Mailers Council

If you want your customers to look to you for guidance on
postal issues, postal news & MTAC, postage rates or postal
regulations changes, Printing Industries Alliance can help
you be an industry expert.

PIA Mailers Council

The PIA Mailers Council offers the following services/benefits, through the Mailers Hub, at a discounted rate of $594 a year,  that’s a 40% savings from individual membership!

Services Include:

Complete Monthly Newsletter: Mailers Hub News with postal knowledge distilled into an understandable format, offering in-depth analysis on mail and postal regulations, policies, technologies, and news.
— Scorecard Monitoring: Analysis and feedback regarding company’s USPS Scorecard, evaluating the data and providing alerts to potential problems.
 
-- Legal Advisors: Up to one hour of free legal counsel with Brann & Isaacson, postal and mailing specialists.
-- Community Forum: A “listserv” to post questions to industry experts and get immediate feedback
-- Monthly Webinars: Topical webinars keep mail and postal departments well-informed. 
-- The HotLine: Immediate telephone or email access to get mail and postal related guidance.
-- Expert Consulting Services: Discounted consulting by experienced veterans on improvements from design to production to postal compliance
-- Access to our resource library of past presentations and materials
 

Recent Mailers Hub Newsletters

Whether you are a veteran mailer or just getting into it, Mailers Hub can provide professional knowledge to support your customer interactions.

January 31, 2022 Issue [details on COVID test kit distribution, COVID impact on USPS workforce, key points in PRC Annual Report]
January 17, 2022 Issue [PG DeJoy takes his message on the road, USPS Annual Compliance Review, Service Performance Reports]
January 3, 2022 Issue [competitive product price changes approved, USPS service claims suspect, National Postal Forum takes place in May in Arizona]

February 28, 2022 Issue[Senate Vote on “Postal Reform” Bill Delayed, USPS Affirms its Gas-Powered NGDV Fleet, “USPS Connect” Market Test]
February 2022 Summary [House Passes “Postal Reform” Bill, Senate Vote Expected, USPS Releases PQ I Results]

March 14, 2022 Issue [Senate Passes “Postal Reform” Bill, CPI Cap Points to Another Crushing Price Increase]

April 2022 Summary [USPS Files for Second Market-Dominant Price Increase in a Year, OIG audit Finds Deficiencies in MTE Management, USPS Proposes Changes to Service Measurement, Petitioners Seek Reconsideration of Additional Rate Authorities]

May 2022 Summary [Associations respond to USPS opposition on ratesetting changes, USPS releases second quarter results, PRC issues financial analysis of the USPS, Excluded mail continues to reduce volume “in measurement,” PQ II/FY2022 USPS service performance: Little improvement]

June 2022 Summary [PRC approves proposed rates, USPS hints at revising NGDV order, April financials, PRSA issues another advisory opinion, USPS agrees to test paper]

July 2022 Summary [Climbing CPI threatens another big rate increase, Competitive contracts, May Financials, USPS revises competitive parcel products, Insight into network changes  given to USPS  employees, USPS ends postage reseller programs, PRC opens another study of flat costs]

August 2022 Summary [ PQ II Results; volume recovery, more revenue from higher prices; USPS seeks waiver of work sharing rule}

September Summary [Legislation Could End Rate Authority “Adders”; Release Notes Preview Structural Changes Proposed in October Price Filing; August Financials]

Contact Us

Headquarters: 636 North French Road, Suite 1
Amherst, NY 14228
(800) 777-4742 | (716) 691-3211
Fax: (716) 691-4249

Tim Freeman, President
Kim Tuzzo, Marketing/Program Director
Caroline Wawrzyniec, Office Support Manager

 

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