Postal Mail Management Sessions

The following courses will be presented at MAILCOM Las Vegas:


SESSION PM128:

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.

Monday, October 2, 2017 – Round Two, 3:30-4:30 pm


SESSION PM130:

The 3 C’s of Standard Mail

There is more than one way to optimize postage and in home delivery to maximize direct mail results. Commingling, Cotransportation, and CoPalletization will be discussed to show opportunities to optimize postage results and maximize delivery to meet client’s in home expectations.

Monday, October 2, 2017 – Round Three, 4:45-5:45 pm


SESSION PM246:

Tips for Effectively Working With the USPS

It’s not just what you know but sometimes it’s who you know that’s helpful. Knowing the right person in the right position at the USPS is one of the key elements in forming an effective relationship. Whether it is the BMEU Entry Clerk, the Plant Manager or the District Manager, identifying the proper person to address your specific issue is the beginning. Learn how and where to meet the right person, what information to provide, and how to interact with them in order to have positive resolution to any issues or concerns you have about your mail.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – Round Four, 10:15-11:15 am


SESSION PM255:

NCOALink — Finding The Right Vendor At The Right Price

Mailers need to have their addresses run through the National Change of Address database and that usually means using an outside vendor that is an NCOALink licensee. Too often, the selection process of the vendor is a quick decision without comparing costs. And issues like data security and customer data protection are not considered, especially with processing done over the internet. This course details current USPS-approved licensees and outlines steps every mailer should take before utilizing the services.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – Round Five, 11:30-12:30 pm


SESSION PM262:

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.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – Round Six, 2:30-3:30 pm


SESSION PM384:

Are You Claiming the Best Postage Rate?

This session will teach you the importance analyzing your mailings to ensure you are obtaining the best postage rates for First Class Bulk, Periodical & Standard Mail. Learn different options for improving your mailing lists resulting in big postage savings. An explanation for each postage category and what is required to move up to the next discount threshold will be provided. Learn how to move your mail from Basic to Saturation & Basic or up to Mixed ADC. Discussions include deflection testing and how money can be saved by moving a Periodical or Automated Flat from non-machinable to machinable.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – Round Eight, 9:40-10:40 am


SESSION PM399:

Rules & Regulations for First Class Bulk, Periodical & Standard Mail

This workshop will discuss the latest information of DMM rules & regulations for mailers of First Class Bulk rates and Periodical & Standard Mail. Details will be provided on the types of mail pieces that qualify and how to bundle and presort to meet current USPS mailing requirements. Come and learn the A thru Z process for a First Class Bulk Mail, Periodical or Standard Mail.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – Round Nine, 10:50-11:50 am


SESSION PM401:

The Easiest Way to Save

Undeliverable & Return Mail may be costing your organization millions of dollars a year. Much of these losses can be eliminated if you put the right solution in place. In this session, you will learn which technologies and databases you should leverage to drive savings while simultaneously improving customer satisfaction and compliance.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – Round Ten, 12:15-1:15 pm


SESSION PM413:

Everything You Need to Know About Postage But Was Afraid to Ask

This session focuses on providing an understanding of many issues that impact your postage costs. A detailed review of the essentials every mailer should know about address quality and how affects your postage expense. Come and learn the fundamentals and requirements that you need to understand about today’s postage management process.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 – Round Eleven, 1:30-2:30 pm