SMP News

One of our SMP members has suggested that it could be helpful for you to flag up any under- or over-capacity issues in order to seek solutions from within the SMP membership. So if you’ve got spare machine time, or you desperately need 50K envelopes, why...

This year’s SMP Summit, due to take place in London on April 1st, has been postponed until September. A decision was taken late last week that in the light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the summit would be postponed until later in the year. SMP Chair Judith Donovan CBE said:...

We are delighted that three SMP board members and our chair appear in this year’s Printweek Power 100 list. Patrick Headley, from Go Inspire, appears at number 19 while Simon Biltcliffe, of Webmart, takes the number 25 spot. Tony Strong, from Opus Trust Communicationss, is listed at number 71. SMP...

In its 10th anniversary year, the Strategic Mailing Partnership has joined the Postcode Address File (PAF) Advisory Board. The move coincides not only with the SMP’s anniversary but with the 60th birthday of the postcode system itself. The seat will be taken by Judith Donovan CBE, Chair of the SMP,...

More than 100 SMP members converged on the capital to attend the third annual summit – the biggest and best yet – in the partnership’s 10th anniversary year. Hosted at the Phoenix Centre on April 3rd, the theme of the event was What’s Going On Out...

SMP Chair Judith Donovan CBE has welcomed Royal Mail’s ongoing commitment to letters, as outlined in the company’s annual statement on Wednesday. Announcing Royal Mail’s full year results, Group Chief Executive Officer Rico Back said that whilst addressed letters declined in 18-19 at a rate of around 8%, the...

Changing the perception of print is key to promoting direct mail as a hero product of the future, a packed national conference of mailing house industry experts heard. More than 100 members of the Strategic Mailing Partnership (SMP) filled a room at the Phoenix Centre, London, for the partnership’s...

SMP members can benefit from an exclusive deal from Two Sides, the not-for-profit organisation that promotes the sustainability and attractiveness of paper and print.You can save 10% on your membership fee but hurry – you must sign up by May 4th 2019 to take advantage of this fantastic offer,...

The Strategic Mailing Partnership (SMP) is kicking off a year of celebration to mark its 10th birthday, recognising a decade of consultation and collaboration between mailing houses and Royal Mail. Since its formation, the SMP has given the mailing house sector direction and support, while transforming the industry’s relationship with...