Sept. 25 2023
USPS raised its rates on July 9, 2023 for the fourth time in 23 months with some of the largest increases in history and at significantly higher increases than inflation. We can expect these r... View More
Sept. 21 2023
Those of us who attended the USPS’s premier industry conference – the National Postal Forum – this year, held May 21-25 in Charlotte, NC, know that, once again, the NPF delivered everyth
Sept. 19 2023
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service (USPS) and its dedicated employees across the nation are ready to deliver another successful holiday season of outstanding service... View More
Sept. 18 2023
WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the tenth week of the fourth quarter for fiscal year 2023. The average time for the Postal S... View More
Sept. 11 2023
Direct mail marketing remains one of the most effective ways to reach your target audience, capture their attention, and convert them into paying customers. Brands of all sizes that use direct... View More
Sept. 7 2023
Poor data quality is a problem many organizations face, but few will acknowledge. However, this head-in-the-sand attitude only allows data issues to grow and become increasingly complex as mor... View More
Sept. 5 2023
Did you know your mail center has a brand? Just like any other business, a mailing service has a distinct identity that sets it apart from its competitors. This identity, or brand, is a combin... View More
Sept. 1 2023
At the end of a busy workday, consumers retreat to their homes to find a collection of mail awaiting them. The routine collection of mail is there - bills, statements, notices, and a smatterin... View More
Aug. 30 2023
Direct mail marketing continues to be effective in today's digital age due to its ability to stand apart from a vast array of online marketing messages. Its tangible format provides an excell... View More
Aug. 28 2023
Seamless Acceptance helps both mailers and the post office increase operational efficiency with a direct view into the mail stream via mail piece. It helps mailers determine whether their mail... View More
Aug. 25 2023
For in-plants as well as print services providers (PSPs), it can be challenging to navigate the complex world of mailing and postage. Fortunately, householding and commingling printed document... View More
Aug. 22 2023
A batch of marketing people who are new to postal mail may be coming your way, now that direct mail has experienced a resurgence in popularity. That could present some challenges for seasoned... View More
Aug. 18 2023
In late April, the mainstream media gave Postmaster General Louis DeJoy another opportunity to promote his opinion of what’s wrong with the Postal Service and how his Plan would be its salva... View More
Aug. 16 2023
Research shows there is a staggering lack of gratitude in the work world. One recent study found that “people are less likely to express gratitude at work than anyplace else.” Retention... View More
Aug. 14 2023
Two reports highlight the importance of this title question for the USPS and the global postal delivery network: The Universal Postal Union (UPU), in its October, 2022, presentation... View More
Aug. 11 2023
Many of the hardships facing managers today aren’t new to our industry. However, the pandemic intensified the growing challenges facing operations managers – including budget cuts, worker
July 31 2023
As the world becomes increasingly aware of the impact of human activities on the environment, businesses are facing pressure to adopt more sustainable practices. This includes print and mail o... View More
July 24 2023
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the second week of the fourth quarter for fiscal year 2023 showing steady delivery performance acr... View More
July 18 2023
“We can work it out. Life is very short, and there’s no time for fussing and fighting my friends.” John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote and sang those words many years ago. But these... View More
July 14 2023
Over the past decade, businesses have increasingly turned to digital marketing strategies to reach their target audiences. While digital marketing has proven to be effective in many ways, it'... View More