No Cold and Flu for You!

Each cold and flu season, nearly 111 million workdays are lost due to the flu alone in the U.S. As a result, businesses lose approximately $7 billion in sick days and lost productivity every year.

The culprit? Germs. What’s a proven way to reduce germ transmission around the office? Proper hand hygiene.

When you consider …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 44

2018 Next Generation Campaign Award – The U.S. Postal Service Irresistible Mail Award is evolving.  This year the award will have a new name and an updated focus.  The Next Generation Campaign Award will celebrate campaigns that take advantage of Informed Delivery to communicate with their consumer audience.  The award will continue to recognize …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 42 & 43

Postal Customer Councils Show Value of Membership – The “State of the Industry” article appearing in the Sep/Oct issue of Mailing Systems Technology contains the following statement:  Almost 54% of managers reported attending local PCC meetings, compared to 38% last year.  This networking and sharing of ideas is what will lead to hard copy communications’ …

Key Notes – Volume 04 Number 41

Significant Freight Rate Increases – Trucking industry reports indicate capacity continues to tighten, and significant freight rate increases are expected in the coming months.  Recent hurricanes, the pending electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, and an uptick in overall freight demand has “unquestionably” given trucking fleets the upper hand in 2018 negotiations, according to a report from analyst Jason Seidl …

HAVE YOU LEANED YOUR CLEAN?

We’ve all heard of LEAN, Six Sigma and process excellence, and how they decrease costs, improve productivity, and develop more effective people and companies. But what if you could get results like these simply by applying LEAN to your cleaning?

We tend to think of cleaning as housekeeping. Are all the mops off the floor? Are all …