The following SAP BusinessObjects Postalsoft products support Mail.dat 11-2. Here is the release schedule on the SAP Downloads Center:
- Presort 8.00c.09.00 (Service Pack 9) released 10/13/2011
- Postal File Preparation 8.00c.03.00 (Service Pack 3) released 10/11/2011
- Business Edition 8.00c.07.00 (Service Pack 7) is scheduled to release the week of October 17, 2011
Be aware of the following must catch and must send dates:
- The “must catch” date, the date on which you are required to be ready to receive and process the Mail.dat 11-2 standard, is October 17, 2011.
- The “must send” date, the date on which you are required to produce and send Mail.dat 11-2 standard files, is November 21, 2011.
To view field definitions and updates, see the 11-2 Mail.dat specification at http://www.idealliance.org/.
For information about PostalOne!-required fields, see the PostalOne! Mail.dat Technical Guide at http://www.usps.com/postalone/guides.htm.