TechValidate Research on Mail Related Solutions (MRS)

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514 Customers Surveyed

4,198 Data Points Collected

208 Published TechFacts

8 Published Charts

68 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Neopost Customer Satisfaction Rating

Cory Skelton, a CFO at Gadsen City Board of Education, would be very likely to recommend Neopost for this reason:

The employees at Quadient are so helpful.

Quadient Case Study

Animal Medical Center Of Wyoming

Introduction

This case study of Animal Medical Center of Wyoming is based on a December 2019 survey of Quadient customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

The Animal Medical Center of Wyoming was established with a vision of providing comprehensive, high quality medical and surgical care for animals in Grand Rapids. They continue to be a leading animal hospital in Michigan. Their clinic is a member of just the 15% of veterinary hospitals nationwide to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

Challenges

A key business challenge that led the Animal Medical Center of Wyoming to evaluate and ultimately select Quadient was the need for lower USPS postage rates.

Use Case

During the evaluation process, the mailing systems of USPS Stamps and Quadient were compared. Quadient was chosen for its following abilities:

  • Integrated scale to weigh mail pieces to calculate mail postage
  • Ability of automatically feeding large batches of envelopes

Additionally, when compared to USPS Stamps, Quadient ranked higher in the following areas:

  • Sales engagement, consultation process: better
  • Service technician support: better
  • Equipment features: better
  • Equipment reliability: better
  • Reputation: better
  • Customer support (by phone or web): better

With the implementation of the Quadient mailing system, the Animal Medical Center of Wyoming gained the ability to apply both USPS First Class Mail postage and USPS Parcels postage for their mailings.

Results

The Animal Medical Center of Wyoming experienced many positive benefits from the implementation of the Quadient mailing system. Aside from operation expensive savings, they estimated the following improvements:

  • Increased productivity: 25-50%
  • Reduced manual mail-assembly processes: 10-25%
  • Lowered costs in mailing operations: 25-50%
  • Improved their ability to process high document volumes: 25-50%
  • Increased open/response rates for outbound mail: 10-25%
  • Eliminated errors in applying postage rate: 10-25%
  • Improved employee/user satisfaction: 25-50%
  • Improved speed and deliverability rates to mail recipient: 25-50%

Quadient Case Study

Richloom Fabrics

Introduction

This case study of Richloom Fabrics is based on a December 2019 survey of Quadient customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Richloom is one of the largest suppliers of textiles in the United States. The company’s expertise extends from its leadership in the upholstery and casual furniture industries to its fashion direction in the decorative textile arena.

“Quadient provides very good service. And their mailing system is easy to use.”

Challenges

The reasons that Richloom Fabrics evaluated and selected Quadient’s mailing system were:

  • The need to pay exact postage rates every time
  • To take advantage of lower postage rates for USPS meter users
  • To Increase speed/productivity in processing mail
  • The need to automate the process of applying postage to outbound mail

Use Case

To effectively run their business, Richloom Fabrics needed to process 1,001-5,000 envelopes per month. They also needed the ability to apply USPS First Class Mail postage and USPS Standard, Marketing Mail (aka Permit) postage.

When selecting Quadient to be their mailing system provider, the following capabilities were most important:

  • Simple screen/user interface
  • Speed of the system
  • Integrated scale to weigh mail pieces to calculate mail postage
  • Ease to add postage funds to the meter

Pitney Bowes was included in the evaluation process but Quadient ranked better than the competitor in the following areas:

  • Sales engagement, consultation process
  • Service technician support
  • Equipment features
  • Equipment reliability
  • Customer support (by phone or web)

Results

Once Richloom Fabrics implemented the Quadient mailing system, they experienced numerous benefits:

  • Compliance with USPS®
  • Compliance with industry regulations
  • Increased mailing operation productivity
  • Ease of operation of the system

Richloom also estimated that they lowered costs in their mailing operations and increased open/response rates for outbound mail by 10-25%. They improved their ability to process high document volumes, eliminated errors in applying postage rate and improved employee/user satisfaction, all greater than 50%. Also notable was that Richloom improved speed and deliverability rates to mail recipients between 5-10%.

Quadient Customer Testimonial

“With the Quadient folder inserter, we have automated the folding and stuffing processes thereby reducing manual hours required to process mail.”

Doyle Holden, Facilities Manager, World Omni Financial Corporation

Quadient Customer Research

Please estimate the improvement impact of your Quadient the solution in your organization.

>50% 25-50% 10-25% 5-10% 0-5%

Increased productivity, speed of mail assembly
Reduction in manual mail-assembly processes
Overall cost savings in mailing operations
Ability to process high document volumes
Increased open/response rates for outbound mail
Elimination of errors
Employee/user satisfaction
Improved mail/document integrity (or security)

Neopost Customer Research

What are the main reasons you acquired your Quadient Mailing System?

Pay exact postage rates every time
42%
Take advantage of lower postage rates for USPS meter users
61%
Increase speed/productivity in processing mail
62%
Automate the process of applying postage to outbound mail
45%
Send more professional mail giving a positive image of your company
17%
Send physical and appealing envelopes to increase open rates
3%
Comply with industry regulations
16%
Other
13%


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