Blog: Mailing

Mobile Mail: Informed Delivery Rolling Out Nationwide

April 5, 2017
Author: Bill Bonato

Get a Sneak Peek at Your Mail Before it Arrives

Waiting for an important letter, contract or document? The U.S. Postal Service is gearing up for a nationwide rollout of its Informed DeliveryTM service. This ground-breaking new digital notification service offers a mobile preview of most...

The USPS® Delivers Confidence

February 27, 2017

The U.S. Postal Service delivered more than holiday posts and parcels last year, their deliveries included some business cheer with impressive statistics to back it up:

  • The USPS® surpassed its projections when it delivered more than 750 million packages during the 2016 holiday season.
  • On...

Is Poor Data Quality Costing You Money?

February 27, 2017

According to the U.S. Postal Service, undeliverable as addressed (UAA) mail costs the Postal Service about $1.5 billion a year, and the mailing industry $20 billion. But the costs of inaccurate addresses are far greater. For example, a lost invoice impacts cash flow, and UAA direct mail leads to...

New Features, Cost Savings Add Value to PO Boxes

February 27, 2017

USPS PO Boxes
*Photo credit: USPS.com 

Did you know the USPS® just added new features to their PO Box service? Maintaining privacy, securing access, and separating business from personal mail are just some of the reasons small businesses get a USPS PO Box. Newly introduced features provide additional...

Uncover Cost and Time Savings Your Mailing Process

February 27, 2017

Understanding the demographics of your mail—what you mail and where you mail to—can help you uncover simple ways to save time and money. Here is a simple four-step process to get started.

Step one: Collect and sort your mailing and shipping postage data

  • Size
  • Weight
  • Class
  • Geographic...

Reach Up to 5,000 Customers Without a Mailing List

December 20, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Courtesy of the USPSCourtesy of the USPSOne of the pain points for business owners is finding cost-effective channels for reaching new customers and keeping in touch with existing ones. Small and medium businesses (SMB) are often challenged to find the time and money to build a quality mailing list consisting of the right customers....

Demystifying DIM Weight for 2017

December 20, 2016
Author: Contributed by Krish Iyer

Admittedly, DIM Weight policy is not the easiest comprehensible aspect of shipping. The recent DIM weight policy changes by major shipping carriers FedEx and UPS have further compounded the confusion surrounding DIM weight for shippers. Let us break-down the major 2017 DIM weight changes in...

FedEx, UPS Amend Money Back Guarantee Policies on Holiday Late Deliveries

November 30, 2016
Author: Renee Bingling

Usually, when a UPS or FedEx package is delivered after the guaranteed time, you are entitled to a refund credit for the shipping charges. Though these refunds are not automatic but are only given upon request, customers are entitled to them under both carriers’ money back guarantee...