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  • Phone: (847) 215-9054
  • Fax: (847) 215-9230
  • Toll Free: (866) 507-5182

Data Questions

Q: What are my options for delivering data to you?

  • CD, Email, our FTP site, your FTP site

Q. What are your data requirements?

  • Format: DBASE IV, Delimited with header, Excel with header, fixed length fields with carriage return (CR) and line feed (LF) and layout
  • Actual file name with valid file extension and record count
  • Record layout and dump required
  • Maximum field length is 50 characters
  • Separate barcode field built with Zip +4 and delivery point
  • Please indicate which data fields (if not all fields) will be used for personalization.
  • Delivery methods: FTP (Preferred Method), CD, Email

Q: For Print Ready Files

  • Format: Comma Delimited CR/LF with header field
  • Actual file name with valid file extension and record count
  • Record layout and dump required
  • Maximum field length is 50 characters
  • Please indicate which data fields (if not all fields) will be used for personalization.
  • Separate barcode field built with Zip +4 and delivery point
  • Bundle, tags and pallet numbers in a separate field
  • If using IMB, include IMB characters
  • Mail.dat file, Tray/Bag Tags and Pallet Placards
  • Delivery methods: FTP (Preferred Method), CD, Email

If files are protected, please contact your CSR with the password.


If the file is PGP encrypted, and it is not the RSVP key, please provide the key to your CSR.

 

Q. Do you have a format preference for receiving graphics (for personalization)?

  • The preferable format for a graphic that will be lasered is a 600dpi, monochrome or grayscale ‘.tif’.

 

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