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Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for Three Nominees to the USPS Board of Governors

On April 18, 2018 the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) held a confirmation hearing for three nominees to the USPS® Board of Governors. The three nominees include former USPS Inspector General David Williams, Philadelphia entrepreneur Calvin R. Tucker, and Kentucky businessman Robert M. Duncan. As background, at full complement, the USPS Board of… Read More

Hardware Considerations for BCC Mail Manager Performance

With constantly improving technology, it is important to keep your systems up to date to get the most out of your software. To address the numerous questions that BCC Software’s Customer Support department has received concerning software performance and hardware use for BCC Mail Manager™ platforms, we sought to create a reference you can rely… Read More

Tech Tip: Sending NCOALink + Suppression Combined Jobs

BCC Software’s Data Marketing Services department offers our customers the ability to send combined NCOALink® and Suppression jobs in one pass, for your convenience. For those who are already taking advantage of this, we wanted to share a few pointers: Combined jobs only accept one method of payment. This means that if you only have an… Read More

Introducing Combined Reporting for Track N Trace

Now available via the Track N Trace® website, multiple mailings can be selected and combined into a single report. You can take advantage of this new functionality by selecting multiple mailings from the “Mailings” section of any user generated report, and the results will be consolidated into a single report across the mailings. The functionality uses… Read More

Understanding Document Accessibility: The Importance of Testing

This is a guest article from Crawford Technologies, a valued BCC Software partner. While automation has made creating accessible documents more efficient, testing is a vitally important step in the process that many organizations don’t always consider. When discussing testing accessible documents, the terms Quality Assurance and Quality Control are frequently used interchangeably, but in… Read More

Industry Corner: Postal Reform Legislation Introduced in the Senate

This article is authored by Anita Pursley, Senior Manager of Industry Affairs  On March 22, 2018, Senators Tom Carper (D-Del), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Claire McCaskill (D-MO) and Jerry Moran (R-KS), introduced The Postal Service Reform Act of 2018: Improving Postal Operations, Service and Transparency to stabilize, preserve and improve the Postal Service™ – an essential… Read More

Job Batching: Are you Missing Out on Significant Postal Savings?

This is a guest article from Solimar Systems, a valued BCC Software partner. As a mailer, you are always looking for ways to optimize your print and mail production, as well as save on postage costs. So, how do you start the process of optimizing your production workflow? The answer is job batching.  Why is… Read More

Evaluating MOVE Update Errors on Mailer Scorecards

With the first billing cycle of the Move Update Census coming to an end, BCC Software’s Data Marketing Services department wanted to take time to focus on what information is supplied for Change of Address, or COA, errors on the Scorecard. Because the Scorecard does not include actual address information, however, it’s essential to understand… Read More

Take Deduping to the Next Level with Enhanced Merge/Purge

Warmer temperatures, green leaves, and of course, deep cleaning are all welcome signs of Spring! But for marketers and mail service providers, every day requires deep cleaning of mailing lists in order to save valuable print and postage costs. The first step to cleaning any list is to eliminate duplicate records, also known as deduping.… Read More