How to Unlock Your Postage Meter

UPDATED: 10/8/2020 If your mailing system indicates that the postage meter is locked, you will need to connect to the e-Services center in order to transfer the meter’s usage history back to the USPS. This “data capture” is a scheduled event that provides the USPS with valuable data on communication trends and serves as a…

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Is There A Place In The Digital World For Mail?

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Source: Is There A Place In The Digital World For Mail? Mailing Systems Technology

So, the holiday season is behind us and we finally get to stop deleting emails, clearing out spam boxes and take the time to look up and appreciate the winter sky as opposed to looking up and dodging a drone dropped package (that last part is a look into the future, I’d suppose). I hope all of you had as great a time as I did duct-taping your laptop to your walls to display the holiday greeting cards you received. And in keeping with the holiday theme, answer the following question:

Dear Editor,
I am a veteran of the mailing industry and see everyone walking around me with their face buried in some type of device reading emails, paying bills and placing orders. Some of my friends say mail is dead. I’ve been told that if you see it in Mailing Systems Technology magazine it is true. So please tell me the truth, is there a place for mail in the digital world?
– Virginia

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