Postal Service Forum Launched by Marketing and Mailing Groups

PostalJournal.com Website

POSTALJOURNAL.COM – On December 1, 2009 a new Web forum was launched at www.postaljournal.comby a coalition of postal, mailing and marketing groups to discuss the state of the US Postal Service and how the federal agency can maintain its relevance in the future.The site was created by PostCom (The Association for Postal Commerce), the Mailing and Fulfillment Service Association and the Envelope Manufacturers Association with the support of the Direct Marketing Association and Direct Communications Group.

The goals of PostalJournal.com are to explore the evolution of the American postal system as part of the nation’s 21st century economic and communication infrastructure and to facilitate an exchange of postal perspectives by individuals without regard to past or present occupational affiliations.

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Direct Mail Discussions Begin Between US & Cuba

This can be big news for suppliers of mailing lists and for businesses that buy mailing lists. Restoring direct mail service between U.S. and Cuba has been an issue that has thwarted previous presidents, including George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Previous attempts had been stalled by the Cuban government. Experts say that it would not only be a big step for families that have been divided but also would be a politically critical move. The decision to have the direct mail talks comes just after migration talks in New York in July.

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