• October 01, 2019

    Is Your Shipping Up To Par?

    Is Your Shipping Up To Par?
    It’s important to know that comparisons to competitors doesn’t stop at your particular industry. Like it or not, when it comes to shipping, for instance, your company and your delivery system is compared to Amazon. Any shipments you make to your customers better be fast, and better be right. Patience, on the customer side, is wearing thin. If shipping isn’t included in the package or ...
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  • October 01, 2019

    New Postal Rates – Plan Your 2020 Budget

    New Postal Rates - Plan Your 2020 Budget
    This past month, the U. S. Postal Service announced new rate increases for 2020. According to USPS, mailing service prices increase almost 2% while shipping price increases vary according to the service used. Priority Mail Express, for example, increases 3.5% and Priority Mail increases about 4.1% on average. What’s Next? With increases in mailing costs, businesses should consider a complete review of their mailing practices and costs. ...
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  • August 21, 2019

    What’s Up With Certified Mail?

    What’s Up With Certified Mail?
    Why certified mail? If your company regularly uses certified mail, it’s probably because it is mandated as a requirement for doing business. Certified Mail provides evidence that certain documents were mailed and received. It serves a critical legal service. In today’s digital world, it’s still a largely manual process. But it no longer has to be that way. Complete digital tracking. CMS can now take your ...
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  • August 21, 2019

    Is International Shipping Slowing You Down?

    Is International Shipping Slowing You Down?
    In most cases, customers who purchase from your company really don’t care where you’re based. Shoppers continue to buy from companies across international borders. If your company doesn’t sell internationally yet, well, it’s time to start! And if, like most companies, your international business is growing, then you want to look into reducing your shipping time and your shipping costs. Shipping parcel by parcel domestically may ...
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  • July 10, 2019

    Undelivered Mail – What Does It Really Cost You?

    Undelivered Mail – What Does It Really Cost You?
    Some companies will say. “It’s just a few cents for postage – it’s not worth my time to manage my database.” Obviously, the postage cost is part of the cost, but in this scenario, the company fails to look at all the other costs. For example: Along with postage, you have to consider the cost of the paper, printing and ink. What about the loss of the ...
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  • July 10, 2019

    Take Advantage Of Amazon’s Shipping Strategies To Increase Your Own Profits

    Take Advantage Of Amazon’s Shipping Strategies To Increase Your Own Profits
    Amazon employs three main strategies to fulfill customer requests. These strategies reduce their shipping costs and improve their processes. Even if you have a fraction of its scale and infrastructure, you can employ these strategies to save you money. Take a look at your carriers. Sometimes the contracts negotiated by companies are overdue for a good review. Often, costs can be cut by looking at shipping ...
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  • July 10, 2019

    Selling Internationally?

    Selling Internationally?
    If your company sells internationally, chances are you struggle with shipping costs, complex international laws and long transit times. If that sounds familiar, you want to work with a logistics provider who knows the drill! CMS provides international and global logistics solutions that are not only easy to understand, but affordable. Our service is designed for even the most personal correspondence. We know how to route ...
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  • June 18, 2019

    Why Use A Mailing Service?

    Why Use A Mailing Service?
    Think about it. When you are planning a mailing, there are lots of things to consider. First, there’s the preparation for the mailing – determining what you are going to say and to whom are you sending it. That part you might have to do on your own, or maybe use a marketing consultant. But what about the rest. What else is there? Consider your mailing ...
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  • June 18, 2019

    Standard or First Class Mail?

    Standard or First Class Mail?
    This is always a question that puzzles people. The answer is “It depends.” So we thought it might help if we created some “rules” for your mailings. While not every mailing will follow one of the rules below, this list will give you a good idea of which class of mail you want to use. Rule #1. You have a series of mailings and want them ...
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  • June 18, 2019

    Save on Direct Mail

    Save on Direct Mail
    If you’ve put off sending out promotional materials because it’s just too expensive, think again. There are ways that any company can save on direct mail. Here are a few: The size of your mailing determines your discount. Here’s list of what you need to reduce your costs: First Class Mail – 500 pieces Standard Mail – 200 pieces or 50 pounds of mail Parcel Post – 50 pieces Presorted ...
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