Using a precanceled stamp and/or script font
on your letter package will
“personalize the message" and increase response.
Why does USPS prohibit tabs with perforations?
Their testing shows tabs with perfs often do not maintain their integrity
and are more likely to sustain damage and
cause damage to
The most common
reason for non-coding of address information in client files is incomplete
or incorrect data entry
at the collection point.
Mailpiece tracking through use of Intelligent Mail Barcodes (IMB) can provide a wealth of information on how
and where your mail
is in the distribution stream, and when it will deliver.
for a flat size catalog
The address block must be in the top half or right half (when the bound edge or final fold is to the right).
The national average
for Undeliverable As Addressed (UAA) mail
which has been processed through NCOA and other
list hygiene is 5%.
The timeframe for gathering NCOA data, processing it,
and making it available for
use is between 6 and 8 weeks.
So there will always be
more recent moves that
are not yet in the system
at any given time.
Meet Flat Stanley
For more than 50 years, the Flat Stanley Project has used the postal system to connect children around the world, teaching them about other cultures and faraway places. By creating and mailing their little cut-outs of Stanley to friends and family, kids send him off on amazing adventures! After one Stanley visited Talco, he crossed the country several times and visited five foreign countries. Find out more at flatstanley.com.
Talco Direct is a solid company, with 28 years’ experience creating and processing mail in the Kansas City area. We’re invested in the community, both as a property owner, and as a contributor to public service projects, donating many hours of pro bono work to charitable causes locally every year.
Our people are the best we can recruit...we train and promote them, and keep them around — the average length of service of a current Talco employee, across all positions, is 9.4 years. That kind of seniority translates to people who are invested, know what they’re doing, have seen it all, and have a commitment to our quality product.