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Most Popular Office Document Strategies Posts of 2014

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 31, 2014 @ 06:12 AM

Over the course of 2014 we have covered a wide range of topics in this blog.  This post references those which have proven to be the most popular through readership views over the year.  Take a look and see if you missed any that others found useful. 

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rate 2014, business processes, Canadian Legislation

Canada Post Announces 2015 Postage Rates

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 @ 07:12 AM

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, mailing machines, postage machines, postage rate 2015, Canadian Legislation

In The Market For A Postage Meter. What You Need To Know.

Posted by Joanna Wallace on Wed, Nov 26, 2014 @ 08:11 AM

Here is the poop you need to know before you scoop!

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, technology tools, e-mail, mailing equipment, workflow processes, Mailing, Postage, mailing machines, postage machines, total cost of operation, running costs, postage rate 2014, postage rate 2015

There's Room For Direct Mail In Your Marketing | Postage Rates Help

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 @ 08:06 AM

In our highly connected world we can think that marketing and promotion is an electronic process exclusively.  Of course then we open our mail box and check the promotions which come in and we look at the print flyers which are directed through newspaper and door delivery.  At times we don't see that the volume of both have changed at all.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, e-mail, mailing equipment

2014 The Year Canada Postage Rates Really Took Off!

Posted by Ian Leppert on Sun, Mar 30, 2014 @ 23:03 PM

So by now you have heard that as of March 31st, 2014 the cost to mail a single letter in Canada has risen to $1. See our blog here for all the painful details: Canadian Postage Rate Increases March 2014

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, mailing equipment, workflow processes, office document strategy, meter rentals, postage machine, Office

Canadian Postage Rates Increase March 31st 2014 - You Ready?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sun, Mar 30, 2014 @ 22:03 PM

The annual review of Canadian postage rates has led to significant Canada Post Rate Increases Mar31st 

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, mailing equipment, meter rentals, postage machine

2014 Canadian Postage Increases Show Need For Process Changes

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 26, 2014 @ 09:02 AM

The announcement by Canada Post that they will raise postage rates by up to 35% after  March 31 2014 is an indication of how decisions of outside forces can significantly affect businesses adversely.  Whether it is postage, taxes, utilities, key supplier price increases or any other item the ability of most businesses to absorb these kinds of impacts is a challenge.  Individually they might be small but collectively the bottom line impact can be significant for any business.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, workflow processes, document management, postage machine

1 Billion Less | Major Changes Coming to Canadian Letter Postage

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 18, 2013 @ 08:12 AM

In a recent announcement Canada Post has released plans for significant changes to the Canadian letter postage market effective spring 2014.  Following upon the announced rate changes for other categories of mail covered in this blog last week, there will be increases in letter rates as well effective March 31, 2014 following the required regulatory process.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, e-mail, mailing equipment, postage machine

FP Canada Releases New Postbase Series of Postage Meters [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 5, 2013 @ 08:04 AM

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Topics: Postage meter, mailing equipment, postage machine

18 Reasons to Choose A Dealer For Your Postage Machine Purchase

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 08:03 AM

  In Canada there are three manufacturers of postage meters that are approved by Canada Post, Francotyp-Postalia, Neopost and Pitney Bowes.  Given that they all have direct sales operations in Canada why should you not buy directly from one of them?

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Topics: Postage meter, mailing equipment, Customer service, postage machine