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Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR)

Informed Visibility Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV-MTR) is a near real-time, single source for all mail and mail aggregate tracking information.

Who is IV-MTR for?

Commercial mailers who are tracking barcoded letters, flats, bundles, handling units (trays, tubs, and sacks), and containers

First Class Mail
Periodicals
Standard Mail

Description

IV-MTR provides the mailing industry with powerful insight into the Postal mailstream. The application:

  • Provides near real-time mail tracking data for letters and flats
  • Leverages the intelligence of Full-Service Intelligent Mail® and nesting associations to create assumed handling events
  • Offers logical handling events, such as logical delivery events, based on business rules
  • Provides multiple data file formats and delivery methods
  • Enables roles and permissions management to determine a user's application functionality and data visibility
  • Offers flexible data delegation to receive and provide data visibility

With IV-MTR, the mailing industry can leverage key information about their mailings to manage operations, refine processes, and adjust marketing campaigns as needed.

Release Schedule

Release

Scope

March 7, 2018

Patch Release

  • Ability to toggle captions on/off for BlueTube™ videos
March 31, 2018
  • CRIDs, MIDs, and routing codes to not appear in the available entities list if already selected
  • Ability to select all available CRIDs or MIDs when selecting entities
  • New operation codes (Scan Event Codes) available: 361-369, 690-702, 704, 710, 711, 715, 716, 741, 970-979

April 2, 2018

Patch Release

  • Operation codes (Scan Event Codes) 875 and 877 available
Future Enhancements
  • Operation codes (Scan Event Codes) 873, 876, and 878 available
  • Start-the-Clock Mail.XML push and pull messages
  • Enhanced Predicted Delivery Date (PDD) for non-finalized operations
  • Expected Delivery Date (EDD) as an attribute for pieces
  • Populate the Parent Container ID field for pieces with the 99M barcode
  • Additional fields for pieces to show impacts due to operational or weather events
  • Piece-level data available in one-time queries for download or send to address
  • Filter in piece-level one-time queries for tracing vs. non-tracing IMb STIDs
  • Ability to set up data feeds for Enterprise Payment System (EPS) and Package Platform

Note: Additional functionality may be included in these planned releases.

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Featured Resources

IV-MTR Latest News

IV-MTR User Guides and Training

IV-MTR Reference Materials

MTAC User Group 4 for Mail Visibility

  • Fact Sheets 04/02/2018

    About Mailers' Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) User Group 4

    This document provides a brief description of MTAC User Group 4 for mail visibility and provides a contact for requesting to join the group.

  • Contact Lists 04/11/2018

    Mail Tracking Vendor List (PDF)

    This document provides contact information for a number of third-party service providers who offer mail owner and mail service provider solutions.

  • Contact Lists 04/11/2018

    Mail Tracking Vendor List (Excel)

    This document provides contact information for a number of third-party service providers who offer mail owner and mail service provider solutions.

  • Applications/ Forms 04/11/2018

    Mail Tracking Vendor List Request Form

    Use this form to request to add your company's name and contact information to the Mail Tracking Vendor List.

Related Products

Electronic Documentation (eDoc)

To participate in Full-Service Intelligent Mail®, mailers must submit information electronically

Contact

For more information, contact the IV-MTR Help Desk at 1-800-238-3150, option #2 or InformedVisibility@usps.gov.

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