Precision Targeter - Frequently Asked Questions
The Postal Code is a six-character uniformly structured, alphanumeric code in the form “ANA NAN” where “A” represents an alphabetic character and “N” represents a numeric character. A Postal Code is made up of two segments: “forward sortation area” and “local delivery unit.” The forward sortation area is a combination of three characters (alpha-numeric-alpha). It identifies a major geographic area in an urban or a rural location. The local delivery unit is a combination of three characters (numeric-alpha-numeric). It identifies the smallest delivery unit within a forward sortation area.
How do I make the map bigger on my screen?
In order to increase the map on the screen, click on at the top right hand corner of the map.
How do I go to Map view to Data view and back?
Once you have completed the 3 steps in the tool, you will be brought to the map view directly. From the map view, click on at the top right hand corner of your screen to bring you to Data view
Once you are in Data view, click on at the top right hand corner of your screen to bring you back to Map view.
How do I save my mailing plan?
Once you are ready to save your mailing plan, click on the 3 vertical dots at the top right hand corner of your screen and then click on “save”.
How do I remove routes from my planned mailing?
There are 2 ways you can remove routes in Precision Targeter:
- Map view: Click on the 5th icon at the bottom of your screen. Hover your cursor over the route you want to remove. Once the route is highlighted in yellow, click on it and it will turn white which means it has been removed from your mailing plan.
- Data view: Click on the check mark to the left of the route to remove it.
How do I find my saved mailing plans?
Once you are signed in to the Canada Post "Sign in" page, follow these steps:
- Sign in to your Canada Post account
- Click on "Tools" in the navigation bar at the top of the page
- Click on Precision Targeter
- Click "Open saved mailing plan"