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Sep 27, 2019

National PCC Week 2019 - Guest

National Postal Customer Council Day 2019

HQ Guest Speaker Erica Brix
Great Lakes Area VP Operations

Friday, Sept. 27, 2019
9 am to 3 pm
8 am Registration

$50 or 2/$90
Lunch is provided!

USPS Town Hall * 2351 Bellingham Drive * Troy MI 48082

Get inspired by the Growth-Driven movement
Providing you with the tools you need now so we will always be growing together.

  • Special Guest Speaker: Vice President, GLA Operations, Erica Brix
  • New Session: Ask the Experts: A Panel of Top Industry and Postal Experts
  • Personal Address by District Manager, Detroit, Karlett E Gilbert
  • Educational seminars – Network with postal executives & mailers in the industry
  • A message from Postmaster General, Megan Brennan
  • Receive a Special Commemorative Gift and so much more!!!


Erica Brix

Erica Brix

Vice President, Area Operations, Great Lakes Area

Erica Brix was named vice president, Area Operations, Great Lakes Area in January 2019. She is responsible for 77,000 employees for all aspects of operations, marketing, and customer engagement. She oversees the development and implementation of strategies to increase productivity and revenue, and identifying current and potential operational opportunities to develop long-range, strategic initiatives. The Great Lakes Area serves more than 36 million customers across five states and has an operating budget of more than $7 billion.

Previously, Brix was Western Area Manager, Operations Support. The Western Area is the largest geographical postal area in the country. Covering 2.2 million square miles, it encompasses 57 percent of the total land mass of the United States. Total operations include 106,000 employees with revenue of more than $12.7 billion. Deliveries are made to more than 24 million delivery points with 43,000 routes.

Brix began her Postal Service career in 1986 as a letter sorting machine clerk at the Minneapolis Processing and Distribution Center. She has served more than 30 years in managerial positions including Senior Plant Manager for the Northland District; Plant Manager for the Minneapolis/St. Paul Network Distribution Center and as acting District Manager for the Portland district.

A graduate of the Postal Service’s Advanced Leadership Program, Erica holds a bachelor of science degree in Business Management and is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified.

Educational Seminars:

New! Ask the Experts
Have questions you need answered? We will feature a panel of top Industry and Postal Service experts to respond on various topics.

Informed Visibility & Informed Delivery
A near real-time, single source for all mail and mail aggregate tracking information to manage Informed Delivery Campaigns. Our industry experts will provide powerful insight into the Postal mail stream.

Breakthrough Innovative Thinking: Marc Zack, Lean Six Sigma, Master Black Belt
Presents methodology to approach your current thinking and why we are pre-disposed to current actions. He introduces new concepts and tools that give participants an opportunity to think differently, and approach challenges in a different way.

Exhibitor Space available!!

$ 50.00
Sep 27, 2019

National PCC Week 2019 - Exhibitor

  • Includes 2 event tickets
  • 6 ft. table with skirting
  • Your logo in the event program and on the Detroit PCC website
  • Welcome and introduction at Center Stage
  • Free Exhibitor Table at the Detroit PCC March 2020 Industry Trade Show
$ 175.00
Nov 14, 2019

Ancor Utilitec Tour

Location: Ancor Utilitec

Morning tour of Ancor Utilitec facility: A nationwide billing statement services provider. See them in operation showing printing and inserting processes.

Industry Facility Tour Ancor Utilitec

1911 Woodslee Dr Troy MI
Join us for a guided tour of the facility at work.
More detail to come

Dec 13, 2019

2019 PCC Holiday Luncheon Gala

Join in on holiday fun and games. State of the District address by Detroit's District Manager, Karlett Gilbert and so much more.

Location to be determined

$ 40.00
Jan 16, 2020

2020 New Pricing/Rate Change Webinar

Stay up to date with the latest in USPS rates and have your questions answered by our experts.
Webinar Registration Required

Feb 20, 2020

Intelligent Mail Small Business Tool

The (IMsb) tool is a Full-Service mailing solution specifically designed for small business mailers who wish to prepare their own mailings.
Master FSM Folded Self Mailers and EDDM.

Ypsilanti MI Annex
108 S Adams St.

