Mailpiece Design

Nov 05, 2010 No Comments

Automated mailings cost less All mail sent at discounted rates (automated mail) requires special preparation to conform to USPS guidelines. Primarily, this means sorting. The sorting process organizes mail so that all pieces going to the same zip code are bundled together. “Finer” sorts organize mail to coincide with the carrier’s route, making it easier [...]

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Inserting, Collating, Wafer-sealing

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Fulfillment The fulfillment phase is generally “putting all the pieces together” and mailing or delivering the finished product to a specified list or lists of companies or individuals. Fulfillment covers a range of services and specialized operations. Hand assembly Hand assembly is necessary when printed sheets, folders, brochures, forms, cards, premiums, etc. are varying sizes, [...]

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Inkjetting And Addressing

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Labeling and inkjetting You have a choice when addressing your mailpiece: names and addresses can be lasered, inkjet or printed on labels and affixed to the outside panel. If desired, a live postage stamp (first-class or presort standard) and a wafer seal can be added during the labeling operation. Inkjetting Inkjetting is a process that [...]

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Business Reply Mail

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An in expensive way to solicit a response Many mailings solicit a response from the prospect and the easiest way to do this is to include a business reply card. Above is a sample of a typical “BRM”. As you can see, there are specific items that must appear on the face, or mail panel. [...]

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Window Envelopes

Nov 04, 2010 No Comments

It used to be that a window envelope was used to send a bill or a check through the mail and just the sight of one brought suspicion to the bill-payer of the household. Well times have changed and in addition to sending these items in window envelopes, we find all sorts of enclosures behind [...]

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Two-way Remittance Envelopes

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This is a dual-purpose envelope. The large flap can be printed with a message, detached at the perforation, inserted in the envelope and sealed. Perfect for financial receipts, membership subscriptions and fund raising.

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Choosing An Envelope

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There are hundreds, if not thousands of instances when an envelope is both necessary and advisable. The most obvious is its use in mailings, where it commonly “carries” a letter, brochure, invoice, check, or other instrument. Since many envelopes are used to send printed materials through the mail, choosing the right one will have considerable [...]

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Self-sealing Envelopes

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This envelope has two latex surfaces that seal on contact. Flaps are folded down to allow for printing. Efficient and convenient for small businesses and professional people as well as personal stationery .

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Open End Envelopes

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Also called catalog envelopes, the opening is on the shorter dimension, unlike booklet envelopes, with the flap opening on the longer dimension. Can be used for magazines, large booklets and as the gummed flap provides protection for heavier contents. This envelope cannot be processed through automatic inserting equipment and is not recommended for lasering addressing.

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