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The Strategic Mailing Partnership (SMP), the association that represents mailing in the UK, has praised the Royal Mail for its latest set of initiatives, saying these will help to inspire and invigorate direct mail in 2021. Among the initiatives that will run throughout the next...

The Strategic Mailing Partnership has welcomed the latest set of Royal Mail initiatives aimed at inspiring and invigorating direct mail in 2021. Existing incentives are being renewed for a further 12 months, while fixed percentage discounts are being introduced to simplify the offering. 2020’s portfolio of incentives...

2020 has been another successful year for our incentive portfolio. Customers are seeing real benefit from using our schemes, ensuring that mail remains a cost-effective communication tool during a difficult year. We approved 680 applications, providing £9.2 million in postage credits that customers offset against...

Keeping up to date with events in the ever-evolving world of direct mail is vital for SMP board members. And while they’re clearly a very well-read bunch, it’s interesting to note which industry titles make their go-to reading list. In a survey carried out by Faith...

Royal Mail is in the process of upgrading its Mailmark data warehouse systems and software. As part of this refresh, from 10 December 2020, it is introducing new Mailmark reporting functionality which will enable customers to access simpler daily PDF content, and the new Mailmark...