Tag Archives: Postage

Update on January Postage Increase and USPS Promotions

Postal Rate Increase 2020 It’s that time of the year again – the festive holiday season is over, we are in the midst of winter with its often cold and cloudy days, and another postal rate increase hits marketers’ budgets … Continue reading

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Postage Increase Taking Place January 26, 2020

On January 26, 2020 postage prices are going up, and for J&Q direct mail clients we estimate a $.005 increase per package which is less than the 2019 rate increase. In October the U.S. Postal Service filed a postal rate … Continue reading

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Add Digital to Your Mail with an Informed Delivery® Campaign

In our last blog we explained that Informed Delivery is a Postal Service program that sends consumers an email with grayscale images of the mail pieces that will arrive in their mailboxes soon. Black and white images are displayed of … Continue reading

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Optimize Your Mail with USPS Informed Delivery®

What is Informed Delivery? Informed Delivery is a Postal Service program that sends consumers an email with grayscale images of the mail pieces they will receive in the next day or two. Images are provided of the exterior, address-side of … Continue reading

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Postage Increase Implemented January 27th

The Chicagoland area (where J&Q is located), and the rest of the Midwest are coming out of the polar vortex – thank goodness! After surviving wind chills as low as -45 to -55 degrees on Wednesday, mailers are also experiencing … Continue reading

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USPS Brings Back Promotions in 2019

After a one year hiatus, the Postal Service® has announced mailing promotions for 2019. For the past few years the Postal Service has offered mailing promotions and price incentives to create awareness for new and innovative uses of mail. Due … Continue reading

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Postage Increase Announced for January 2019

On January 27, 2019 postage prices are going up, and for J&Q direct mail clients we estimate a $.007 to $.008 increase per package. In October the U.S. Postal Service filed a postal rate adjustment with the Postal Regulatory commission … Continue reading

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Postal Rates and a Bit of History

        Running pony logo used by the U.S. Post Office Department before the creation of the USPS. If you are in the direct mail business you know that postage rates increased in January with First Class stamps … Continue reading

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Postal Price Increase Coming in January 2018

Here we go again – another USPS price increase is coming up in January. The Postal Service filed its 2018 postage rate proposals in October with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). The PRC has approved the price increases, and they … Continue reading

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Successful Financial Direct Mail Case Study

Our latest case study outlines how the J&Q team worked with a major consumer lending and refinance company to improve the ROI on its primary direct mail program. Profitability increased, which allowed expansion into new markets!

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