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Title: Workshop In A Box


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Workshop In A Box The USPS
Expedited Shipping Advantage
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  • Todays U.S. Postal Service
  • We handle 3 billion packages annually
  • We handle 1 in 4 packages shipped in the U.S.
  • Over 147 million delivery points
  • 37,000 Post Office locations
  • Over 600 processing plants nationwide
  • Nearly 200,000 delivery and collection vehicles
  • We handle 54.7 of 23 day shipping

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  • State-of-the-art shipping technology
  • Package handling APPS machines
  • Intelligent Mail barcodes
  • IMD scanning for end-to-end package visibility
  • SCAN Shipping Confirmation Acceptance Notice
  • Payment efficiency CAPS eVS

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We work with large businesses across the country
and around the world.
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  • Consumers prefer us.
  • 63 of online shoppers want the optionto select
    their delivery company
  • 46 of online consumers would select the USPS
    if given the choice
  • 58 of online consumers view the Postal Service
    as an excellent valuefor the money
  • Online consumers feel the USPS is reliable and
    trustworthy and keeps packages secure
  • Source comScore Package Delivery Study, March
    2007

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  • Our vast network, clear pricing, and variety of
    products make shipping easy.
  • Easy for you
  • Easy for your customers

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  • The most comprehensive delivery network in
    America makes it easy.
  • Nearly 37,000 Postal locations
  • Delivery to 117 million homes, 9 million
    businesses, and 20 million P.O. Boxes and
    APO/FPO locations
  • 191,000 delivery and collection vehicles
  • 673 processing facilities, including 269
    processing and distribution centers

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  • Almost 40 of total shipment costs are now made
    up of add-on charges.
  • Parcel Magazine Feb. 2007
  • Our clear, up-front pricing makes it easy.
  • What you see is what you get rates
  • No fuel, residential, or delivery area surcharges
  • No other hidden fees or surcharges
  • No surprises
  • Flat Rate Envelopes and Boxes make it even easier

9
  • Our product options make your choices easy.
  • Fast Parcel Select (35 days)
  • Faster Priority Mail envelopes and packages,
    and First-Class Mail parcels (under 13 oz.)
    (23 days)
  • Fastest Express Mail envelopes and packages
    (12 days)
  • We also offer several International shipping
    options to meet all your shipping needs
  • 13 days upon drop at destinating facility

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Same Great packaging, 2 Great Uses
  • Domestic Express Mail packaging can be used to
    ship internationally via Express Mail
    International
  • Domestic Priority Mail packaging can be used to
    ship internationally via Priority Mail
    International
  • Flat Rate boxes and envelopes can be used for
    international shipping. With one low rate for
    Canada and Mexico and one for other international
    destinations.

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  • A variety of packaging options is available.
  • Specialized packaging existing nonstandard sizes
    when standard sizes arent enough
  • Customized packaging designed specifically for
    your special needs (for qualified shippers)
  • Co-branded packaging with your company name (for
    qualified shippers)

12
The Bottom Line Simplify your shipping and
delight your customers. Partner with the U.S.
Postal Service and ship with ease.
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  • Enhance your image by partnering with Americas
    first, most trusted shipper.
  • 200 years of delivering to Americas front door
  • Reach virtually every address in America six
    days a week
  • Familiar, trusted, and welcomed community
    presence

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  • Let the strength of our brand enhance yours when
    you ship in our distinctive branded packaging.
  • Express Mail and Priority Mail boxes and
    envelopes are easily recognized as important and
    secure
  • Why ship your product in a plain brown box when
    packaging can say so much more?
  • For qualified customers, customized and
    co-branded packaging may be available

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  • Impress your customers with dependable
    nationwide delivery.
  • The U.S. Postal Service has a claim rate for
    loss/damage of less than 1
  • Fewer returns generate greater customer
    satisfaction
  • Reach every customer home, business,P.O. Box,
    and APO/FPO address
  • International shipping options are also available

