The holiday shipping season is in full swing. In fact, the USPS is expecting to ship over 850 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Make sure that your items arrive on time by paying attention to mailing deadlines and USPS hours. 2017 Holiday Shipping Deadlines & Dates Stay in the know so that your letters and packages arrive on time. Download our guide to shipping for this holiday season by clicking...
From concept to completion, there are many complex and technical print project processes at play behind the scenes at Badger. You may never notice the process, but it’s critical to ensuring timely, accurate, and cost-effective results.
Keep the following steps in mind when planning your next print project to help you stay on schedule and budget. Proper planning is key to avoiding unexpected surprises.
What’s the big deal about paper?
Paper has been around forever. The Chinese made the first sheets of paper around 200 BC. You’ve probably had your hands on paper from a young age, from coloring books to school books. Everything from the ubiquity of paper to the rise in digital technology can make us believe that paper isn’t important.
Not so fast.
Qualifying for automated postage rates can save non-profits a lot of money, up to $0.21 (or more) per letter! So, understanding what qualifies for automated rates is important. Guidelines for Automation As they say, the devil is in the details. But let’s start with an oversimplified definition. Automation requires: a readable barcode machinability (it can run through the machine) Here is how barcodes, machinability,...
Using recycled paper is one way to show your commitment to sustainability. But, recycled paper costs more, and when you are on a limited budget, the cost can be prohibitive. Is recycled paper worth the money?
Your paper choice is not your only option for showing your commitment to the planet. Try these 5 strategies for being socially responsible with your next direct mail campaign.