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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.

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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.

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Contact

For more information about the MAC Batch™ program, contact Administrative Support at 800-238-3150 or email mac.batch.ncsc@usps.gov.

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