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Why Has Sending Gotten So Complicated?

by Chinny Ogbuagu | August 15, 2016 | No Comments

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Business and office shipping has never been a completely simple task, particularly if you’re a small business without any kind of centralized mailroom running things. But, doesn’t it seem like it has grown even more complex over the last several years? Why has sending become so complicated? The answer, appropriately enough, is a complicated one, […]

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eRR is a Cost-Efficient, Greener Return Receipt Solution to Paper-Based Certified Mail® Green Cards

by Tom Hazel | August 9, 2016 | No Comments

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Return Receipts for USPS® Certified Mail® have long been integral to how senders track and process outgoing important mail pieces. Since 1955, USPS has used its “Green Cards” for this purpose: Providing a paper trail that allows senders to confirm delivery, specifically who it was delivered to, the date of delivery and the recipient’s signature […]

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Easing the Inbound & Outbound Package Strain on College Mail Centers

by Tom Hazel | July 11, 2016 | No Comments

UMass Amherst

The last thing anyone wants to think about in the middle of summer is going back to school, but Labor Day weekend will be here before you know it. Just as students and parents will want to make sure they have classes scheduled, school supplies bought and everything packed well ahead of move-in day, colleges […]

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Make Shipping Easier by Making Labels Easier

by Chinny Ogbuagu | June 22, 2016 | No Comments

parcel delivery with  parcel label barcode scanning

The devil is in the details… and for sending, that’s especially true when it comes to labels. Labels don’t often get the attention and delicate touch they deserve. Especially when you consider that they determine where any given package is going to in the first place! But, in the rush to get parcels out the […]

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Down the Rabbit Hole: How to Simplify the Convoluted Nature of Office Shipping

by Chinny Ogbuagu | June 15, 2016 | No Comments

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Office managers, administrative assistants, secretaries, receptionists – every office has one, and no matter what your title is, your job description always seems to be a multi-faceted one. Booking meetings, coordinating day-to-day routines, filing papers, managing billing and maintaining vital recordkeeping, to name just a handful of those duties, all of which are essential to […]

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Mailing vs. Shipping: What’s in a Name?

by Chinny Ogbuagu | June 9, 2016 | No Comments

Post office letter mail envelopes

“Mailing a package.” “Shipping a package.” Your average sender probably uses these terms interchangeably – and for them, what’s the difference? After all, as long as the package is being handed over for delivery, what does it matter whether they call it mailing or shipping? There’s also a tendency among senders – individuals and businesses […]

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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

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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 […]

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