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US20100153230 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INSTANT ONLINE POSTAGE METERING  
A system and method for instantly printing PC postage before establishing a postage meter account. The method includes the steps of a meter vendor obtaining a first meter license from the Post for...
US20110078091 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REMOTE POSTAGE METERING  
A system and method for remote postage metering of postage indicia, including demanding a desired postage amount and subsequently printing the postage indicia onto a piece of mail. A user inputs...
US20120123970 DIMENSIONAL RATING OF A MAIL PIECE USING A TOUCH SCREEN ON A MAIL KIOSK  
A system and method for determining the dimensions of a mail piece using a built-in touch screen of a mail kiosk. A mailer is instructed to place the mail piece into a specified corner of the...
US20050071296 Commemorative stamps and methods associated therewith  
Decorative commemorative stationary materials, such as invitations, envelopes, thank you cards, stamps and commemorative stamps used for legal postage are imprinted with graphic indicia of a...
US20080313105 VIRTUAL MAILING SYSTEM  
A virtual mailing system includes a virtual post office disposed in a virtual environment. A user in the virtual environment can request for the delivery of an electronic asset. A postage metering...
US20080301065 DEVICE FOR AUTOMATICALLY DETERMINING A CATEGORY OF MAIL TO WHICH A MAILPIECE DELIVERED TO A FRANKING SYSTEM BELONGS  
A device for determining the category of mail of a mailpiece, which device comprises: an stand designed to receive said mailpiece; at least one gauge fastened to said stand and provided with a...
US20050114275 Wireless display controller for inbound and outbound mailing and shipping system  
A mail processing system that includes a franking machine and at least one removable user interactive display. The display includes a wireless connection for wireless communication between the...
US20050125367 Computer postage and mailing tracking labels  
The present invention provides special purpose label arrangement sets for use with computer-based postage systems to facilitate mailing tracking, sheets of such label arrangement sets, and methods...
US20070174218 Printer, control method, and used amount acquiring method  
There is provided a printer that performs print on a medium by color materials, including: an advance information reading and writing section that reads and writes advance information from and in...
US20080249964 Method for providing a refund for indicium-based postage  
A refund processing system and method where mailpiece identification information carried in first indicia is embedded in second indicia. Second indicia are stored in a database. A refund processor...
US20100076869 BUYER-INITIATED SHIPPING SYSTEM  
A system and method in which a buyer registers for a buyer's shipping account and uses the shipping account to pay shipping costs associated with purchases made over the Internet. When a buyer...
US20050075989 Method for securely storing objects  
A method for temporarily assigning secure boxes for the transfer of objects when the person who placed the objects in the box and the person who removed the objects from the box are known to the...
US20090094172 VOLUME RATING BY POSTAL METER  
A postage meter may be used to automatically apply volume rating to batches of mail pieces. In some embodiments, a batch of mail pieces is fed twice through the postage meter. In the first feeding...
US20070136216 Technique for effectively generating postage indicia using a postal security device  
In a franking system, a postal security device (PSD) is used to account for postage dispensation, and generate digital signatures for inclusion in postage indicia to authenticate same. In...
US20090083187 MAIL STERILIZATION INDICATOR  
A mail piece having a sterilization indicator includes an irradiation status area applied to a part of said mail piece. The irradiation status area is adapted to be activated by radiation. The...
US20060015469 Integrated shipping lable and customs form  
The systems and methods described herein relate generally to the integration of a shipping label with a customs form to provide a single label having postage, addressing, customs and other...
US20090076918 Advertisement-Supported Shipping  
A server accepts shipping information from would-be shippers, advertising information from would-be advertisers, and correlates the two to match up an advertiser with a suitable shipper. The...
US20080154799 Ensuring print quality for postage meter systems  
Print quality is ensured in a postage meter system employing an ink system and having settable modes of printing operation by detecting the type of ink system employed in the postage meter system,...
US20080306884 AUTOMATED MAILPIECE PROCESSING  
System and method for the addressing of mail pieces by a variable printing system. Information allowing a mail piece to be associated with a mailing list of address information is printed on the...
US20070136215 Truncation of undeliverable mailpieces  
Instead of returning undeliverable mail to mailers, a postal authority such as the U.S. Postal Service destroys the mail, while electronically transmitting, to the mailer, data that identifies...
US20070174217 METHOD OF PAYING FOR POSTAGE AMOUNTS VIA A TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK  
A method of paying for a postage amount relating to franking a mail item addressed to a sendee by a sender, said method comprising the following operations: inputting the address of the sendee or...
US20070055639 Method and system for printing self-mailer including color-postal form  
A method, for forming a tracked self-mailer is provided. The method comprises: generating a print image comprising a shipping label, a color-postal-form, and a document, wherein the shipping label...
US20100114700 System and method for synchronizing delivery of messages in multiple communications channels  
A system and method synchronize delivery of messages in multiple communications channels by generating mailing information regarding a first message to be delivered through a first communications...
US20060112024 Use of machine readable code to print the return address  
A system for returning a mailpiece to a sender without a human readable return address on the mailpiece. The system includes a device adapted to generate a machine-readable code to be printed on...
US20050131842 Method for indicating the prepayment of customs duties  
A method for the prepayment by a shipper of customs duties and fees in a first country on shipments addressed for delivery in a second country that will be charged to the shippers' postage meter....
