Archive for March, 2009

USPS Closing Six Districts, Eliminating 1,400 EAS Positions And Offering Early Retirement

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 20th, 2009 at 1:55 pm

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DMM Advisory – USPS Tech Telecons on Intelligent Mail

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Reminder – Intelligent Mail Customer WebinarsWe are offering a series of webinars to answer customers’ questions about Intelligent Mail® services. The webinars occur every other Friday, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. eastern time. The next webinar is today!

The webinars supplement the wealth of Intelligent Mail information on ribbs.usps.gov. We cover technical specifications and business processes, and answer your questions. You may e-mail questions for upcoming webinars — at least four days in advance – to imb@usps.gov.

Please join us for these informative webinars.
To participate online:
1. Go to: https://uspostal.webex.com/uspostal/onst age/g.php?t=a&d=660285335
2. Enter your first and last name and e-mail address.
3. Click “Submit.”
4. The audio will stream through your computer speakers.

To participate by phone (audio only):
1. Dial 1-866-699-3239.
2. Enter the event ID, “660 285 335,” followed by “# #.”

Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 20th, 2009 at 11:03 am

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USPS Seeking to Outsource Change of Address?

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 20th, 2009 at 9:07 am

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PostCom Postal Podcast on USPS Processing and Distribution

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Great podcast up at PostCom, here

Join PostCom President Gene Del Polito, PostCom Vice President Jessica Lowrance, and USPS Senior Vice President of Operations William Galligan in a discussion of  the Postal Service’s plans to reorganize its mail processing and distribution network.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 19th, 2009 at 1:25 pm

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National Postal Forum Booth 862

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My company will be exhibiting at the National Postal Forum in Washington DC May 17-20.  Please be sure to stop by with any questions about Intelligent Mail, OneCode Confirm, and OneCode ACS services.

If you have any questions about the Postal Forum, what to expect, etc. send me a note at Lisa.Bowes@intelisent.com

Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 18th, 2009 at 1:35 pm

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DMM Advisory – Pricing Approved, Except Confirm Agents

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Per a DMM Advisory today, the Postal Rate Commission has approved all of the proposed Mailing Services pricing – except the Confirm pricing for mailing agents.

Access the PRC document here:
http://www.prc.gov/docs/62/62705/Order_No_191.pdf

Kudos to the Platinum Coalition!

Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 16th, 2009 at 5:39 pm

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USPS Abandons Plan to Outsource; Management to Revamp BMC Network

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Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 13th, 2009 at 9:25 am

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The USPS Still Matters

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The USPS Still Matters.

This is a good opinion piece urging support for HR 22.  HR 22 is legislation that, if passed, will give the Postal Service much needed finanical relief from their requirement to pre-fund retiree health care benefits.

Here is an action alert from NAPS, the National Association of Postal Supervisors

and this from the APWU, the American Postal Workers Union

Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 11th, 2009 at 4:17 pm

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Mail Moves America Update

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Mail Moves America Update.

Courtesy of PostCom

Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 6th, 2009 at 3:48 pm

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Guide to Intelligent Mail for Letters and Flats, version 5

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The latest iteration of the Guide is posted here, at this ridiculously long link:
http://ribbs.usps.gov/intelligentmail_guides/documents/tech_guides/GuidetoIntelligentMailv5_9%20Final03_02_2009.pdf

I will be reviewing it today and commenting later.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

March 5th, 2009 at 10:52 am

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