Blog: Mailing

Modern Mail for Marketers: Virtual Reality

October 23, 2017

In a recent blog post, we released an overview of modern mailing technologies that we're covering in the months to come, inspired by the Irresistible Mail site from the USPS®. This month's topic is virtual reality.

On the surface, virtual reality is immersive, interactive and truly exhilirating...

Holiday Mailing and Shipping Deadlines for Major Carriers

October 20, 2017

'Tis the Season for Holiday Mailing & Shipping

 

We've created a roundup of holiday shipping deadlines for major carriers and their popular services in this infographic. Find out the 2017 holiday deadlines for USPS®, FedEx® and UPS® services, plus, a few tips and tricks to jazz up your...

Neopost USA Helps PennState Automate Acceptance Letter Mailings

September 29, 2017

The Pennsylvania State University (PSU) has automated the mailing process of its acceptance letters in-house with our DS-200 folder/inserter and OMS-500 Output Management Software by Neopost. The powerful combination of Neopost hardware and software also earned PSU a United States Postal...

Improved Email For USPS Tracking Notifications

September 28, 2017
Author: Pat Mango, Manager, Postal Relations

The Postal Service is improving the tracking notifications that customers receive by email. The emails feature a new, user-friendly design that uses less text and more visuals. The emails also include icons that allow customers to quickly see when:

  • A package is scheduled for delivery
  • Updates...

Irresistible Mail: "When Paper and Pixels Converge"

September 12, 2017

The USPS® launched a website, www.irresistiblemail.com, where you can go to learn about the endless possibilities when innovative print and technology join forces to create powerful and interactive experiences; in other words, “When paper and pixels converge.”

The site outlines twelve...

The Stamp Price Power Play

August 15, 2017

We talked about the Postal Service’s rules for raising stamp prices in our recent blog post, A Penny for Your Postage?, but here’s a quick refresher: As it stands, the USPS can only raise stamp prices with the rate of inflation. But, the USPS is asking for more freedom to raise the stamp price...

Correct Your Customer Database with ConnectSuite e-Validate

July 31, 2017

The High Cost of Bad Addresses

Did you know that about 1.4 billion mail pieces a year are marked “return to sender,” costing mailers roughly $20 billion? Handling returned mail reactively is an expensive strategy… e-Validate can make the process proactive by ensuring addresses are correct...

Millennials Respond to Direct Mail

July 31, 2017

The Case for Paper

In our increasingly digital world, direct mail may be more powerful than ever. Think about it… marketing through the mail is less saturated than through e-mail or digital advertising. Most people receive many more promotional e-mails in a day than they do direct mail pieces....