Mailing/Fulfillment - Postal Trends

USPS Releases 10-Year Strategic Plan
March 26, 2021 at 9:34 am

The USPS released its long-anticipated 10-year strategic plan this week and it’s a decidedly mixed bag for the commercial mailing sector, a supply chain that includes printing and packaging, and one that in 2019 generated an estimated $1.6 trillion in sales.

Compliance With Postal Regulations
January 29, 2021 at 11:29 am

Well planned, executed, and shared audits improve compliance, service, and expectations. Here is what you need to know.

Direct Mail Outlook: Marketers’ Direct Approach
December 22, 2020 at 3:26 pm

Marketers and brand managers have discovered the benefits of leveraging a multichannel approach, rather than relying solely on digital platforms. Data-driven, targeted direct mail is a major component of those strategies.

The Latest Trends in Mail
November 6, 2020 at 11:49 am

While the problems the USPS faces aren’t new, they have been accelerated by the pandemic, which has further driven revenue losses. Leo Raymond, managing director of Mailers Hub, discussed this and more in his keynote session during the PRINTING United Digital Experience.

USPS Financial Losses Are Largest in a Decade
May 12, 2020 at 3:52 pm

The Postal Regulatory Commission's analysis of the Postal Service does not include the impact of COVID-19. However, unaudited current volumes and preliminary financial forecasts provided by USPS point to precipitous declines in mail volume and revenue, which would exacerbate the large financial losses it experienced in FY19.

A New Approach to Mail
April 24, 2020 at 10:12 am

Though most in-house mail operations have eliminated mail delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic, one in-plant has found a safe way to continue delivering first class mail right on schedule.