.0) of the MSP Incentive Programs Guide. Section Title Description 1.2 Finding Information Updated

More information

of Mailing Agent (If other than permit holder) Mailer's Mailing Date SSF Transaction # Weight of a Single Piece 0. pounds Periodicals Media Mail

of Mailing Agent (If other than permit holder) Mailer's Mailing Date SSF Transaction # Weight of a Single Piece 0. pounds Periodicals Media Mail United States Postal Service Statement - Nonprofit Standard Mail Post Office: Note Mail Arrival Date & Time (Do Not Round-Stamp) Mailing Mailer Permit Holder's Name and Address and Email Address, if Any

More information

FAST TEM Guide for Mail.XML

FAST TEM Guide for Mail.XML FAST TEM Guide for Mail.XML Version 3.5 December 12, 2011 Page 1 of 30 Revision History Date Reason For Changes Version 12/2/2011 Updated the language on Page 4, Activation Process Details Modified language

More information

Product Samples & Picture Permit Promotions

Product Samples & Picture Permit Promotions Product Samples & Picture Permit Promotions 1 2013 Promotions 2 Product Samples Promotion Overview Upfront 5% postage discount on qualifying mail that contain product samples Eligible Mail Classes Standard

More information

PostalOne! - Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST) System Interface Connectivity Testing Plan

PostalOne! - Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST) System Interface Connectivity Testing Plan PostalOne! - Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST) System Interface Connectivity Testing Plan December 2008 Version 2.3 USPS BME and Payment Technologies TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 INTRODUCTION... 2 1.1

More information

Intelligent Mail Barcode

Intelligent Mail Barcode Intelligent Mail Barcode The next generation of USPS barcode technology TRACEABLE MAIL IDENTIFIABLE MAIL PREDICTABLE MAIL RELIABLE MAIL Provide end-to-end visibility and a seamless process for mail acceptance

More information

233 Rates and Eligibility. 1.0 Rates and Fees for First-Class Mail

233 Rates and Eligibility. 1.0 Rates and Fees for First-Class Mail 233233.1.5 233 Rates and Eligibility Overview 1.0 Rates and Fees for First-Class Mail 2.0 Content Standards for First-Class Mail Letters 3.0 Basic Standards for First-Class Mail Letters 4.0 Additional

More information

USPS POSTAGE RATES & FEES TABLE OF CONTENTS

USPS POSTAGE RATES & FEES TABLE OF CONTENTS USPS POSTAGE RATES & FEES TABLE OF CONTENTS First Class Mail... Standard Mail Regular... Standard Mail Nonprofit... NOTE: taken from the official USPS web site: pe.usps.com, effective May 4, 007 Rates

More information

Postalsoft DeskTop Release Notes

Postalsoft DeskTop Release Notes Postalsoft DeskTop Release Notes Because of the USPS rate case, you must install DeskTop 7.80c and use it for any mailings that you ll deposit on or after May 14, 2007. You may need to install 7.80c in

More information

CONTENTS. Program Requirements 2016 MOBILE SHOPPING PROMOTION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS I. BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 2

CONTENTS. Program Requirements 2016 MOBILE SHOPPING PROMOTION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS I. BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 2 Program Requirements 2016 MOBILE SHOPPING PROMOTION CONTENTS I. BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 2 II. PROGRAM PARAMETERS.2 III. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 3 A. MAILPIECE CONTENT REQUIREMENTS 3 B. REGISTRATION

More information

2013 Mailing Services Promotions Calendar Overview

2013 Mailing Services Promotions Calendar Overview 2013 Mailing Services Promotions Calendar Overview The 2011 Mobile Barcode Promotion and 2012 Mobile Commerce and Personalization Promotion have generated increased awareness and use of mobile technologies

More information

708 Technical Specifications. 1.0 Standardized Documentation for First-Class Mail, Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Flat-Size Bound Printed Matter

708 Technical Specifications. 1.0 Standardized Documentation for First-Class Mail, Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Flat-Size Bound Printed Matter 708708..2 Technical Specifications: Standardized Documentation 708 Technical Specifications Overview.0 Standardized Documentation for First-Class Mail, Periodicals, Standard Mail, and Flat-Size Bound Printed

More information

USPS Technology Roadmap for Commercial Mailers. December 2011

USPS Technology Roadmap for Commercial Mailers. December 2011 USPS Technology Roadmap for Commercial Mailers December 2011 0 Agenda EXECUTIVE SUMMARY - CIO Mission - Payment and Acceptance - Product Information - Public Trust & Information Security INITIATIVE DETAILS

More information

Appendix A: Service Type Identifier (STID) Details

Appendix A: Service Type Identifier (STID) Details Appendix A: Service Type Identifier () Details The descriptions that follow show the Service Type Identifiers (s) that apply to the basic automation and Full- Service options for Intelligent Mail. You

More information

Postage Guide. Action, Inc. Effective January 22, 2012. Includes information for: Mailpiece Layout... Page 8. Envelope Sizes...

