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October 18

October 18, 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.

 

Business Customer Gateway (BCG)/eAdmin Release 7.0will be deployed to Production on Sunday, October 27, 2013, from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. CDT. The release will be completed in a rolling fashion with no planned outages. This release will include additional enhancements to the BCG application.

 

Release Notes for Business Customer Gateway/eAdmin will be provided prior to deployment.

 

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: The Business Customer Gateway

Date: October 24, 2013

Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT

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

Audio: (877) 312-7128 ID: 60096159

 

Title: Full-Service Feedback

Date: October 31, 2013

Time: 1:30 p.m. EDT

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

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.

 

Title: Open Line Call

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 2 p.m. EDT

Log on by clicking: http://meetingplace4.usps.gov/join.asp?0602495

Audio: (866) 966-6305 ID: 0602495