SMP News

The Strategic Mailing Partnership (SMP) is preparing to welcome its members and some of the industry's largest operators to its second 'Technical Summit' event. Experts from Royal Mail, WPN Chameleon, the DSA carriers and MarketReach will all be coming together to discuss a range of topics...

We are proud to announce that six of our SMP Board members’ companies they represent have been named in PrintWeek’s Top 500 list for 2018. St Ives, Communisis, Williams Lea Tag, Paragon Customer Communications, YM Group and Adare SEC have all been named in the publication’s...

JICMail provides marketers with a long-overdue currency to support media planning. Worth an estimated £1.7bn annually, advertising mail is the third-largest media channel in the UK according to advertising spend, yet it has long been without a “currency” to support media planning. However, last month JICMail, a...

The SMP Board, on behalf of its members, has unanimously agreed to adhere to the Royal Mail Wholesale’s Code of Practice regarding scam mail. Scam mail is sent with the sole intention of obtaining money through deception and/or fraud and can come to you by phone,...

We have welcomed a new addition to the SMP Board – Ian Hemsworth who brings with him a wealth of experience and passion for direct mail. Ian, who has previously worked as a Site Manager for RRD Britannia and a Client Services Director with K2 Group,...

Congratulations to two SMP members who have been crowned PrintWeek Awards 2017 winners. Marketing experts, Howard Hunt, received the Direct Mail Printer of the Year accolade as mail communication specialists GI Solutions won Customer Service Team of the Year. VISIT HERE for a full list of all...

The SMP is continuing to grow its thriving membership following the addition of a long-established print management business. Webmart, which began life as a print services agency in 1996, became an SMP member to help strengthen its arm in direct mail and doordrop. Simon Biltcliffe, Webmart Founder,...