Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Lower costs and improve deliverability with address cleansing

Timely and accurate mail delivery is vital to businesses everywhere. When your customers’ addresses contain typos, incorrect ZIP codes or non-standard state abbreviations, delivery rates can decline, time in transit can increase, and often times postage is wasted when mail is returned as undeliverable.  In addition to the money spent on returned postage, deliverability issues can have a huge negative impact on customer service.

But when you’ve got thousands of addresses in your customer database, it’s nearly impossible to manually ensure that each and every one of them is correct and formatted to the USPS’s preferred specifications.  This is where address cleansing software comes into play.

What Is Address Cleansing?

Address cleansing is accomplished by software that compares your addresses to addresses in the USPS database to help you discover any errors or inconsistencies regarding spelling, ZIP codes, or state abbreviations.  Often, the cleansing software will suggest an alternative, much like a spell checker.  Occasionally, the address will be incomprehensible; while this may sound like a bad thing, it is better to catch these mistakes before wasting postage on them.  Here is an example of an address that contains a couple of misspellings, an improper abbreviation and an incorrect ZIP code, as well as some missing information about the street:

John Smith
11950 Salam Dr
Granada Hils, CA 91333

Once the address is cleansed according to the USPS’s standards by fixing the street name, city, and zip, the address becomes:

John Smith
11950 Salem Dr
Granada Hills CA 91344-2347

Benefits of Address Cleansing

Here are some of the benefits that can result from cleansing your addresses:

  • Eliminate postage costs for items that cannot be delivered
  • Accelerate the sorting and routing of your mail so that it is delivered faster
  • Improve response rates to direct mail campaigns
  • When sending invoices, collect customer payments faster
  • Increase customer satisfaction through faster delivery

Stamps.com Automatically Cleanses Your Addresses

When you use Stamps.com for your mailing and shipping needs, you don’t need to worry about address cleansing; Stamps.com automatically does it for you! Stamps.com periodically syncs with the USPS Address Matching Service Database to make sure that your customers’ addresses are complete, state abbreviations are standard, and ZIP codes are up to date.  For no extra charge, Stamps.com cleanses every address on your mailing list before printing labels or postage, and you can rest easy knowing that your mail will be delivered quickly, correctly, and without unnecessary expense.

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AOSOM Elite Red Bicycle Trailer Stroller Combo with Suspension and Brakes

You are going to love this unit from AOSOM. Purchase 1 unit, and you get both a Bicycle Trailer, and an all terrain Stroller in one! The AOSOM 2 in 1 is a Child Bicycle Trailer AND Childs Stroller. Both configurations will hold 2 children, up to 100 lb weight capacity. This unit is built for duribility and you will get many years of use from this unit. All the parts needed to convert from bike trailer to stroller and back to a bike trailer are included. This Trailer/Stroller combination is great for on and off road, asphalt or dirt or gravel, this trailer stroller rides great on all terrains!

Comes with SUSPENSION! The full suspension axel means much more comfortable and smoother rides for your children, as well as for you - the shocks absorb the force of jarring bumps and jolts, rather than letting it bounce the chassis and riders around. With our 20" wheels and suspension system, you can travel on nearly all types of terrain. It is great for parents who like biking, jogging and taking long walks.

Product Highlights:

  • Brand New in Box

  • Frame - Made from Steel for durability and long life

  • Will hold 1 or 2 children, Max weight limit 100 lbs

  • Full suspension system makes the baby trailer / stroller much more comfortable for your kids, and let the stroller to be used for all terrain.

  • New hand lock brake system on the rear wheel,  so you can lock the jogging stroller when parked.

  • Ultra smooth-rolling 20" wheels ride easily across uneven terrain

  • Sling seat w/ 5-point safety harness - Extra security and comfort for passengers 

  • Fits in the trunk and storage areas of most vehicles after folded.

  • Converts to stroller in seconds w/out tools - Convenient - no need to carry tools

  • Bike Hitch/coupler is included for connecting the trailer with bike, it also fits bike with quick release wheels.

  • 2-in-1 weather canopy - Helps protect kids from sun and rain 

  • Rear storage area - Extra room for parents to carry items 

  • 4 Reflectors on the front and back.

  • Age limit- 18 months or older 

  • Assembled Weight: 37lb

  • Front wheel size 12"

  • Rear wheel size 20" 

  • Brand: AOSOM, Model: 0096RB

 

Dimensions:

  • Full Dimension: 55*36*42 inch 

  • Folded Dimension: 32*27*9 inch

Package contents:

  • Child trailer folded

  • Wheels (one front, two rear)

  • Trailer/Stroller conversion kits

  • Jogger handle

  • Brake with lock

  • Side frames (2 pieces)

  • Safety flag

  • Bike Hitch/coupler

  • User manual

See Pictures here:
http://www.i10direct.com/products/AOSOM-Elite-Red-2-in-1-Child-Baby-Bike-Trai...

