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Intelligent Mail Services Update
New Presentation Available: CRIDS and MIDs - Obtain and Manage Customer Registration Identifiers and Mailer Identifiers : Working jointly with the industry through the Mailer's Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) Group 124, we have developed this presentation to explain the use of Customer Registration Identifiers (CRIDs) and Mailer Identifiers (MIDS). The presentation explains how to obtain a CRID or MID and what the role each plays in a Full-Service mailing.
* * Webinar Update: Please note revised schedule. * *
Full-Service Changes in November, October 30: The
November PostalOne! Release
22.0 software upgrade for
Full-Service will address functionality to support the discounts for
Full-Service and enhanced Mail.XML® capabilities. This
webinar will explain the new functionality and enhanced Mail.XML
Guides and Specifications: The Postal Service Mail.dat® Technical Specifications, Version 7.2 has been updated and is posted on RIBBS™. Section 188.8.131.52 of this version includes an additional By/For verification and Appendix D has a more comprehensive list of error messages. The specification's Change History enumerates the revisions.
PostalOne! Release 22, November 15: On November 15, we will implement PostalOne! Release 22. Among other things, this release will prepare the PostalOne! system to process discounts claimed by Intelligent Mail Full-Service option mailers and allow mailers to submit Mail.XML files for electronic documentation. Full details are available at RIBBS>Intelligent Mail Services>Latest News>PostalOne! Release Notes>PostalOne! Pre-release Notes 22.0 Implementation Date: 11-15-2009.
The PostalOne! system be down on November 15 from 1:00 AM to 10:00 AM CST to incorporate Release 22. This timeframe is based on our current timing estimate. We will provide you with an update if we believe the time will change.
Full-Service Intelligent Answers: We conduct weekly telecons entitled Full-Service Intelligent Answers. The calls continue this Friday from 1:00-2:00 PM EDT. These calls are for customers who are testing file submission in the Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) or for customers who have migrated to using Full-Service in production and have questions or are experiencing issues. Mailers can exchange information among themselves and postal experts are available to answer questions. If you are currently testing in TEM or have successfully completed the TEM process, but have not received an invitation to the calls, please contact the PostalOne! Help Desk at 1-800-522-9085.
National Postal Forum:
Save the date. The
National Postal Forum is
scheduled for April 11-14 in