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  • Build your image on our reputation for
    dependability, security, and trust.
  • We are rated the most trusted government agency
  • Over 2,000 Postal inspectors and the Office of
    Inspector General (OIG) ensure security of your
    packages
  • Tampering with the mail is a federal offense, a
    claim no other shipper can make

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  • Boost consumer opinion with USPS
  • 60 of online consumers have a more
    favorableopinion of a company if they can always
    select their preferred shipper
  • When online consumers select the delivery
    company, USPS is the preferred shipper(15
    higher than UPS, five times higher than FedEx,
    and ten times higher than DHL)
  • Source comScore Package Delivery Study, March
    2007

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  • Customers appreciate Saturday delivery.
  • Pickup and delivery for us, Saturday is a
    business day
  • Nationwide we deliver everywhere
  • 52 extra delivery days annually gets your
    packages to customers faster, on the day they
    prefer to receive them

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  • Demonstrate your commitment to the environment.
  • Our new packages use bio-friendly inks and
    cardboard, qualifying us for cradle to cradle
    certification the first and only firm to
    receive this endorsement for packaging
  • We recycle 1 million tons of material a year
  • We operate the largest alternative-fuel vehicle
    fleet in the country

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The Bottom Line Your image is as important to us
as it is to you Partner with the reliable,
trusted, environmentally friendly shipper.
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  • Express Mail
  • Our speediest product
  • Guaranteed next-day delivery by noon or 3 pm to
    most destinations
  • Guaranteed second-day delivery available
  • Delivery to U.S. addresses, including P.O. Boxes
    and military addresses
  • Delivery 365 days a year, including Sundays and
    holidays
  • Automatically insured up to 100
  • Flat Rate Envelopes available

Some restrictions apply. Sunday and Holiday
delivery is optional and is priced at a special
rate.
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  • Priority Mail
  • Designed for important but not highly urgent
    shipments
  • Delivery in 23 days on average
  • Delivery to every U.S. address, including P.O.
    Boxes and military addresses
  • Saturday and residential delivery at no extra
    cost
  • Flat Rate Boxes and Envelopes available

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  • First-Class Mail
  • Only ounce-rate parcel service in the industry
  • Rates available up to 13 ounces
  • 1- to 3-day service nationwide
  • Delivery Confirmation, Signature Confirmation,
    and Insurance available
  • Additional charges apply.

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  • Parcel Select
  • Economical ground service for high-volume
    shippers
  • Up-front estimates on delivery times
  • Value-added services available
  • Direct-entry discounts and zone skipping

25
  • Global Shipping Solutions Expedited
  • Global Express Guaranteed 13 business day
    delivery or your money back
  • Express Mail International 35 average business
    day delivery to major destinations with a
    money-back guarantee (available to select
    destinations)

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  • Global Shipping Solutions Standard
  • Priority Mail International 610 average
    business day delivery to major destinations
  • First-Class Mail International Delivery time
    varies by destination service available
    worldwide for items weighing up to four pounds

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  • Parcel Post
  • Our most affordable shipping option
  • Low rates based on weight, distance, and shape
  • Reach the entire nation within seven days
  • Delivery to every address, P.O. Box, and APO/FPO
    six days a week
  • Delivery Confirmation, Signature Confirmation
    and other services available

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  • Handling returns is a reality in business today.
  • Effectively managing product returns can
  • Increase customer loyalty improve your bottom
    line
  • Change returns from a cost center to a profit
    center
  • Improperly handling of returns can erode 30-35
    of potential profits
  • 85 of customers will not shop again if returns
    are inconvenient
  • 95 of customers will shop again if returns are
    convenient

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  • Designing the Optimal Returns Process
  • The mandatories of an effective returns process
    are
  • Customer Convenience customer ease of use and
    prepaid shipping labels
  • Label Options flexible solutions to get labels
    to customers
  • Extra Services to customize your returns
  • Prompt Service time-in-transit how fast do
    you need it back

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  • Return Solutions
  • Key USPS advantages
  • - The easiest and most convenient returns network
  • - Retail access 37,000 outlets for return
    packages
  • - Delivery points delivery and pick up at over
    146 million addresses six days a week
  • Merchandise Return Service
  • - End-to-end service
  • - Customize to fit your needs
  • Parcel Return Service
  • - Workshare program
  • - Drop ship in reverse bulk pickup at delivery
    unit or bulk mail center
  • - Rates based on USPS cost avoidance

