Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 34

Mailers Beware:  USPS 2018 Promotions in Limbo – The U.S. Postal Service Vice President of Pricing and Costing, Sharon Owens, shared pricing signals at the August 2017 MTAC Open Session.  The Postal Service plans to file rates this fall.  It is anticipated to have an implementation date of January 21, 2018.  The …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 06

House Panel Hones in on Postal Service Reform – One of Congress’s most contentious committees is pushing toward a rare bipartisan victory: reforming the United States Postal Service.  Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee praised each other during a hearing this week for closing in on a bill to streamline USPS services …

Cleaning Innovation in a 7,000 year old industry

Did you know? The cleaning trade has been around for over 7,000 years –so, right about the time that the wheel was invented, cleaning emerged as an essential component of healthy living.

Certainly, a lot has happened in society since 5,000 BC, but many of the most impressive advancements in facilities management has happened in the …

Key Notes – Volume 03 Number 27

Binding the Nation Together / From the Beginning – Meeting in Philadelphia in May of 1775 – more than a year before we declared our independence from Great Britain – the Second Continental Congress created the position of Postmaster General and conferred the title on Ben Franklin – and effectively established the U.S. Postal Service.  …

The Importance of Chain-Of-Custody

Graphic Communications has recently renewed our long-standing commitment to the three major Chain-of-Custody standards: Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®), Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®).

Why is Chain-of-Custody such a critical consideration to a paper sourcing policy? It certifies that the fiber used in …