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New Date Added: Join BCC Software for PCC Week 2015

Your local Postal Customer Council (PCC) is an excellent way to connect with the USPS as well as other mailers in your area. It serves as a great resource to communicate information and best practices related to mail, as well as educational sessions. Many local chapters host their largest annual event every year during PCC… Read More

Maximize Your (Customer’s) Data

  You may have previously downloaded our popular “Finding the 5 Bottom Line Impacting Gems Hiding in Your Data” guide. On September 8th BCC Software President, Chris Lien and Director of Marketing Communications, Shawn Ryan will present this information in an informational no-cost webinar at 2pm EST. Learn how to leverage your (or your customers)… Read More

New Videos Added to Data Points with Chris Lien Series

Last month we introduced you to our brand new video series: Data Points with Chris Lien. In these educational videos, BCC Software President and well known industry thought leader, Chris Lien brings you interesting industry-related facts and provides context to help you understand how these data points impact your business. Since the last eBulletin, two new… Read More

3 Birds – 1 Stone to Make Your Political Mailings More Effective

As election season approaches, we highlight DSF2 (Delivery Sequence File Processing), one of our Data Marketing Services. This service matches your address data to a complete list of valid addresses recognized by the US Postal Service. The process results in 3 distinct benefits which maximize the effectiveness of political mailings. Increase Postage Savings If your… Read More

The Total Benefit of Address Resolution Services

Did you know that 4% of addressed are not completely confirmed by CASS™ processing, and as a result are unlikely to get delivered? Depending on who your customer is, you may mail those anyway at full rate or suppress them entirely from your mailing. Those are valuable communications that are being printed and mailed, even… Read More

New Video: How Well Do You Know Your Customer?

In 2014 over 6.6 billion pieces were considered undeliverable as addressed (UAA) by the USPS. This latest installment of Data Points with Chris Lien spends two minutes taking you through the impact of UAA mail on your operation and customer relationships, and what you can do about it.  

Graph Expo 2015: More Than Software

Graph Expo 2015 kicks off in Chicago on September 13. We couldn’t be more excited about this year’s theme: Transform. BCC Software has been talking about ways to leverage data (yours and your customers’) along with our wide variety of products and services to transform your business. It also matches nicely with our message for… Read More

Exigency Rate Case Resource Center Launched

On July 29 the PRC released a ruling ordering that the 4.3% exigency rate increase can remain in place until $1.191 billion more is collected. This means that by late March or early April, postage rates are anticipated to decline by 4.3% when the additional $1.191 billion is recovered. We anticipate that this situation will… Read More

New Video Series: Data Points with Chris Lien

BCC Software is proud to bring you a new educational video series called “Data Points with Chris Lien”. In these short videos, BCC Software President and well known industry thought leader, Chris Lien brings you interesting industry-related facts and provides context to help you understand how these data points impact your business. You can see… Read More

We’ve been busy!

In addition to the most recent rate case changes, we have been busy enhancing and refining the BCC Mail Manager software products based on your change requests. Here are a couple of little things you may have missed, but should help improve your productivity: Added a “Finish” button earlier in the Mail.dat Wizard. If you… Read More

Celebrating 50 Year of MTAC

On May 27, 1965 Post Office Department Headquarters Circular No. 65-13 was issued by PMG John Gronouski, forming the Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC). Since then, it has been 50 years of technological advances in mail preparation, induction, and delivery. MTAC has an impressive history of results through the collaborative efforts in its workgroups, task… Read More

Brief Case Study: Reducing UAA with ARS

Over the past few months we’ve brought you a series of articles, survey questions, and offers centered on a single topic: how to reduce your undeliverable as addressed (UAA) mail by using a service like Address Resolution Service (ARS). As a part of that effort, a number of BCC Software customers claimed an offer to… Read More

Guest Article From Our Partner, Truck Direct Mail – Destination Entry Drop Shipping: Consolidation Options

In our previous article, we provided an overview of Destination Entry Postal Drop Shipping, and the various shipping service options available. In this article, we’ll look deeper into four specific options for mailers looking to maximize postage discounts for all of their standard class mail: Truckload, Consolidation, Commingle, and Co-Pal. Truckload and Consolidation Mailers with… Read More

Professional Services, Not Just for Clients!

One might think that Professional Services is intended for our clients’ benefit only, but this isn’t the case. Throughout the years we’ve worked with a number of industry leaders to integrate BCC Software solutions into their specific workflow, benefitting our clients and in turn, benefitting theirs. From mail preparation and tracking, to data enhancement and… Read More

Tech Tip: Tools you can use – Indexes

The purpose of a BCC Mail Manager index is for sorting data into a specific order. With an index, you are telling Mail Manager which fields to look at in order to perform a specific action, such as creating a Duplicate Records Report or Distribution Report, or Sorting Records. More than one field can be… Read More