If you’re still using Green Cards with your Certified Mail®, you really should consider a change.
The Postal Service’s Return Receipt Electronic (RRE) contains the same information as the Green Card, but in a PDF format. Unlike the Green Card, where only the original is deemed acceptable for Proof of Delivery with a signature, any printout of the RRE PDF is accepted as the legal equivalent of the Green Card. As a result the RRE can be saved on PCs and servers, printed at any time in multiple copies, and it can be emailed. All are considered as originals. As an electronic PDF file, the RRE also eliminates the inconvenience when a Green Card gets damaged in the mail stream. And the RRE saves mailers from having to store the original Green Cards in file rooms, in case Proof of Delivery is required sometime in the future as part of a legal case.
Web based Certified Mail® software, such as SimpleCertifiedMail.com, is the easiest way to get the most from the RRE. With SimpleCertifiedMail.com, the RRE is posted to your account within 24 hours of the mail carrier delivering your Certified Mail® piece, thus enabling you to move legal processes forward faster. You can also download the PDF for ten years, thus eliminating any need for manual files.
There is no charge to sign up for the SimpleCertifiedMail.com service, no software to install, and no minimums. Just a small transaction fee each time you use the service to prepare Certified Mail®. You’ll save considerably compared to using Green Cards.