Monday, August 9, 2010

10' x 10' White Party Tent Canopy w/ Walls and Carrying Case

Our line of tents are a great deal. They have so many uses, and are affordable on any budget. Our tents are great for Weddings, Picnics, Ball games, Sporting Events, Beach Trips, Festivals, Local Gatherings, Vendor Shade, Camping Trips, Job Sites, Craft Fairs, Fishing and so much more! Our 10'x10' version sets up and take down time is less than a minute, and comes with it's own carrying case.

    *Size:10'×10'
    *4 side walls , 2 w/ Windows and 2 without Windows (Tent can be used without use of walls, walls are included at no extra cost.)
    *Comes with carrying case  and it is portable
    *Pops up in less than one minute. Only one person needed.
    * PVC Coated Top and Water Resistant
    *No loose parts or assembly required
    *Heavy Duty Water Resistant & Rust Resistant Canopy
    *High quality, heavy duty steel frame, metal connectors and metal base.
    *Metal connectors make the frame durable and strong.
    *Great for commercial and recreational use parties
    *Side walls can be easily removed and can be easily added with velcro attachments.
    *All Tents include:
        -Carry Bag
        -10' x 10' steel frame (Larger sizes are PVC Frame)
        -4 sidewalls
        -Rope and Stakes
        -Instructions

See Photo's and Pricing here:
http://www.i10direct.com/products/10%27-x-10%27-White-Pop-up-Party%2C-Festiva...

Dog Bike Trailer, Pet Bicycle Trailer, Bicycle Pet Carrier - Aosom

When you leave the house on your bicycle, does your dog cry, bark and howl? He is trying to tell you he wants to go with you! This trailer allows it. Let him run along side you for a while, but when he gets tired, let him ride for a while. Great for Dogs, Cats and other pets of any kind.

  • Brand New in a Box
  • Color: Red and Black
  • Size: Large
  • Easily assembles and folds down for storage
  • Bicycle hitch included
  • Everything that is needed to hook to your bike is included
  • Safety leash inside to secure to pet's collar
  • Mesh zippered screen front
  • Loading weight: 30kg
  • Loading weight: 66lb
  • Size: 30x28x37inch (LxWxH), Length with drawbar is about:51inch

See pictures of this trailer here:
http://www.i10direct.com/products/Pet-Bicycle-Trailer-for-Dogs%2C-Cats%2C-and...

Bicycle Cargo Trailer Red and Black Large New - Bike Trailer

This is the largest capacity cargo trailer we make. This is a great Bicycle Trailer for on road or off road. Made of steel, it is very heavy duty. With a max payload of 180 lbs, it is a work horse.  Tracks behind the bike very well.

  • Brand New
  • Color: red and black
  • Made with heavy duty steel
  • Easily assembles and folds down for storage
  • Bicycle hitch/connector included
  • Solid Bottom for holding heavier loads
  • Including a removable, washable cover
  • Folding Frame
  • Trailer Weight: 35lbs
  • Max loading : 180lb
  • Size: 31.5x24x14inch (LxWxH)
  • The size of the tires are 20"(Diameter) x 2.125"
  • Length with drawbar is about: 54inch
  • Package Size:  28x22x14inch (LxWxH).

See pictures here: http://www.i10direct.com/products/Bicycle-Cargo-Trailer-Red-and-Black.html

10' x 20' White Party / Wedding Tent, Canopy Gazebo

# Brand New
# Color: White
# Size:10' x 20'
# Durable water proof polyethylene cover
# High quality, rust resistant steel  framework
# Ideal for commercial or recreational use - parties, weddings, backyard events, sporting events, etc
# Walls attach with Velcro fasteners for easily assembly/ removal.
# Four sidewalls with large pane windows for maximum light and viewing
# Sidewalls are easily removed for open air exhibits or outdoor events with overhead protection
# 2 solid end walls with Velcro attachments
# Full 10'X20' straight leg design
# Comes with ropes and stakes for added stability
# ISO 9001:2000 standard certified manufacturer
# Package:

    * 10' x 20' steel frame
    *  2  front/back doors
    *  1 top cover
    *  4 window style sidewalls
    *  Connectors
    *  Necessary assembly parts

Purchase this from our site at www.i10Direct.com

10' x 10' Red Pop up Party, Festival, Sports Tent Canopy

Our line of tents are a great deal. They have so many uses, and are affordable on any budget. Our tents are great for Weddings, Picnics, Ball games, Sporting Events, Beach Trips, Festivals, Local Gatherings, Vendor Shade, Camping Trips, Job Sites, Craft Fairs, Fishing and so much more! Our 10'x10' version sets up and take down time is less than a minute, and comes with it's own carrying case.