Postage Guide. Action, Inc. Effective January 22, 2012. Includes information for: Mailpiece Layout... Page 8. Envelope Sizes... Action, Inc. Postage Guide Includes information for: First-Class Mail... Pages 2-3 Standard Mail... Pages 4-5 Nonprofit Mail... Pages 6-7 Mailpiece Layout... Page 8 Move Update... Page 9 Envelope Sizes...

More information

Dos and Don ts of Direct Mail

Dos and Don ts of Direct Mail Dos and Don ts of Direct Mail Do Consider Bulk Mailings for the following reasons: Bulk postage rates are much lower than straight 1st class rates; which saves you money. Mailing in bulk requires a permit,

More information

1 Personnel Management... 1

1 Personnel Management... 1 Contents Contents 1 Personnel Management............................................... 1 11 Overview......................................................................... 1 12 Business Mail Entry Staff

More information

USPS RETURNS CUSTOMER GUIDE

USPS RETURNS CUSTOMER GUIDE USPS RETURNS CUSTOMER GUIDE MAY 2015 2 Contents Introduction... 5 Why should you choose the Postal Service for your returns program?... 5 USPS Returns Made Simple... 6 Merchandise Return Service (MRS)...

More information

Direct Mail Reference Guide

Direct Mail Reference Guide Direct Mail Reference Guide Direct Mail touches people every day. Many people look forward to receiving their daily mail. In fact, 98 percent of consumers bring in their mail the day it s delivered, and

More information

Express Mail Manifesting System Business and Technical Guide

Express Mail Manifesting System Business and Technical Guide Express Mail Manifesting System Business and Technical Guide Publication 97 January 2012 Transmittal Letter A. Explanation. This publication contains information for customers who are interested in participating

More information

USPS Pricing and Extra Services Overview Effective May 31, 2015

USPS Pricing and Extra Services Overview Effective May 31, 2015 USPS Pricing and Extra Services Overview Effective May 31, 2015 Market Dominant Price Change Competitive Price Change Extra Services Simplification Value Added Services Return Simplification 2 Total average

More information

Guide to the Manifest Mailing System

Guide to the Manifest Mailing System Guide to the Manifest Mailing System Publication 401 June 2002 Transmittal Letter A. Explanation. This publication describes the requirements for using a Manifest Mailing System. B. Availability. Nonpostal

More information

456456.1.4. 456 Enter and Deposit. 1.0 Verification. Commercial Parcels: Parcel Select Enter and Deposit. 1.0 Verification. Overview. 2.

456456.1.4. 456 Enter and Deposit. 1.0 Verification. Commercial Parcels: Parcel Select Enter and Deposit. 1.0 Verification. Overview. 2. 456456.1.4 456 Enter and Deposit Overview 1.0 Verification 2.0 Deposit 1.0 Verification 1.1 Verification and Entry All presort, destination entry, and barcoded mailings must be presented for verification

More information

How to prepare Saturation Mail with. How to Guide 2011

How to prepare Saturation Mail with. How to Guide 2011 How to prepare Saturation Mail with How to Guide 2011 How to Prepare Saturation Mail using MAILERS+4 Table of Contents Welcome to Saturation Mailing with MAILERS+4...1 Step 1 What You Need to Get Started...5

More information

Electronic Documentation Process

Electronic Documentation Process Electronic Documentation Process A Guide for Centralized Postage Payment (CPP) Customers Version 2.9 September 30, 2011 USPS Postal Service - Electronic Documentation Process for CPP Customers Version

More information

Express Mail Transmittal Manifesting Letter Business and Technical Guide

Express Mail Transmittal Manifesting Letter Business and Technical Guide Express Mail Transmittal Manifesting Letter Business and Technical Guide Publication 97 April 2012 Transmittal Letter A. Explanation. Publication 97 contains information for customers who are interested

