With the 2017 price increase behind us, it’s a good time to revisit opportunities the postal service offers for mailers to save money in 2017. With postal prices already a big cost center for mailings, any way to cut down on postage spend can make an impact on your company’s bottom line.
As you are aware from previous posts, Satori Ignite is a new way for you to fuel your organization’s growth. It is the answer to the need in the industry to change the way that business is done in order to stay in business, work faster, work smarter and grow. We have enabled our customers to realize over 90% reduction in data processing time.
Recently, Idealliance published its 14th edition of State of the Industry Report by chief economist Andrew D. Paparozzi. One of the themes of the findings is “Urgency and Discipline” as keys to success for companies that are excelling because “the issue in our industry is not a lack of opportunity.
Maybe like you, I tend to drive my cars for 200,000+ miles. But, as the car starts getting up there in age and miles, things start breaking and they’re usually not cheap fixes. There eventually comes a time to acknowledge that while the old car did well for you, a significant upgrade is needed and it can’t wait. And then you get that new car (or newer used car in my case), experience all the upgrades and wonder why you didn’t upgrade much sooner!
What will have a bigger impact on your business; the price increases from the January 22nd USPS® price change or the mail preparation changes that go into effect at the same time? Most mailers are focusing on the increase in postage prices, however, this year the correct answer could be the scheduled changes to mail preparation.