The NMS resource center.

Here are some tools we use on a regular basis for our direct mail and printing projects.  We hope they help our customers as much as they help us.

Quick Reference Guides for Mailing and Print
Folded Self-Mailer Quick Reference Guide

This guide includes all four guides below.

Details of common business envelopes with dimensions.

Shows different binding methods for print documents.

Identifies different types of folds for print collateral or direct mail pieces.

Folded Self-Mailer Reference Material

Postal Information
This guide contains postage rates for each mail class, and common types of mail (letter, flat, parcel) as well as size requirements for each type of mailing piece.

Folded Self-Mailer Standards Template

Letter Size Mailing Standards Template

This guide contains common terms reference in the direct mail industry.

This guide contains basic information for each mail class (Presort Standard, First Class etc) including but not limited to: Minimum Pieces Required, Weight Requirements and Delivery Times.

This guide contains samples of the different ways postage can be affixed to a mailing piece. (eg. Stamps, Permit/Indicia and Meter)