Congratulations to Megan Brennan, who earlier this month was sworn in as the 74th postmaster general of the United States Postal Service. Brennan is the first woman to hold the postmaster general title in the 240 years since the position was established. During her installation ceremony, Brennan said that she herself is a representative of
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
UPDATE (3/24/15): Postage rates for Standard Mail, periodicals and package services remain uncertain after the Postal Regulatory Commission returned a second proposal from the Postal Service last Wednesday. Per Order No. 2378, the USPS resubmitted their proposal for approval by the PRC on March 12. For the second time in the case, the PRC remanded
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.
The new process is meant to reduce undeliverable-as-addressed mailpieces and help ensure that direct mail reaches its intended audience; but it could also mean fees for those not in compliance. by Don Fare — In December 2014, the United States Postal Service published a Federal Register notice proposing to add a new Address Quality Measurement