Looking for Geo-Referenced Data You Can Integrate in a Flash?

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Global
GeoPostcode data provides a common dataset structure for all countries,
containing all localities, ZIP/postal codes, administrative divisions,
statistical units, reference codes, time zones, elevations and, for selected
countries, neighborhoods, suburbs and streets. All data are geo-referenced and
available in local language, transliterated English and non-accented ASCII
versions.

 

Global
GeoPostcode data can be integrated into professional software, websites and
mobile applications, and can be used to generate statistics, complete
addresses, validate forms, and more.
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MAILERS Online: On Demand & In the Cloud Presorting

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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 parameters, to get you the lowest postage rates! 
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Address Quality – Take 2

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By David Loshin

We have dealt with some of our core address quality concepts, but not this one:

The intended recipient must be associated with the deliverable address.

The problem here is no longer address quality but rather address
correctness
.

The address may be complete, all the elements may be valid, the
ZIP+4 is the right one, and all values conform to standardized abbreviations …
and still be incorrect if the recipient is not associated with the
address!… Read More

Postal Standards and Address Quality – Take 1

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By David Loshin

The USPS Postal Standard (Publication 28) provides at least some of the specifications we need for address quality. For example,

 “The Postal Service defines a complete address as one that has all the address elements necessary to allow an exact match with the current Postal Service ZIP+4 and City State files to obtain the finest level of ZIP+4 and delivery point codes for the delivery address.”

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Senate Green Lights Postal Reform – But Is It Enough?

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Postal Reform legislation passed the Senate this month, but according to the
Postal Service (and who should know better?) S. 1789 falls disappointedly short
of restoring the USPS to financial viability.

For the past two years, the Postmaster General and the Board of Governors of the
USPS have worked diligently preparing a comprehensive five-year plan to
profitability that would enable revenue generation and achieve cost reductions
of $20 billion by 2015 – restoring the Postal Service to long-term growth.… Read More