But one Valley firm is actually helping businesses drive their postage costs lower, as they traverse the Valley each day, picking up mail from small business owners, private companies, even Maricopa County Community Colleges and delivering the metered mail
to the post office.
The Royal Mail targets relate to the delivery of first class, stamped and metered mail
, for which the company was set a target of 91.5%.
Four of the eight areas in Wales failed to hit Royal Mail's target to deliver 91.5% of first class stamped and metered mail
the next day.
at the Standard Rate is more likely to be opened than First Class mail carrying a pre-printed permit.
Postwatch said customers, including businesses, sending stamped and metered mail
can claim compensation for each delayed item.
A well-known truism in direct response is that a live postage stamp will often out-pull the preprinted indicia or even metered mail
. So too, promotional stamps - just like their more expensive cousins put out by the USPS - work hard to get prospects inside the package.
The postal service failed to achieve its 91.5% next-day delivery target for first class, stamped and metered mail
across all postal codes in Wales and the rest of Britain during the four quarters of 2009 - 2010.