Shipping & Distribution Seminars

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


eInduction: Simplifying Drop Shipping

Discover the Postal Service s solution to simplifying the drop shipment process with eInduction. Learn how to leverage electronic mailing information to eliminate the need for hardcopy PS Forms 8125 and 8017s expediting the shipping process. Hear how the USPS has enhanced the Mailer Scorecard to provide Mail Owner visibility into their drop shipments and access to post-shipment information. This session will also cover the eInduction on-boarding process and participation requirements.

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


The Power of Postal Partnerships!

The growth of the E-commerce world brings many opportunities for everyone in the mailing industry — opportunities that can help us all grow our business. This includes the benefits of strong business partnerships with the USPS. This session shows you how to grow your postal partnerships and your business.

Monday, April 9, 2018 – Round Two, 3:15-4:15pm


Tips for Cutting Shipping Costs

Are you getting the best rates for your shipping services? Or is the business down the road paying a lot less for the same services? The fact is businesses that do not aggressively manage their express and package shipments are losing thousands of dollars a year. Come hear this panel of experts share some little known secrets for cutting FedEx, UPS and other shipper’s costs.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – Round Eleven, 3:10-4:00pm


Need a Way To Manage Your Outgoing Mail?


This session will show you how American Academy of Family Physicians implemented a color-coded mail system. Learn about the problems they had with their outgoing mail, the process they developed to address the issues and how the implementation was rolled out. You will learn about communicating extensive changes with production staff, employees throughout the organization and the executive team. Shawn Parkison, Digital Center Manager, American Academy of Family Physicians

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


Stop Wasting Visibility & Start Saving


Now is the time to understand and apply the powerful information obtained from USPS Intelligent Mail and Informed Visibility programs. What does visibility truly mean to a mail owner? How can visibility increase response rates to your marketing campaigns or remittance programs? For mail service providers, learn how visibility enhances your ability to manage operations from inception to in-home delivery. Join this session to see how visibility can actually disrupt the norms within the mailing supply chain and reshape processes. By defining visibility, stakeholders can reduce operational costs, empower business owners, and transform the customer experience. Instructor: Arlene Zisow, Vice President of Postal Affairs, Royal Alliances

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


Cost Savings Ideas to Beat Your Budget


Learn key cost savings techniques that will help you beat your budget. This session covers: tracking mail center volumes, task-to-employee work-charts, definition of service performance standards and more. You will learn best practices that will help you shape your Mail Center into a lean, mean mailing machine. Instructor: Joe Freeman, CMDSM, MDC, MDP, Canon Business Process Services, Inc.

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