Presentation on theme: "USPS Business Customer Gateway. This presentation is a guide for creating a Business Customer Gateway account and using that account to request a Mailer."— Presentation transcript:
This presentation is a guide for creating a Business Customer Gateway account and using that account to request a Mailer ID (MID)
Business Customer Gateway An MID will be required to receive Intelligent Mail discounts using the Intelligent Mail Barcode (IMB) for business mail starting in the fall of 2011 For a full listing of Intelligent Mail Services follow this link: http://ribbs.usps.gov/index.cfm?page=intelligentmail http://ribbs.usps.gov/index.cfm?page=intelligentmail
Business Customer Gateway Click on the following link to begin the application process: https://gateway.usps.com/bcg/login.htmhttps://gateway.usps.com/bcg/login.htm The following screens give a detailed description of the application process
Business Customer Gateway When you have completed this process you will receive an email from the USPS with your MID
New User Sign UP Create your user name and password. Answer the password hint. Click Continue.
Choose Account Type Sign up as a business account. Click Continue.
Create Business Profile Enter your name. Each person in your organization should have their own account. Enter your company name and address information. Click Continue.
Verify Company Profile This screen will show you everything you have already filled out. Review it and Click edit if you need to make changes. Click Continueif it is correct.
Read the privacy act and click agree. Click Continue. Privacy Act
Here you can choose which services you want to sign up for. Click on Mailer ID. Select a Business Service
Select Business Locations This screen will show you the business location you just created. Make note of the CRID (Customer Reference ID). The CRID is the ID number for your organization and will be used often on this site. Click the box if the info is correct. Click Next.
Add a Service Check that the service you are adding is still Mailer ID. Click Confirm.
BSA Approval You must choose a Business Service Administrator from your organization for this site. Read the terms and click on the certification button. Select your business location. Click Yes if you are the BSA.
This screen confirms your approval as the BSA for your organization. Click Continue. Verify BSA Access
This is the active customer home page. From here you can manage almost all your business with the USPS. To create a Mailer ID click on Mailer ID. Existing Customer Home Page
Request MID Your CRID will display here. Request a MID here.
Apply for MID In the dropdown choose 9 Digit. It will show you how many numbers are available to you. Your company name will show up here. Choose the number of MIDs you are requesting. You wont be able to choose more then the number indicated in the dropdown. Click Request MIDs.
You can let the system randomly assign a number or you can request a specific number. Click on the services you want to activate for this Mailer ID. You should start with Full/Basic Service. Other options can be added later. Follow this link for a detailed description of each service: http://ribbs.usps.gov/index.cfm ?page=intelligentmail http://ribbs.usps.gov/index.cfm ?page=intelligentmail Click Request MID. Your MID will be emailed to you. Select MID details