Category: USPS

USPS Raises Postal Rates, Again!

The U.S. Postal Service recently filed its proposed 2019 postage rate hikes with the Postal Regulatory Commission. If passed, new rates will go into effect January 27, 2019. For full details, visit usps.com. For greater detail on the new rates, along with new mailing technology and how to save on bulk mailings, check out this…

By Melissa Team November 14, 2018 Off

Mailing List Accuracy Becomes More Stringent

Mailers face additional penalties in not meeting new Post Service regulations requiring valid, deliverable addresses The newest wrinkle from the U.S. Postal Service impacts businesses with substantial mass mailing efforts. New Mail Update regulations are intended to limit an unacceptable percentage of wrong addresses, which are costly for everyone concerned. The key word here is “unacceptable.” Be…

By Melissa Team February 23, 2018 Off

Melissa Presort Solutions Achieve USPS PAVE Gold Certification – Again

On March 22, the USPS® PAVE™ (Presort Accuracy, Validation, and Evaluation) program renewed Gold Certification for all of Melissa’s presort mailing solutions. In fact, Melissa presorting solutions have been PAVE Certified for over 22 years, and we are committed to achieving this honor every year.  Melissa PAVE Gold certified products include: ·         MAILERS+4® Standard Edition…

By April 26, 2017 0

MAILERS Online: On Demand & In the Cloud Presorting

Say hello to a no-contract, end-to-end mailing solution that’s in the cloud and easy to use. MAILERS Online is a one-stop-shop for all your mailing and presort needs, where you can upload your text or Excel® files to our server and let Melissa take it from there. We’ll presort your list, based on your selected…

By April 26, 2017 0

Melissa Data Offers Free Palletization in MAILERS+4

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF- May 12, 2015 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and address management solutions, today announced the phase one release of Palletization options for MAILERS+4 postal automation software. Palletization makes it easier to store and organize high volumes of First-Class and Standard Mail, and is available to new customers free…

By May 12, 2015 0

Melissa Data’s Cloud-Based National Change-of-Address Service Enables Mailers to Keep Up with Canadian and U.S. Customers Who Have Moved

SmartMover Updates Business and Individual Addresses; Ensures Compliance with New Canadian Mail Laws Requiring In-Country NCOA Processing Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF. – August 12, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and data enrichment solutions, today announced SmartMover, its cloud-based NCOA service, now provides Canadian change-of-address processing, as well as U.S.…

By August 12, 2014 0

Postal Service Could End Door-to-Door Delivery

By Abby Garcia Telleria Could the end of door-to-door mail delivery be near? The big word is maybe – if House lawmakers get their way. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has proposed a plan that would eliminate doorstop delivery, and require residents to get their mail at a curbside or secure cluster box. The plan –…

By August 1, 2013 0

Postal Service: Saturday Mail Delivery, Still On

By Abby Garcia Telleria It seems like the USPS® can’t catch a break. Earlier this year, the Postal Service® proposed a plan to end Saturday delivery in an effort to curb massive losses, slash costs, and restore the beleaguered agency to long-term financial stability. According to published reports, instituting a 5-day delivery schedule would save…

By April 17, 2013 0