More information

INSPECTOR GENERAL UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

INSPECTOR GENERAL UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE Intelligent Mail Barcode Development and Use of Data Audit Report September 6, 2013 Report Number September 6, 2013 Intelligent Mail Barcode Development

More information

Automated Business Reply Mail (ABRM) Tool Instructional Process Guide

Automated Business Reply Mail (ABRM) Tool Instructional Process Guide Automated Business Reply Mail (ABRM) Tool Instructional Process Guide The USPS Automated Business Reply Mail (ABRM) application is an online tool that allows mailers to create artwork with an Intelligent

More information

Marshalling Economies of Scale

Marshalling Economies of Scale Postal Logistics Marshalling Economies of Scale GETTING FROM A-TO-Z MORE EFFECTIVELY Direct mail provides one of the most compelling brand interactions in a marketer s toolbox. You can immediately impact

More information

Integrating Mail Across Channels: A U.S. Postal Service Promotions Update

Integrating Mail Across Channels: A U.S. Postal Service Promotions Update Integrating Mail Across Channels: A U.S. Postal Service Promotions Update Coakley Workman Marketing Specialist, Direct Mail and Periodicals U.S. Postal Service GoToWebinar Housekeeping: attendee participation

More information

Join us for networking, news, prizes, & fun!! Cost is $20!

Join us for networking, news, prizes, & fun!! Cost is $20! Winter 2013 - Central Wisconsin PCC BOARD OFFICERS John Sondelski Postal Co-Chair -USPS 715-693-2315 john.s.sondelski@usps.gov Brett Jarman Industry Co-Chair - HSPCWI 715-341-4818 bjarman@charter.net Sarah

More information

MDA CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP DESK FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS)

MDA CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP DESK FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS) MDA CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP DESK FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS) Revised July 29, 2014 1 MDA CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP DESK GENERAL INFORMATION... 3 1. MDA CUSTOMER SERVICE HELP DESK CONTACT INFORMATION &

More information

January 2012 Mailing Services Price Change Workshop

January 2012 Mailing Services Price Change Workshop January 2012 Mailing Services Price Change Workshop Prepared by Product Classification, U.S. Postal Service October 2011 Presented by: (Name) (Title) (Office) U.S. Postal Service (Date) Agenda Timeline

More information

RMS Postal Workout Program

RMS Postal Workout Program RMS Postal Workout Program Workout #8 Reply & Return Mail Updated - 2013 Response Marketing Services Knowledge That Delivers Postal Workout 1. RMS Introduction & Processes 2. Mail Classification 3. Processing

More information

Mailing Services Price Change Effective Jan. 26, 2014. Mailing/Shipping Services Price Change Effective January 26, 2014

Mailing Services Price Change Effective Jan. 26, 2014. Mailing/Shipping Services Price Change Effective January 26, 2014 Mailing/Shipping Services Price Change Effective January 26, 2014 January 2014 Mailing Services Background Structural changes First-Class Mail Standard Mail Periodicals Package Services Extra Services

More information

Ancillary Service Endorsements

Ancillary Service Endorsements Ancillary Endorsements 015 Overview (F010.4) General (M012.4) Other Physical Standards (M012.4) OCR Read Area (M012.4) Ancillary service endorsements are used by mailers to request an addressee s new address

More information

Management Instruction

Management Instruction Management Instruction Date May 1, 2008 Effective Number Obsoletes Unit Immediately PO-420-2008-1 PO-420-1999-1 Processing Operations Loop Mail Program Introduction This management instruction (MI) establishes

More information

Mailing Services Price Change

Mailing Services Price Change Mailing Services Price Change 1 Agenda CPI cap Changes by class of mail First-Class Mail Standard Mail Periodicals Package Services Extra Services Timeline Resources 2 The Price Cap Based on Consumer Price

More information

PostalOne! Transportation Management (TMS) Guide October 2011

PostalOne! Transportation Management (TMS) Guide October 2011 PostalOne! Transportation Management (TMS) Guide October 2011 Page 1 of 20 1. PostalOne! Transportation Management Systems (TMS) 1.1 Introduction PostalOne! Transportation Management Systems (PO! TMS or

