Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 32

USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Results – The U.S. Postal Service reported revenue of $16.7 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April 1, 2017 – June 30, 2017).  Revenue for the quarter was essentially unchanged compared to the same quarter last year, excluding the effect of a $1.1 billion non-cash change …

SEPECIAL REPORT – A Look at How Millennials Respond to Direct Mail

The U.S. Postal Service published an informative white paper on their research about how direct mail can help mailers market to Millennials.  It’s a must read for anyone in direct mail industry.

Click here to download the report.

The guide provides practical examples of effective pieces and tips …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 31

Mysterious Mailboxes – Ever wonder about those green USPS boxes on street corners and why they’re bolted shut?  They’re called “relay boxes” and they are used by letter carriers — like a cubbyhole, or a safe, for mail delivery.  Postal workers delivering mail around any major city, who can carry only so much at once, …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 30

USPS Troubles Could Have Profound Impact on Trucking – According to the Fox Business report, USPS managed to increase package volume more than 15% between 2007 and 2016. But the increased volume has led to increased losses as shipping costs has jumped.  Then-Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz sponsored the Postal Reform Act of 2017 to help …