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September 27

September 27, 2013

 

IMb™ Services Update

 

Effective January 26, 2014, the use of Full-Service Intelligent Mail® is required to qualify for automation prices for First-Class Mail® postcards, letters, and flats, Standard Mail® letters and flats, Periodicals letters and flats, and Bound Printed Matter flats.

 

The Postal Service is offering a series of webinars which are designed to assist mailers with participation in Full-Service Intelligent Mail.

 

A Full-Service “Open-Line” call is scheduled for every Wednesday from 2 pm to 3 pm Eastern time.  USPS® representatives will be online to answer any questions related to Full-Service Intelligent Mail.

 

Log on and Audio for the November webinars will be provided at a later date.  Please log on to RIBBS/Intelligent Mail Services/Education for complete information, updates and links to webinar recordings and presentations. 

 

Title

Dates

Description

 

Full-Service Open Line Calls

Wednesdays at 2 pm Eastern

Log On: http://meetingplace4.usps.gov/join.asp?0602495

Audio: 866-966-6305; ID: 0602495

USPS representatives will be online to answer any questions related to Full-Service Intelligent Mail.

 

Full-Service Feedback

September 30, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT

Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?d=991376176&t=a

Audio: (888) 887-2671  Conference ID: 991 376 176

October 31, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT

Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=994045529

Audio: (877) 312-7128  Conference ID: 60093112

 

November 26, 2013, 11 am EST

 

Full-Service Feedback is available to all mailers preparing and presenting Full-Service mail. The Postal Service conducts in-depth analysis of Full Service electronic documentation data and presents the results through reports such as the Mailer Scorecard.  Learn how to use these reports to measure the quality of your Full-Service mailings.

 

Getting Started with Full-Service

October 10, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT

Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=991017561

Audio: (877) 312-7128  Conference ID: 60111970

 

November 5, 2013, 11:00 am EST

 

Overview of Full-Service. Topics include the requirements for Full-Service Intelligent Mail; the technologies available to submit mailing information electronically; software solutions available to help make the transition; tips on how to sign up, get an account, and acquire a Mailer ID; and the benefits of Full-Service

 

Full-Service MIDs and CRIDs

October 17, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT

Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=993919685

Audio: (877) 312-7128  Conference ID: 60098887

 

November 12, 2013, 11 am EST

 

Customer Registration IDs (CRIDs) and Mailer IDs (MIDs) as they are used in Full-Service. Topics include the multiple ways for Mail Owners and Mail Preparers to obtain MIDs and CRIDs and how MIDs and CRIDS are used in the Intelligent Mail barcode, in electronic mailing information and for receipt of Full-Service data.

 

The Business Customer Gateway

October 24, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT

Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=997532782

Audio: (877) 312-7128  Conference ID: 60096159

 

November 19, 2013, 11am EST

 

The Business Customer Gateway provides a single entry point for USPS online business services. The webinar will highlight features that are especially useful to Full-Service mailers, including a new simplified registration process, the ability to request MIDS, links to submit electronic documentation, and access to reports providing feedback on mailings.

 

 

The Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) and DMM Advisories are available on Postal Explorer® (pe.usps.com).