U.S. Postal Service: Full-Service Intelligent Mail Fall Webinar Schedule

From USPS

Effective January 26, 2014, the use of Full-Service Intelligent Mail is required to qualify for automation prices for First-Class Mail ® postcards, letters, and flats, Standard Mail ® letters and flats, Periodicals ® letters and flats and Bound Printed Matter ® flats.

The Postal Service is offering a series of webinars which are designed to assist mailers with participation in Full-Service Intelligent Mail.

Note from Interlink:  Most of what the USPS webinars cover is material for all types of mailers and classes of mail, where only a fraction of material applies to newspaper mail.  As such,  Interlink customers may find the Oct. 24 webinar on understanding the Business Customer Gateway to be of particular interest.

A Full-Service “Open-Line” call is scheduled for every Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM eastern time. USPS representatives will be online to answer any questions related to Full-Service Intelligent Mail.

Log on and Audio for the November webinars will be provided at a later date.

Please log on to RIBBS/Intelligent Mail Services/Education for complete information, updates and links to webinar recordings and presentations.

Full-Service Open Line Calls
Wednesdays at 2:00 pm eastern
Log On: http://meetingplace4.usps.gov/join.asp?0602495
Audio: 866-966-6305; ID: 0602495
USPS representatives will be online to answer any questions related to Full-Service Intelligent Mail.

 

Getting Started with Full-Service
Date: October 10, 2013
Time: 1:30 pm EDT
Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=991017561
Audio: (877) 312-7128 Conference ID: 60111970
November 5, 2013, 11:00 am eastern

To assist customers in transitioning to Full-Service Intelligent Mail, this course provides an overview of Full-Service. Topics include the requirements for Full-Service Intelligent Mail; the technologies available to submit mailing information electronically; software solutions available to help make the transition; tips on how to sign up, get an account, and acquire a Mailer ID; and the benefits of Full-Service

 

Full-Service MIDs and CRIDs
October 17, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT
Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=993919685
Audio: (877) 312-7128 Conference ID: 60098887
November 12, 2013, 11:00 am eastern

This webinar will focus on Customer Registration IDs (CRIDs) and Mailer IDs (MIDs) as they are used in Full-Service. Topics include the multiple ways for Mail Owners and Mail Preparers to obtain MIDs and CRIDs and how MIDs and CRIDS are used in the Intelligent Mail barcode, in electronic mailing information and for receipt of Full-Service data.

 

The Business Customer Gateway
October 24, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT
Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=997532782
Audio: (877) 312-7128 Conference ID: 60096159
November 19, 2013, 11:00am eastern

The Business Customer Gateway provides a single entry point for USPS online business services. This webinar will highlight those features of the newly designed Business Customer Gateway that are especially useful to Full-Service mailers. These features include a new simplified registration process, the ability to request MIDS, links to submit electronic documentation, and access to reports providing feedback on mailings.

 

Full-Service Feedback
September 30, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT
Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?d=991376176&t=a
Audio: (888) 887-2671 Conference ID: 991 376 176

October 31, 2013, 1:30 pm EDT
Log On: https://usps.webex.com/usps/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=994045529
Audio: (877) 312-7128 Conference ID: 60093112
November 26, 2013, 11:00 am eastern

Full-Service Feedback is available to all mailers preparing and presenting Full-Service mail. The Postal Service conducts in-depth analysis of Full Service electronic documentation data and presents the results through reports such as the Mailer Scorecard. Learn how to use these reports to measure the quality of your Full-Service mailings.

 

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