USPS August 2021 Rate Change Guide

Bar graph with three bars increasing in height topped with red and white stamps with money signs, flat icon.

On Sunday August 29th, 2021, the USPS will implement a mid-year rate postal change. Below are some details of the upcoming rate increase. Current customers will see software updates in the coming weeks. The complete list of changes can be found on the United States Postal Service’s website below. Though all official pricing information is…

Read More

Show Your Support for USPS

Bag of blue envelopes, flat icon.

In order to urge the Washington leadership to provide enough funding to enable USPS to survive and serve its customers, the American people, during this exceptionally trying time, the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service (C21) is submitting the attached letter next Tuesday to try to bolster support for the USPS on Capitol Hill and they are looking for businesses to sign on.  

Read More

Stamps.Com Partnership Changes

Three business people silhouettes, flat icon.

Recent developments with Stamps.com will have no impact on your PC Postage accounts or how you process Priority Mail and First Class Parcels on EII equipment. You may have heard that Stamps.com is discontinuing its partnership with the Postal Service: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/21/stampscom-crashes-nearly-50percent-after-discontinuing-partnership-with-usps.html However, Stamps is just discontinuing the arrangement that they have had with USPS where they could generate only USPS shipping labels. Going…

Read More

Full Service/Umove Postage Assessments To Begin In July 2016

Pritha Mehra reported at the November MTAC (Mailers Technical Advisory Committee) meeting that effective July 2016, mailers that fail to meet the established standards on Full-Service Intelligent Mail, Move/Update, eInduction, and Seamless Acceptance may be subject to a postage assessment.  This is part of the USPS’ five key initiatives which include streamlining acceptance, induction, and…

Read More

PC Postage Transition

Great News for Champ and EZ-Flats Users Engineering Innovation, Inc is transitioning from our paper based Mail Manifesting System (MMS) to a full electronic solution, PC Postage, for all of the commercial Package Services classes that we support.  Our first step in this endeavor is in partnership with Endicia to provide a solution for Priority…

Read More

Engineering Innovation Introduces The Super Champ At The National Postal Forum

LAFAYETTE, IN (May 26, 2015) – Engineering Innovation Inc. showcased The Super Champ mail processing system last week at the National Postal Forum in Anaheim to great acclaim. Featuring a mobile ring scanner outfitted with OCR (optical character recognition) technology, the solution enables rapid processing for induction of commercial parcels into the Postal system at the lowest…

Read More

Technical Service Bulletin: IMb Services Update

We at Engineering Innovation, Inc., are dedicated to giving you quality customer support for our products. In order to achieve this high level of service, we hope to provide helpful updates and solutions to our customers through our technical service bulletins. This technical service bulletin provides information about the deployment of IMb Services Update: PostalOne! ®…

Read More

11-Digit Click Now Required For Certain Classes Of Mail

Beginning with the rate update for September 2014, the following classes of mail will require an 11-digit click instead of a 5-digit click. Presorted First-Class Parcels Priority Mail Commercial Base (No dim) Priority Mail Commercial Plus (No dim) Priority Mail Commercial Base Priority Mail Commercial Plus Parcel Select Nonpresort Priority Mail Commercial Plus Cubic Priority…

Read More

The Heart, Soul And Guts Of The Postal Business

This article appeared in the PostCom Bulletin, published by the Association of Postal Commerce, on July 11. 2014. They graciously have allowed us to reprint it along with Ursa Major Associates, both of whom we at Eii thank for their work in supporting the Postal Industry. You can view the original article here.    THE HEART,…

Read More