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Sept. 18 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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Sept. 12 2017
The new U.S. Postal Service Informed Visibility platform has been a long time coming and is something that the mailing industry has been eagerly awaiting. New capabilities, such as near real-time data
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Sept. 7 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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Aug. 28 2017
The USPS PCC put together a great "workshop in a box" detailing the most common mistakes in mail piece design and how to avoid them. Some of the most prevalent mistakes in the industry are:The 10 mo... View More
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Aug. 15 2017
Every day, we see and experience more advances in technology: our lives are full of electronic gadgets that put all sorts of information at our fingertips. Smart people are taking advantage of t... View More
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July 28 2017
Probably the hottest topic at National Postal Forum this past May was Informed Delivery. It was the subject of Postmaster General Megan Brennan’s address and had many attendees buzzing as they... View More
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July 27 2017
One of the key U.S. Postal Service themes from this year’s National Postal Forum was Informed Delivery. If you haven’t already subscribed to this new service, you really should… even... View More
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June 6 2017
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is introducing Informed Visibility (IV) to provide the mailing industry with more powerful insight into the USPS mailstream. This new program is designed to pro
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May 30 2017
If you mail competitive parcels (Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, First-Class Package Services, Parcel Select, and Parcel Select Lightweight), you are likely familiar with the current 20-ce... View More
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May 24 2017
Late 2016 marked the tenth year since the current set of laws governing the U.S. Postal Service were enacted. The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act (PAEA) was passed into law in December... View More
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May 18 2017
From the USPS PCC--This workshop will take a look at some of the common exception requests that come through the Pricing and Classification Service Center (PCSC) and how to ensure your mailpieces are... View More
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April 17 2017
The 2017 promotions being offered by the USPS are a great way to trim some fat from your postage budget... but the flip side is, it can be a lot of information to wade through and implement. Here is a
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April 6 2017
The United States Postal Service (USPS) has thousands of postal facilities across the country: Network Distribution Centers (NDCs), Sectional Center Facilities (SCFs), Area Distribution Centers (ADCs)
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March 28 2017
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee wasted little time to introduce postal reform legislation into the new Congress. On January 31, 2017, H.R. 756 —The Postal Service Reform Act of... View More
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March 21 2017
I recently had the interesting experience of helping to organize a one-day event sponsored by PostalVision 2020, which brought together members of our postal ecosystem to talk about the USPS’ mailbo
March 14 2017
From PCC-- Governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York have each declared a State of Emergency due to storms that have shut down highways and transportation routes throughout the states. Mailer
March 14 2017
Eastern Area has announced that retail and mail processing operations have been suspended for: · Central Pennsylvania District: 16... View More
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March 2 2017
The Emerging and Advanced Technology Promotion encourages mailers to integrate direct mail with advances in mobile technology, allowing recipients to engage in innovative digital experiences triggered... View More
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March 1 2017
Are you a mail owner with a mailing on the way to important customers, and you’re wondering where the mail is within the postal network? Or maybe you are a Mail Service Provider and want to offer... View More
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Feb. 24 2017
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is offering six promotional programs in 2017, aimed at increasing mail volumes by offering incentives to mailers. Starting with the first Mobile Barcode i... View More

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