Chris discusses the mid-year USPS price increase, new members of the Board of Governors, progress in Congress toward meaningful postal legislation, and a recent report from the USPS Office of the Inspector General.
June 21, 2021 Mailing and Shipping Solutions Center (MSSC) to Merge With the PostalOne! Helpdesk Effective July 1, 2021, the external PostalOne! Helpdesk will merge into the Mailing & Shipping Solutions Center (MSSC). Customers will need to contact the MSSC with any PostalOne! issues. The current PostalOne! help desk number of 1-800-522-9085 will automatically forward… Read: Mailing and Shipping Solutions Center (MSSC) to Merge With the PostalOne! Helpdesk »
What is a first scan? Why the change? A first scan is the earliest physical scan that is received for a mailpiece though the USPS IV-MTR system. Customer and partner interviews revealed a need to understand when tracking initiates for a particular mailpiece. Customers can now determine when a particular mailpiece has been “seen” by… Read: First Scan Data is Now Available within Track N Trace® »
A ban put forth by the U.S. Postal Service® during the Prohibition-era has once again been deemed outdated by lawmakers from both sides of the aisle. Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA), along with 17 other co-sponsors, introduced the USPS® Shipping Equity Act, their solution to decades of the USPS prohibiting the shipment of… Read: Bill to End Prohibition-Era Ban Gains Bipartisan Support »
On May 12, 2021, the USPS® announced Douglas Tulino as the new Deputy Postmaster General (DPMG), effective immediately. Deputy Postmaster General is the second-highest position in the Postal Service. Prior to assuming this position, Tulino had over four decades of USPS experience, most recently in the role of Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer,… Read: Douglas Tulino Appointed to Deputy Postmaster General »
This is a guest article from Racami, a valued BCC Software partner. Print and mail producers have been answering questions about document status forever, and now the questions extend to include digital messages. It’s no longer acceptable to answer clients an hour or two later, after physically searching through the production facility. Common client questions include: “When… Read: Where’s My Document? »
This is a guest article from Print Reach, a valued BCC Software partner. Are you spending too much on an old workflow that really isn’t up to speed? Or are you looking in general as to how your business can profit from a new MIS or W2P system? Why not let us help take some… Read: Top 3 Considerations For a Successful MIS and Web-to-Print Search »