Mailing/Fulfillment - Postal Trends

Direct Mail Printing Providers Stretch Out
November 10, 2022 at 10:04 am

Despite the increased postage costs and degradation of postal delivery standards, marketers continue to utilize direct mail printing as an effective communication channel. As a response to the relaxed delivery time standards, direct mail printers have responded by acquiring companies distant from their home base.

IPMA Announces Partnership with Mailers Hub
November 9, 2022 at 10:55 am

The In-plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) and Mailers Hub have entered into a partnership under which Mailers Hub will provide IPMA and its members with expert support and training on postal- and mailing-related issues.

Transforming the US Postal Service
October 28, 2022 at 9:45 am

Louis DeJoy, the 75th Postmaster General and CEO of the U.S. Postal Service, presented a keynote on the second day of PRINTING United Expo centered on his Delivering for America plan, a blueprint for putting the Postal Service on a positive trajectory, including new opportunities for the mailing and shipping industry.

How the Postal Service Reform Act Impacts Direct Mail
October 21, 2022 at 11:40 am

In spring of this year, the U.S. Congress passed the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022 (PSRA), which President Biden then signed into law. The bill provides some much-needed relief to the U.S. Postal Service, which will ease the tremendous financial burden the USPS has faced over the last decade.

USPS 10-Year Plan: Two Years In
October 19, 2022 at 9:38 am

Come join Leo Raymond, Managing Director of Mailers Hub, as he provides insights into the “10-Year Plan” and what it means for you.

The Possibility of a UPS Strike Looms Over 2023
September 14, 2022 at 10:27 am

UPS workers are demanding higher pay for tough working conditions, leading up to a contract negotiation next spring that is set to expire, creating the threat of a strike.

Keep US Posted Hails Inquiry Into Postage Hikes
June 3, 2022 at 9:28 am

Keep US Posted applauds the Postal Regulatory Commission’s invitation for consultation on the postage hikes planned by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors.

USPS Reports $1.7B Loss, Despite Increase in Marketing Mail Revenue
May 13, 2022 at 10:10 am

Marketing Mail revenue increased $512 million, or 15.9%, compared to the same quarter last year, on volume growth of approximately 1.2 billion pieces, or 8.4%. Marketing Mail experienced steep volume declines at the onset of the pandemic but has been rebounding as the economy continues to recover.