Melissa Expands Postal Partnerships, Giving Etailers and Direct Marketers a One-stop Shop for International Reach

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Breadth of licensed international address data adds to Melissa’s arsenal of address management, ID verification, and data enrichment tools

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – April 13, 2022 – Melissa, a leading provider of global data quality and address management solutions, today announced expansion of its postal partnerships which include the United States Postal Service (USPS), Canada Post, Royal Mail, and now Austria Post.… Read More

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

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