Hold For Pickup service provides customers with the convenience of picking up shipments at their convenience, assured that their shipments are secured in a safe environment. Automated notifications are provided to the customer when an email address or a SMS text address are provided by the mailer. When an SMS text address is provided, the format is specific to recipient’s phone number and the Phone Service Provider. Complete specifications for the SMS text address format can be found in Publication 199: Intelligent Mail Package Barcode (IMpb) Implementation Guide for: Confirmation Services and Electronic Verification System (eVS) Mailers, however, this reference chart provides a suggested listing of known phone providers formats. It is recommended that you also check with your recipient to ensure you have their correct SMS text address information.
Hold For Pickup Notifications Reference Chart.
Publication 199 Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode (IMpb) Implementation Guide for: Confirmation Services and Electronic Verification System (eVS) Mailers
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