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July 6 2018
As more mailers participate in the United States Postal Service (USPS) Seamless Acceptance program, the topic of undocumented mail pieces is worthy of review. For many mailers, any assessments for und
gears and intelligence
July 2 2018
The mailing industry is exciting, challenging, and rewarding to those who have chosen it as a career. It is interesting to learn about all the factors that enable a mail piece to travel from one locat
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June 29 2018
Your mail piece is one of the best ways to communicate with customers, but if you make an error in the design process, you can lose your chance to engage with your consumer and drive their behavior. W
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June 27 2018
Your mail piece is one of the best ways to communicate with customers, but if you make an error in the design process, you can lose your chance to engage with your consumer and drive behavior. Rob Han
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March 28 2018
You’ve heard it all before. Managing the mail center is about efficient employees, streamlined process workflows, top-notch customer service, quick turnaround times, superior communication, and a... View More
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Feb. 19 2018
Issues that can cause havoc in any mailing department are often rooted in poor planning at the start of a project. Issues stemming from incorrect paper thickness or piece size (height and length (i.e.,... View More
gears
Feb. 12 2018
Growing up in southern California in a small, middle-class home, my parents taught me at a young age that certain words were inappropriate. After an unexploded firecracker (one of several that I... View More
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Feb. 9 2018
High-speed inkjet technology is transforming color printing and creating many opportunities for direct and transactional mail. Inkjet offers all the advantages of digital printing — personaliz... View More
2018
Dec. 14 2017
With the new year approaching, we are all anticipating a postage increase for January. With all the programs offered by the USPS, it can be daunting to know if you are capturing all the savings... View More
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
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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
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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

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