The USPS will be doing away with CAPS in April 2019; there is new system called EPS (Enterprise Payment System) that mailers can convert to. Below are the steps to take, as usual The Dingley Press is always ready to help.
- Get ready
- Get a list of all your active permits
- Create a BCG (Business Customer Gateway) Account– customers already registered skip to the next step–https://gateway.usps.com
- Contact your local Business Mail Entry Unit or the Postal One helpdesk for an invitation code. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Access the Enterprise Payment System using the hyperlink and invitation code provided within 2-3 business days
- Create an Enterprise Payment Account
- Set up the selected payment option: ACH Debit or Trust via EFT, Retail Deposit or Mobile Deposit
- Link mailing permits to your EPA
Click here for the documentation regarding on-boarding. Should you have any questions or need help with the on-boarding you can reach out to Lynda.Hurley@dingley.com and she will be happy to assist you.
What is EPS?
The Enterprise Payment System (EPS) allows customers to pay for Postal products and services through a single account, called the Enterprise Payment Account (EPA). The benefits of EPS include:
- Pay and manage services online using a single account
- Enhanced security features, centralized balance and account management
- Fund as ACH Debit or Trust Account
- Self-service customer experience
- No manual application forms submitted to CAPS Service Center
- Intuitive and interactive mailing reports
Funding permits has become much more convenient with EPS:
- If funding a permit through cash, check, or money order at a RSS you no longer have to go to the assigned Post Office, you can go to any Post Office.
Now you can electronically fund permits through:
- Electronic Funds Transfer
- Mobile Check Deposit
- ACH Debit