Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Japs-Olson of Minneapolis—a printer that can trace its roots all the way back to 1907! Japs-Olson embodies the lean manufacturing approach to today's direct mail. What I saw was a "holistic" integrated process. Japs-Olson is capable of sending more than four million pieces a day into the USPS mail stream. To do this efficiently, you need critical thinking to be applied at every stage of the process.
AmazonFresh is now available in New York, with a fast-delivery promise. The USPS will presumably take on some of those deliveries.
Bell and Howell will now be an authorized service provider in North America for Profold Inc.
Contrary to some opinionators, direct mail is going strong. Internet ads can't compete with a well-designed, creative, physical mail piece. You might spend a microsecond on a Web ad, but a mail piece has "got you" for 30 seconds at a minimum. So today's mailers are high-tech and well-equipped to keep this medium going strong for many years to come.
At its Annual Global Client Summit, Pitney Bowes announced the winners of the 2015 Brilliant Communications Awards.
Postal rates for most mail usually undergo a predictable annual adjustment. But three events make 2015 different.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the (USPS) emergency rates should not become permanent.
Missouri letter carrier chucks mail into trash, but saves room in mailbag for beer. Now he faces five years in prison.
Negotiations on a new labor contract between the U.S. Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union came to an impasse.
Neopost’s free, one-hour Webinar on the impacts of the United States Postal Service rate change on May 31, is now available on-demand.