Full Service 2012 Releases

October 2012 Release Technical Specifications and Guides


As of 11/09/2012, technical specifications and guides for October 2012 release are now available.

Postal Service Mail.dat Technical Specifications:

  1. Postal Service Mail.dat Technical Specification (includes R30, R31 and R32) (PDF)

Postal Service Mail.dat eDoc Error Codes:

  1. Mail.dat Error Codes (Excel)
  2. Mail.dat Error Codes (XML)

Postal Service Mail.XML Technical Specifications:

Appointment Scheduling (FAST) Release 22

  1. FAST Mail.XML 8.0B (PDF)
  2. FAST Mail.XML 10.0 (PDF)
  3. FAST Mail.XML 12.0A (PDF)
  4. FAST Mail.XML 12.0B (PDF)

Profiles and Full Service Feedback (Data Distribution-(DD)) Release 32

  1. DD Mail.XML 11.0D (PDF)
  2. DD Mail.XML 12.0A (PDF)
  3. DD Mail.XML 12.0B (PDF)

Mailer IDs (MID) and Customer Registration IDs (CRID) Release 32

  1. MID-CRID Mail.XML 11.0D (PDF)
  2. MID-CRID Mail.XML 12.0A (PDF)
  3. MID-CRID Mail.XML 12.0B (PDF)

Postage Payment and Reporting (eDoc) Release 32

  1. eDoc Mail.XML 11.0D (PDF)
  2. eDoc Mail.XML 12.0A (PDF)

Postal Service Mail.XML eDoc Error Codes:

  1. Mail.XML Error Codes (Excel)
  2. Mail.XML Error Codes (XML)


  1. R22 FAST User Guide – Customer Origin Entry (PDF)
  2. R22 FAST User Guide – Customer Drop Ship (PDF)
  3. R22 FAST Customer CSA Guide (no changes at this time) (PDF)
  4. eVS Publications and Instructions
  5. Pub 401 Guide to Manifest Mailing System