Mailing/Fulfillment - Postal Trends

USPS Informed Delivery Can Be a Game-Changer for How Brands Use Direct Mail
December 20, 2019 at 11:12 am

Direct mail already powers marketing results that provide a high ROI for savvy brands that use the medium wisely. And with the U.S. Postal Service’s Informed Delivery, these results can become dramatically stronger, without adding a penny to direct mail campaign costs.

Legislation Aims to Reinstate Mailed Social Security Statements
December 10, 2019 at 3:36 pm

The Know Your Social Security Act (KYSS) is new bipartisan legislation that would require the Social Security Administration (SSA) to reinstate the mailing of annual Statement of Earnings, which are currently only available online for workers under age 60.

New Electric Vehicles to Deliver Campus Mail at Columbia
September 12, 2019 at 3:53 pm

As part of Columbia University's push for greater sustainability, the New York City university's Print, Copier, Mail & Transportation operation has made some major changes to the fleet used by its mail delivery team as it migrates from fossil fuel to clean energy vehicles.

New Package Lockers Enhance Service at Bucknell
September 6, 2019 at 10:26 am

New package lockers will shrink student lines at Bucknell University’s package pickup window, while showcasing the in-plant’s wide-format graphics and wrapping skills.

US Postal Service Reports Major Q3 Net Loss
August 14, 2019 at 10:34 am

Marketing Mail revenue declined by $121 million compared to the same quarter last year. Periodicals revenue dropped $38 million, and Marketing Mail revenue declined by $121 million. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan blames "imbalances in our business model."

The Unstoppable Move to Less Paper
July 30, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Each year, the U.S. Postal Service reports a steady decline in First Class Mail. Decreasing volumes combined with faster equipment means there’s too much production capacity in the industry. In a new blog, Mark Fallon, president and CEO of The Berkshire Co., looks into this unstoppable trend.

USPS Financial Condition Should Worry Printers
May 22, 2019 at 10:47 am

The Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service, which represents the printing and mailing industries, wants Congress to retain the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act that determines and sets price caps on the Postal Regulatory Commission’s rate-setting process for the U.S Postal Service.