Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

March 4, 2011

IMb™ Services Update

Business Customer Gateway update — As a reminder, the Business Customer Gateway (BCG) external application Release 1.8 will deploy this Sunday, March 6, 2011.

New features include:

  • A Program Registration application with Shipping Services and Incentive Programs added.
  • Business Service Administrator (BSA) roles and service types enabled within the BCG sub-systems to increase security.

See detailed information in the Business Customer Gateway External Users Release 1.8 Notes posted on RIBBS®.

Full Service applications unavailable during March 6 UNIX maintenance — On March 6, 2011, the Postal Service will be applying the quarterly UNIX operating system patches between 4 a.m. CT and 4 p.m. CT. The Full Service applications, including Business Customer Gateway, Mailer ID, FAST® and PostalOne!/MDR, will be unavailable during this time.