• February 14, 2020

    Changes In U.S. Postal Service Pricing

    Changes In U.S. Postal Service Pricing
    Changes for U.S. Postal Service prices in 2020 were announced late last year. Are you up to date on all the changes? The change to mailing service charges will include approximately a 2% price increase. Other product increases vary. For example, priority mail will increase by approximately 4% and Priority Mail Express by 3.5%. Below is an outline of the price increase by product. As ...
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  • February 14, 2020

    The Future of USPS

    The Future of USPS
    Privatization? Retain public ownership? What’s in the future for the United States Postal Service? It’s hard to tell. The Postmaster General, Megan Brennan, retired as of January 31, 2020. Currently, the USPS seeks a new postmaster general, who will have a pivotal role in deciding what the future holds for the postal service. What are the options? The new Postmaster General could keep public ownership of ...
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  • January 21, 2020

    It’s All About The Experience

    It’s All About The Experience
    You hear the word “Experience” thrown into the conversation quite a bit nowadays. The experience you have when you purchase a vacation. . . the experience consumers are looking for at their local mall. . . the experience new gym goers are looking for. The truth is, the most successful companies deliver an experience. No matter what you sell, or what you are shipping to your ...
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  • 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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