Adam Lewenberg

CMDSS, President of Postal Advocate Inc
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April 25 2018
There are new Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) lease accounting standards taking effect December 15, 2018 that will impact the way companies account for their leases. Since most mailing equ
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March 23 2018
Lost postage is a serious and pervasive issue for many companies, and yet, most have no idea they are losing millions of dollars because of it. Mailers need to know why this happen
Jan. 5 2018
Postal rates are supposed to be tied to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which today is running one to two percent. Although the overall increase may be in this range, we found that certain rates went
Dec. 14 2017
With the new year approaching, we are all anticipating a postage increase for January. With all the programs offered by the USPS, it can be daunting to know if you are capturing all the savings
Nov. 30 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’
July 31 2017
Editor’s Note: We ran similar articles on purchasing an inserting system in 2012 and 2015, but thought that with the updated technology, a more current piece was in order. Enjoy! The purpose
July 5 2017
Over the last 24 years, I have found that there are some core mistakes that drastically impact costs and efficiency. As mail volumes have decreased and more has been outsourced to professionals
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March 29 2017
The mailing equipment providers are now requiring new postage meters to be connected to the network instead of using typical analog phone lines. Overall, this is a good change as it will reduce
Feb. 17 2017
Back in the July/August 2012 issue of Mailing Systems Technology, I had written an article comparing the differences between mailing systems (postage meters) and PC Postage. Despite almost five
Jan. 12 2017
Postal rates are supposed to be tied to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which today is running at one to two percent. Although the overall increase may be in this range, we found that certain ra
Dec. 27 2016
PC Postage is one of the fastest growth segments in the mailing industry and is something every type of organization may want to consider to handle at least some or all of their volumes. With ad
Sept. 1 2016
As recently as 20 years ago, mailing systems were standalone devices that only plugged into a power outlet. When the meter needed to be filled, it was taken to the Post Office, where they added
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April 23 2016
We manage some of the largest mailing equipment fleets in the world and find the same issues happening in every organization that leads to overspending, fees and lost postage. It does not matter
March 29 2016
For the past 18 years, I have been creating comparison charts for my clients that go over the changes in postage rates to show how it will affect their budgets. The reason that I do this is that when
Jan. 8 2016
Managing shipping is not easy. You have so many carriers, classes, surcharges, paperwork and requirements that it can get overwhelming. Every year you are getting 3-10% increases, and with
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June 1 2015
By Adam Lewenberg

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