Mar 19, 2020

Meet the Industry Trade Show

Industry & Postal Trade Show Mini NPF

Ypsilanti So. Adams Annex

Industry Trade Show featuring USPS contacts and Vendors

More details to come

Apr 22, 2020

Political Campaign Mailing Webinar

Apr 26, 2020 - Apr 29, 2020

National Postal Forum 2020

$ 1095.00
May 21, 2020

George W. Young Plant Tour

Join the plant experts on a tour of the GWY Main Post Office Processing & Distribution Center

Come along for a guided tour of the plant
Luncheon & Networking

George W Young Processing & Distribution Center
1401 W Fort St Detroit MI


USPS National and Michigan News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
09/21/2019 08:00
These release notes summarize new features and enhancements implemented in deployments to the IV-MTR application.
09/21/2019 08:00
The User Guide describes the prerequisites for receiving mail tracking data through IV-MTR, the data provisioning options available, and how to use the application.
09/21/2019 08:00
This presentation provides instructions for applying for access to the IV Mail Tracking & Reporting application (IV-MTR). The instructions include how to register for a Business Customer Gateway (BCG) account, add the IV-MTR service in the BCG, and receive and enter the authorization code.
09/21/2019 08:00
This spreadsheet provides a list of operation codes (opcodes), also known as Scan Event Codes, for the IV-MTR application.
09/17/2019 10:25
TULSA — With the release of the Winter Berries Forever stamps, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates four of winter’s small yet vibrant offerings: the winterberry (Ilex verticillata), the juniper berry (Juniperus communis), the beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), and the soapberry (Sapindus saponaria). The stamps were issued at a First Day of Issue stamp dedication ceremony held in the A.R. & Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces at the Tulsa Botanic Garden today.
09/16/2019 15:24
Grand Rapids MI – It seems so simple, but do you know how to properly address a card, letter or package going to a Post Office Box? If you like privacy and security and want the flexibility to pick up the mail at your convenience then a Post Office Box is a great option for you. But you want to make sure the mail arrives to the correct box.
09/13/2019 13:32
Detroit, MI — It seems so simple, but do you know how to properly address a card, letter or package going to a Post Office Box? If you like privacy and security and want the flexibility to pick up the mail at your convenience then a Post Office Box is a great option for you. But you want to make sure the mail arrives to the correct box.
09/12/2019 10:58
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today honored the 200th anniversary of the birth of Walt Whitman with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series, commemorating the life, work and words of the poet some revere as the “Father of Modern American Poetry,” at his Long Island birthplace.
09/10/2019 09:23
The Postal Service issues four Forever stamps in time for Halloween. The Spooky Silhouettes stamps feature digital illustrations with Halloween motifs rendered as black silhouettes in eerily backlit windows. The images include a cat with an arched back beneath a raven perched on a bare tree branch, all against a yellowish-green background; two ghosts against an orange background; a spider and a web against a red background; and three bats against a purple background.
09/09/2019 09:36
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today announced the Purple Heart Medal Forever stamp will be dedicated at INDYPEX sponsored by the Indiana Stamp Club in Noblesville, IN, and go on sale nationwide Oct. 4.
09/03/2019 16:03
Grand Rapids MI — In anticipation of another record holiday mailing season the Postal Service is taking applications for workers in the Greater Michigan District covering zip code prefixes 486-491 and 493-499). No experience required, and training is provided.
08/30/2019 14:10
DETROIT, MI – The Detroit District of the United States Postal Service, ZIP Code areas 480-485 and 492, is hiring now for the holidays.
08/29/2019 14:46
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today salutes the dinosaur that dominated the tail end of the dinosaur age with new Forever stamps depicting the awe-inspiring Tyrannosaurus rex in growth stages from infancy to adulthood. The stamps were dedicated at a ceremony held at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
08/28/2019 14:04
DETROIT, MI – The Postal Service reminds customers that Post Offices will be closed for retail transactions on Monday, September 2 to observe Labor Day. There will be no residential or business deliveries. As many Americans observe Labor Day and enjoy the extended holiday weekend, the Postal Service is hard at work and has a convenient feature to help consumers keep track of their mail: Informed Delivery.