Pricing & Classification DMM Advisory

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

August 15, 2014

IMb™ Services Update

PostalOne!® Release 38.0.0 and Release 38.1.0 Deployment — will require an extended maintenance window to complete all software updates. There will be a PostalOne! outage from 12 midnight through 9 a.m. CDT, on Sunday, August 24, 2014. A mandatory Mail.dat® client download will be available immediately following the software update. Release notes for PostalOne! Release 38.0.0 and Release 38.1.0 can be found on RIBBS by clicking on Major/Minor Release Schedule/ 2014 Releases in the left-hand navigation bar or by going directly to RIBBS.

PostalOne! Release 38.0.0 and Release 38.1.0 Deployment to Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) — will occur on Monday, August 25, 2014, and PostalOne! TEM will be unavailable from 6 a.m. through 3 p.m. CDT.

PostalOne! Release 38.0.0 Mailer Webinars – Webinars will be held for mailers to learn about the PostalOne! Release 38.0 updates to functionality, as well as pricing and postage statement changes. The schedule and topic for the webinars is shown below. Log on to RIBBS/Intelligent Mail Services/Education for additional webinar information.

PostalOne! Release 38.0.0 Business Related Changes – this webinar will cover changes to PostalOne! functionality and postage statement and price changes

  • Friday, August 22, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT

Meeting Number: 748 335 429

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PostalOne! Release 38.0.0 FAST®, Mail.dat® and Mail.XML™ – this webinar will review changes to the Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST) system and updates on Mail.dat and Mail.XML.

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 10 a.m, to 11 a.m. EDT

Meeting Number: 744 206 784

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PostalOne! Release 38.0.0 Full-Service Intelligent Mail and Seamless Acceptance – this webinar will provide a review of the programs, timeline of upcoming enhancements, and Release 38 enhancements to program elements such as the Mailer Scorecard.

  • Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT

Meeting Number: 747 170 710

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PostalOne! Release 38.0.0 eInduction – for mailers who participate in eInduction, this webinar will cover upcoming changes with Release 38.0.0.

  • Wednesday, September 3, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT

Meeting Number: 740 374 710

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Program Registration Release 11.0 — will be deployed to Production from 12 midnight to 9 a.m. CDT on Sunday, August 24, 2014. There will be an outage and the application will be unavailable during that time.