Tag Archives: Houston

July 2017 QR Code

Have you scanned your July QR code from the 2017 BEB-Business Extension Bureau calendar?
We have a special message for you!

You can also click here to see it!

George Springer’s All Star Bowling for SAY.ORG

2016-06 George Springer with say.org kidsBEB was in full force for the 2nd annual George Springer’s All Star Bowling Event benefiting SAY.ORG (Stuttering Association for the Young).  All proceeds go to CAMP SAY, a life-changing summer camp for kids & teens who stutter.

2016-06-02 kathy and joy in Houston Style MagazineThis all star event was held at Lucky Strike in downtown Houston and raised over $40K.  It was a great way to raise money for an excellent cause and a chance to see a lot of “Who is Who” of Houston.

2016-06-02 AstrosThis is our 2nd year to volunteer and contribute.

The New Elvis Stamp

2015-07-08 Elvis Stamp
Elvis Presley is heading to a post office near you in time for this year’s Elvis Week celebration in Memphis, Tennessee.  The USPS announced the King of Rock and Roll will be immortalized in a stamp collection once again.
Beginning August 12, the greatest hist CD, Elvis Forever, will be available online and in some post offices along with the stamp.
The RCA/Legacy Recording… Read More

Slow Delivery in Houston Continues

Houston Standard Mail DeliveryThe new USPS delivery standards for First Class and Standard Mail that take effect on July 1, 2015 have been published.  However, we have continued to experience slow delivery both local and regional, especially with standard mail.  We encourage our clients, especially those mailing to promote scheduled events, to drop your mail an extra 7 days earlier to ensure timely delivery of your marketing mail!  We will continue to keep you apprised of delivery in the coming months as we prepare for the upcoming back to school and holiday seasons.

 

New Delivery Standards for Standard Mail

New delivery standards for Standard Mail will take effect on July 1, 2015.  See below for details:

USPS Standard mail delivery standardsWe have experienced slower than normal standard mail delivery locally and regionally.  See details on what Houston mailers are experiencing and read our recommendations for the coming back to school and holiday seasons.  Read More…

USPS Halts Closures

POSTAL POOCH CHANGESUSPS halts plan to consolidate and close processing facilities

The Postal Service has suspended its plans to consolidate or close processing facilities in 2015.

According to documents on the USPS website, the closures and consolidations dates of all plants were changed from 2015 to “to be determined,” with the exception of three plants in Asheville, N.C., Houston, Texas and Queens, N.Y.

The USPS planned to close up to 82 mail processing facilities this year and expected to save about $750 million a year by closing those facilities – money that it desperately needs after the agency recorded losses in 21 of the last 23 quarters.

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