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Retail and Relationships Event 2023

Retail and Relationships: Reaping Real Results AMBC 2023 Regional Event In Niagara Falls, NY September 8 - September 10, 2023 Registration is Now Open!   Pricing is as follows:$199.00 - for AMBC Members$249.00 - for Non-Members   Accommodations DoubleTree by...

Printing and Freight Event 2023

2424Paper and Pallets: a Path to Profit AMBC 2023 Regional Event In Springfield, OH June 9 - June 11, 2023 Registration is Now Open!   Pricing is as follows:$199.00 - Registration for AMBC Members$249.00 - Registration for non-members   Accommodations...

Marketing, Mailboxes, and Mochas

Marketing, Mailboxes, and Mochas AMBC 2023 Regional Event Registration is now open! Pricing is as follows:$199.00 Early Bird Registration for AMBC Members$299.00 Early Bird Registration for non-members Please join AMBC at Board Chair Norman Froscher and his wife Lisa...

Anytime Mailbox – Customers Don’t Grow On Trees

The average cost to generate a lead in the business services industry is $87, compared to the all-industry average of $40. Finding customers can be an expensive cost to bear, especially for a small business. When you partner with Anytime Mailbox, you spend $0 on...

5 Ways MBCs Can Improve Their Online Presence

Thank you to AMBC Trusted Supplier Anytime Mailbox for sharing this guest blog post: 5 Ways MBCs Can Improve Their Online Presence Your brand’s online presence is a huge step in boosting sales and conversions. Your brick-and-mortar storefront needs to have a robust...

New York State Bans Packing Peanuts & EPS Loose Fill

Foam Free NY, a New York State initiative banning expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food containers and loose fill packaging, will take effect on January 1, 2022. According to https://on.ny.gov/FoamFreeNY, all "packing peanuts or other void-filling, loose fill packing...

The 2021 Visionary Summit Update

AMBC was looking forward to sponsoring and attending The 2021 Visionary Summit this October in St. Louis. However, after it was announced that Retail Shippers Expo would take place in Dallas on the weekend before the scheduled summit, the AMBC board and staff felt it...

FedEx Money-Back Guarantee Update

Dear AMBC Members, FedEx has shared an update regarding their money-back guarantees: April 9th, 2021 Due to the impact of COVID-19, we suspended our money-back guarantee for all FedEx Express®, FedEx Ground®, FedEx Freight® and FedEx Office® services worldwide...

Help! I need somebody.

Help! I need somebody. by Norman Froscher Help! I need somebody. Help! Not just anybody. Help! You know I need someone. Help! I don’t know that the Beatles wrote their song “Help!” with a small business owner in mind, but the lyrics definitely feel spot on sometimes....

A New Vision

A New Vision by Marty Johnson The year that turned the world upside down has finally—finally—come to an end. And we’re all completely spent. Exhausted. Confused. Broken down. 2020 was touted by many as “the year of perfect vision.” As the year began, we had such hope...

AMBC’s Newest Board Members

In a membership-wide election earlier this year, two exceptional AMBC Members who had been nominated to serve on the AMBC volunteer board of directors were elected by their peers. Please join us in congratulating Mary Bray and Crysta Reeves on their election to the...

Pandemic Pivot

Pandemic Pivot by Norman Froscher There’s no doubt that 2020 has thrown the entire world a major curveball. COVID-19 has impacted us all in varying degrees, some of which are still being discovered even as we are halfway through the year. The last few months have had...

In Service to You: Being a Board Member

In Service to You: Being a Board Member by Steve Dick A little over two years ago, I was approached about serving on the board of directors for AMBC. I was caught totally by surprise and had many mixed feelings. I was proud that I would even be considered, concerned...

AMBC Membership Changes

AMBC Membership Changes

As AMBC continues to grow, we recognize the importance of bringing as much value to AMBC Members as possible. As a result of feedback we’ve received and thoughtful consideration by the AMBC board of directors and staff, we want to announce some tweaks to how we share...

AMBC Board of Directors Nominations

It's that time again! The AMBC Board of Directors is in need of one or two more AMBC Members to come on board and help steer our organization. As a member-run non-profit organization, AMBC is guided by its member-nominated and member-elected board of directors. Board...

Being Profitable in Unprofitable Times

Being Profitable in Unprofitable Times

Being Profitable in Unprofitable Times by Steve Dick I’ll admit, this is the last topic I ever thought I was going to be writing about. Normally, I’m explaining various facets of the printing world, and how to squeeze every dime out of your printing capabilities. Now,...

Honorary Lifetime Member – Bob Krause

Honorary Lifetime Member – Bob Krause

AMBC is very excited to announce we have given Bob Krause Honorary AMBC Lifetime Member status. Anyone who has been in the industry for a while, and especially who is/was a CMRA, knows Bob. He owned the Mail Depot, Inc. in Virginia Beach, VA for 35 years! In that...

Anytime Mailbox: Gold AMBC Trusted Supplier

Anytime Mailbox: Gold AMBC Trusted Supplier

AMBC is excited to announce Anytime Mailbox as their newest Gold AMBC Trusted Supplier. “We love AMBC’s proactive approach to supporting the retail shipping industry and we are excited to increase our partnership and commitment with AMBC and its membership” -- Matt...

Meet Brad Risch, AMBC Operations Executive

Meet Brad Risch, AMBC Operations Executive

The team at AMBC is thrilled to announce our newest staff member, Brad Risch. Brad has graciously accepted the position of AMBC Operations Executive. He’ll be serving as the non-profit’s liaison and point of contact for AMBC Members, AMBC Trusted Suppliers,...

DHL: Covid-19 UPDATE (03-26-2020)

A message from DHL: Dear Valued Customer, In the face of the challenges posed by the current global COVID-19 situation, DHL Express is working to maintain a reliable delivery service for you and your customers. As mentioned in our previous message, we are currently...