SERVICES

Putting 25 Years of Experience to Work for You

No two campaigns are exactly alike, but they all have the same objective: achieve maximum results on time, and on budget. With more than 25 years of experience, and millions of campaigns under our belt, Production Solutions provides innovative, results-driven and customized solutions to fit your unique strategy. 

We specialize in

Unique package formats & diverse mailing types:

Package Formats:

  • In-Line
  • Handwritten
  • Greeting Cards
  • Membership Cards
  • Notepads
  • Address Labels
  • Other Upfront Premiums (Bookmarks, Bumper Stickers, etc.)
  • Catalog
  • Self-Mailers
  • Post Cards
  • Statements
  • Back-End Premiums (Typically mail in Boxes / Parcels)
  • Traditional – Letter, Reply, Insert, RE

Mailings:

  • Acquisition
  • Appeal
  • Renewal (Annual or Monthly Series)
  • Reinstatement / Lapsed
  • Sustainer Invitation
  • Sustainer
  • Acknowledgement
  • Circulation (Newsletter, Magazine)
  • Cultivation
  • Fulfillment
  • Periodical
  • Catalog
  • Welcome Kit

Best-in-Class Direct Mail Strategy & Production

Send high-quality, high-performing direct mail/integrated campaigns using our proven, comprehensive production management model.

First, our experienced fundraising and production experts carefully review every campaign to assess your printing and mailing requirements. Then, they custom fit the systems and processes that your campaign requires, identifying efficiencies and cost savings at every step. Finally, they carefully track postal processing and delivery status to make sure your message makes its mark. Infused with innovation, campaigns are fresh, cost-efficient, and maximized for ROI.

This comprehensive and proven production and logistics management model takes your campaign from inception through production to completion seamlessly.

We provide the following direct mail services:

  • Campaign Analysis & Review
  • Identification of efficiencies and cost-saving opportunities
  • Campaign outline designed for maximum ROI
  • Print & Publication Procurement Management
  • Comprehensive Data Processing Services
  • Full-Service Lettershop Services
  • Postal Optimization, Processing & Tracking
  • Premiums

Innovative Package Development

Tap into the direct mail industry’s leading minds to help you reach new levels of success for each and every campaign and maximize ROI.

Our dedicated Innovative Solutions department finds and implements emerging technologies, materials, and trends that will capture the attention of your constituents and inspire them to give. We keep close tabs on what’s being mailed, by whom, and what techniques and technologies are yielding results – then we bring those lessons to you.

And since we’re closely connected to and engaged with the game-changers and decision makers at the United States Postal Service (USPS), we are the industry leaders in package innovation.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Customized Package Solutions
  • Control Package “Facelifts”
  • New & Proprietary Formats
  • Improved Production Materials

Fully-Managed Postal Processing

Work with our mail experts to save you time and money — and manage the entire process start to finish.

Your postal strategy is custom crafted to meet the needs of each and every campaign your organization mails. By partnering with industry leaders, our postal logistics experts develop, manage, and optimize your postal strategy from the first creative concept to the final delivery truck.

We analyze and optimize:

  • Comingling
  • Gang Printing
  • Drop Shipment (SCF)
  • Local Entry
  • Delivery Monitoring with MailTrak

Comprehensive Program Audit

Find efficiencies and uncover opportunities in your marketing program through a comprehensive audit that will improve your bottom line.

An audit of your direct marketing program — both direct mail and digital — can uncover opportunities for cost savings and performance improvements that could deliver exponential returns. We’ve seen just a few tactical shifts make a big impact on organizational strategic goals.

Direct Mail program audits can include:

  • Package Production Audits: Designed to maximize your direct mail program for cost saving efficiencies.
  • Postage Audit: Designed to uncover opportunities in your postal logistics to decrease price and maximize delivery.
  • Cross-Channel Program Audit: Designed to better understand how online and offline programs are working together to achieve results and maximize ROI.

Our Process

Production Solutions’ proven and streamlined process ensures that all deliverables exceed expectations. As a trusted extension of each client’s development department, we ensure ease of process and innovative problem solving to optimize each unique campaign: 

Assessment
By looking at both the big picture strategic goals and the fine-tuned tactical specifications of each mailing, we maximize budgets, creative design, package formats, quantities and mail dates to build a solid program foundation. 

Execution
Our team leverages our national network of supplier partners to effectively and efficiently produce mailings. Our focus on accuracy, responsiveness and problem solving helps keep every aspect of the mailing on schedule. 

Partnership
As a true partner, we tailor our process to mirror yours. We follow client brand guidelines for art reproduction and develop a multi-step process to manage data, personalization and lettershop services. Additionally, we leverage our in-house library of formats to deliver test options and new ideas on an ongoing basis. 

“Our partnership with Production Solutions spans over a decade now, which speaks to the consistency and trust that we have developed as partners.”
– Ocean Conservancy