On June 28th, The Envelope Printery hosted the Detroit PCC  Lunch & Learn and the event was rich with food and our talented speakers.   The program included industry guests to learn about TED-C: Trailing Edge Die-Cut mail pieces.  Juan Tosado, Mgr. USPS National Customer Rulings was our virtual presenter.  Great information on how to use the Die-Cut properly to get automation discounts.   You can find more details on TED-C at PostalPro:   https://postalpro.usps.com/searchresults?keywords=ted+c 

We were also honored to have USPS, District Sales Manager, Todd Scroggie, who enlightened our group with the latest on the Louis DeJoy “Delivering for America – A 10 Year Plan”.    Taking us into the future with upcoming changes to improve efficiency and engagement.   

Examples of TED-C envelopes    

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Virtual presentation of TED-C                           Todd presents Delivering For America 

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Looking forward to see you at our upcoming events    www.detroitpcc.com

USPS National and Michigan News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
06/21/2024 13:00
WASHINGTON — On today’s episode of “JEOPARDY!”, host Ken Jennings announced that the U.S. Postal Service will issue a Forever stamp honoring beloved former host Alex Trebek concurrent with the show's 60th Diamond Celebration that was launched earlier this year to celebrate the remarkable legacy of America's Favorite Quiz Show. Presales for this special stamp begin today, June 21, at usps.com.
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06/21/2024 10:00
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service is reminding customers that metallic mercury and devices containing metallic mercury are always prohibited in the mail stream. This includes antique items such as thermometers, barometers, blood pressure monitors, switches and relays. However, compact fluorescent lamps, which contain small amounts of mercury in vapor form, are mailable domestically but not internationally (including APO/FPO/DPO destinations).
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06/20/2024 12:00
PITTSFIELD, MA — The U.S. Postal Service today revealed the refined, timeless beauty of Shaker design with 12 new stamps, in honor of the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the first Shakers in America.
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06/17/2024 15:52
Detroit, MI — Michigan Post Offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth.
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06/17/2024 15:00
ST JOSEPH, MO — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated its new Horses stamps at today’s kickoff for the 164th Pony Express Re-Ride, a 10-day annual event in which riders retrace the historic route from St. Joseph, MO, to Sacramento, CA.
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06/17/2024 13:28
KEYSTONE, SD — Today, the Postal Service continued its tradition of celebrating the red, white and blue with the issuance of U.S. Flags, four new stamps that spotlight our national banner.
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06/13/2024 15:14
DETROIT, MI — On June 7, 2024, the Detroit Post Office celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the J. W. Westcott Company and the 76-year association of the J.W. Westcott as an official U. S. Postal Service mail boat beginning in 1948.
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06/03/2024 09:46
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Incidents involving dog attacks on Postal Service employees rose to more than 5,800 cases last year. As part of the USPS 2024 National Dog Bite Awareness Campaign, the organization is offering crucial information on how dog owners can be good stewards for safe mail delivery and ensure the safety of our employees.
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05/30/2024 14:20
On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at 8:30 a.m. at Detroit’s Aretha Franklin Post Office, 12711 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48215, mail carriers will join renowned professional dog trainer Hector Hernandez to demonstrate how to prevent dog bite injuries, as part of the USPS 2024 National Dog Bite Awareness Campaign. The organization is offering crucial information on how dog owners can be good stewards for safe mail delivery and ensure the safety of our employees.
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05/22/2024 15:17
Lansing, MI – The Webberville Post Office, 216 W Grand River Rd., Webberville, MI 48892, reopens for business beginning May 23, 2024.
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PostalPro News

News from PostalPro website.
06/20/2024 08:00
This document outlines the CASS/MASS certified vendors list for RDI™ Cycle O.
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06/20/2024 08:00
To ensure die-cut visibility for Informed Delivery® recipients, the leftmost edge of the die-cut extension must be in Zone C of the TED-C Letter Template. If the die-cut extension's leftmost edge is not in ZONE C, it may be acceptable to mail, but there may not be any visibility of the die-cut in Informed Delivery® for recipients.
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06/20/2024 08:00
TED-C mailpieces are letter-size pieces that have a die-cut that extends past the conventional trailing edge of the mailpiece. The USPS and the mailing industry collaborated to create requirements that will allow for the mailing of non-rectangular TED-C letter-size mailpieces at automation letter prices.
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