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October 11

October 11, 2013                                                             


IMb™ Services Update


Reminder:  PostalOne!® Release 36.0.0 Deployment - scheduled for October 20, 2013, will require an extended maintenance window to complete all software updates. There will be a PostalOne! outage from 12 midnight through 9 a.m. CT, Sunday, October 20, 2013. A mandatory Mail.dat® client download will be available immediately following the software update. Release notes for PostalOne! Release 36.0 can be found on RIBBS by clicking on Major/Minor Release Schedule/ 2013 Releases in the left-hand navigation bar or by going directly to Full Service 2013 Releases


PostalOne! Release 36.0 Deployment to Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) - will occur on Monday, October 21, 2013, and PostalOne! TEM will be unavailable from 5:30 a.m. through 3 p.m. CT.


Full-Service Intelligent Mail® October Webinar Schedule

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 that is designed to assist mailers with participation in Full-Service Intelligent Mail. To join the webinars, click on the links below no more than 15 minutes before the start of the webinar. Please visit RIBBS/Intelligent Mail Services/Education for complete information about Full-Service Intelligent Mail, these webinars, updates, and links to webinar recordings and presentations. 


Title: Full-Service MIDs and CRIDs

Date: October 17, 2013

Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT

Log on by clicking:    

Audio: (877) 312-7128 ID: 60098887


Title: The Business Customer Gateway

Date: October 24, 2013

Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT

Log on by clicking:

Audio: (877) 312-7128 ID: 60096159


Title: Full-Service Feedback

Date: October 31, 2013

Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT

Log on by clicking:

Audio: (877) 312-7128 ID: 60093112


Full- Service Intelligent Mail Open Line Call

A Full-Service Intelligent Mail "Open Line" is scheduled for every Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. USPS® representatives will be online to answer any questions related to Full-Service Intelligent Mail. To join the call, click on the link no more than 15 minutes before the start of the call.