Full Service 2015 Releases

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Important:
PostalOne!® BIDS Releases 41.3.0.0 Production Deployment
PostalOne! & BIDS Releases 41.3.0.0 will deploy Sunday, September 20, 2015 between 4:00AM CT and 9:00AM CT. The PostalOne! system will be unavailable during the deployment time. Please note the following regarding the Mail.dat® client.

  1. New Mail.dat® client download 41.3.0.0_PROD will be made available during this release. This download will be optional and users can continue to submit files using Mail.dat client Version 41.2.0.0_PROD.
  2. Mail.dat® client download 41.2.0.0_PROD will continue to be supported.
  3. Please Note: Mail.dat® client download 41.1.0.0_PROD will continue to be supported. (Please disregard previous messaging which stated this version would not be supported).

Click Here to access release notes for PostalOne! Release 41.3.0.

PostalOne! & BIDS Releases 41.3.0.0 Deployment to Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) will also occur Sunday, September 20, 2015. The PostalOne! TEM environment validation will occur on Monday morning September 21, 2015 between 09:00AM CT and 11:00AM CT.

Seamless Acceptance and Service Performance (SASP) Release 20.1.5.0 will deploy this Sunday, September 20, 2015 between 4:00 AM CT and 9:00 AM CT. This release includes fixes to known SASP issues to include updates to select Full-Service and Seamless Verifications.

May 2015 PostalOne! Release 41.0 and Price Change
In preparation for the new pricing and classification changes for all market dominant mail classes and competitive products that take effect May 31, 2015, the Postal Service has scheduled two software releases for the PostalOne!® system.

The first release is scheduled for May 17, 2015, to allow mailers the opportunity to submit files for mailings scheduled to mail on or after May 31.

The second release is scheduled for May 31, 2015, to implement the new pricing and classification changes.

Between May 17 and May 31, the following file versions will be supported for files containing mailing dates prior to May 31, 2015, and for updates to files previously submitted:

  1. Mail.dat® 14-1
  2. Mail.dat 14.2 (pre-14.2.6.1 errata)
  3. Mail.XML™ 15.0A

Beginning May 17 and onward, the following file versions will be supported for new file submissions with a postage statement mailing date on or after May 31, 2015:

  1. Mail.dat 14-2 (14.2.1.6 errata)
  2. Mail.dat 15-1
  3. Mail.XML 16.0 (only if claiming new pricing/products on postage statement)
  4. Mail.XML 17.0

To help you through the changes in the January 2015 release, several Fact Sheets have been developed.

  1. Presort Reference Data Issue Log