USPS Moving Beyond Confirming Delivery

Some packages entering the postal mailstream now are displaying a new Intelligent Mail Package Barcode (IMpb) format. A banner that reads “USPS TRACKING #” is located above the barcode. “Employees should be aware of this new wording on the IMpb,” says Jim Cochrane, vice president, Product Information. “We’re sending a strong statement that the Postal […]

USPS To Postal Employees: Do Not Obliterate the Barcode

USPS reminds postal employees not to cross out barcode as mail moves through the system The Intelligent Mail® barcode contains important data that is used to provide mailers — including the Census Bureau — with information, such as when the mailing entered the mailstream and undeliverable or address cor­rection information. But technology cannot reliably pro­duce […]