Postal experts at WindowBook, a Cambridge, Mass.,-based postal software solutions provider, urge mailers to start examining mailing systems well before the new rates are implemented in May. In a new report, WindowBook specialists offer these tips on how mailers can get through the postal rate increases by knowing what to look for in their mailing systems. 1. Make sure your software can easily adapt to changes. The WindowBook report says your mailing software should be able to calculate the new rates and produce updated PAVE-approved U.S. Postal Service forms. (PAVE is a voluntary testing program offered by the Postal Service for evaluating presort software
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By Donna Loyle The following new products and services can help catalogers reduce costs and improve the efficiency of their outbound-shipping initiatives and their returns services. This is not meant to be an exhaustive accounting of the newest and most innovative solutions; rather, the products and services listed here represent a general roundup of what’s now available on the market and how they can benefit your catalog operation. FOR OUTBOUND SHIPMENTS Sturdy and Snug Fulfillment Packaging Tru-Tech’s Cold Fusion packaging process forms a snug fit around a product, thus reducing the amount of air that is shipped. It uses a top
Want to raise productivity levels in your mail and call centers? Who doesn’t—especially in the wake of the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) latest round of rate increases. To be sure, postal/mailing solutions encompass a vast array of products and services. Here we offer a small sampling of the numerous technology applications designed to save your company’s mail and call centers time and money. This list, while far from exhaustive, includes software that you can purchase, free applications available to customers of some outsource providers and Web-based application service providers. When known, we’ve included some cost estimates for these solutions and services.