Archive for August 9th, 2012

MFSA’s Ken Garner Fox Business Network Interview

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Courtesy of MFSA, the Association for Marketing Service Providers:

MFSA’s president and ceo, Ken Garner, was interviewed on Fox Business Network this afternoon on the state of the Postal Service’s financial troubles.

To view the interview, please click on the following link
http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1778588520001/us-postal-service-reports-52b-loss/?playlist_id=87247

If you have trouble with the above link, the shortened URL is http://www.ilnk.me/11438

 

 

Written by Lisa.Bowes

August 9th, 2012 at 2:52 pm

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USPS Webinars for August Rescheduled

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Dear Mailing Industry Stakeholders:

The Transitioning to Intelligent Mail webinar series for August has been rescheduled.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The updated webinar schedule is provided below.  Links to the webinars will be posted on RIBBS — https://ribbs.usps.gov  — on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.  All webinars are on Thursdays, and each of the three webinars in the series will be offered twice.

We hope you will join us for the Transitioning to Intelligent Mail webinars on the new dates.

Consumer & Industry Affairs _______________________________________________________________________________________

Webinar 1:   Building the Intelligent Mail barcode – Initial Steps for Mailers

Thursday, August 16, 2012, and Thursday, September 6, 2012

To help you get ready for the January 2013 retirement of the POSTNET barcode, this webinar will provide an understanding of how you can continue to take advantage of automation pricing. The webinar will cover the steps for migration to the Intelligent Mail barcode. You will learn the building blocks for creating the Intelligent Mail barcode; this includes obtaining a Mailer ID, knowledge on the different Service Type Codes and how to use for your mailing needs.

Webinar 2:  The World of MIDs, CRIDs, and the Business Customer Gateway

Thursday, August 23, 2012, and Thursday, September 13, 2012

Focus will be on Customer Registration IDs (CRIDs), Mailer IDs (MIDs), and how you can obtain MIDs and CRIDs. You will learn about the multiple ways Mail Owners and Mailing Agents can acquire an MID, when and how it is used in the Intelligent Mail barcode, electronic mailing information and receipt of Full-Service data.

Webinar 3:  Reaping the Benefits of Intelligent Mail

Thursday, August 30, 2012, and Thursday, September 20, 2012

Learn how to reap the benefits of Intelligent Mail and Full-Service feedback. This webinar will cover Service Type IDs (STIDs) and how they can help you keep your address list up to date, the various Full-Service feedback reports available and where you can find them.

Written by Lisa.Bowes

August 9th, 2012 at 12:07 pm

Posted in USPS