US20070203859 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PAYING FOR A SERVICE  
A system of paying for a service that is delivered to a user by a provider of said service, the system including print means for printing out a docket issued by the service provider and bearing...
US20100042554 MAILING SYSTEM HAVING EMPLOYEE PERSONAL POSTAGE ACCOUNTING CAPABILITY  
A mail processing system that has employee personal postage accounting capability is provided. When a mail processing system is used to process personal mail, a record of the fees for such...
US20070050317 Automated mail preparation system and method  
A system for automatic preparation of mail pieces for special service mailing has a transport device for transporting a series of mail pieces such as envelopes one-by-one in a first path, each...
US20100131430 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BULK MAIL ORIENTED TRANSACTION PRINTING  
A system and method for bulk mail oriented transaction printing of variable documents by evaluating particular data such as zip code data in a VI PDL. A queue can be configured with information...
US20050137991 Method and system for name and address validation and correction  
A method of correcting postal name and address information according to the invention includes the step of comparing the name and address information to at least one database of known names and...
US20090206013 SORT PLAN OPTIMIZATION  
Aspects of the invention relate to systems and methods for improving a sort plan. According to one embodiment, several groups are formed where each group contains articles having an identifier of...
US20100131429 METHOD FOR RECIPIENTS OF MAIL TO INFORM MAILERS OF MAILING PREFERENCES  
A method and system for identifying recipient mailing preferences to mailers. A mail preparation center sends a plurality of mail recipients mail pieces having a mail campaign identifiers printed...
US20080306885 System and method for authenticating indicia using identity-based signature scheme  
Methods and systems for verification of indicia that do not require key management systems, and in which revocation of key pairs is easily performed without adding costs to the verification...
US20060143032 Advanced electronic notification for a mailpiece  
A system and method for providing mailpiece notification to a mailpiece recipient prior to delivery of the mailpiece from a postal carrier system in which a database is accessible by the postal...
US20100153309 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DIMENSIONAL RATING OF MAIL PIECES  
Systems and methods for dimensionally rating mail pieces including cards, letters, flats, mailers, packages and parcels using a pointing device such as a digital pen are described. In one...
US20050165704 Method and apparatus for merging of bulk mailings  
The present invention provides an improved and simplified method for preparing and merging mailings from two or more separate mailings. The method includes evaluating a plurality of bundles of...
US20090132438 PARCEL CARRIER BILLING SERVICE  
A parcel carrier billing service includes a mobile unit for processing received parcels. Shipment parameters are received and used in calculating a postage that is assessed to a user account. The...
US20060026109 Mail handling terminal making it possible to track the content of the mail  
A mail handling terminal including means for affixing, on a mail item, firstly a postal mark obtained in the terminal on the basis of determined postal data and secondly a unique identity number...
US20100228609 Electronic transcript generator  
An electronic transcript generation and transfer system is described. It contains functionality for facilitating transactions between requestors and reporters by receiving a request for a...
US20060143033 Method for providing advanced notification of mailpiece contents  
A method for providing mailpiece notification to a mailpiece recipient prior to delivery of the mailpiece from a postal carrier system in which a database is accessible by the postal carrier...
US20060020505 Tracking recordation system for packages  
The systems and methods described herein relate generally to the electronic recordation of the transfer of a package from a shipper to a responsible postal carrier. In one embodiment, a method of...
US20060206439 Door-to-door parcel delivery information exchange system  
The object of the present invention is to provide the system capable of grasping a transaction state from a commodity purchase to the settlement and reception of the commodity. In order to achieve...
US20080154721 Method and Device for Automatically Accepting and Franking Mailpieces  
An exemplary method for accepting and franking mailpieces is disclosed. The exemplary method comprises accepting a mailpiece into a housing of the device, the housing being inaccessible to...
US20090171861 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR USING MULTIPLE PERMANENT POSTAGE RATES IN MAILING MACHINES  
A mailing machine that provides for permanent postage is described. Postage may be purchased at one point of time at a then prevailing rate and used in the future at the same effective purchasing...
US20090216371 DYNAMIC INVENTORY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM  
Embodiments include systems and methods of delivery DVDs, games, other electronically or computer readable media, or other high value items through the mail or via any other delivery service for...
US20070174216 MAIL HANDLING MACHINE  
A mail handling machine including a print module for printing a postal imprint on a mail item, said print module being stationary and disposed transversely relative to the direction D of movement...
US20060047610 System and method for providing exception handling instructions to a delivery agent  
A method includes detecting an event which occurs during transportation of a mailpiece on the way from a sender to an addressee. The method further includes determining instructions provided by...
US20070078798 Remote configuration and management of a franking machine  
A method of remotely accessing a meter includes issuing a meter identifier through a browser, utilizing an HTTP server to recognize the URL and run an application program, and reporting the...
US20100036777 Method and system for postal payments and addressing  
Methods and systems for postal payments and addressing are described. In one embodiment, an electronic communication identifier associated with a postal item may be accessed for automated payment....
US20090216686 MAIL FRANKING AND TRACKING METHOD  
The invention relates to a method of franking of mail such that it can be tracked by carriers and mail-routing services. More specifically, the invention relates to a method of franking and...

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