NFocus at the National Postal Forum

Knowledgeable people are a big part of what makes NFocus the data company our customers partner with to reach their target audiences. That’s why NFocus sends its employees to national industry conferences to strengthen its knowledge base.

Mike Murphy, NFocus Lead Data Analyst, attended the National Postal Forum in San Antonio completing the Certified Direct Mail Professionals (CDMP) continuing education course.  The CDMP certification further solidifies NFocus’ position as a market leader and trusted partner for direct marketing database management, data processing and postage optimization.

The CDMP certification course is sponsored by the United States Postal Service and was developed by a committee of USPS and mailing industry experts.  The multi-day extensive curriculum included topics in key areas including:

  • Omni-Marketing Mailing
  • List and Database Management
  • Response Rates
  • Technology
  • Testing
  • Media Attribution

About the NPF: The National Postal Forum is the shipping and mailing industry’s premier educational venue, trade show and networking event. The four-day conference is the only event that works directly with the USPS to provide the most comprehensive educational platform possible.

Contact NFocus for more information on direct mail data and processing services.

Postal Facts and Info

Some fascinating facts about the United States Postal Service

The Postal Service processes 5,711 mailpieces every second, 493.4 million each day and 149.5 billion in 2017.

The Postal Service has 6,955 letter carriers who deliver mail entirely on foot.

There are 157.3 million delivery points in the US, up from 149.2 million in 2008.

47% of the world’s mail volume is handled by the USPS.

There are nearly 42,000 ZIP codes in the United States.

The ZIP code with the most street deliveries: 10025 in New York with over 45,000 delivery points.

19 billion postage stamps were printed in 2017.

There are more than 13,000 Main Streets in the US, the most popular street name.  Maple is second with 8,000.

The longest carrier route is in Kansas where the carrier travels 185.4 miles.

The USPS purchased 660 million rubber bands in 2017.