Daily First-Class Mail Services for Letters and Cards

 

Lake Michigan Mailers has been providing Daily First-Class Mail Services since 1986.  Our solutions for First-Class Mail letters and cards are divided into two simple categories: 1) Lake Michigan Mailers Applies Postage, and 2) Customer Applies Postage.

 

Lake Michigan Mailers Applies Postage

 

Premier Post®:  Premier Post® is a value based program designed to eliminate the need for metering equipment, equipment maintenance agreements, ink and tape supplies, and skilled personnel time to apply postage.  Using this option, Lake Michigan Mailers picks up all non-posted, outbound U.S. mail, weighs, seals and applies discounted postage rates, barcodes, sorts, and submits the mail to the Postal Service for final delivery.

Premier Post® is a premium service that handles all classes, sizes and types of mail including flats and parcels.  Premier Post® is available to clients of all mail volumes without a contract.

 

Customer Applies Postage

The services described below are intended for First-Class letters and cards.  Self-metering customers who want to achieve discounts and improved delivery on their flats and parcels should review our Daily Flat Mail and Parcel  Services.

 

MeterPlus™:  This service provides customers who use a postage meter a guaranteed postage savings on letter and card mail, including handwritten addresses, regardless of daily volume for a small, monthly fee.

Using MeterPlus™, the customer applies postage to one, two, and three-ounce letter-size mail. Discounted rates apply to all letter-size mail, less than 1/4 inch in thickness under 3.5 ounces in weight.  Lake Michigan Mailers picks up all letter mail metered at a discounted First-Class rate, barcodes, sorts, and submits the mail to the Postal Service for final delivery.

We receive our payment from the Postal Service for barcoding and sorting the mail and from a small, monthly fee charged to the customer billed at monhtly.

There are no minimum volume requirements and no contracts to sign. Postage savings are guaranteed.

 

SortMax™:   This service is designed for larger, self-metering customers. This service offers guaranteed postage savings on letter and card mail, including handwritten addresses, for a nominal per piece fee and small weekly service fee.

Using SortMax™, the customer applies postage to one, two, and three-ounce letter-size mail. Discounted rates apply to all letter-size mail, less than 1/4 inch in thickness under 3.5 ounces in weight.  Lake Michigan Mailers picks up all letter mail metered at a discounted First-Class rate, barcodes, sorts and submits the mail to the Postal Service for final delivery.

We receive our payment from the Postal Service for barcoding and sorting the mail and from a small, per piece fee charged to the customer billed weekly.

There are no minimum volume requirements and no contracts to sign. Postage savings are guaranteed.

 

Mail Express™: This service allows customers to take advantage of postage discounts and barcode sorting accuracy with little to no change in mail center operations. This service is designed for large volume or production-based customers.

Using Mail Express™ the customer applies postage to one, two, and three-ounce standard size letters. Discounted postage rates apply to all letter-size mail, less than 1/4 inch in thickness under 3.5 ounces in weight.  Lake Michigan Mailers picks up all letter mail metered at a discounted First-Class rate, barcodes, sorts and submits the mail to the Postal Service for final delivery.

The key advantage to this option is an instant reduction in the postage amount for automation compatible mail.  This option affords the customer the opportunity to keep their current postage equipment, while obtaining the greatest savings with little or no change in their operating environment.

Postage rates and handling rates for this service vary based on a number of factors, please call for a no-obligation service consultation.

 

If you would like to take advantage of any of these solutions, we offer a two-week, no-obligation trial. Please contact us for more information or call us at 1-800-653-3121.