Canadian Code-1 Plus
Address quality solutionsVerify and standardize customer address data, reduce postal costs, and ensure more accurate, timely delivery of customer communications with Canadian CODE-1 Plus from Pitney Bowes Software.
This web-based library system offers a solution that cleans, codes and validates address data. Canadian CODE-1 Plus® address quality solutions is the efficient, accurate address matching product for Canadian mailings.
Ensure that your mailings meet Canada Post Corporation (CPC) standardization requirements, helping your business to avoid surcharges for non-standardized pieces and obtain substantial cost savings from CPC discounts and incentives.
Our address quality solutions perform address matching and standardization by matching the addresses with the Canadian CODE-1 Plus solution’s own database (updated databases are provided monthly by Group 1).
Canadian CODE-1 Plus™also provides the necessary documentation in order to obtain incentives and discounts from the CPC, so you don’t have to deal with the headache of paperwork.
Use address quality solutions to validate Canadian addressesThe Canadian CODE-1 Plus database contains all addresses in Canada that are maintained by the CPC. Canadian CODE-1 Plus uses information from the CPC’s master files to assure that addresses are valid according to CPC specifications.
Through the use of these databases, Canadian CODE-1 Plus provides the capability to correct and/or validate all of the address elements and postal codes anywhere in Canada.
Leverage Canadian addressesCanadian CODE-1 Plus® standardizes mailing address quality to conform to industry standards. Using our address quality solutions you can:
- Match the addresses in businesses’ databases to the addresses in the Canadian CODE-1 Plus™database
- Standardize matched addresses
- Validate and correct addresses when necessary, as well as adding postal information where needed
- Put results on one or more output files depending on your processing needs
Address quality solutions work with other products for maximum savingsCanadian CODE-1 Plus can be used with other Pitney Bowes Software products to give your organization a total postal discount and list management solution. Once a file is processed with Canadian CODE-1 Plus, you can:
- Use the reporting capability and return codes to determine the quality of the input file, and then correct the address database as needed
- Use SortStream Canada™ presort solution to obtain presorting discounts
- Operate it as a stand-alone batch application, or as called subroutines from other application programs to validate addresses at time of data entry.
Comprehensive address correction featureThe built-in features of Canadian CODE-1 Plus® address quality solutions give you the power to correct and validate all of the address elements and postal codes anywhere in Canada.
Addresses are matched and returned in the optimum, standardized format and additional address information is appended where needed – meaning you benefit from reduced postage costs, accurate address lists, improved demographic information, more efficient mailroom operations, and improved mail service and deliverability.
SERP-approved for added post discountsCanadian CODE-1 Plus is recognized and approved by the Canada Post Corporation as an address quality solution.
The Software Evaluation and Recognition Program (SERP) evaluates software packages for their ability to validate and correct mailing lists to Canada Post requirements. With recognized address quality software you can take advantage of incentive rates.
Computer-generated statement of accuracyOur address quality solutions make it easy to generate the Statement of Accuracy required under the Canada Post Address Accuracy program. The SOA is needed to earn the lowest possible rates on Lettermail, Addressed Admail and Publications Mail.
Fully formatted address lines and elementsCanadian CODE-1 Plus address quality solutions let you select parsed or un-parsed address elements to be returned. Additionally, you can select to have fully formatted address lines returned.
English and French address reportingOutput can be returned in French where the match is made in a bilingual record in the CPC database. Reports can be produced in either English or French.
End-to-end quality address dataCanadian CODE-1 Plus works in conjunction with other Pitney Bowes Business Insight products to provide a total list management service. With SortStream Canada™, you can also maximize your presort discounts.
Integrated data workflowManage jobs ranging from a single application, to those incorporating multiple Pitney Bowes Business Insight solutions or third-party technologies.
Canadian CODE-1 Plus provides you the flexibility to manage all of your quality address data and direct mail applications through a single user interface. Built-in Wizards and online help make it easy to administer any task, from job set-up and processing to results analysis.
Wide range of platform and operating systemsCanadian CODE-1 Plus supports a wide variety of platforms and operating systems, including: IBM® Mainframe (VSE/IMS/ZOS/ZOS.e), UNIX®, Windows® NT/2000 or higher, iSeries and DEC.
Contact us and find out how address quality solutions could benefit your business.
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