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Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS)

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CASS (Coding Accuracy Support System) : A system for verifying the integrity of United States addresses against a USPS maintained database containing every mailing address in the United States. The system is concerned with just the addresses, not the people or organisations residing at these addresses. 

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Source: Larry English, External, 14-Jan-2009 14:23

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CASS (Coding Accuracy Support System) : The Coding Accuracy Support System, or CASSTM, is a system designed to improve the accuracy of the address and ZIP CodeTM that appears on each item in a bulk mailing.

Mailings that are CASS CertifiedTM are eligible for certain bulk mail postage discounts. In order to become CASS Certified, the mailing list must be run through a software program approved by the USPS®.

QAS, 15 July 2009 11:57:27, External

CASS (Coding Accuracy Support System) - coding accuracy support system (CASS) is is a form of certification available from the United States Postal Service (USPS). A mailer is required to prove the accuracy of its Addressing_ in order to receive CASS certification from the USPS.

Source: NextMark, 23 July 2009 13:03:26, ?glossaryTermId=a0800000000EqQrAAKCoeffi External

Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) - A service offered to mailers, service bureaus, and software vendors that improves the accuracy of matching to delivery point codes, ZIP+4 codes, 5-digit ZIP Codes, and carrier route codes on mailpieces. CASS provides a common platform to measure the quality of address matching software and to diagnose and correct software problems.

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Source: USPS, 04 September 2009 12:04:20, External

CASS - An acronym for Coding Accuracy Support System, a USPS program that sets standards for commercial software that appends ZIP+4 codes. The software must be submitted to an annual audit by the USPS to confirm that the software performs correctly. By passing the audit, the software becomes CASS certified. In order to qualify for postal discounts for ZIP+4 or barcoding, mailers are required to produce a CASS certificate (USPS Form 3553) which verifies that the ZIP+4s have been obtained from CASS-certified software.

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Source: Postcom, 16 February 2010 10:27:07, External

Coding Accuracy Support System (CASS) - A certification process that standardizes addresses in address lists and improves the accuracy of matching each standardized address to the proper delivery point code.

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Source: Digital Formatting Services, 22 December 2011 08:37:57, External

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