USPS Ready to Deploy System Updates for January Rate Change

12/29/2016

Industry Alert

Attention PostalOne!® , Business Customer Gateway Users, FAST, Program Registration, and CAPS Users: 

January 2017 Price Change – The January 2017 Price Change goes into effect Sunday, January 22, 2016.  New postage statements associated with the January 2017 price change are available on Postal Explorer® at  pe.usps.com.  The January 2017 Proposed Structural Changes and PostalOne! R45.0.0.0 Release Notes can be found on PostalPro at: postalpro.usps.com/.

PostalOne! & BIDS Release 45.0.0.0 PostalOne! & BIDS Release 45.0.0.0 will deploy on Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 12:00 AM to 10:00AM CT.  The PostalOne! system will not be available during this time.

A new Mail.dat® client download 45.0.0.0_PROD will be required after this release.  All previous versions of the Mail.dat client will be expired.

PostalOne! Releases 45.0.0.0 Deployment to Test Environment for Mailers (TEM) – will occur on Monday, January 9, 2017 between 6:00 AM to 4:00 PM..  The PostalOne! TEM environment will not be available during this time.

Seamless Acceptance and Service Performance (SASP) Release 24.0.0.0 will deploy on Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM CT.

Program Registration Release 18.0.0.0 will deploy on Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 4:00 AM to 10:00AM CT.  The Program Registration application will not be available during this time.

Centralized Accounts Processing System (CAPS) Release 42.0.0.0 will deploy on Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 4:00 AM to 10:00AM CT.  The CAPS application will not be available during this time.

Facility Access and Shipment Tracking (FAST) Release 32.0.0.0 will deploy on Sunday, January 8, 2017 between 4:00 AM to 10:00AM CT.  The FAST application will not be available during this time.

If you have any questions please contact the PostalOne! Help Desk at 800-522-9085.