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  • Delivery Confirmation and Signature
    Confirmation
  • Confirm the delivery status of packages
  • Fast, easy online access to information
  • No charge for Electronic Delivery Confirmation
    with Priority Mail

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  • Address Correction
  • Avoid supplemental charges
  • Keep customers happy

33
  • Manifest Mailing means automated efficiency and
    cost savings.
  • Automated shipping and mailing
  • Qualifies for expedited acceptance
  • Saturday shipping options at no extra cost

34
  • Centralized Automated Payment System (CAPS)
    accounts offer a simple method for large-scale
    shipping payment.
  • Pay by electronic transfer
  • Complete accounting control
  • Single central account

35
  • Quickly calculate accurate postage for all your
    shipping with a Postage Meter.
  • Easy to use
  • Ensures accurate postage
  • Easy postage payment options

36
  • Expand electronic payment options with
    PostalOne!
  • Many electronic payment options
  • Link multiple accounts
  • Access payment information online

37
  • Choose the U.S. Postal Service for exceptional
    value.
  • Competitive prices on services shippers use most
  • The more you know about your shipping costs,
  • the better we look

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  • Almost 40 of total shipment costs are now made
    up of add-on charges.
  • Parcel Magazine Feb. 2007
  • Save on your shipping costs.
  • Easy-to-understand, up-front rates
  • No fuel, residential, or delivery area surcharges
  • No hidden fees or surcharges
  • No surprise costs
  • Flat Rate Boxes and Envelopes provide excellent
    value
  • Exceptional value for your shipping dollar

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Surcharges Are Becoming Big Business
  • With gas prices climbing so are the fuel
    surcharges of our competitors
  • Current fuel surcharges range from 6.25 of the
    package shipping cost for ground service and up
    to 21.5 of the package shipping cost for air
    service.
  • Over 80 of all addresses in the country are
    residential. If you ship directly to your
    customers homes, you are paying a surcharge with
    our competitors.

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Why We Have The Advantage Over Our Competitors
  • Surcharges
  • No Fee For Residential
  • No Fee For Delivery Area (Rural)
  • No Fee For Address Corrections
  • No Fee For Forwarding
  • No Fee For Saturday Delivery - 52 Extra Days
  • No Fee For Undeliverable Mail
  • No Fee For Packaging Supplies
  • No Fee For Carrier Pickup

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  • Proven shipping options that fit your needs and
    your budget.
  • Fast Parcel Select (35 days)
  • Faster Priority Mail envelopes and packages,
    and First-Class Mail parcels (under 13 oz.)
    (23 days)
  • Fastest Express Mail envelopes and packages
    (12 days)
  • Multiple International shipping options are
    available to meet your shipping needs
  • 13 days upon drop at destinating facility

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  • Several available packaging options to reduce
    your shipping costs.
  • Specialized packaging existing nonstandard sizes
    when standard sizes arent enough
  • Customized packaging designed specifically for
    your special needs
  • Co-branded packaging opportunities
  • For qualified shippers.

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Online Options Can Save You Money
Get a Discount when you do international shipping
online through usps.com 10 Discount on Global
Express Mail Guaranteed 8 Discount on Express
Mail International 5, Discount on Priority
Mail International
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  • Payment options that work with your existing
    systems.
  • Many convenient, efficient ways to pay
  • Seamless acceptance and verification simplifies
    the payment process

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The Bottom Line The U.S. Postal Service helps
you reduce your shipping costs while providing
exceptional service.
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Key Notes
  • USPS offers great value and up-front pricing for
    domestic and international shipping
  • USPS offers many different payment options and
    makes it convenient to do business with us from
    home or at the office
  • USPS offers free packaging and free package
    pickup services to you save time and money
  • For more information on how the USPS can work for
    your company go to www.usps.com
  • Or send an email to packageservices_at_usps.gov

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