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MailStream Plus - How to setup the mail.dat ccr file for USPS Characteristic SS=Seasonal Sale incentive codes?

The "SS"  USPS promotion for Tactile, Sensory & Interactive Mailpiece Engagement Incentive:
The required parameter to use is PA INF with MDICID SS
*   MDICID: Component Characteristic Record - Incentives
 
The PA INF works with either one P ATTR or with multiple P ATTRs  the incentive value will require the use of L in position 8 of the PA INF for multiple P ATTRs. 

With multiple P ATTR parameters, and different incentive values, then do not use the L .  Instead use the appropriate Piece ID in positions 14 – 22
on separate PA INFs .
 
On the REPORT MAILDAT, place a Y in position 37 to request the CCR file.

Add the appropriate mailing date using an RP INF with sub keyword M3DATE so MSP can verify the promotion date for the mailing.
 
The full explanation of each parameter is available in the current MailStream Plus Reference guide.


PA INF L                   MDICID SS
RP INF                     M3DATE 20160306
*---+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----5----+----6----+----7----+----8

Here is the location on the USPS website that provides information about this promotion:


https://ribbs.usps.gov/mailingpromotions/documents/tech_guides/past/BrandedColorMobileTechnology.htm
https://ribbs.usps.gov/mailingpromotions/mailingpromotions_print.htm

If you want to add 'MI' for USPS mobile barcode promotion and the 'SS' for earned value credit, then these codes are added to the same parameter:

PA INF L                   MDICID MISS
RP INF                     M3DATE 20160506
*---+----1----+----2----+----3----+----4----+----5----+----6----+----7----+----8

 
UPDATED:  September 28, 2017