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How Much Will It Cost to Send Certified Mail®?

October 29, 2020
Author: Caroline McManus

This year the USPS announced the new Certified Mail rates for 2020. The rates increased but there are best practices and even tech that can help offset these costs—and the onerous process. 

As of January 26, 2020, it costs $6.95 to send a First-Class letter as Certified Mail with a hardcopy...

U.S. Postal Service Announces New Pricing for 2021

October 22, 2020
Author: Demetri Smith

Attention Mailers: The USPS officially filed its proposed price changes with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on October 9. The changes are scheduled to take effect on January 24, 2021.

If approved, the new prices would mean a rate increase on some mail products, but no increase in the...

5 Simple Steps to Cut Mailing Costs

July 24, 2020

Mailroom efficiencies that can pay for themselves!

For small businesses that rely on the mailroom to distribute statements and invoices or send out marketing materials, it is crucial that your mailroom be a super-efficient communication center. That is why successful small business owners and...

What is First-Class Mail®?

November 9, 2018

First-Class Mail® Benefits and Costs Explained

First-Class Mail

The United States Postal Service® classifies mail into different services, called “classes.” Each class of mail has its own features, service levels, postage prices and presort requirements. In this post we explore the benefits...

Discount Days of Fall Checklist

September 11, 2018
Author: Caroline McManus

The best time of the year is here! Be sure that you are getting the most out of mailing and shipping this season with our Discount Days of Fall infographic. A checklist of quick and easy things you can do to save this season. Print it out, get a pen, and get started! 

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UPS ®Access Pointâ„¢ Comes to NeoShip

September 10, 2018
Author: Milda Leonard

The UPS® Access Point™ Details

Package pick-up locations are popping up everywhere. These parcel lockers and storefront locations cut down on waiting around for home delivery and ensure that your package is somewhere secure. And now UPS® and NeoShip want in on the action. NeoShip now supports...

6 Certified Mail® Myths Debunked

September 10, 2018
Author: Caroline McManus

1. Certified Mail™ is just for legal documents.

Certified Mail is a USPS® Extra Service that can be used for any important mailing that you want to have proof was received. Certified Mail requires a signature when it is received and this record is maintained for two years by the USPS. If you...

Mailing vs Shipping Explained

August 2, 2018
Author: Melissa Sandler

Have you ever “addressed” an envelope?

What about “dropped a letter” in the mail?

How about “mailed a package”?

And what should you do with a potato? Actually, there’s a perfectly good answer, but we’ll get to that later.

Why are we asking so many questions? Well at some point, you’ve...

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