September 3, 2014

MAILCOM Las Vegas

MAILCOM is coming back to Las Vegas, for The Management Summit for Mail, Distribution, Facilities and Government Professionals. MAILCOM is the world’s largest education organization for mail communications. At this annual event from September 22 – 24, you will learn the latest strategies from the industry’s top experts.

These topics will include: postal regulations compliance, operations cost reduction strategies, government services management and support services management.

For the delegates who attend at least six sessions within a track, plus the designated keynote, and have their participation certified by the proctor they will receive the designated Management Certificate. This certificate can be applied towards the Masters Certification in Mail Communications (MCOM) program and as education credit in the Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Managers (CMDSM) program.

Included in these sessions are four from our Product Marketing Manager, David Day, EDP.

David Day, EDP, is Crawford Technologies Product Marketing Manager and is an active member and presenter at MAILCOM, Xplor International and various other user and industry groups. David Day brings over 30 years of experience in the document management, print and mail industries. As you plan which sessions you will attend at MAILCOM Denver, be sure to consider David Day’s presentation. He will be sure to entertain, inform and give actionable advice. In addition, this year Crawford Technologies will have a desktop exhibit.

AM119: Paper vs. Digital: Compare and Contrast This session we will explore the pros and cons of digital mailbox services and the impact of Zumbox closing its doors (and other alternative distribution methods) and the USPS. Both have their place, but how will you adapt to support the desires of your customers? We will look at traditional mail, digital mailboxes, drop boxes, mobile mail and mail for the visually impaired. This session is geared for end users as well as service bureaus that are mailing transactional documents to their customers. Monday, September 22, 2014, Round One, 2:15-3:30 pm

AT245: Social Media vs. Traditional Mail: Compare and Contrast We all use social media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and others. But how can we utilize the new paradigm of communication to augment our traditional mail? How has Social Media changed how we communicate? How about Augmented Reality? We will dive into the world of Social Media and learn how we can use it to our advantage to supplement our traditional mail. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, Round Four, 11:30-12:30 pm

IW370: Managing a High Volume Mail Production Environment The challenge has never been greater to manage your high volume mail environment. Complex decisions outside the control of your operation are impacting how you have traditionally conducted business. We will look into these changes and how we have to rethink our printing and mailing operations. How do we cope with all the compliance issues are just on challenge? How will we cope with the dynamics of a changing demographic on how mail is received! There are many ways to accomplish the end result. Join us as we explore the opportunities that exist to enhance the term “Zero Defect” to “100% Compliance” while addressing the needs of your recipients. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, Round Seven, 8:30-9:30 am

MS302: Lowering the Costs of Your Mail Center Operations Costs remain high and manpower low, as we are all expected to do more with less people and less budget money. This session will review the methods to lower specific costs in your mail operation. The concept of PIE will be introduced as a method to lower costs as will ways to counter the “hidden costs of mail increases” will be identified with methods to assist in lowering your postage spend. Attendees will learn a step-by-step process to follow and how to put together the results for management evaluation. This seminar is updated in 2014 to reflect the dynamic changes in mail center operations. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, Round Ten, 1:45-2:45 pm

Be sure to visit Dave at one of his sessions and/or stop by our booth for more information on how Crawford Technologies can offer solutions to streamline your print and mail operation.

If you are in the mailing industry, this is a brand new city for MAILCOM, and one you won't want to miss. For more information on this session or any other information on MAILCOM Las Vegas visit their website here.