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The “Packing 411″ Gives Holiday Shoppers the Upper Hand on Sending Gifts

December 15, 2014

When it comes to handling gifts, Santa has the advantage over everyone, but with a little preparation and know-how, consumers still have some tricks up their own sleeves. It may not include a flying sleigh or eight reindeer, but there’s no need to panic when it comes to shipping and receiving holiday packages. “We’ve seen […]

Mail on the Move: How a Letter Travels

December 12, 2014

More than 700 million pieces of mail are sorted and delivered by the Postal Service each delivery day. But how does each piece get from point A to point B? Follow the fast and furious travels of a mailpiece… You enclose your mail into its envelope and fill out the address. Once that letter has […]

Troop Support: Sending Care Packages to Military Personnel

December 11, 2014

Nothing says home to deployed military personnel like a care package. Filled with treats, necessities, and greetings, a care package can be a huge morale booster for those far from home – especially during the holidays. “Mail is one of the greatest morale boosters we can give our troops during the holiday,” said Postmaster General […]

Low-tech to High-tech: History of Office Supplies

December 10, 2014

In a world of hi-tech gear, office supplies are some of the simplest – and perhaps mundane– devices known to man – and yet, we would be unable to reach a satisfactory level of productivity without them. Upon closer inspection, office supplies have an untold history that’s both fascinating and entertaining. Calculators Before there were […]

How to Replace Windows by Yourself

December 9, 2014

After reading a window replacement estimate, and once you’ve caught your breath again, you may be considering a do-it-yourself replacement window project. Replacing windows yourself is not unlike what a professional window company would do, but with a few less extras. Before considering your own window replacement project, keep in mind that replacement windows can […]

How to Hang Wallpaper Like a Pro

December 8, 2014

Wallpaper can transform a room and make a huge difference in its feel and appearance. Today, wallpapers come in a huge range of exciting patterns and colors – making it easier than ever to complement your home furnishings. Hanging wallpaper is relatively easy to learn but does require attention to detail, especially when hanging patterned […]

How to Set Up an Efficient Shipping and Receiving Center

December 5, 2014

Despite the explosive growth of electronic communication, the volume of hard mail continues to rise – driven by consumers and businesses for the handling and processing of their mail. Managing a chain of communication efficiently and cost-effectively – especially in a large corporation – is critical for building customer relationships, reducing corporate waste, and capitalizing […]

We’re Movin’ On Up: Packing Supplies Must-Haves

December 4, 2014

It’s amazing to think all of your household goods, prized possessions, and furniture can be literally packed and moved to somewhere new. To ensure your household arrives in good condition (including yourself and your family), make sure you have purchased the right packing supplies. Your time and money are valuable – so purchase supplies that […]

Create Function and Order in Your Office

December 3, 2014

The most important function of an office is function. If your office is not organized efficiently, chances are, you are going to be less efficient as well. Too often, offices are crammed with office machines, equipment, supplies, and piles of paper that create dysfunction and even stress. Following are steps to creating an office design […]

Putting Together a Household Tool Kit

December 2, 2014

If you’re like most, you have many of the necessary homeowner’s tools. However, are they all in once place? Can you easily put your hands on that tape measure or utility knife? What’s more, when’s the last time you could located that brand-new hammer or the screwdriver set your mother gave you last year for […]

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