Stamps by Mail — Brochure Ordering Information
The next deadline date for ordering Stamps at Your
DoorTM (Stamps by Mail®, Stamps Delivered to Your Door) brochures
is July 11, 2005. This print run will be for the year-round
To order brochures, submit PS Form 3227-0, Stamps
At Your Door Supply Order (February 2005), to Cyril-Scott Company:
CYRIL SCOTT COMPANY
PO BOX 627
LANCASTER OH 43130-0627
You can find this form at http://blue.usps.gov; click on Forms, then select the form by number. A copy of this
form appears on page 2 in this Postal Bulletin.
The cost per unit of 500 is $11.00. This cost includes
overprinting the address of the fulfillment office placing the order.
You may pay for orders with local IMPAC credit cards, checks, or money
orders. However, Cyril-Scott Company cannot process the order until it
receives payment. Local eBuy procedures may also apply (refer to local
Postal ServiceTM Headquarters has funded a national
procurement from this print run for 2 million brochures for the Stamps
By Mail centralized computer processing sites. The distribution amount
for each site is available by referencing column H (2MM) of the centralized
site address spreadsheet. These quantities are based on revenue generated
by site. No local order placement is required to receive brochures from
this distribution. However, centralized sites may order additional quantities
from Cyril- Scott Company from local funds by following the ordering instructions
contained within this article.
All other local Post OfficesTM should follow the
ordering instructions contained within this article and utilize local
Cyril-Scott Company will deliver orders within 35
calendar days after printing. Printing begins 1 week after the deadline
date, and actual receipt of the order will depend on the ultimate destination
and the corresponding delivery service standard. You should save copies
of all orders placed at your local Post Office until the order has been
received. Please ensure procedures are in effect locally for proper verification
— Retail Marketing,
Service and Market Development, 7-7-05
What's in Store
Your customers are seeing something new in your Post OfficeTM
- Summer/Fall point-of-purchase (POP) signage. The new drive period
began July 1 and continues through October 31. Core products and services
featured are Priority Mail® bundles and usps.com®. Your POP
kit was targeted to your office based on size and products offered.
You received elements promoting one or more of the following: ReadyPost®
shipping supplies, money orders, PO Boxes, and insurance. All signs
point to increased revenue! Show your signs!
ReadyPost every day
Everyday Disney products are convenient and ready to mail - for every
occasion and different consumer needs. All ReadyPost category 3 offices
can order the items for resale in Postal ServiceTM lobbies. There are
two mailing boxes, two bubble mailers, and one mailing label.
ReadyPost category levels are located on the Retail Marketing
Web site by area, district, and unit level. Go to http://blue.usps.gov/
marketing/retail/readypost.htm; on the right side of the page,
click on ReadyPost Category Levels; and under "Find Your
ReadyPost Category Status," click on the Excel link ("xls").
Want to create in-store signs and local advertising materials?
Let MessageMaker be your guide. Not only does MessageMaker make it easy
to customize materials with your hours, address, and message, but it
also ensures that your communications are approved by Postal Service
guidelines. Check out the materials available on the Advertising Web
site at http://blue.usps.gov/advertising; under "Advertising
Reference" and under "Column 1: Media," click on Field
Advertising. For more information, contact your district retail
Power of pickup
It "wows" our customers. It deserves a "wow"
slogan. How would you promote Carrier PickupTM? You could win prizes
if you create the best "pickup line" in the Carrier Pickup
Contest. It begins July 18 and runs through August 3. Postal Service
employees are invited to enter their slogan online at http:// liteblue.usps.gov. Each "pickup line" should promote the online notification
component of Carrier Pickup and be no more than 15 words. There will
be 30 winners, 10 in each area and Headquarters, with great prizes!
Log on to the LiteBlue Web site to learn more!
On tour with eBay
The eBay Days Small Business Tour may be playing in a
city near you! During July, August, and September, the Postal Service
will host eBay Day events in eight cities - Washington, DC; Minneapolis,
MN; Milwaukee, WI; Kansas City, MO; Phoenix, AZ; Denver, CO; Atlanta,
GA; and Miami, FL. Customers will be able to learn all there is to know
about selling on eBay and shipping with the Postal Service. Customers
can attend seminars and benefit from one-on-one small-business consultations.
The events will highlight the Postal Service's quick, easy, and convenient
online shipping options.
Want more details? Go to the Advertising Web site at http://blue.usps.gov/
advertising; under "Advertising Reference" and under
"Column 2: Messages," click on eBay Day Events.
Send comments and questions to:
WHATS IN STORE
US POSTAL SERVICE
475 L'ENFANT PLZ SW RM 1141
WASHINGTON DC 20260-1019