Last week’s announcement from the United States Postal Service (USPS) came as no surprise to those of us who work in the mail industry. Prices are going up for everything, and since the USPS relies solely on the sale of postage, products, and services to cover operating expenses, an increase was expected. On April 6,
With the potential for rumors to spread, I’d like to address some recent news about Extend Your Reach. Many of you have heard (directly and indirectly) that things are changing at Reach. This fact is true. We recently conducted an in-depth cost analysis, which revealed to us that certain departments were no longer profitable. Ultimately,
Extend Your Reach President Amer Gerzic attended the 2015 conference hosted by the National Association of Presort Mailers last week. He shares a few of his key takeaways and their implications for USPS customers. by Amer Gerzic — For the past several years, I have attended the National Association of Presort Mailers (NAPM) conference, held
A postage rate increase is on the horizon for mailers. In October 2014, the United States Postal Service announced that it would postpone its usual January rate increase amidst uncertainty about the permanence of an exigent surcharge issued in January 2014. In mid-January, however, the USPS filed a proposal to raise postage rates for 2015.