Quad/Graphics and U.S. Postal Service Redefine the Digital Mail Experience
SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2013
Quad/Graphics Earns the U.S. Postal Service Partnership for Growth Award
SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Quad/Graphics, a
leading global printer and media channel integrator, was recognized by the
U.S. Postal Service this week for excellence in driving technology innovation
and supporting growth for the mailing industry. Postmaster General and Chief
Executive Officer, Patrick R. Donahoe presented the inaugural Partnership for
Growth award to Quad/Graphics at the annual National Postal Forum.
The prestigious award represents the Postal Service's dedication to
recognizing innovation in a rapidly evolving technology environment.
"Quad/Graphics has played a tremendous leadership role in our industry, and
has pushed the boundaries of innovation and technology use," said the
Postmaster General. "Our collaboration with Quad/Graphics demonstrates how
technology is making mail more powerful and transforming the mailing
Quad/Graphics received the recognition for its leadership role in driving
technology advancements in direct mail, catalogs and magazines. These
innovations help customers — large and small — make better use of digital
technologies, social integration and smart codes to improve the mail
experience. Through pushing the boundaries and adapting mail with new
technology, Quad/Graphics and USPS join forces to drive growth and competition
in the mailing industry.
"Our success as a company is directly linked to our long-standing commitment
to technology leadership. As innovative people redefining print, we are
constantly developing and deploying solutions that build on the proven power
of print and mail in a multichannel media world," said Joel Quadracci,
President and CEO of Quad/Graphics, who accepted the award via video Monday.
"Through our suite of interactive print solutions, we are redefining how
printed materials can be used in the mail to better engage consumers and
maximize business results. That's what will drive growth for us and the
printing and mailing industries. We appreciate being recognized for our
leadership role with this prestigious award."
The Partnership for Growth award recognizes Quad/Graphics for being at the
forefront of driving technology advancements in direct mail, catalogs and
magazines. Early on, Quad/Graphics shared information about its interactive
print solutions, which helped the Postal Service make decisions on
technology-driven promotional initiatives using QR codes. Quad/Graphics
continues to advocate for the Postal Service and its use of integrating
technologies to increase mail volume. The company also is a leader in
developing new technology tools and applications, as well as state-of-the-art
performance measurement tools that meet the dynamic needs of today's marketers
The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses, and relies
on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations
Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD), a leading global printer and media channel
integrator, is redefining print in today's multichannel media world by helping
marketers and publishers capitalize on print's ability to complement and
connect with other media channels. With consultative ideas, worldwide
capabilities, leading-edge technology and single-source simplicity,
Quad/Graphics has the resources and knowledge to help its clients maximize the
revenue they derive from their marketing spend through channel integration,
and minimize their total cost of production and distribution through a fully
integrated national distribution network. The Company provides a diverse range
of print solutions, media solutions and logistics services from multiple
locations throughout North America, Latin America and Europe.
About The U.S. Postal Service
A self-supporting government enterprise, the U.S. Postal Service is the only
delivery service that reaches every address in the nation: 152 million
residences, businesses and Post Office Boxes. The Postal Service receives no
tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products
and services to fund its operations. With more than 31,000 retail locations
and the most frequently visited website in the federal government, usps.com,
the Postal Service has annual revenue of more than $65 billion and delivers
nearly 40 percent of the world's mail. If it were a private-sector company,
the U.S. Postal Service would rank 42nd in the 2012 Fortune 500. The Postal
Service has been named the Most Trusted Government Agency for seven years and
the fourthMost Trusted Business in the nation by the Ponemon Institute.
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SOURCE U.S. Postal Service
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Richardson, email@example.com, +1-202-590-1917, usps.com/news
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