artsy brain
June 15 2018
If your business or institution sends out large volumes of mail, it’s there. No matter how good your customer relationship management (CRM) system is, everyone has it. In many cases, it’s hidden... View More
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May 3 2018
Undeliverable-as-Addressed (UAA) mail is an ongoing issue for those in the mailing industry. In FY2017 alone, the UAA mail volume reported by the United States Postal Service (USPS) was 6.1 billion pieces... View More
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March 19 2018
Undeliverable-as-Addressed (UAA) mail costs the United States Postal Service (USPS) approximately $1.2 billion dollars each year to handle and process, and this cost is passed along to consumers and m
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Feb. 23 2018
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is implementing Move Update price and classification changes, effective in March 2018. The Move Update postage assessment for non-compliance will increase... View More
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Feb. 5 2018
2018 is bringing many changes in the postal industry. But with change comes uncertainty. So, let’s take a look at these changes and what they may mean for your company. New Rates and Rule Cha... View More
target
Dec. 18 2017
The recent announcement by the USPS regarding Move Update assessments has become one of the latest hot topics in addressing for mailers. Considering the fact that Undeliverable-as-Addressed (UAA) mail
mistakes
Nov. 13 2017
You know how to address a letter. Or do you?You invest a lot of time and money in your direct mail campaign... View More
return to sender
Aug. 9 2017
Editor's Note: To view the webinar that ran on July 11 dealing with this topic, please visit our webinar page here.In part one of this series, we covered the latest on the cost of undeliverable mail... View More
global dots
Aug. 2 2017
Identifying a location has always been useful to people — from ancient evidence of local inhabitants identifying locales by naturally occurring landmarks to the naming a major roadways and cit... View More
return to sender
July 6 2017
The statement that the cost of undeliverable mail has gone up at first seems hard to believe. How can costs be rising? If you’re a mailer, printer, or mail service provider (MSP), it’s likel
house puzzle
June 12 2017
Often when we work with international mailing addresses, we have such a near-focused approach to the topic that the addresses appear to be opaque and impossible to decode. As we spend more time... View More
May 19 2017
Mailers, you deserve a pat on the back. In the latest Mailer Scorecard Performance Metrics report by the USPS®, mailing service providers have met or exceeded the thresholds in all categories... View More
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April 10 2017
Last September, we published an article with an in-depth look at Undeliverable-as-Addressed (UAA) mail, where it comes from, and how to fix it. After the article had been published, we received... 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
world
Feb. 20 2017
UAA mail is at the heart of many long-term operational issues, such as rising print and postage costs, difficult cash flow management, poor customer service, and missed sales opportunities. And... 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
Aug. 10 2016
Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF - August 9, 2016 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of global contact data quality solutions, today announced its Master Address Table, an industry-f... 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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June 28 2016
If you attended the National Postal Forum this year, you likely heard the terms “Informed Delivery” and “Informed Visibility” almost every five minutes. While their names are similar,... View More
June 20 2016
Increased productivity and lower manual-processing cost at United StatesPostal Service (USPS)· New address-reading technology at USPS delivery units in the USA· Flexible, space-saving, and... View More