Archive for August 5th, 2010

Affordable Mail Alliance calls USPS financial claims “dubious”

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The Affordable Mail Alliance today responded to the United States Postal Services’ earning report. The report contends that the USPS will not have the capital to continue opeartions into FY 2011. This claim is false.

Affordable Mail Alliance calls USPS financial claims “dubious” – postalnews blog.

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August 5th, 2010 at 1:46 pm

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Postal Service Ends Third Quarter with $3.5 Billion Loss

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August 5th, 2010 at 12:46 pm

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Saturation mailers- USPS’s problem isn’t mismanagement- it’s PAEA’s trust fund requirement

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August 5th, 2010 at 12:37 pm

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Intelligent Mail Services Update

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From the DMM Advisory:

Guides and Specifications Updates: A Guide to Customer Supplier Agreements (CSAs) has been updated. Version 4.5 of the guide has been posted to the RIBBS® website.

FAST Release 14.3.0 and Scheduled Outages (August 15-16, 2010): FAST® Release 14.3.0 will deploy to the production environment on Sunday, August 15, 2010. Updated release notes for FAST 14.3.0 are available on RIBBS>Site Index A-Z>FAST/Surface Visibility>Important Links>FAST Release Notes. The FAST production system will not be available from 4 a.m. through 8 a.m. (CDT) on Sunday, August 15, 2010.

FAST Release 14.3.0 will deploy to the Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) on Monday, August 16, 2010. The FAST TEM system will not be available from 8 a.m. through 12 Noon (CDT) on Monday, August 16, 2010.

Customers experiencing problems related to CSAs should contact the PostalOne!®/FAST Help Desk via 1-800-522-9085 or FAST@usps.com for assistance. The Help Desk will activate a remedy ticket and submit it to the CSA Remedy Team.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

August 5th, 2010 at 11:57 am

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