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:

Informed Delivery Update

The United State Postal Service and the mailing industry continues to believe in the intrinsic value of hardcopy mail. With the expansion of ecommerce and the growth of digital technology, changes are being made to keep mail relevant and competitive. Informed Delivery® is a new innovative feature with over 5 Million subscribers, with a projected 20 Million subscribers in 2018. The United States Postal Service is transforming how mail is viewed and used by bridging hard copy mail and digital technology. Informed Delivery provides residential consumers visibility into their mail, whenever, wherever they are, even while traveling. It makes mail more convenient and accessible to consumers. Informed Delivery interactive campaigns provide free additional impressions for mailers and can help increase response rates.

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:

Choosing the Best Move Update Method for Your Mail

NCOALink®, ACS™, and Ancillary Service Endorsements provide the information to maintain an up-to-date mailing list, but which one is best for the mail you send? Do you qualify for Move Update Alternative methods? Plus learn what you need to do to meet the requirements for free Full Service and Basic OneCode ACS® in 2018.

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