Mailing/Fulfillment - Postal Trends
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.
Leaders in mailing, fulfillment, and shipping operations are calling PRINTING United Expo home in 2022. Occupying a vast amount of space on the PRINTING United Expo 2022 show floor, these businesses join exhibitors and like-minded associations across market segments looking to diversify and expand services.
The Postal Service Reform Act will address such issues as Medicare integration, increased service transparency, and the repeal of the pre-funding requirement for retiree benefits, which will save approximately $27 billion over 10 years.
Passed Tuesday evening, the Postal Service Reform Act awaits a signature from President Biden to be signed into law, marking the first piece of major USPS reform legislation that has been passed in more than 15 years.
Failure to agree on a technical fix to the bill has pushed further discussion in the Senate to February 28. PRINTING United Alliance advocates for the swift passage of this critical legislation.
The Postal Reform Act "is essential to preserving the affordable and reliable delivery services that American consumers and small businesses so heavily rely on,” says Ford Bowers, CEO, PRINTING United Alliance.
The Postal Service reform bill — which reportedly would save the USPS about $50 billion over the next decade — will eliminate a mandate that required the USPS to pre-fund 75 years of retiree healthcare benefits.
Keep US Posted engages the American public and industry in advocating for the long-term stability and affordability of the U.S. Postal Service.
Digital fatigue from electronic forms of communication is real, making personalized direct mail printing a viable answer for reaching a specific audience.