USPS-Informed Delivery

Informed delivery is a new service from the USPS that allows you to see whats coming in the mail before you receive it. Learn more here: USPS Informed Delivery FAQs: Informed Delivery FAQ I have mixed reviews about this service as I think the suspense of getting mail each day and not knowing what is what makes […]

Postal Service Reveals Proposal to PRC

WASHINGTON, D.C.,  — October 13, 2016 — The United States Postal Service has filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) of price changes for Mailing Services products planning to take effect in January 2017. The proposal includes a two cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp, returning the price to […]

QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE CHOOSING A MAIL SERVICE PROVIDER

As retail businesses grow, so too must their marketing efforts. Mail service providers, or MSPs, help businesses expand operations in advertising and communications. These third-party companies provide a host of services including designing, printing, sorting, transporting mailers and more. MSP 101 There are thousands of MSPs in the Unites States. Some only provide specific services […]

USPS Rate Expired Sunday

On Sunday, the 4.3 percent exigent surcharge USPS is billing postal customers expires. That means prices will go down on Sunday, absent some governmental action to keep the emergency rate the Postal Regulatory Commission allowed because of USPS losses during the Great Recession. That has at least one marketing vendor so excited. Pitney Bowes created […]

Watch Us Deliver – The USPS

This time of year it is important to remember the important people in your life.  Your Mom and Dad, Aunts and Uncles, Cousins, Siblings and one of the most unsung heroes of all, your USPS mail carrier!  That’s right, that ever so important person that brings you daily news and messages from around the country […]

USPS Proposes New Print Technology Promo

New promos from the USPS for 2016. The U.S. Postal Service is looking to modify its 2%-off promotions for 2016, with a move toward motivating direct mailers to do A/B testing and to try out advanced printing technologies to increase customer engagement and response. Among the five promotions the Postal Service submitted yesterday for the […]

Current Postal Trends

As we conclude the trends week here at InkOnDaPaper we wrap up with postal trends. This is by far one of the areas that is greatly effecting our clients and causing them to move to digital communications. The mismanagement of the post office has scared many companies and driven them away from direct mail. Now […]