Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 36

Postal Service Continues to Promote Informed Delivery – On September 12 and September 19 the USPS Informed Delivery advanced webinar series will continue for mail owners and mail service providers.  These webinars will focus on the launch of the self-serve Informed Delivery Mailer Campaign Portal and how it will facilitate planning, entering, activating, and analyzing …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 18

UPS, FedEx Rollout Pricing for Ultra-Short-Haul Delivery – UPS Inc. and FedEx Corp. are offering a new type of pricing for deliveries within a 50-mile radius, according to a person familiar with the companies’ strategy, in a move designed to divert local “last mile” business-to-consumer traffic normally moving with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS).  Short-haul …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 14

UPS Extending Saturday Service – United Parcel Service Inc. said that it is extending ground service to Saturday in order to get e-commerce packages delivered one business day earlier than before.  Packages previously delivered on Monday will now arrive on Saturday.  And ground pickups on Saturday will allow for Monday delivery. The service change is …

Postal Notes / December 21, 2016

The U.S. Postal Service published the New Mailing Standards for Domestic Mailing Services Products in today’s Federal Register Notice (FRN).  These are the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) changes taking place with the January 22nd price adjustment.

Most importantly are the standards around the rebranding of Standard Mail to Marketing Mail.   In response to feedback from the …