Mailer Solutions

The Long Wait is Over: USPS Promotions Back for 2019
January 15, 2019 at 3:57 pm

Although USPS mailing promotions took a break in 2018, they are back for 2019. This year there are five old ones and one new one. Rob Hanks of Suttle-Straus Inc. highlights them here...

USPS Rules EnvyPak's Clear Envelopes Can Reduce Postage Up to 57 Percent
August 28, 2018 at 4:47 pm

EnvyPak, Columbus, Ohio, received another new ruling from the United States Postal Service (USPS) that provides lower automation letter rates for a specially-formatted, polypropylene (poly) envelope that now does not require an affixed mailing label, can be sealed with glue applied by lettershops and is fully machine-insertable.

Mohawk Introduces ‘A Maker’s Field Guide to Envelopes’
August 15, 2017 at 6:27 pm

Mohawk, Cohoes, N.Y., announced the release of "A Maker’s Field Guide to Envelopes," the latest in a series of comprehensive, printed guides designed to inspire and educate designers, their clients and printers on...

Idealliance Mail Survey Confirms What Mailers Expect from the USPS
June 13, 2017 at 7:12 pm

Idealliance, the association for the Visual Communications and Media Industry, reported that results of its Second Annual Mail Industry Survey have underscored the importance participants throughout the mail supply chain place on effective communication with the U.S. Postal Service...

Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through House Committee
March 21, 2017 at 6:14 pm

Last week, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended. Upon approval, the bill’s original cosponsors...

The Holiday Shipping Deadlines You Need to Know
December 6, 2016 at 7:33 pm

The holiday season: Depending on whom you ask, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s also the busiest shipping season of the year. In fact, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) expects to handle approximately 750 million packages during the 2016 holiday season, an increase of more than 12 percent over 2015...

USPS Gets PRC Approval for 2017 Price Increase, Posts $5.6B Loss for 2016
November 22, 2016 at 7:50 pm

Remember when the United States Postal Service (USPS) filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) for 2017 mailing services prices? Well, it’s official: USPS prices, including a two-cent increase in the price of a First-Class Mail Forever stamp, are going up...

The 2016 Top 50 Suppliers: No. 4, Western States Envelope & Label
November 15, 2016 at 8:46 pm

Each year, Print+Promo provides the definitive ranking of the Top 50 Suppliers in the industry. As part of this issue, we feature exclusive interviews with the CEOs, presidents and owners of our top five companies. The full Print+Promo 2016 Top 50 Suppliers list can be found here and in our October issue...