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MailStream What parameters are required for the .epd file to be created as part of the Mail.dat

In order to create an .epd file you need to turn it on via the Report Maildat parameter and also specify crids that are to be used. usnig one of the new XX INF or the new CRIDS parameter.

Add new Parameter Card (CRIDS ) for Specifying the location in the Name and Address file where we can find the following USPS CRID’s
1. CRID of party responsible for compliance with USPS move update requirements (Will have field for both location and length)
2. CRID of party responsible for maintaining piece IMB uniqueness ( Will have field for both location and length)

NEW PA/RP/EP/BAT INF Subkeyword
1. CRIDHU to identify the CRID of party responsible for maintaining handling unit uniqueness (RP/EP/BAT Only) This is used to populate the handling unit uniqueness CRID in the Segment(.SEG) record
2. CRIDCU to identify the CRID of party responsible for maintaining Container unit uniqueness (RP/EP/BAT Only) This is used to populate the Container unit uniqueness CRID in the Segment(.SEG) record
3. CRIDMU to identify the CRID of party responsible for compliance with USPS move update requirements (PA/RP Only) This is used to populate the move update requirements CRID in the Mail Piece Unit(.MPU) record
4. CRIDPU to identify the CRID of party responsible for maintaining piece IMB uniqueness (PA/RP Only) This is used to populate the piece IMB uniqueness CRID in the Mail Piece Unit(.MPU) record
5. MUSIMB to specify if MID of IMB is the Move Update Supplier (PA/RP Only) This field is used to populate the MID of IMB is the Move Update Supplier in the Container Summary(.PBC and .PDR) record
UPDATED:  September 1, 2017