Idealliance webinars bring real-world, tactical information directly to you and your staff. Featuring industry experts, these programs are generally about an hour in length and are presented monthly. All Epicomm webinars are recorded and made available post-live broadcast for members to view in the Member Resources section of the Connected Community site, unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Webinars:

September 13: Managing Your Business With The USPS Scorecard Webinar

September 26: Postal Points 16-13

See below for detailed descriptions for each webinar and/or to register. Reminder: Webinar registration closes 30 minutes prior to each live broadcast. They are always recorded and made available on the Members-Only Connected Community site post-broadcast.

Managing Your Business With The USPS Scorecard Webinar
September 13, 2016

Sponsored by AccuZIP

Where you can only manage those things that you can measure, the USPS has introduced a new method of measuring your data and mail quality and it is called The Mailers Scorecard.

In this introduction to the Mailers Scorecard you will learn:

  • What is the Mailers Scorecard
  • How to read the Scorecard
  • Exploration of the 5 key tabs
    1. Mailer Profile
    2. Electronic Verification
    3. eInduction
    4. Seamless Acceptance
    5. Service Performance Measurement (SPM)
  • How to drill down to learn more
  • Use of reporting
  • Common issues to watch for such as By/For, Nesting, Mid, Crid, Stid, Etc…
  • Answers to your questions

Plus additional best practices and tips so you can become a Mailer Scorecard Pro and maximize your use of this valuable tool.

Presenter Bio: Tom Glassman, Wilen Direct

TGlassmanTom Glassman is a 25 year mailing industry professional and the pioneer of several Patent Pending data and postal processes.  Tom started out in the business operating Cheshire labeling equipment and inserters, and worked his way up to managing several large direct mail operations. He has many years of Postal and Lean Operational expertise.  He is a volunteer in the Palm Beach County PCC and an active member of the IDEAlliance  Education Committee.

Tom is currently involved with various MTAC User Groups and Work Groups, and is one of the Industry Leads for the FAST User group and the Reporting Sub Group.   While at NPI as Director of Service and Postal Affairs, Tom led the successful development of a Patent Pending process for the replacement of Fast Forward, and a second Patent Pending process for utilizing Mail.dat files to maximize postal discounts.

Tom joined Wilen Direct in March of 2013 and is currently the Director of Data Services and Postal Affairs.  Tom is active on Social Media and regularly Tweets postal updates under the handle of @maildiver.  Tom holds a Mailpiece Design Consultant Certification from MSMA and Mail Pro Certification from IDEAlliance.

As a certified diver, he pursues his hobby of underwater photography.

Tom has a marketing degree from Babson College.  He enjoys sharing his vast knowledge of Postal Issues and LEAN manufacturing.

Postal Points 16-13
September 26, 2016 at 2:00 ET

Join Leo Raymond, author of Postal Points, to ask questions and discuss topics from the latest issue (16-13). The webinar is FREE to all members who receive the Postal Points newsletter.

Register here.

Sponsored by AccuZIP

If you missed any webinars that aren’t listed above, would like to hear them again, or want to access the PowerPoint handouts you can do so by logging into the Members-Only online community.

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