Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

Message board to keep postal customers informed of changes to mailing standards, services, and prices.

January 19, 2010


Mail.dat Client: On March 14, 2010, the Mail.dat® Client used to upload Mail.dat version 08-2 files to the PostalOne!® system will no longer be available. A new Mail.dat Client for uploading Mail.dat versions 08-2 and 09-1 files became available on November 15, 2009.

Reminder - PostalOne! Release 23.0.0 was implemented on Sunday, January 3, 2010 and supports the Shipping Services price change. With this update, only the January 4, 2010 version postage statements will be accepted.

PostalOne! Release 24.0: The pre-release notes for PostalOne! release 24.0 are posted on RIBBS®>Intelligent Mail Services>Latest News>PostalOne! Release Notes.

RIBBS New Features: Two tools have recently been added to enhance the RIBBS Website. Check them out:

  • Email subscription will provide you with automatic email notifications when pages posted on RIBBS are updated. This will allow you to have the most current information with an update reminder sent to you. Subscribe to one or more page notifications and stay up-to-date.

  • Search allows you to locate words or phrases within the RIBBS website.

National Postal Forum: Save the date. The 2010 National Postal Forum is scheduled for April 11-14 in Nashville TN.

Assistance: Contact the PostalOne! Help Desk at or call 800-522-9085 if you have any questions or problems accessing the Business Customer Gateway, your accounts, or submitting electronic documentation. The PostalOne! Help Desk is accessible from Canada at no charge.