Mail

Pittsburgh Commingled Mail Capabilities Gets Boost

Our Pittsburgh facility is increasingly becoming central to our mail processing strategy, as our Pitt operations manager Sean, and his tech team, get a new toy to play with in the process. We've again…

Marketing, Mail

Graphic Design Game Changers

At Midwest our creative team is constantly pursuing better graphic design.  Much of what we do centers around raw functionality, such as designing a mail piece that passes breezily through mail…

Mail

Correcting Myths about Commingled Mailings

What you don’t know about commingling mail can cost you time and money! The mail industry is complex, and navigating the USPS can seem intimidating - to the point of stopping a lot of marketers,…

Marketing, Mail, Data

Direct Marketing Glossary of Terms

We get a lot of requests for our direct marketing glossary of terms from partners and customers.  Here's a link to Midwest Direct's glossary of direct marketing terms, and we've included some other…

Mail

Business Mail and Bulk Mail: A Primer

Like so many mailing industry insider terms, business mail and bulk mail are used frequently … and frequently used together. And sometimes these terms are used interchangeably, though that’s not…

Mail, Data

What is Data-Enriched Commingled Mail?

There's a mailing term buzzing around the mail and print industry and we wanted to take a moment and explain it to our customers. Data-enriched commingled mail, and similar terms relating to data and…

Mail

Choosing a Presort mailing service

“Hi there Mr. Customer, Can we come get your mail, sort it, mail it faster and ship it as close to the final destination as possible, ensure you meet all postal regulations, and save you a lot of…

Mail

Choosing a Lettershop: Top 5 Traits to Pursue

It’s a given that your lettershop services partner should save you time, trouble, and have a positive impact on your costs. But what else should you look for, when choosing a lettershop?1) Customer…

Mail

Digital printing: Connect with Variable Data Printing

You know when you get a mail piece addressed to “Current Resident,” and you instantly move the piece - both mentally and literally - over to the junk pile?The simple secret to avoiding the junk pile…

Mail

Benefits of Intelligent Mail Barcodes

What is an Intelligent Mail Barcode? In early 2014, the IMb™ replaced earlier USPS barcodes including the POSTNET™, ACS™ and PLANET™ barcodes.  The USPS's vision behind the IMb is focused on offering…