Manifest Analysis Certification Batch (MAC Batch™)
MAC Batch™ evaluates USPS® manifest/presort mailing products manufactured by software developers to determine whether the mailing software accurately calculates postage for non-identical piece mailings.
Who is MAC Batch™ for?
MAC Batch™ is for mailers who need to determine whether the manifest/presort mailing software accurately calculates postage for non-identical piece mailings and is available only to software companies that develop manifest/presort products for resale or internal use.
First Class Mail
- Manifest Analysis Certification (MAC™) & MAC Gold™
- Manifest Analysis Certification Batch (MAC Batch™)
- Periodicals Accuracy Grading and Evaluation (PAGE) Program
- Presort Accuracy, Validation, and Evaluation (PAVE™)
- Zone Analysis Program (ZAP)
What is MAC Batch™?
MAC Batch™ is a certification process designed in cooperation with the mailing industry to evaluate USPS manifest/presort mailing products manufactured by software developers. MAC Batch™ determines whether the manifest/presort mailing software accurately calculates postage for non-identical piece mailings submitted under the permit imprint payment method in accordance with standards published in the DMM® reference manual and Publication 401: Guide to the Manifest Mailing System.
MAC Batch™ evaluates software to assure that it properly presorts First-Class Mail® and produces a correct manifest and postage statement. Customers utilizing certified software are eligible for discounted postage pricing on their bulk mailings.
Although MAC Batch™ evaluates and certifies USPS manifest/presort mailing products, the program does not guarantee acceptance of customer mail prepared using MAC Batch™ certified software.
To avoid delays in processing your request, complete this form in its entirety and either fax the form to 650-357-6796 or email the form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Technical reference guide for MAC Batch.
This document provides information on MAC Batch Mailer ID/Mailpiece characteristic codes.
This document is a Batch Parameter Box for Manifest Analysis Certification (MAC™).
An updated list for MAC Batch™ certified software products.
MAC™ evaluates USPS® manifest mailing products manufactured by vendors to determine software accuracy in listing and calculating postage for identical and/or nonidentical-weight permit imprint mailpieces.