old 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
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.
|January 6, 2018||
|January 27, 2018
|February 17, 2018||
Note: Additional functionality may be included in these planned releases.
IV-MTR Latest News
This fact sheet provides an overview of the benefits of the IV-MTR application and where to go for more information.
These release notes summarize new features and enhancements implemented in deployments to the IV-MTR application.
IV-MTR User Guides and Training
The User Guide describes the prerequisites for receiving mail tracking data through IV-MTR, the data provisioning options available, and how to use the application.
Provisioning Enterprise Payment (EPS) and Package Platform (PPC) Data through Informed Visibility® (IV®)
This guide provides instructions for receiving Enterprise Payment System (EPS) and Package Platform Concept (PPC) data through the IV Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV-MTR) application.
Provisioning Informed Delivery® Post-Campaign (IDPC) Data in Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR)
This guide provides instructions for receiving Informed Delivery Post-Campaign (IDPC) detailed data through the IV Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV-MTR) application.
Mail Quality Data (MQD-IV) leverages the Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR) application to enable mailers to receive uncapped Mail Quality Data.
This guide provides information about using MailXML™ to receive mail tracking data through the IV-MTR application.
Informed Visibility® Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV®-MTR) Business Service Administrator (BSA) Instructions
This document provides an introduction to the Business Service Administrator (BSA) user level and information on its role in the United States Postal Service® (USPS®) Informed Visibility Mail Tracking & Reporting (IV-MTR) business service. It also provides step-by-step instructions for the tasks BSAs and BSA Delegates are responsible for.
IV-MTR Reference Materials
This spreadsheet provides a list of operation codes (opcodes), also known as Scan Event Codes, for the IV-MTR application.
The AZI table lists each five-digit ZIP Code™ and is an indicator of the type of processing that typically takes place on letter mail destined for each ZIP Code.
This file contains descriptions of mail processing equipment as well as a count of machine types at each Postal processing facility.
This ZIP file contains the Web Services Description Language (WSDL) and XML Schema Definition (XSD) files necessary to use MailXML™ to receive mail tracking data from IV-MTR.
This ZIP file contains MailXML messages to test sending a pull request to the IV-MTR application.
This ZIP file includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate for MailXML™ test pull messages in the IV-MTR application.
This ZIP file includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate for the IV-MTR application at iv.usps.com.
This ZIP file includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate for the Customer Acceptance Testing (CAT) IV-MTR application at qiv.usps.com.
MTAC User Group 4 for Mail Visibility
This document provides a brief description of MTAC User Group 4 for mail visibility and provides a contact for requesting to join the group.
To participate in Full-Service Intelligent Mail®, mailers must submit information electronically. This computer-consumable version replaces existing hardcopies and includes the following: postage statement and qualification report.