Associations

The Association for Postal Commerce

The Association for Postal Commerce (PostCom) is a national association supporting the use of mail for business communication and commerce. PostCom represents member businesses and organizations on all matters pertaining to postal policies and operations. PostCom works on behalf of its members before the U.S. Congress, the U.S. Postal Service® and its Board of Governors and all federal agencies and audiences affecting U.S. postal policies and operations.

www.postcom.org

Direct Marketing Association

The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) is the leading global trade association of businesses and nonprofit organizations using and supporting multichannel direct marketing tools and techniques. DMA advocates industry standards for responsible marketing – both online and offline, promotes relevance as the key to reaching consumers with desirable offers and provides cutting-edge research education and networking opportunities to improve results throughout the end-to-end direct marketing process.

Founded in 1917, DMA today represents companies from dozens of vertical industries in the US and 48 other nations, including nearly half of the Fortune 100 companies, as well as nonprofit organizations.

www.the-dma.org

Mailing & Fulfillment Service Association

Epicomm―the Association for Leaders in Print, Mail, Fulfillment, and Marketing Services―is a not-for-profit business management association representing companies in the $80+ billion graphic communications industry in North America. It provides industry advocacy, management training, and a comprehensive slate of business-building solutions for companies in an evolving market environment. It was created in 2014 through the merger of the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP) and the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL)/National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP). Its founding associations have some 200 years of combined experience serving graphic communications companies of every size and specialty.

www.epicomm.org/

Mailers' Technical Advisory Committee

MTAC consists of mailing industry representatives and USPS® officials who provide technical information, advice and recommendations about postal services, programs, regulations and requirements. The members represent associations of large and small commercial mailing organizations, related mailing services and various industry groups.

https://ribbs.usps.gov/index.cfm?page=mtac

International Digital Enterprise Alliance

IDEAlliance (International Digital Enterprise Alliance) is a not-for-profit membership organization that has been a leader in information technology and publishing since 1966.

IDEAlliance advances core technology to develop standards and best practices to enhance efficiency and speed information across the end-to-end digital media supply chain - creation, production, management and delivery of knowledge-based multimedia content - digitally and in print.

www.idealliance.org

Association for Mail Electronic Enhancement

Association for Mail Electronic Enhancement (AMEE) is an organization dedicated to setting industry standards for the automated submission, tracking and reporting of mailings with the United States Postal Service®.

https://ribbs.usps.gov/index.cfm?page=amee

Women in Logistics & Delivery Services

Women in Logistics & Delivery Services (WILDS) is a nonprofit organization created to promote women's leadership in the postal and delivery industries. The organization provides networking, mentoring and training opportunities to address issues that women in these industries regularly face.

www.shedelivers.org

The Postal Customer Council™

The Postal Customer Council™ (PCC®) is a network of business mailers and representatives of the U.S. Postal Service®, who gather regularly to discuss and resolve local mailing issues. On both the national and local levels, Postal Customer Councils work to continually improve communication between the Postal Service™ and its customers.

GrayHair is currently a member of the following PCCs:

PiMA

The Professional Insurance Marketing Association (PIMA) is the leading national membership association of agents, brokers, third-party administrators, insurance underwriting companies and business partners involved in the direct marketing of insurance products.

www.pima-assn.org

National Postal Policy Council

The National Postal Policy Council represents a distinguished group of the largest and most prestigious mailers in the country. NPPC addresses issues for the benefit of its members, the Postal Service and the users of the nation's mail system in general.

www.postalcouncil.org

National Association of Presort Mailers

The National Association of Presort Mailers (NAPM) is an association of firms concerned with postal worksharing programs, especially discounts for presorted, automated mail. Members are usually early adopters of the latest Postal Service products and innovations.

 www.presortmailer.org

Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers

The Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers is comprised of nonprofits working for nonprofits to preserve our rights to:

  • Reasonable nonprofit postage prices and increases for Standard and Periodicals classes of mail, upon which we rely.
  • Anti-discrimination provisions to ensure that nonprofits receive equal treatment to commercial mailers.
  • Continuing the Consumer Price Index (CPI) cap on price increases for each class of mail.
  • Reliable, consistent, affordable mail service to help meet our critical missions.

Formed by a group of nonprofits in 1980, the Alliance continues to be governed by nonprofits for the sole benefit of nonprofits. We are the only national organization exclusively representing the interests of nonprofits that rely on affordable, effective postal mail to raise funds, communicate with donors and members, advocate, deliver publications, and achieve our missions.

 www.nonprofitmailers.org/  

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