More information

Mailpiece Design Analyst (MDA) Customer Service Help Desk Process

Mailpiece Design Analyst (MDA) Customer Service Help Desk Process Mailpiece Design Analyst (MDA) Customer Service Help Desk Process MDA Customer Service Help Desk Agenda: Services Provided by MDAs Introduction to the new MDA Customer Service Help Desk Process MDA Customer

More information

The Secrets to Lower Postal Rates

The Secrets to Lower Postal Rates The Secrets to Lower Postal Rates Steps you can take to save more money WHITE PAPER on each and every mailing WHITE PAPER While you may be taking advantage of some discounts, there are often significant

More information

Helpful Mailing Tips

Helpful Mailing Tips Helpful Mailing Tips Mail Piece Specifications & Characteristics This document is an overview only. For the specific DMM (Domestic Mail Manual) standards, consult the DMM. This is not meant to be used

More information

2016 EMERGING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY/VIDEO IN PRINT PROMOTION

2016 EMERGING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY/VIDEO IN PRINT PROMOTION Program Requirements 2016 EMERGING AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY/VIDEO IN PRINT PROMOTION CONTENTS I. BACKGROUND... 2 II. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION... 2 III. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS... 3 A. Mailpiece Content Requirements...3

More information

Mail Service Providers

Mail Service Providers Mail Service Providers White Paper Report Number MS-WP-15-003 August 31, 2015 Executive Summary This paper explores the relationship between the Postal Service and a related industry group called mail

More information

IMb Tracing User Guide

IMb Tracing User Guide IMb Tracing User Guide June 17, 2014 IMb Tracing User Guide The U.S. Postal Service is committed to providing the mailing industry with Intelligent Mail products and services. One of the key strategies

More information

IMb Compliance: More than Just a Barcode

IMb Compliance: More than Just a Barcode Solutions for Enabling Lifetime Customer Relationships IMb Compliance: More than Just a Barcode Seven core capabilities required for successful implementation W H I T E PA P E R : INTELLIGENT MAIL IMPLEMENTATION

More information

Manage Your InHome Window for Better Campaign Results

Manage Your InHome Window for Better Campaign Results Page 1 of 5 Manage Your InHome Window for Better Campaign Results Do you believe that people respond the same on Monday as they do on Friday? Why then would you ever deliver mail on a non-responding day?

More information

507 Mailer Services. 1.0 Treatment of Mail. Additional Services: Treatment of Mail 507.1.2.1. 1.0 Treatment of Mail. Overview

507 Mailer Services. 1.0 Treatment of Mail. Additional Services: Treatment of Mail 507.1.2.1. 1.0 Treatment of Mail. Overview Additional Services: Treatment of Mail 507 507.1.2.1 507 Mailer Services Overview 1.0 Treatment of Mail 2.0 Forwarding 3.0 Premium Forwarding Services 4.0 Address Correction Services 5.0 Package Intercept

More information

Mailpiece Design With Pricing in Mind

Mailpiece Design With Pricing in Mind Mailpiece Design With Pricing in Mind Umass Amherst 6/15/11 Presented by: Charles Apicella Manager Mail and Distribution Services University of Massachusetts Amherst 413.577.1149 1 2 Agenda Standardized

More information

Name and Address of Mailing Agent (If other than permit holder) Mailer's Mailing Date. Weight of a Single Piece. . pounds

Name and Address of Mailing Agent (If other than permit holder) Mailer's Mailing Date. Weight of a Single Piece. . pounds United States Postal Service Statement - Package Services (Bound Printed Matter, Library Mail, Media Mail) and Parcel Select Use this form for all Package Services. Only Library Mail and Media Mail may

More information

Bulk Mail Instructions

Bulk Mail Instructions 1 Bulk Mail Instructions Presorted Standard Mail Presorted Standard Mail usually consists of sales flyers, form letters, or other printed pieces that are generally identical in content. Each piece must

More information

Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode

Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode White Paper Implementing the Intelligent Mail Barcode In the current competitive environment in the document solutions business, adding intelligence to products has become the key to success. The latest

More information

Natalie Dolan and Statia Darrah United States Postal Service

Natalie Dolan and Statia Darrah United States Postal Service Natalie Dolan and Statia Darrah United States Postal Service 1 EDDM Retail A new product There are some key differences to note between EDDM and EDDM Retail. A. EDDM requires permits. B. EDDM Retail improves

More information