mistakes
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... View More
boot camp
June 14 2017
On May 30, 1984, I reported to basic training (“boot camp”) at Fort Dix, New Jersey. I still carry the lessons I learned during those nine weeks. I didn’t learn everything I needed to... View More
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May 22 2017
Today, we share information in ways – and at speeds – that would have been inconceivable not long ago. Still, many mail centers haven’t changed in decades, especially when it comes to... View More
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April 14 2017
Mailing service providers work tirelessly to provide strategic mail induction opportunities to their customers. Proving delivery has been challenging in the past. In the era of the Intelligent Mail ba
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April 7 2017
There is a great deal written today about the importance of every communication you send to customers. These communications are now considered to be at the heart of your company's image and hav... View More
envelope
Feb. 6 2017
When we talk about mail piece design with clients, it’s usually in the context of driving response. Successful direct marketers balance the cost of various aspects of mail piece design with th... View More
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Dec. 2 2016
A change included in the next year’s US Postal Service rates extends the “2nd Ounce Free” program to all Commercial First-Class Mail Presort letters weighing up to 3.5 ounces. Once the... View More
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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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
July 15 2016
Valmeyer, IL, July 15th, 2016 – MAR Graphics has just completed the addition of a Pitney Bowes FlowMaster RS Flex inserting system. MAR Graphics utilizes the inserting system to produ... View More
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July 14 2016
This new white paper from Neopost USA looks at how today’s mail centers can provide a wealth of opportunities for companies and organizations. It explains why businesses should consider the real... View More
arrow in road
June 23 2016
Introduction The United Stated Postal Service has been pursuing initiatives to help it streamline its acceptance, induction, and verification of business mailings. This ambitious effort... View More
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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
April 19 2016
San Diego, California, April 19, 2016 – Memjet (www.memjet.com) announces that the company will be exhibiting at drupa 2016. From Hall 5, stand C24, Memjet will demonstrate how their high-speed,... View More
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April 1 2016
Most of the articles published about production inkjet assume the facility will be doing color printing. I’ve written a few of those pieces myself. Variable color is necessary for lots of appl... View More
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Feb. 26 2016
Compliance. It's a word that can cause many managers to shudder. So difficult, so time-consuming, so... impossible to achieve, right? Not necessarily! In this new whitepaper from Neopost USA, they di... View More
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Feb. 20 2016
Today’s sophisticated transactional and direct mail offers a complex logistical challenge that has more in common with consumer product manufacturing than it does with most people’s idea of

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