    *Size:10'×10'
    *4 side walls , 2 w/ Windows and 2 without Windows (Tent can be used without use of walls, walls are included at no extra cost.)
    *Comes with carrying case  and it is portable
    *Pops up in less than one minute. Only one person needed.
    * PVC Coated Top and Water Resistant
    *No loose parts or assembly required
    *Heavy Duty Water Resistant & Rust Resistant Canopy
    *High quality, heavy duty steel frame, metal connectors and metal base.
    *Metal connectors make the frame durable and strong.
    *Great for commercial and recreational use parties
    *Side walls can be easily removed and can be easily added with velcro attachments.
    *All Tents include:
        -Carry Bag
        -10' x 10' steel frame (Larger sizes are PVC Frame)
        -4 sidewalls
        -Rope and Stakes
        -Instructions

Purchase from www.i10Direct.com

Portable Green House 8'x6'x7' Walk-In with Metal Shelves

Extend your garden's growing season by getting an early start with a Greenhouse. Get an early start on your Vegtable and Flower gardening with this great size Green House. Great for flowers, vegtables, bushes and small potted trees, and potted plants. 

 

  • High Quality Green House or Hot House
  • Transparent Plastic covering with grids threading adds strength
  • Zippered Door for Easy Access
  • 18 Ventilated Shelves Provides Air Flow and Allows water to Drain
  • Easy to assemble ( comes with instructions)
  • Dimensions: 8' (L) x 6' (W) x 7' (H)
  • 

    Purchase from www.i10Direct.com

    AOSOM Elite Yellow & Black Bicycle Trailer Stroller Combo with Suspension and Brakes

    You are going to love this unit from AOSOM. Purchase 1 unit, and you get both a Bicycle Trailer, and an all terrain Stroller in one! The AOSOM 2 in 1 is a Child Bicycle Trailer AND Childs Stroller. Both configurations will hold 2 children, up to 100 lb weight capacity. This unit is built for duribility and you will get many years of use from this unit. All the parts needed to convert from bike trailer to stroller and back to a bike trailer are included. This Trailer/Stroller combination is great for on and off road, asphalt or dirt or gravel, this trailer stroller rides great on all terrains!

    Comes with SUSPENSION! The full suspension axel means much more comfortable and smoother rides for your children, as well as for you - the shocks absorb the force of jarring bumps and jolts, rather than letting it bounce the chassis and riders around. With our 20" wheels and suspension system, you can travel on nearly all types of terrain. It is great for parents who like biking, jogging and taking long walks.

    Product Highlights:

    • Brand New in Box

    • Frame - Made from Steel for durability and long life

    • Will hold 1 or 2 children, Max weight limit 100 lbs

    • Full suspension system makes the baby trailer / stroller much more comfortable for your kids, and let the stroller to be used for all terrain.

    • New hand lock brake system on the rear wheel,  so you can lock the jogging stroller when parked.

    • Ultra smooth-rolling 20" wheels ride easily across uneven terrain

    • Sling seat w/ 5-point safety harness - Extra security and comfort for passengers 

    • Fits in the trunk and storage areas of most vehicles after folded.

    • Converts to stroller in seconds w/out tools - Convenient - no need to carry tools

    • Bike Hitch/coupler is included for connecting the trailer with bike, it also fits bike with quick release wheels.

    • 2-in-1 weather canopy - Helps protect kids from sun and rain 

    • Rear storage area - Extra room for parents to carry items 

    • 4 Reflectors on the front and back.

    • Age limit- 18 months or older 

    • Assembled Weight: 37lb

    • Front wheel size 12"

    • Rear wheel size 20" 

    • Brand: AOSOM, Model: 0096RB

     

    Dimensions:

    • Full Dimension: 55*36*42 inch 

    • Folded Dimension: 32*27*9 inch

    Package contents:

    • Child trailer folded

    • Wheels (one front, two rear)

    • Trailer/Stroller conversion kits

    • Jogger handle

    • Brake with lock

    • Side frames (2 pieces)

    • Safety flag

    • Bike Hitch/coupler

    • User manual

    Purchase this Bicycle Cargo trailer from our website at www.i10Direct.com