Archive for December 2012


Intelligent Mail barcode (IMb) is mandatory starting January 2013 for all automated pieces.  The reason the USPS changed the requirements is to help reduce or eliminate manual processes. You will need to use them on all letters, flats, postcards, Business Reply Mail and Permit Reply Mail or you won’t receive the full automated discounts. The barcode holds all…

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What should go on my envelope?

When do you use an indicia (permit #), stamp or meter? The real question is: What are you sending and who are you sending it to? If you are mailing a self mailer do yourself a favor and save some money by using an indicia. Now if it is an envelope that is a different…

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