Intelligent Mail® Tray Label Certification

To ensure accuracy, optimal bar code quality and readability of the Intelligent Mail® Tray Label, the USPS® offers a voluntary label certification process of the Intelligent Mail Tray Label for software vendors that generate tray label software. This certification process will validate the Intelligent Mail Tray Label design specifications, technical barcode requirements for the tray barcodes, placement of the barcode and human-readable data elements on the label, as well as the ability to generate accurate label content.

Who is Intelligent Mail Tray Label Certification for?

Software vendors. Mailers who are not software vendors may request to have their Intelligent Mail barcodes and tray labels validated by their local Mailpiece Design Analyst.

Software Developer

Software Developer

Description

This certification process will validate the Intelligent Mail Tray Label design specifications, technical barcode requirements for the tray barcodes, placement of the barcode and human-readable data elements on the label, as well as the ability to generate accurate label content. Vendors who pass certification receive PS Form 3114 as documentation for successfully completing the IMTL Certification.

The certification process shall be structured around the following framework:

  • Vendors will be certified as either Basic Service or Full-Service (Full-Service Certification meets the need of both Basic and Full-Service).
  • A vendor who does not typically submit mailings will not be assigned a Mailer ID. A generic MID for certification purposes only will be assigned to software vendors.
  • The vendors will submit physical label samples for each format, for which they are requesting certification, to the NCSC Barcode Certification Department (IMTL Certification). These labels are to be representative samples of the labels that will be applied to mail trays, sacks or tubs for submission to the USPS.
  • Basic Service Certification will require labels presented with unique destination ZIP Codes, for each format for which certification is being requested. The same destination ZIP Codes can be used for each format. The NCSC will review the ZIP Code on each label to ensure that 100 unique destination ZIP Codes have been submitted.
  • Full-Service Certification will require labels presented with unique serial numbers in addition to the unique destination ZIP Codes, for each format for which certification is being requested. The same destination ZIP Codes can be used for each format.
Accuzip, Inc.
Phone Number (800) ­233-­0555 / FAX: (805) ­461-­7303 Address Steve Belmonte
3216 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422-­2500
Sales@accuzip.com
Anchor Software
Phone Number (469) 467-3865 Address David Lewis
400 Chisholm Place Suite 300
Plano, TX 75075-6911

BCC Software, LLC
Phone Number (800)-337-0442 / FAX: (585) 272-9222 Address Sales
75 Josons Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-3494
Sales@bccsoftware.com
BlueCrest
Phone Number (203) 796-3034 / FAX: (203) 749-7495 Address Paul Mayer
37 Executive Drive
Danbury, CT 06810-4147
Paul.Mayer@pb.com
Bowe Bell & Howell
Phone Number (847) 423-7807 Address Parviz Lalehzari
760 South Wolf Road
Wheeling, IL 60090-6232

Parviz.Lalehzari@bowebellhowell.com
Experian
Phone Number (224)-689-4523 Address Del Estrada
955 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173-4983

Hardin Soft
Phone Number Address Ed Hardin
1030 Honey Hill Drive
Houston, TX 77077-1114
ehardin@hardin-soft.com
L. Scott Hochberg Consulting Services
Phone Number (713) 334-5274 / FAX: (832) 201-0632 Address Scott Hochberg
6000 Reims Rd Apt 2605
Houston, TX 77036-3052
Scott@savepostage.com
Melissa Data Corp
Phone Number (800) 800-6245 X129 Address Richard Navarro
22382 Avenida Empresa
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688-2112
Richard@melissadata.com
National Presort Inc. (NPI)
Phone Number (214) 634-2288 Address Warren Bordeau
14901 Trinity Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76155-2611

Warren@npisorters.com
Pitney Bowes
Phone Number (203) 351-7986 / FAX: (203) 546-2801 Address Jeff Platt
1 Elmcroft Road
Stamford, CT 06926-0700

SAP BusinessObjects
Phone Number (608) 793-7349 / FAX: (604) 622-5300 Address Braden McCollum
332 Front Street 3rd Floor
La Crosse, WI 54601-4025
Braden.Mccollum@sap.com
Satori Software Inc.
Phone Number (800) 553-6477 / FAX: (206) 357-2901 Address Joseph Skop
1301 5th Ave Ste 2200
Seattle, WA 98101-2676
sales@satorisoftware.com
Siemens
Phone Number (817) 366-2128 / FAX: (817) 856-4570 Address Joe Jockisch
1401 Nolan Ryan Expressway
Arlington, TX 76011-4907
Joe.Jockisch@siemens.com
Tag Express
Phone Number (262) 903-3178 / FAX: (928) 244-3895 Address Al Johnson
89 Lackey Drive
Williams Bay, WI 53191-9729
Al.Johnson1@charter.net
Vertis Communication
Phone Number (215) 991-5339 / FAX: (215) 991-5256 Address Lisa Wurman
4371 County Line Road
Chalfont, PA 18914-1825
LWurman@vertisinc.com
Whittier Mailing Products
Phone Number (562) 464-3000 Address William Gossett
13019 Park Street
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670-4005
BGossett@traytag.com
Window Book, Inc.
Phone Number (617) 395-4545 / FAX: (617) 395-5984 Address Tom Leech
300 Franklin Street
Cambridge, MA 02139-3781
TLeech@windowbook.com

Featured Resources

User Guides
Intelligent Mail® Tray Label Certification Guide

This document contains the user guide for Intelligent Mail Tray Label certification.

FAQs
09/01/2008
Intelligent Mail® Barcode FAQs

This document provides frequently asked questions (FAQs) and answers for page for IMb.

Applications/ Forms
01/29/2013
PS Form 5113: Barcode Certification Customer Application

This application form is for the following certification programs: Delivery Confirmation, Parcel Barcode, Parcel Return Services, Express Mail, Flat Container Label, International Customs, Sack Container Label, International Customs, Sack Container Label, Special Services, and Signature Confirmation Services. 

Contact Lists
07/26/2018
Intelligent Mail Tray Label Vendors List

This document contains the Intelligent Mail Tray Label vendors list.

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