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US20050209977 Apparatus and methods for reading an identification code from a mailpiece  
Apparatus and methods consistent with the present invention provide for reading an identification code from a mailpiece. In one embodiment, there are a reader unit and a reader head assembly...
US20050004881 Method and apparatus for identifying, managing, and controlling communications  
A method and apparatus for sorting, prioritizing, identifying, managing, and otherwise controlling (collectively, “controlling”) a communication. A frank may be used to associate a value and a...
US20050154685 Methods and systems providing the capability to track intra-organizational packages  
Methods and systems disclosed herein are used to track packages sent via an intra-organizational mail system, even when such mail system includes shipping some packages in bulk to remote...
US20050234835 Label making apparatus and method  
A label making apparatus that includes a computer with a label program and a label meter program. The label program has a positional palette feature that permits the assignment of an attribute...
US20110066549 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO PROVIDE CUSTOMS HARMONIZATION, TARIFF COMPUTATIONS, AND CENTRALIZED TARIFF COLLECTION FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPPERS  
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...
US20060173796 System and method for printing multiple postage indicia  
An envelope having a window for allowing a printed postage indicia to show through is shown. According to a preferred embodiment, the postage indicia window may be provided with a glassine...
US20050197974 Standardizing intelligent mail processing  
Standardizing a mail processing system. An intelligient mail processing system provides a mail tracking code affixed to each mail piece and a mail tracking procedure using the mail tracking code....
US20100017273 Method Apparatus, and System for Grouping Transportation Services  
Grouping transportation lanes is disclosed. Transportation lanes include origination and destination location information, and also have associated values. The grouping includes creating an...
US20050256811 Virtual security device  
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...
US20140324736 COLLATION OF MARKETING SIGNS  
A collation of printed marketing signs for delivery or distribution to a retail store includes at least a first group of marketing signs and a second group of marketing signs. Each group has at...
US20090132437 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIA CONTAINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR EVALUATING THE RETURN ON DIRECT MAIL MARKETING AND FOR EVALUATING SHIPPING SERVICES  
A method, system, and computer readable medium including instructions for evaluating and promoting a direct mail marketing campaign includes receiving the cost associated with the campaign and...
US20050131840 Method and system for generating characterizing information descriptive of selected printed material such as a particular address block  
A method and system for characterizing blocks of printed material. A digital image of printed material, such as an address block, on an object is obtained, and the image is processed to abstract...
US20070078793 System and method for aggregating item delivery information  
Systems and methods for aggregating item delivery statistics in an item delivery system. In accordance with an illustrative embodiment, information associated with one or more delivery items is...
US20080021848 Shipping shared services postage indicia  
A system and method is provided that enables a postal customer to order a shipping label on-line via the internet. The label may be a mailing label to be placed on letters or parcels. The label...
US20050234836 Method and system for payment of permit mail  
A system and method that allows mailers of all sizes to pay for permit mail without presenting cash or a check at the time of induction is provided. A permit payment aggregator establishes a...
US20050004882 Method and device for processing mail  
The invention relates to a method and device for processing mail wherein information located on at least one surface of the mail is detected. Address information determined by means of the...
US20070067248 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR VALIDATING AND VERIFYING MAIL ITEMS  
Method of validating mail items by a sender with a view to their handover to a mail distribution service, wherein the mail items are handed over to the mail distribution service by the sender...
US20050167342 Method and device for processing postal articles  
Disclosed herein are a method and device for processing postal articles. According to the disclosure, the method includes automatically verifying whether a postal article has an expected...
US20110022544 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ISSUING MOBILE POSTAGE STAMP  
In order to provide a mobile postage stamp, when mobile postage stamp application information is received from a terminal owned by a user, a mobile postage stamp providing system verifies a...
US20050114276 Personal customization of stamps  
A system for customizing postage stamps in which the system includes a media gathering input device, a processing unit and an output device. The media gathering device receives the customized...
US20060253405 Post-delivery mail management system and method  
A mail management system transmits scanned images of unopened, delivered mail to a remotely located recipient, and then interactively receives commands from the recipient on how the mail is to be...
US20050055319 Payment release system  
An apparatus and method for authorizing payment to a seller upon delivery of an item to a buyer. The method includes registering each seller and each buyer with a transaction server or database....
US20070282764 METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR BACKUP OF CUSTOMER DATA STORED IN A FRANKING MACHINE  
In a method and an apparatus for transferring customer data stored in a non-volatile manner in a franking machine for backup purposes, a customer card is inserted in a card reader and a processor...
US20050075987 Method for capturing and processing information in a communication system  
The postal operator or carrier completes an “incomplete” address or modifies or overrides elements of the address that were misprinted or are unreadable, and forwards the corrected address to the...
US20070179910 Method and apparatus for monitoring a postage meter  
A franking module is provided which allows the postal customer to apply indicia to an item of mail, the indicia including an indication of the current value of postage available in postage meter....
