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 …

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 the required use of new postage …

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 24

Dads Just as Likely as Moms to Use Coupons – A consumer study from Valassis, a leader in intelligent media delivery, finds that dads are just as interested as moms in saving money on purchases, and in some cases, their coupon zeal surpasses that of their female counterpart.  The study showed …