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International Mail Services to the USA

In News by Alan Horton

International business to the USA

The USA represents a huge business opportunity for UK businesses. The US economy is the largest in the world and is worth a staggering $18.56 trillion, the UK is the seventh largest trading partner of the USA.

With a population of in excess of 324 million and major cities to serve such as Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco cracking the US market is a likely recipe for success for any UK exporting business.

With the benefit of English being a common language and the warmth of the special US/English relationship the US is “open for business” and international mail is one way of gaining access to this lucrative marketplace.

Originally a gift from France, the statue of liberty is an iconic US image

Facts about mail in the USA

Here are some facts about US mail:

  • Data – If required B2B and B2C data can be bought from US data providers. There are very strict data protection laws in the US, several statutes apply to data law particularly the Federal Trade Commission Act
  • Mix of mail – First class (45.2%), Second class (28.1%), shipping / parcels (24.1%) and magazines/journals (2.6%) [1]
  • Postal points – There are around 155 million postal points in the US [1]
  • % of world volume – 47% of the world’s mail volume is within the US alone!

Source: [1] USPS Postal Facts about the USA

Types of mail to the USA

bakergoodchild can mail to the US through various mail providers, examples of mail services available include:

  • Economy mail service (may take up to six weeks)
  • Standard mail service (may take up to seven days)
  • Tracked mail service (may take up to seven days)
  • Signed for service (may take up to seven days)

The price per item will vary depending on a range of factors such as the weight, dimensions, batch quantity, speed required. Contact bakergoodchild now to receive a custom quotation.

End to End fulfilment

bakergoodchild are experts in end to end fulfilment of mailing projects and serving export markets such as the US. Whatever part of the process your organisation needs, we can help including:

  • Preparation – We can help with all preparatory tasks needed for your mailing
  • Fulfilment – The closing, collation, folding, packing, polywrapping and all aspects of the fulfilment process (including hand fulfilment if needed)
  • Personalisation – Adding personalisation to mail through data management and variable data printing, etc.
  • Printing – As a Mailing House we can meet any print requirement, large or small, easy or complex!
  • Postage and distribution – Save money through our expert international postage solutions, let us handle all aspects of distribution to the US

Contact bakergoodchild about Mail Services to the USA

bakergoodchild has been a Mailing House specialist since 1995 and has significant expertise in international mail services to the USA and worldwide. Call us on 0800 612 1972 to discuss your current and future projects, we would love to hear from you.

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