Dear Champ Customers: Keying First Class Parcels

If you own a Champ system, you’ll need to key the full address for the barcodes on First Class Parcels with the latest software patch.

For more information, please reference the DMM advisories and Postal bulletins that have been released.

Reference the DMM here.

IMpb Standards

[6-2-14] [1-26-14] All First-Class Package Service parcels must bear an Intelligent Mail package barcode (IMpb) prepared under 708.5.0. Mailpieces not meeting the requirements for use of unique Intelligent Mail package barcodes or extra services barcodes as outlined in Publication 199 will be assessed an IMpb noncompliance fee. For details see the RIBBS website at

For more information about The Champ, go here or call your support representative. Happy Mailing!