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STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE:

**NEW RATE CODE CREATION


For any new rates that need to be created, the following information is needed via email:

STANDARD DESCRIPTION:
• Active State Date: (the date the rate needs to be active for order entry)
• Rate Code: (up to 5-digits, alpha-numeric, not already in use)
• Rate Description: (a short description of the rate)
• Billing Frequency: First Insertion, Each Insertion or Last Insertion
• Type of Rate: Line, Inches, Preprints, Impressions
• Rate Classification: Retail Display, Classified Display, Classified Line, Preprints, Impressions, Legal, Other
• A copy of the rate card attached in the email

ADDITIONAL (NON-DEFAULT) DETAILS:
Anything unique to the rate, that would operate out of the ordinary
    (special discounts and what they're based on, etc, & associated flat charge upsells like color, bold, etc.)

ACTIVE PUB/ZONE DESCRIPTIONS:
The Pubs & Zones associated with this rate & available for sale & default schedule setting
    Force- cannot be removed from pub stack by ad taker,
    Yes- included by default in the scheduled ad stack but can be removed by the ad taker,
    No- not included by default in the scheduled ad stack but can be added by the ad taker

Example:
        STTT/CL          FORCE
        STIN/INTR      FORCE
        STTT/HOTP    YES
        CVCV/CL         NO
        CVIN/INTR     NO

*Due to volume from all sites, rates may take seven to ten (7-10) business days to accurately complete and test. Please plan accordingly, and submit new rate requests well in advance.
**If recommendations must be made due to incomplete information, or to advise for better rate structure, the creation of the rate code may be further delayed.
***Rate builders can contact Joe Strubeck if assistance or advice is needed.   Inquiries to build (or for help building) rates should be addressed to:


Joseph Strubeck

Phone: 570-614-5459
Fax: 570-348-9145
E-Mail: jstrubeck@timesshamrock.com





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Michelle Ross,
Oct 21, 2010, 9:20 AM
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