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The Emerging Digital-Physical Blend

PostalVision 2020/7.0 Event to Feature New Digital-Physical Business Models   PostalVision 2020/7.0 will feature a long list of speakers and sessions focused not only on new business models on the parcel side of the ecosystem, but also on the mail side.  The March 21-22, 2017 event will continue the dialogue about the future needs of Americans Read More

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“Prime Time” at PostalVision March Event

“Prime Time” at PostalVision March Event Renowned Industry Analyst Cooper Smith on the “Prime Membership Ecosystem”   PostalVision 2020 is thrilled to announce the return of one of the headline speakers from our 2016 event – renowned industry research analyst Cooper Smith, now of L2 (formerly with Business Insider Intelligence).  Smith’s presentation last year, “The Read More

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Newly Confirmed PRC Chairman, Hon. Robert Taub, To Moderate Mailbox Monopoly Debate

President and Senate Finally Act on Two Crucial Postal Appointments   PostalVision 2020 congratulates the Hon. Robert Taub for his confirmation by the Senate and designation by President Obama as Chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). We also commend Commissioner Mark Acton for his appointment as Vice Chairman, following a unanimous vote of the Read More

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Event Attendees to Consider USPS Mailbox Monopoly Issues

Additional Speakers Announced for “Delivery by Design” Event to be Held January 23, 2017—Limited Seating! More information and registration details Event attendees at PostalVision 2020’s “Delivery by Design,” one-day event to be held January 23, 2017, will be an integral part of key discussions around USPS Mailbox monopoly issues.  The event will focus on looking Read More

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“Home Alone” at L’Enfant Plaza

Written by John Callan, Founder and Chairman, PostalVision 2020 The highest grossing Christmas movie of all time in North America (inflation adjusted) was hysterical and Macaulay Culkin’s character adorably playful. But Postmaster General Megan Brennan’s situation is no comedy and her role is no fun. Worst of all, it’s a very sad and true story.  It’s Read More

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Key Upcoming Events InfoGraphic from IMAG

Written by PostalVision 2020 Guest Writer Written by Kate Muth, IMAG The International Mailers Advisory Group (IMAG), which represents primarily U.S.-based international mailers, works to ensure the efficient flow of information and goods across borders. As one of our services to members, we produce an occasional infographic called IMAG Facts & Figures that provides important Read More

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Business NOT as Usual!

Feeling the force of change? Doesn’t it seem like nearly everything is changing in this new millennium? From climate, to culture, to communications, to consumerism – and how about politics? Hardly anything feels, sounds, or looks as it did just a few years ago! It’s unsettling — but exciting at the same time. Just imagine Read More

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Today’s “doodle turns Google’s letters into voters, mailboxes and computers”

PostalVision 2020 joins Google in reminding all Americans to register to vote, “online, by mail or in person!”   And then get out there and cast your ballots! “With six weeks left until the US presidential election, Google is reminding Americans to register to vote with its Monday doodle. The doodle turns Google’s letters into voters, mailboxes Read More

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TED@UPS asks “What if?“

“What if? – This is a bold question about intentions, strategies, actions, and outcomes. Inherent in all the imaginative and speculative themes we like to discuss at PostalVision, it’s is a question very much focused on the future. UPS raises this powerful question about a number of intriguing ideas during its new TED@UPS program and Read More

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3 Ways Logistics Companies Should Harness SMS for Better Customer Service

Written by David Lione, Senior Enterprise Account Director, for PostalVision 2020 Pillar Sponsor OpenMarket SMS, or text messaging, is one of the most widely used communication tools for consumers, and arguably the most effective, with over 80% of consumers opening text messages within just 90 seconds of receiving them. In addition, a recent OpenMarket survey stat Read More

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Is PostalCoin the Postal Currency of the Future?

Written by Brian Bowers, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), PostalVision 2020 Pillar Sponsor Bell and Howell   In May, the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General released a report on blockchain technology and its potential benefits. Blockchain technology allows peers to exchange money directly without the need for a traditional financial intermediary. And perhaps, Bitcoin, Read More