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Have Your Cake and Eat It Too: Optimize Shipping Alongside Package Volume Growth

by Janet Granger | March 29, 2016 | No Comments


Ecommerce has radically changed the meaning of “small business.” Managing a small- or mid-sized company does not mean having any shortage of customers – or complex, logistical processes to work through, for that matter. On the contrary, the shop-anywhere-at-anytime availability afforded by ecommerce options means that small businesses can sell to and interact with a […]


What to Expect at National Postal Forum 2016

by Janet Granger | March 8, 2016 | No Comments


From March 20th to 23rd, businesses will be flocking to Nashville to attend this year’s National Postal Forum (NPF). They’ll be “in the know” to the hottest news, trends and technology solutions in business mailing and mail communications. Why go to NPF? It’s an important conference for focusing on bottom-line, real-world problem-solvers in shipping, mailing, […]


How Nonprofits Can Expedite Statement Mailing

by Janet Granger | February 23, 2016 | No Comments

Support group counseling

For those of us – friends, relatives and other loved ones – that struggle with mental health issues, substance abuse or physical and/or psychological disabilities, nonprofit treatment centers like Centerstone provide a refuge of comfort and help. The staff at Centerstone facilities – which span Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Tennessee – offer a wide range […]


Why Simple Sending is Key for Healthcare SMBs

by Janet Granger | February 16, 2016 | No Comments


The last few years have seen a concerted push – by both the healthcare industry and the federal government – for the adoption of electronic health records. Digitizing patient records, prescription forms, medical histories and so on have been widely found to help improve the accuracy of these records, allow for easier patient and doctor […]


Apples and Oranges: Streamline Shipping with Carrier Comparisons

by Chris Giles | February 8, 2016 | No Comments

apples and oranges

Over the past year, we’ve seen UPS® and FedEx® announce that they were expanding their dimensional weight pricing, UPS announce an increase in third-party shipping charges and the U.S. Postal Service® kick off 2016 with a slate of new rate changes for sending packages. It’s fair to say that, given the range of pricing increases, […]


Sent With Love: A Valentine’s Day Shipping Primer

by Janet Granger | February 2, 2016 | No Comments

Valentine's Day gift

What are you getting for your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Roses? Chocolates? Jewelry? Unless you count yourself among the group that dismisses Valentine’s Day for not being a “real holiday,” odds are you’ll be spending the next week – if you haven’t done so already – scrambling for some last-minute shopping ideas on how […]


Streamline Costs, Complexity with a Sending Audit

by Patrick Brand | January 25, 2016 | No Comments

Business Man Pondering Charts Graphs Data

Now that January 17th has come and gone, the new wave of USPS® rate changes for 2016 has gone into effect. It’s a subject we’ve covered extensively before, but bears repeating for the potentially significant impact it can have on a small business’ mailing and shipping bottom line. With an average 9.5 percent rate increase […]