Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 28

Update on Transition to USPS Marketing Mail – The Postal Service published a DMM Advisory providing an update about the rebranding of Standard Mail as USPS Marketing Mail.  The update stated the Postal Service continues to work with the industry on a timeline for implementation for …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 27

The Neuroscience of Paper Emotions – The results of a unique survey to determine the preference for the use of paper over digital communications was recently released after a yearlong process that involved the input of more than 7,000 consumers across 10 countries.  The survey, according to Two Sides, concludes that there is a clear …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 26

Another Postal Reform Effort Fading Away – It’s hardly a surprise to many in Washington’s postal community, but the lawmaker who crafted the House’s bipartisan postal legislation says his bill appears dead.  That is what departed House Oversight chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, told The Hill newspaper shortly before his resignation from Congress became effective June 30.  The …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 23

Competition in Last-Mile Parcel Delivery – The rise of ecommerce and the increased demand for parcels has radically changed the parcel market, attracting new entrants, including large retailers venturing into self delivery.  These changes have not only increased the competition in the parcel market, but have also changed the dynamics within the market — so …