Supplying Data Files for Mailing

Files to be supplied via the Cedar Graphics file exchange site.

Acceptable file formats:

  • Tab Delimited Text (.txt or .tab)
  • Comma Delimited Text (.txt or .csv)
  • Fixed-length Text (.txt)
  • Microsoft Excel

All data lists provided must be consistent in field format, all data points must be separated by field. See example below:

Mailing Data Format

First Name MI Last Name Address 1 Address 2 City State Zip
John Q Sample 123 Main Street Suite 5 Anytown CA 12345

Maximum Data Characters:

4” across on address block space: maximum of 40 characters.  If space is greater than 4” across on the address block space, the absolute maximum # of characters is 55.

Upon receipt of data, processing is completed as follows:

  1. CASS Certification
  2. NCOA (National Change of Address)
  3. De-Dupe (if specified by customer)
  4. Postage documentation (if required)