On J.W. Wescott, the Mail Boat

The New York Times took on the postal beat this weekend, writing about postal ship J.W. Westcott II, which it called "the only floating ZIP code in the United States."

One on One: Lewis Gersh on Turning Direct Mail Digital

One on One: Lewis Gersh on Turning Direct Mail Digital

How Pebblepost is bringing an advanced digital tool-kit to traditional direct mail marketing

Anderson Canyon Nails 200x ROI Through Direct Mail Video

Anderson Canyon Nails 200x ROI Through Direct Mail Video

The architectural design firm generated a significant return on its investment by sending direct mail video players to a small pool of executives.

Chaffetz Bill Builds Hope for Postal Reform by Year's End

Chaffetz Bill Builds Hope for Postal Reform by Year's End

Mailers are unhappy with some provisions, as are unions and the Postal Service. Smells like bipartisan spirit

Postal Reform Takes a Forward Step

Postal Reform Takes a Forward Step

US postal service reform makes a tentative advance in the House

Long Term Care Associates Gives Its Direct Mail Program a Digital Boost

Long Term Care Associates Gives Its Direct Mail Program a Digital Boost

The extended-care insurance marketer implemented a solution to turn handwritten information into digital data and speed up its lead-distribution process.

USPS's Reblin Discusses Informed Delivery Progress on 'Federal Drive'

USPS's Reblin Discusses Informed Delivery Progress on 'Federal Drive'

Trials going well, all systems go on national rollout

Sweeny, Not Bezos, Will Command First U.S. Drone Deliveries

Sweeny, Not Bezos, Will Command First U.S. Drone Deliveries

His pioneering Australian UAV company Flirtey will ply a water route delivering medical supplies.

2017 Postal Promotions Get Out of the Gate Early

2017 Postal Promotions Get Out of the Gate Early

USPS responds to mailers who complain of not having proper lead time to plan for annual promos.

How Bitcoin Could Enrich the Postal Service

How Bitcoin Could Enrich the Postal Service

USPS could use blockchain technology to profit from its position as a trusted third party, says the Postal Inspector General's office.

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It's Never Too Late to Lobby, Says DC Insider Alex Vogel

It's Never Too Late to Lobby, Says DC Insider Alex Vogel

Even small- and medium-sized businesses can have a big impact on how members of Congress vote, says the former chief counsel to the Senate Majority Leader, but first you've got to knock on their doors.

PRC Chief Taub Talks About a Postal Service at the Crossroads

PRC Chief Taub Talks About a Postal Service at the Crossroads

Robert Taub, Acting Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, chats with Senior Editor Al Urbanski about the exigent surcharge, postal reform, and the future of the PRC.

USPS's Reblin Talks About Digital Mail's Arrival in NYC this Fall

USPS's Reblin Talks About Digital Mail's Arrival in NYC this Fall

Eager to establish mail as an integrated marketing channel, the Postal Service will introduce digital mail to New York in October. VP of Innovation and New Products Gary Reblin shares the details.

PRC Chief Robert Taub on the Near Future of the Postal Service

PRC Chief Robert Taub on the Near Future of the Postal Service

The Postal Service's chief regulator hopes for financial solvency for the troubled agency, stability of service for rate-payers, and co-operation among a new set of leaders in Washington to effect the changes that can achieve it.

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