returned
Sept. 28 2016
The Problem. We’ve all seen it: trays and bins of mail with those bright yellow stickers returned to our office. It’s embarrassing as management seeks out to answer why the organization is... View More
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Sept. 16 2016
It wasn’t long ago that the idea of interconnected appliances and machine-to-machine communication was largely science fiction. Engineers and software developers dreamed of smart cars, smart refrige
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Sept. 6 2016
Editor's Note: This is the final part of a three-part series. Click here to read parts one and two. When we think of Direct Mail, these important factors usually come to mind: the offer, the des... View More
network
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... View More
mail to burn
Aug. 8 2016
We are all looking for ways to make our mail operations more efficient and provide greater value for our clients. Here are four common ways mail service providers are wasting time, money, and other va
impact of envelope
Aug. 8 2016
Envelopes play a huge part in delivering our important messages. Think about the Academy Awards: “The envelope, please.” When you received that all important college letter of acceptance.... View More
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Aug. 5 2016
Choosing a software solution is like any other major purchase for your business. While software is not tangible in the form of a folder, a stitcher, an inserter, or a binder, it is just as criti... View More
Aug. 5 2016
Longmont, Colorado- Parascript announces the latest development in the EDAC Systems, Inc.’s solutions: the new product ReadSCRIPT® Maestro driven by NITe technology for locating and separatin
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July 31 2016
On July 6, 1976, the USPS offered the first workshare discount for First-Class Presort mail. Thus began the opportunity for mailers to save money by “sharing the work;” sorting and preparing
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July 20 2016
Numerous surveys and studies across the country overwhelmingly prove direct mail’s success as a marketing tool capable of driving positive results. As postage prices have climbed in past years and... View More
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June 27 2016
The USPS Electronic Verification System (eVS) allows shippers to submit electronic documentation and pay for postage electronically instead of producing paper manifests and statements. eVS start... View More
parcel sortation
June 14 2016
Everyone has figured out how to sort mail. Each year, high-volume mailers earn billions of dollars in discounts, taking advantage of USPS workshare concepts first introduced over 25 yea... View More
efficiency
June 14 2016
Creating a fully automated print and mail workflow is an important goal to maximize any-sized print and mailing operation. Many of the largest providers already recognize the significant cost sa... View More
June 7 2016
Rochester, NY – June 7, 2016: Today, BCC Software™, a leader in postal preparation and address quality solutions, released the Integratec™ API Platform. The presort toolkit is immediately
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May 9 2016
With the recent rollback of the exigent surcharge, we should be experiencing a savings in our postal spend. But have you reviewed your jobs to make sure you are squeezing every dollar you can?... View More
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May 3 2016
There is plenty of buzz about inkjet. Print service providers and in-plants with a long history of using cut sheet toner-based printers for producing bills, statements, notices, and other transa... View More
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April 29 2016
I won’t repeat what has been written many times and is at the core of many inkjet vendors’ whitepapers, exalting the benefits of transitioning to inkjet equipment. Instead, I will discuss... View More
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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... View More
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April 17 2016
This past September, I was at a meeting with the National Postal Policy Council (NPPC) where I serve on the board. Delivering value was the main topic of discussion at this NPPC meeting. James (... View More
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April 11 2016
Fewer than 10 years ago, most mail centers were processing mail and packages by hand. However, an era of e-commerce and data driven technology emerged, creating an exponential increase in purcha... View More

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