Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

July 26, 2013

IMb™ Services Update

New Business Customer Gateway Tools - Mail Service Providers (MSPs) can request CRIDs and MIDs on behalf of their customers by using the "Get MIDs/CRIDs" feature on the Business Customer Gateway (BCG) Profile page. Users have the choice of requesting MIDs and CRIDs for up to ten customers at a time through the online option or requesting MIDs and CRIDs for up to 100 customers through an Excel/CSV option. MSPs using the Manage Mailing Activity (MMA) service can also validate their clients’ data through the Customer Validation Tool on the BCG Profile page. The BCG can be accessed at

PostalOne! ® Release 35.0.1 — A release to repair known issues in PostalOne! Release 35.0.0 will be deployed during the scheduled maintenance window from 4 a.m. through 8 a.m. CT on Sunday, July 28, 2013. This will be done in a rolling fashion and there will be no planned outage during the software deployment.

A mandatory Mail.dat® client download will be available immediately following the software update. Release notes for PostalOne! Release 35.0.1 can be found on RIBBS by clicking on Major/Minor Release Schedule/ 2013 Releases/ July 2013 Release/ Release Notes in the left-hand navigation bar or by going directly to July 2013 Release Notes.