March 15 2023
Those of us in the direct mail business know that mail is an important marketing channel that gains the attention of customers and prospects while pairing synergistically with other marketing... View More
March 13 2023
In a time of supply chain snarls, paper shortages, higher inflation, and ever-increasing customer expectations, now is the best time to look beyond simple address cleansing and find the types of servi
March 9 2023
The appearance of your direct mail and transactional mail is, of course, very important. However, all that time you spent on developing and producing your mail is wasted if the data and address... View More
March 7 2023
Most mailing services I’ve learned about through the years could benefit from stepping up their marketing efforts. Often these companies have small management teams with no one dedicated to... View More
March 6 2023
Less is more, especially if you’re talking about unprofitable customers. If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ve realized by now that some customers are more high maintenance... View More
March 2 2023
When the comments of an organization’s top executive to its board of directors are published in a press release after they’ve met, it’s likely that such a statement is less intended... View More
Feb. 27 2023
In March of 2021, the EU introduced the first phase — Release 1 — of its ICS2, which required pre-loading information for any item requiring custom clearance. Data was required for package... View More
Feb. 23 2023
In our final issue of 2022, we took a look at the state of mail through the eyes of our readers. We asked you to tell us how you felt about USPS performance, digital communication methods, and m... View More
Feb. 20 2023
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the sixth week of the second quarter for fiscal year 2023 showing consistent delivery perf... View More
Feb. 15 2023
WASHINGTON — In recent years, a surge in the use of counterfeit postage has been found in the mail stream. The intentional use, or sale, of counterfeit postage is a crime because it seeks to obtain
Feb. 3 2023
CINCINNATI, OHIO – Kao Collins Inc., a leading manufacturer of industrial inkjet inks, identified three regulatory trends in 2023 likely to impact the food, fashion, and pharmaceutical... View More
Feb. 3 2023
If your organization is creating and distributing paper and electronic bills for your clients, who's handling the payments? Does it make sense to offer payment processing to your cl... View More
Jan. 27 2023
There is no question that customer relationships and successful business operations rely on great address data. But understanding the need for clean data and keeping it clean are two entirely differen
Jan. 23 2023
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the second week of the second quarter for fiscal year 2023. The data shows high performance across First-C
Jan. 20 2023
With all the data being generated today as new and updated technology systems are implemented, the United States Postal Service could be on the cutting edge when it comes to visibility into it... View More
Jan. 16 2023
I want to start out by extending a huge “thank you” to everyone who completed this survey. We know it’s a lot of data that you may need to look up and crosscheck, and we sincerely appreciate... View More
Jan. 11 2023
If recent history teaches us anything, it’s that ethics and character count, both in corporate and non-profit organizations. I have suffered from the poor character of others; what a... View More
Jan. 9 2023
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the 12th week of the first quarter for fiscal year 2023. The average time to deliver a mai... View More
Jan. 2 2023
Postal Service anticipates increasing the quantity of purpose-built Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDV) to a minimum of 60,000 of which at least 45,000 will be battery electric by 202... View More
Dec. 26 2022
Modern high-volume production printers are more than just output devices. They are sophisticated network and computing platforms that can become an open door to hackers and malicious software... View More