Category Archive for: ‘Presort News’

Archive Archive for the 'Presort News' Category


NPI’s exclusive interview with kathy ireland®

Posted on October 27th, 2017 | Posted in Parcel News, Presort News, Press Releases, Product News

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®: See NPI Introduce Their Revolutionary Automation Technology Products – Xstream, Developed to Meet E-Commerce Shipping Demands Tune in to Fox Business Network as sponsored programming and Bloomberg International on Sunday, October 29, 2017. See market-by-market listings below. Los Angeles, CA – October 24, 2017 — Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview with NPI Chief Operating Offficer Brent Daboub, who will discuss the company’s innovative mail and parcel sorting. Since


How NPI automation helped one leading shipper tackle its e-commerce problem

Posted on June 30th, 2016 | Posted in Presort News, Press Releases, Product News

Recognizing that the rapid rise of e-commerce has sent the shipping industry scrambling, NPI set out to create an automated solution that could not only help these companies sort more parcels faster, but also realize the business advantages of automation. NPI developed the Xstream, a small-footprint solution that has a throughput of up to 30,000 parcels and flats per hour depending on package size. See how NPI’s Xstream is helping one of the world’s largest shippers sort parcels faster and


Why Parcel Sorting Automation Can’t Wait

Posted on December 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Presort News

Shoppers have embraced e-commerce, and, for retailers, it has been a boon. The volume of products that people are buying online is skyrocketing. U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the second quarter of 2015 totaled nearly $84 billion, an increase of 14.1 percent from the same period in 2014, according to the Department of Commerce’s Census Bureau. For shippers, the rapid rise in e-commerce has been a mixed blessing. While increased shipping volumes mean greater revenues, many shippers have been caught


USPS Defers Implementation of Full-Service Intelligent Mail Requirement for Automation Prices

Posted on December 4th, 2013 | Posted in Presort News, USPS

The U.S. Postal Service® is disappointed with the portion of last week’s ruling from the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) which held that the implementation of Full-Service Intelligent Mail® barcode (IMb™) constitutes a rate increase. This ill-conceived decision will impair complete adoption of Full-Service IMb and hinder the Postal Service’s ability to promote a technology that enhances the value of mail, which is critical to the development of next-generation digital products and services. The PRC’s overly expansive view of the price

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Move Update for Flats

Posted on March 5th, 2013 | Posted in Presort News

NPI has worked hard, collaborated with industry vendors, and took the initiative with the USPS for the allowance of move updates on flats. This has resulted in USPS regulation changes that will allow for two IMBs on a flat. With this rule change, our customers can now respray an IMB and include a COA if needed. The Change of Address (COA) information can now be printed on a flat, even if applying a second IMB on the flat. This rule


USPS legally defends 5-day service

Posted on February 21st, 2013 | Posted in Presort News

February 21st, 2013 | 2013 Budget Postal Service | Posted by Sean Reilly Orignal post found here: For anyone with a background in appropriations law and a little time on their hands, FedLine has obtained a copy of the legal opinion that the U.S. Postal Service is using to justify its decision to end Saturday mail delivery this August. The gist: The long-standing congressional ban on curtailing six-day delivery doesn’t apply at present because the federal government is operating

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User License Codes

Posted on February 15th, 2013 | Posted in Presort News

IDEAlliance has recently changed their approach to the Mail.dat User License Codes. As many of you know, Mail.dat is a communication standard owned and maintained by IDEAlliance and used to facilitate electronic documentation and postage payment to the USPS via PostalOne! Prior to 2013, the end users of the Mail.dat files were required to purchase a User License Code in order to properly use the specification. However, beginning this year, software vendors are now able to become royalty licensees with

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New Tabbing Rules

Posted on December 31st, 2012 | Posted in Presort News

Please don’t forget that the New Tabbing Rules go into effect on January 5th. These rules also apply to Presort Bureaus, you are responsible for your customer’s product! Mail that is Tabbed Wrong will render the mailing NON Machinable!

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Folded Self-Mailer Regulation Changes

Posted on December 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Presort News

Folded Self-Mailer Regulation Changes Set for January 5, 2012 In collaboration with the mailing industry, the Postal Service initiated a mail piece design study to revise Folded Self-Mailer (FSM) standards for automation letter-size formats. As a result of the study, the mailing standards were revised to allow more creative design options that better match mail processing capabilities. For the MLOCR industry, you must inspect your client’s products prior to running on equipment to ensure the mail piece conforms to the

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Siemens to divest Parcel/Postal Sorting Activities

Posted on November 30th, 2012 | Posted in Presort News

Below is an excerpt from the Press Release distributed by Siemens AG regarding the sale of its baggage handling, postal and parcel sorting business. Siemens plans to sell its baggage handling, postal and parcel sorting business. While the company holds leading market positions in his business with a global presence and an installed base around the world, there are very limited synergies with other Siemens business due to the high mechanical content and focus on system integration. “Whilst favorable market