Verification Procedures for Full‐Service Automation Mailings

In January 2014, acceptance employees will continue to verify full-service and non-full-service mailing as they do today. Automation mailings (Full-Service and Basic) will be verified to confirm that the mailing meets automation standards:  Full Service verifications

Full-Service mailings will continue to be verified to confirm that that electronic documentation was submitted and that Intelligent Mail barcodes have been applied to the mailpieces, handling units, and containers.

In July 2014, the USPS will begin charging mailers for the full service discount amount ($.001 for Standard/periodicals/BPM or $.003 for First- Class) for full-service electronic verification failures over the threshold.

Read more on verification process on the USPS RIBBS website:  Full Service verifications

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