Blog posts tagged with "usps"
USPS® IMI: Compliance comes with benefits
The USPS is decertifying all postage meters that use IBI (Information Based Indicia) technology and is adopting a new technology standard called IMI (Intelligent Mail Indicia).
Finding new ways to combat the rising costs of mailing.
In 2023, mailers have a handful of ways to save significantly on postage costs.
5 ways to simplify your shipping with PitneyShip® shipping software
Learn how to make shipping and mailing easier with the help of PitneyShip® shipping software. Take the complexities out of your shipping today.
What Is Presorted First-Class® and Presorted Standard Mail®?
The USPS offers discounts on Presorted First-Class Mail and Presorted Standard Mail.
2021 Holiday Readiness Guide
Learn how to cut costs and maximize profits on every item you send.
Get the facts: ePacket delivery from China
Learn everything you need to know about ePacket delivery from China—including, shipping, tracking, delivery times, costs and more.
The impact of the USPS® 10-year plan on ecommerce and consumers
The USPS® 10-year plan, Delivering for America, has the shipping and mailing world abuzz. Mailers, shippers and workshare partners alike have reasons to both celebrate and harbor some concerns.<br><br> How will the proposed changes impact ecommerce, mail, consumers and the service the USPS is most lauded for—that famous last mile?
Why it’s smarter to mail your books, catalogues, flats and enrollment kits with a trusted partner
The U.S. Postal Services delivers more than 6 billion packages annually and expects total package volume to increase approximately 7% by FY2030.
Presorting Postcards: First-Class® and Standard Mail
Learn how your organization can qualify for Standard or First-Class® presort postcard rates.
Factors to consider when choosing the best package delivery service for ecommerce shipping
Which package delivery service is best for ecommerce shipping? We’ll show what factors you need to consider so that you create the best customer experience.
US Postal Service® Bulk Mail Requirements
Learn the ins and outs of USPS® presort requirements—from how many pieces of mail qualify for bulk rate to acquiring a USPS bulk mail permit.
Nonprofit Postage Rates
The USPS offers special non-profit postage rates. Learn whether your nonprofit mailings or those of your clients qualify
Pitney Bowes Mail Processing Centers
Pitney’s Bowes mail centers leverage proprietary technology and our partnership with the USPS to help businesses unlock efficiencies, savings and productivity.
How to Improve the Speed of Your Marketing Mail Campaigns
How do marketing mail delays happen, and how can businesses improve the speed of their campaigns?
What is the difference between first class mail and regular mail?
First-Class Mail® service is an affordable and easy way for your small business to send postcards, envelopes, flats and lightweight packages.
Packages that require a customs postage form
Selling and shipping to customers overseas? Learn which type of packages require customs postage and what you need to know to correctly fill out customs forms.
What is priority mail and how does it work?
Shipping Priority Mail from home is easy and economical. Just ask all the online sellers who choose Priority Mail to save money and enhance their customer service.
What can be shipped via Media Mail?
Media Mail® is one of the least expensive ways to ship, but only specific items qualify as “media.” Learn what those items are and when and how you should ship via media mail.
Ready to take your business global? Here’s everything you need to know to navigate the complexities of international postage and shipping.
Which mailing services are available online?
There are many mailing services online—but most people only need to concern themselves with the Big Three: USPS®, FedEx®, and UPS®. PitneyShip can help you decide which is the right one for your needs for any given shipment.
What is the difference between thermal printers and laser printers?
When choosing a printer for shipping labels, it’s important to look at the two main technological approaches: thermal and laser printing. While upfront costs are often similar, typically thermal printers are a better long-term deal.
3 Ways to Gain Control Over Marketing Mail Campaigns
Learn more about the marketing mail planning process to design more successful campaigns.
A Crash Course on the USPS® Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode, Part Three: Compliance Concerns
The U.S. Postal Service’s® Intelligent Mail® package barcode (IMpb) benefits businesses in a variety of ways. The first two posts in this series covered which parcels do or don’t require the barcode, and how to apply it correctly. The final piece of the puzzle is compliance.
A Crash Course on the USPS® Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode, Part Two: Applying the Barcode Correctly
Looking for more information about the U.S. Postal Service’s® Intelligent Mail® package barcode (IMpb)? This three-part series will turn you into an IMpb pro.
A Crash Course on the USPS® Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode, Part One: Rules and Exceptions
The Intelligent Mail® package barcode (IMpb) is the U.S. Postal Service’s® bridge between physical packages and digital information, helping to deliver world-class service and tracking. In this three-part series, we’ll cover everything you need to know about IMpb.
Drive First-Class mail ROI with a trusted presort partner
Find out how a presort partner can help drive cost savings and simplify logistics for first-class mailings.
Pass-Through Postage Pricing: The Secret to Achieving Cost Certainty
Learn how you can improve operational excellence with pass through postage pricing, lowering your mailing costs.