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Nov. 17 2017
In part one of this series, we covered the many factors that are creating new challenges for inbound parcel management. First is the dramatic increase in the volume of inbound parcels that organ... View More
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Nov. 15 2017
Editor's Note: Even if you are a veteran of the mailing industry, you may still come across a term that causes you to scratch your head. And if you are new to the mailing industry, well, you may... View More
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Nov. 13 2017
You know how to address a letter. Or do you?You invest a lot of time and money in your direct mail campaign... View More
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Nov. 9 2017
Transactional documents generated by client-purchased software packages are necessarily generic. Businesses have few design or layout options, leaving them dissatisfied with the appearance or function
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Nov. 7 2017
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service will deliver more than 15 billion pieces of mail this holiday season. In the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the Postal Service also... View More
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Nov. 1 2017
As you remember from our September enewsletter last week, we shared an article stating that the USPS Informed Visibility initiative was now going to be available to all mailers. Since that announcemen
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Oct. 30 2017
Mail service providers and data houses deal with thousands of customers and their databases each year. They find that many businesses are a little scared of their own data – and we understand why.... View More
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Oct. 25 2017
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 21, 2018. The new prices, if approved, include... View More
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Oct. 23 2017
Regardless of what you do for a living, whether you are a mailer, a printer, a software company, or if you are a personal trainer or an electrician, you need to participate in your industry. Wha... View More
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Oct. 20 2017
Not so long ago, businesses saw no great need to put much effort into managing inbound parcels and mail pieces. However, in the last few years the inbound parcel receiving landscape has changed greatl
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Oct. 16 2017
The mailing and printing industries are oft-changing and will continue to see unprecedented change over the next several years. BCC Software hosted a panel of industry experts at PRINT 17 that c... View More
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Oct. 12 2017
Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of DeAngelis’ article titled “Fire Pit Musing, Part Two” which appeared in the July/August issue. Recently, as I was waiting for the fire... View More
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Oct. 10 2017
If you are in the transactional document print and mail business, your clients are probably talking with you about lowering their costs. Most transactional document producers continue to focus o... View More
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Oct. 5 2017
Going to trade shows or getting calls from mailing equipment salespeople can lead mailing operations managers to conclude the answer to all their problems is new equipment. Sometimes that’s true,... View More
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Sept. 22 2017
As always, I want to start out by extending a huge “thank you” to those of our readers who took the time to answer our survey questions. I know that you are busy professionals, and the fact
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Sept. 21 2017
A fork in the road is often defined as a metaphor for a deciding moment in life or history when it’s required to make a major choice — any of which will have distinct consequences. In busine
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Sept. 19 2017
If you are looking for the easiest way to save money on postage, look no further. Presort services will pick up your mail daily, weekly, or as needed and then commingle it with other clients’... View More
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Sept. 18 2017
Every day you go to work, you are asked to come up with new ways to add incremental value — already a momentous task in this day and age. To make things even more challenging, the senior manag... View More
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Sept. 18 2017
Whether you are a drop shipping novice or have been drop shipping for years, there is an option that may be the best-kept drop shipping secret: Priority Mail Open and Distribute (PMOD). Many mai... View More
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Sept. 18 2017
Want to be a more successful leader? Want your team to be even more successful? Then you and I need to tap into the power of business partnerships with others that can help. Steve Jobs was right... View More

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