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Graphic Communications Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 49

It’s Official:  PRC Approves 2016 USPS Promotions – The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC)approved the Postal Service’s request for fie promotions that will take place throughout the 2016 calendar year.  The PRC stated the unused rate authority supported the cost of the promotions.  The 2016 postal promotions offer mailers a 2% upfront discount on qualifying …

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USPS Industry Alert: APPROVED 2016 PROMOTION CALENDAR

APPROVED 2016 PROMOTION CALENDAR

On December 10, 2015 the Postal Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 2861 approving the five proposed USPS Mailing Promotions for calendar year 2016.  These promotions continue to build on the engagement strategies of the 2015 Promotions.  The promotions focus on providing marketers with the opportunity to engage their customers by using dynamic …

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Graphic Communications Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 48

Postal Reform Bill Earns Bipartisan Support in Congress – [Editors Note:  Mailers beware!  Don’t count on that exigent rollback just yet].  The latest push to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service appears to be gaining momentum, as lawmakers from both parties have thrown their support behind a recently introduced legislative reform measure.  The bill (iPost) …

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USPS Shipping Products and Services Webinar Series

USPS Shipping Products and Services Webinar Series

Parcel Select Lightweight

Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 11a.m. – noon (Eastern Standard Time)

Join us as the Postal Service continues to host its series of informational webinars on a variety of products and services. The webinars focus on service enhancements, features, benefits, how to get started, and onboarding information to acquire …

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Graphic Communications Key Notes Vol. 02 No. 47

Peak Season Brings Surge in Holiday Orders – The Postal Service and other shippers are poised to capitalize on major increases in online holiday shopping, the Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 22.  USPS expects to deliver 600 million packages during the holidays, an increase of 10.5 percent, while UPS and FedEx project increases in the 10-12 percent …