Professional/Trade Associations | Trade Journals | National Conferences
Professional Certifications | Other Helpful Web Sites

Professional/Trade Associations

Postal Customer Councils (PCCs)
Mail Systems Management Assoc (MSMA)
In-Plant Printing & Mailing Assoc (IPMA)
National Association for Printing Leadership
Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) 202-268-2079 | website
Mailing & Fulfillment Service Assoc (MFSA)
Assoc for Postal Commerce

Trade Journals

MAIL Magazine  ($45/year) Mail Magazine
P.O. Drawer N
Milford, PA 18337
Mailing Systems & Technology (free)
Mail Pro (free from USPS) E-mail:
Document.nt  (free)
Digital Publishing Solution (free)
In-Plant Graphics (free)
In-Plant Printer (free)
American Printer (free)
Graphic Arts Monthly (free)

National Conferences

National Postal Forum
On Demand
Graph Expo
NAPL  Top Management

Professional Certifications

CMDSM (Certified Mail Distribution System Manager) Sponsored by MSMA
CMDSS (Certified Mail Distribution Systems Supplier) Sponsored by MSMA
MDC (Mailpiece Design Consultant) Sponsored by MSMA
CMM (Certified Mail Manager) Sponsored by IPMA
EMCM (Executive Mail Center Manager) Sponsored by USPS
MDP (Mailpiece Design Professional) Sponsored by USPS
MPTQM (Mail Preparation Total Quality Management) Sponsored by USPS

Other Helpful Web Sites

Mail Moves America (info defending direct mail)
Ecological Mail Coalition (eliminate mail to former employees)

Remittance Processing, Forms and Document Processing: see (“The Association for Work Process Improvement” aka TAWPI has a helpful web-site, produces a Trade Journal call “Today”, and sponsors a national conference).