Tag Archives: Direct Mail

USPS Mailer Scorecard Assessments

For direct mailers and mail service providers, it is critical to understand the U.S. Postal Service’s Mailer Scorecard, and how and why fines are assessed for mail that does not meet Full Service requirements and exceeds USPS thresholds. The Mailer … Continue reading

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J&Q Featured in Screen Video on Color Inkjet!

Johnson & Quin was recently featured in a video produced by Screen Americas, the manufacturer of the Truepress Jet520ZZ High-Speed Color Inkjet Printing System. Since the 1980’s we have embraced the use of personalization for direct mail to help our … Continue reading

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High-Speed Color Inkjet – The Right Choice for Your Mailings?

By Kay Wilt Recent technological advancements have made color inkjet printing the best production option for many direct mail packages. The increased quality and speed of color inkjet offers many benefits for direct marketers including increased ROI. J&Q’s latest white … Continue reading

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Postage Rates Take a Historic Fall!

Postage rates are decreasing an average of 4.1% on April 10, 2016. Continue reading

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Welcome to Bob Pullman – Joining J&Q’s Sales Team!

2016 is getting off to a great start here at J&Q. We are working with a lot of great companies and people to communicate their messages using direct mail, and many new opportunities are in progress. We also have a … Continue reading

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DMA 2015 in Boston – Rainy but Colorful!

By Kay Wilt We are exhibiting at the &Then DMA Conference this weekend in Boston. And Hurricane Joaquin is moving up the East Coast. As I write this on Friday morning the Boston forecast is showing rain for Saturday and … Continue reading

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Color Inkjet – Frequently Asked Questions

By Kay Wilt In the past, variable color printing for direct mail and other print was only available on slower, more expensive sheetfed digital presses which were impractical for high volume production. Today the latest generation of high-speed roll-to-roll inkjet … Continue reading

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Making the Transition to Color

By Kay Wilt Bob Arkema, J&Q’s Executive Vice President and I provided content for an article on Personalization and Color Inkjet Printing that appeared in a recent issue of Epicomm’s Bottom Line. Epicomm is an association for the print, mail, … Continue reading

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Postage Rates Increase Today

By Kay Wilt The good news – for consumers the 49 cent Forever Stamp remains at 49 cents. However, for direct marketers presorted First-Class and Standard postage rates increase today. For a chart of the new postage rates, along with … Continue reading

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Color Inkjet Printing – Cost Savings & Flexibility for Direct Mail

By Kay Wilt The photo above shows Dave Henkel, J&Q’s President, reviewing a press sheet off our color inkjet press, a Screen Truepress Jet520ZZ. Many of our clients’ direct mail programs have been converted to color inkjet printing – for … Continue reading

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