Mailing/Fulfillment - Postal Trends

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.

University of Texas In-plant Takes on All Campus Deliveries
March 1, 2019 at 10:37 am

As you seek new services for your in-plant to offer, don’t forget to look outside the walls of your print shop. At The University of Texas at Austin, Document Solutions Director Richard Beto discovered a way to capitalize on his staff delivering print and mail to every building on campus on a daily basis.

Improvements to Mail Operation Save Postage and Printing Costs
February 28, 2019 at 4:16 pm

Though nearly 20% of government mail will typically have a delivery issue due to address problems, the State of Colorado's Integrated Document Solutions division brought that down to just 5% by implementing an address quality program. In this video, Colorado State Printer Mike Lincoln tells IPI about improvements like this that his in-plant has brought to its mail operation, and how it is using USPS Informed Delivery to provide better service to customers.

New Research Examines In-house Mailing Operations
February 6, 2019 at 4:20 pm

To get a better understanding of the mailing services in-plants provide, how mail and package volumes are changing and which mailing technologies in-plants are installing, we surveyed our readers and are in the midst of writing a research report. Here are some of our initial findings.

USPS Promotions Are Back for 2019
January 16, 2019 at 11:01 am

After a long drought through all of 2018, the U.S. Postal Service is finally bringing back mailing promotions. This year includes some promotions from previous years, as well as one brand new promotion.

New IPG Survey Looks at In-house Mail Services
January 8, 2019 at 10:19 am

Mail is a major part of many in-plant operations. Our data shows that more than 60% of in-plants offer mailing services. To analyze the growth of in-house mail and the opportunities mail can bring, IPG has launched a new survey. It's open to all in-plants, even those that don't offer mail services, and participants are eligible for prizes.