Archive for October, 2013

Pitney Bowes Clients: Are you ready for Full-Service Intelligent Mail®?

by Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D., MDC | October 28, 2013 | No Comments

Effective January 26th, 2014, the USPS® will require all mail pieces claiming automation presort discounts to be ‘Full Service’ compliant. This deadline is less than 90 days away!  Check the countdown clock to the right to see how much time you have left. The mandate will affect all mailers participating in (or desiring to participate in) automation pricing for: First-Class® postcards; First-Class […]


USPS® Proposes new Meter Mail Category – Save on Postage

by Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D., MDC | October 2, 2013 | No Comments

METER YOUR WAY TO SAVINGS Yes, the Postal Service has proposed across the board rate increases effective January 26, 2014.  The proposed retail price for a First-Class® one ounce letter is .49 cents (CPI + Exigent). Now for the good news!  Part of the USPS® rate proposal includes a new price for single-piece metered letters. The Metered Mail […]