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Direct Mail as an Impulse Marketing Tool
Think QR codes for personalized coupons and 3D augmented reality experiences within catalogs pages. Merging digital and physical advertising is going to be the new direction for growth in direct marketing. Mailers receive lower rates for sending direct mail that includes 2D barcodes with a call-to-action. The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been offering new programs to compete …
10 Steps to Optimize Invoice Processing [Infographic]
Providing value to its clients has been a priority of BMS Direct. Utilizing their state-of-the art equipment BMS customers receive an advanced invoice processing service that delivers accuracy and productivity. James E. LaPrade, Sr. President, BMS Direct explains the value to BMS clients. “We have had a number of client requests over the years to outline how our invoice …
Traditional Direct Mail Statistics
Here’s a great article on direct mail statistics by Jean Grunert,Â of Demand Media, some pertinent info for business mailings and some interesting stats. Although all the attention in recent years seems to be on digital marketing, traditional direct mail remains a viable and profitable channel for many companies. Traditional direct mail offers a personalized …
USPS Delays 5 day Delivery Plan
The U.S. Postal Service says it will delay plans to cut Saturday mail delivery because Congress isn’t allowing the change. Â Â The U. S. Postal Service said in February that it would cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries in August, Â for everything except packages, as a way to hold down losses. But a statement Â from …
Postal Service Announces New Delivery Schedule
The United States Postal Service announced plans today to transition to a new delivery schedule during the week of August 5, 2013, that includes package delivery Monday through Saturday and mail delivery Monday through Friday. The Postal Service expects to generate cost savings of approximately $2 billion annually, once the plan is fully implemented.
Congressional Inaction Heightens Postal Crisis
Statement from Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe: â€œThe 112th Congress adjourned without having passed postal legislation. Such legislation could quickly restore the Postal Service to profitability and put the organization on a stable, long-term financial footing. This lack of action is disappointing. The Postal Service has worked closely with the Congress over the past two years …
Intelligent Inserter Improves Invoice Processing
Improving invoice processing services helps maintain integrity and consistency Maintaining the tradition of utilizing state-of-the-art technology for its direct mail and invoice processing, BMS Direct, Inc. has recently installed the Bell & Howell Forerunner 13, the latest intelligent inserter.Â This investment of $250,000 will improve the overall efficiency of its statement processing service by increasing …
Seven Best Practices to Efficient Invoice Processing
Swift efficient transport of invoices for OCR processing is key to maintaining your cash flow. Linking invoices with purchase orders, avoiding duplicate payments and getting a quick return are primary to a well run system. Experience shows there are seven best practices that will ensure invoices are processed swiftly, and you get paid on time. …
Discontinuance of POSTNET Barcode
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has announced its plans to retire the POSTNET barcode in January 2013.
BMS is a "Work Healthy" Employer
“Take healthcare seriously! Take the Work Healthy Initiative seriously and get involved”, James Laprade, Owner of BMSDirect.
Roanoke and Lynchburg Postal Service Facilities Closing
Roanoke and Lynchburg Mail Processing centers will close after May 15th. Mail will be routed through Greensboro, NC., expect delays in your mail.
Optimizing Invoice Processing
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