Infographic: How Would You Describe Your Mail Center?
Generally speaking there are two types of mail center - a basic mail center that manages small volumes of mail and a major mail center that manages a full suite of mailing and shipping processes - both for incoming and outgoing mail and parcels. A basic mail center doesn’t have a dedicated Mail Center Manager. And it most likely has envelope stuffing and postage meter machines in a centralized location. A major mail center however has a dedicated Mail Manager and staff that are involved in managing the entire mailing and shipping operations.
The Rise in Parcel Delivery
Following the growth in e-commerce, more and more parcels are being sent out by mail centers via a range of carriers. And organizations that handle a lot of parcel shipping like to have a large mail center in order to centralize this activity.
Check out our infographic for quotes from mail center experts and key parcel delivery figures from the U.S. Postal Service.
Relieving the Headache of Outgoing Mail Management
Despite routinely outsourcing many non-core business activities, small businesses tend to manage their outgoing mail themselves. As businesses grow, the demands on communications increase with regular and ad-hoc mailings ranging from estimates and invoices to reminders and marketing materials; not to mention...