MDP Course Overview

MDP Course Overview


The Mail Design Professional (MDP) course provides in depth training on postal standards related to designing letter and flat mail to facilitate processing on high-speed automated equipment while maximizing cost effectiveness and reducing processing delays.

The Educations Subcommittee of the PCC Advisory Committee in collaboration with the USPS National Center for Employee Development (NCED) Team is offering the MDP Program to PCCs.

With This Course You'll Learn About:

Postal addressing standards
Class of Mail and processing categories
Intelligent Mail barcoding formats and print specifications
Designing automation letters (tabbing, polywrap, deflection, flexibility, etc.)
Reply mail (BRM, CRM, MRM, PRM, MRS)

2-Day Course

Course Overview:

Thursday 25 April 8AM-3PM
Friday 26 April 8AM-3PM

NOTE: MDP Course in person only. No Hybrid option.

Event Information

Event Date 04-25-2024 8:00 am
Event End Date 04-26-2024 3:00 pm
Cut Off Date 04-19-2024 11:55 pm
Capacity 15
Registered 4
Available Place 11
Individual Price Free
Location Portland Processing & Distribution Center

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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USPS National and Oregon News

05/24/2024 08:58
The U.S. Postal Service will issue Shaker Design stamps to coincide with the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first Shakers in America. The set of 12 stamps celebrates the refined, timeless beauty of Shaker design and features photographs of items that highlight its core elements: simplicity and utility.
05/22/2024 08:35
The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the majesty of marine turtles with Protect Sea Turtles, new stamps aimed at raising awareness of the plight of six endangered species dependent on U.S. coastal waters.
05/21/2024 16:33
WASHINGTON, DC — To further clarify the implementation plans of the Postal Service Mail Processing Facility Reviews, and continued activity on Regional Processing and Distribution Centers, Sorting and Delivery Centers, and Local Processing Centers, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy transmitted a letter yesterday addressed to Senator Gary Peters, Chairman, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. The letter outlines the paused implementation status of the Mail Processing Facility Reviews, as well as the ongoing 2024 activities that will continue to advance and are part of the nearly $15.3 billion in committed self-funded investments. The letter can be found here.
05/20/2024 08:00
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Postal Service announced dates and locations for stamp releases between July and the end of 2024.
05/17/2024 08:00
The U.S. Postal Service will release Horses, a set of five new stamps that pay tribute to the unwavering loyalty, tireless dedication and wild beauty of America’s equines.
05/09/2024 08:27
The West Slope Post Office located at 3225 SW 87th Ave, Portland will be closed temporarily for environmental upgrades beginning June 1. It’s anticipated the work should take roughly one week to complete.
05/07/2024 09:47
Each year, the Postal Service designates the third week of May as Mailbox Improvement Week to encourage customers with box-on-post-delivery to examine and, where necessary, improve the appearance of their mailboxes. This year’s improvement week is May 19 - 25.
04/30/2024 11:49
May is right around the corner and mail carriers, handlers, and clerks are still very much in demand at the Postal Service throughout Oregon.
04/16/2024 09:41
The Bend Post Office location is hosting job fairs the last two Thursdays in April.
03/25/2024 08:54
Many companies throughout the nation are reducing their workforce. In Portland, it was recently announced hundreds of hardworking and loyal employees will lose their jobs in mid-April.

PostalPro News

06/01/2024 05:00
This guide details technical information about the National Zone Charts Matrix. A few topics in this guide include Defining a Zone, Matrix File General Information, and Matrix Zone Determination.
05/23/2024 05:00
This document outlines the CASS/MASS certified vendors list for RDI™ Cycle O.
05/23/2024 05:00
To address unpaid and counterfeit postage, the USPS will validate payment documentation in real-time beginning August 1, 2024. Packages that are unmanifested at the time of the first scan at a USPS facility will be intercepted and subject to disposal. These packages will not reenter the mail stream and Shippers will not be reimbursed. This document details FAQs concerning this August 1 Payment Check. USPS wants you to be as current on the new changes as possible so we will be updating this document periodically.