US20050192911 Application program interface for postal security device  
An application program interface includes a function for adding a communication port for one or more PSD's and automatically initializing the one or more PSD's, a function adding an indicia stream...
US20050187885 Methods and systems for sending a gift to a mailbox  
A consumer may purchase a single item containing a gift, a shipping package, and pre-paid postage. The consumer may write a recipient's address on the shipping package and deposit the package in...
US20070132589 System and method for managing postal devices using radio frequency identification  
A system and method for processing postal work using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) apparatus. With RFID applied to the postal work, the system includes a structure for managing postal...
US20050097066 Method and system for a mailing machine to verify the integrity of printed postage  
A mailing machine includes a transport mechanism for transporting mail pieces along a transport path. Also included in the mailing machine are a printing device for printing a postage indicia on...
US20050065896 Method and system for automated postage correction of residual mail  
The present invention relates to a system and method for processing residual mail to automatically correct the postage therefor. A first class of service that was used to originally process the...
US20070143133 Method and system relating to multilateral customized messaging system for cards, letters and correspondence  
Method and system for the creation and mailing of personalized correspondence to specified recipients through an electronic medium. A customer views an interface through an electronic devise...
US20090248470 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MEASURING PERFORMANCE OF A CARRIER NETWORK  
System and methods for determining time-for-delivery for a mail piece based on the origin and destination of the mail piece are provided. A mail processing system is utilized by recipients of mail...
US20060143140 Recipient preference mail communications service  
A method for communicating mailing preferences of a mail recipient including a messenger for use in connection with an unsolicited mailpiece received by a mail recipient. The messenger functions...
US20050131841 Stamp book with order information carrier  
The invention relates to a stamp book comprising at least one stamp sheet (1) and a card-type order information carrier (3), wherein the stamp sheet (1) and the order information carrier (3) are...
US20070136213 Inline system to detect and show proof of indicia fraud  
A method that utilizes a first process that detects if a first printed region that is a fraudulent copy based on information associated with the first printed region; and utilizes the information...
US20060144260 Mail distribution methods and apparatus  
A method, according to an embodiment, includes executing a print-mail application, on a client device, to perform a print-mail process for a printable item that is selectable by the client device....
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...
US20090070278 Automatically Generated Metered Mail  
Postage values are determined for a plurality of documents stored in a document file. Value-bearing indicia are generated based upon the determined values. The indicia are stored separately from...
US20080040138 Telephone Number Stamps  
The invention regards a method, a system and a package for payment and granting of postage rate for an item of mailing (10) through at least one of a network for data- and telecommunication. The...
US20050071294 Mailing machine scanner apparatus and method  
A method and apparatus for processing a mailpiece. The method includes receiving a mailpiece that has a barcode printed on the mailpiece. The barcode being in machine-readable format. Next, image...
US20050228761 Manifesting mail for legal electronic proof of induction/acceptance  
A method for electronic proof of induction/acceptance for manifested special service mail. The foregoing may be accomplished by having the post office notify the mailer's postage meter of the...
US20080046384 Postage verification apparatus and methods  
A postage verification apparatus includes a reading device for reading a luminescent signature of a postage stamp to detect a value of the postage stamp. The apparatus also includes a weighing...
US20060027652 Apparatus for converting an envelope feeding machine  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for using existing envelope feeding machines to print IBIP indicium, and CASS approved address information and bar code information. The invention is shown to...
US20050154684 Method for distributing bulk mailings  
The invention relates to a method for distributing bulk. The inventive method includes the following steps: supplying the bulk mailing, whereby the individual postal articles are unaddressed, and...
US20080147428 METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR PROVISIONING REMOTE SERVICE EQUIPMENT WITH POSTAGE FEE TABLES FROM A DATABANK  
In a method and arrangement for data processing to provision a service apparatus with postage fee tables, and for selection of the tables from a databank of a data center that accepts a...
US20070265988 ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR GENERATION OF A FRANKING IMPRINT  
In a method and an arrangement for generation of a franking imprint, in particular a franking machine, a base module has a printing device and a processing unit controlling the printing device for...
US20070265989 ARRANGEMENT AND METHOD FOR GENERATION OF A FRANKING IMPRINT  
In a method and an arrangement for generation of a franking imprint, in particular a franking machine, a secure processing unit generates accounting data relevant for the accounting of the...
US20060015468 Dynamic allocation of postal security devices  
A system for dynamically allocating one or more postal security devices (PSD's), includes an indicia pool utilizing PSD's for generating indicia, a download pool for refreshing PSD funds, and a...
US20080059385 HIGH-THROUGHPUT ENVELOPE STUFFER LINE INCORPORATING A POSTAGE METER  
A facility made up of a high-throughput envelope stuffer line for stuffing envelopes, at the end of which line an inkjet postage meter is disposed that is designed to co-operate with said...
US20070005517 Network support for submitting mail handling instructions to a postal service  
A method is provided for supporting a mail control feature in a telecommunications network (30). The method includes: receiving a mail handling instruction from a user, the instruction being...

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