How Will the 2018 USPS Rate Increases Affect Publishers and Marketers?

USPS 2018 Rate Increase
BY DOMINIQUE SCANLAN

Effective January 21, 2018 the United States Postal Service (USPS) will increase mail and shipping rates across the board. Publishers and marketers who utilize mailing services will be affected by these changes.

The USPS is not alone in its price increase for 2018. According to the Pitney Bowes blog, FedEx and UPS both announced an average shipping rate increase of 4.9 percent. In comparison, the USPS is still a competitive and cost-saving option.

Allen Press Upgrades Scholarly Services with Arbortext Publishing Engine Enterprise

LAWRENCE, Kan. – December 5, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. has upgraded its scholarly journal typesetting platform to Arbortext Publishing Engine Enterprise. The Arbortext Publishing Engine is a cloud-based system that provides the ability to intelligently pull XML and unstructured data from content management systems profile content for targeted audiences and variable deliverable types and automatically generate publications.