The Next Step in Postal Services: The Digital Post

Today’s world—characterized by globalization, liberalization, deregulation, and technological advances—challenges posts’ monopolistic position as the sole providers of postal services. Their only opportunity to withstand increased competition is to raise the bar for performance and efficiency standards of mail sorting and the quality and variety of services offered. Having the advantage of directly servicing the most […]

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How Does Incoming Mail Processing Software Work?

State-of-the-art incoming mail processing software is able to locate the correct destination address block on the image of an envelope, flat-size mail piece, or parcel. The software automatically parses and recognizes the fields within this address block. It is designed to deal with different address block structures and automatically reads the variety of fields and […]

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Over $1,000 Billion Bill Payments by Mail in 2013

According to a recent report from Aite Research, $1.062 billion of consumer payments will be done by mail in 2013 in the U.S. That’s compared to $1.769 billion done online. Payments with checks are declining, but as we can see here, they are still part of the second most used payment channel. Even if the […]

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Efficient Processing of Incoming Mail

For small companies and large enterprises alike, mail continues to be an integral part of the document workflow. In a typical mail center, 60 to 70 percent of the labor is spent sorting incoming and interoffice mail. Incoming mail is defined as those mail pieces that are received by any company, and in addition to […]

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