All Members Urged to Attend Vital ACMA Meeting on the Future of Catalogs in the Mail

Please join us next Friday, August 4th at 11:00 am Eastern Time for a member discussion via Zoom on recent postal developments affecting catalog mail. This past week, we had a series of meetings with Postal Service officials, its regulator and the USPS inspector general, as well as postal staffers in Congress. As a result, we have […]

ACMA Member Exclusive: July MTAC Report

The July 18-19 meetings of the Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) were held at USPS headquarters in Washington. ACMA tuned in to all sessions of interest to our membership.  Below you will find our recap. Slide decks can be accessed from some of the sessions through linked headers. Click here for the complete agenda. USPS […]

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Member Exclusive: ACMA’s Washington Newsletter, July 25, 2023

July 25, 2023, Volume I Issue 4   Welcome to the new edition of ACMA’s newsletter focused on Washington, D.C. goings-on that affect your business. As always, we welcome any member comments, criticism, requests for improvement, etc., by simply responding to this email. Executive Summary The UPS is on the verge of a huge strike, […]

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Member Exclusive: ACMA’s Washington Newsletter, July 12, 2023

July 12, 2023, Volume I Issue 2   Welcome to ACMA’s new newsletter focused on Washington, D.C. goings-on that affect your business. Below is our latest edition. As always, we welcome any member comments, criticism, requests for improvement, etc., by simply emailing us your feedback. Executive Summary The Board of Governors of the US Postal […]

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Member Exclusive: ACMA’s Washington Newsletter – June 20th

June 20, 2023, Volume I Issue 2   Executive Summary A noteworthy bipartisan bill to close a tax loophole that currently exists which allows China and other countries to import cheap products made by slave labor was introduced last week. Meanwhile, a state privacy measure awaits Texas Governor Abbott’s signature and a House Ways & […]

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Member Exclusive: Change in Physical Standards for USPS Parcels

Dear Member: The USPS recently announced that effective July 9, 2023, it will change the specifications for machinable parcels as follows: Current specs to be considered machinable: dimensions within 27″ x 17″ x 17” and weighing less than 35 pounds New specs as of July 9th: dimensions within 22″ x 18″ x 15” and weighing less than 25 pounds No […]

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