U.S. Postal Service Price Changes Go Into Effect
With all the excitement surrounding the Inauguration, we just wanted to take a minute to remind everyone as of January 18, 2009, U.S. Postal Service domestic and international shipping rate increases will take effect.
From the USPS:
U.S. Postal Service to Change Shipping Prices in January
New Annual January Price Change Consistent with Industry Practices
WASHINGTON, DC —Pricing for shipping services will change on Sunday, Jan. 18, the Postal Service announced today following a vote by its Board of Governors.
“The move to annual January price changes for shipping services products is consistent with industry-wide practice, and provides a clear picture of the competitive, affordable prices the Postal Service offers,” said Robert Bernstock, president, Mailing and Shipping Services.
For more information and the complete press release on the changes and links to calculate increased shipping rates, visit www.usps.com or click here.
GAPPP Presents Supplier Sales Awards for 2008
The Atlanta-based Georgia Association of Promotional Products Professionals (GAPPP) presented suppliers with 2008 sales awards. GAPPP held its annual holiday party at the Ravinia Club in Atlanta on December 18, 2008 and presented 2008 Supplier of the Year to SanMar, with Sean Lee accepting the award. GAPPP also presented the 2008 Supplier Representative of the Year award to Barry and Mary Beth Pearson of Pearson Marketing.
GAPPP’s mission is to lead the vital and growing promotional products industry by assisting its members in education, professionalism, supplier/distributor relations and to provide a sense of community.