USPS Workshops

The following sessions will be presented at MAILCOM 2023:


Seamless Acceptance Workshop

Come and learn about USPS Seamless Acceptance requirements and how to take advantage of its benefits in moving your mail through the postal system. Instructor: USPS

Wednesday, March 22 – Round Ten, 2:15-3:15pm


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. Instructor: Panel Presentation

Monday, March 20 – Round Two, 3:30-4:30pm


USPS Forms: How To Manage Them Like a Pro

This class will discuss all PS forms currently in use to handle your business mailing needs for First Class, Periodical & Marketing Mail. Detailed information and discussion on frequently requested forms, how to access the most often used mailer forms and how to fill these forms out like a pro. Instructor: Marianne Houston, CMDSM, Gannett

Tuesday, March 21 – Round Four, 11:15-12:15pm


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

This session 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. Instructor: Marianne Houston, CMDSM, Gannett

Monday, March 20 – Round One, 2:15-3:15pm


Postal Q&A Workshop/Roundtable

Got Postal Questions? Got Postal Challenges? Then we have the answers! Bring your questions and challenges to this session and try to stump the Mail Systems Management Association National Board. There is no such thing as a dumb question, and if they don’t know, they will know whom to ask and where to find the answers. Instructor: Panel Presentation

Wednesday, March 22 – Round Eight, 10:15-11:15am


Exceptional Dispatch for Periodical Mail

In the Periodical world, the mailer has an option to deliver mail themselves to DDU Post Office to obtain a better postage rate. Join this course and learn postage savings, how to apply plus the rules and regulations. Instructor: Marianne Houston, CMDSM, Gannett

Tuesday, March 21 – Round Six, 3:15-4:15pm