International Mail Seminars

The following seminars will be presented at MAILCOM ’18, April 9-11, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia:


International Shipping with the United States Postal Service (USPS)


In today’s global economy, international shipping has become an increasingly larger part of the mix. In this session you’ll get an overview of USPS shipping options, including details on new service offerings. We ll also cover classification issues and other helpful information to make international shipping easier and less costly. Instructor: Barry Burns Global Business, United States Postal Service

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Round Six, 3:30-4:30pm


Mailing to Canada: Removing the Mystery


The Canadian market has always been important to US retailers and continues to grow. Mail is a significant part of the marketing mix, including Personalized Mail, Neighborhood Mail, and Publications Mail. Whether you are considering mailing to Canada or have been mailing for years, there is information for you. From the differences between the Canadian and US postal systems to the latest product changes and innovations, this workshop is a must for mailers entering or considering entering jobs directly into Canadian depots. Instructor: Kristi Kanitz, General Manager, Flagship Software Ltd.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Round Four, 11:15am-12:15pm


Using Technology to Reduce International Mail Costs


International mailings require numerous repetitive touch points inclusive of print, sort, bundle, and transport through to eventual delivery. Post Offices themselves as well as mail aggregators specialize in this but is this the most effective way to get your international mail delivered? What if all of these steps could be replaced by your computer, allowing print and delivery in the actual destination country. Via Hybrid Mail you can actual produce mail in the destination country providing faster delivery times at significant postal savings. Instructor: Glenn Lombino, Founder, DTP Systems

Monday, April 9, 2018 – Round Three, 4:30-5:30pm


International Addressing Requirements for Capturing/Printing non-U.S. Addresses


Undeliverable As Addresses Mail is an expensive problem for mailers and delivery companies. The elements, their length and placement in addresses around the world vary. This presentation will discuss the problems with capture, storage and printing of proper international addresses formats, with recommendations on the space required. Instructor: Merry Law, WorldVu LLC.

Monday, April 9, 2018 – Round One, 2:00-3:00PM


Taking the Mystery Out of International Mailing

International mailings are handed off to a foreign mail operator after clearing customs in the destination country. Learn how this affects your mail delivery and return and where you can find the information you need on mail restrictions and customs. Instructors: Merry Law and Wayne Winkler, WorldVu LLC.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – Round Eight, 9:45-10:45am


Customer Data: Your Greatest Tool or Hindrance?


In today s economy customer data should be KING. Yet, with approximately forty million Americans moving annually it can also be your greatest challenge. Learn which tips and tricks can help ensure the integrity of your organization s data. During this session, you will learn about database configuration, from field length recommendations to managing multiple address types, to address, email, and phone verification. Instructor: Christine Erna, EXELA Technologies, Inc.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – Round Ten 2:10-3:00pm