Mail Preparation Specialist Certification

PIM Quality Mail Preparation Specialist Certification Program

Held Annually – Email your interest in the next event!

Learn about the USPS functions & postal regulations

Obtaining postal discounts in today’s postal world is becoming more complex. A thorough understanding of how the USPS processes and delivers mail is critical to attaining both maximum discounts & minimum delivery times. Automation is the key and mailpieces that are designed to comply with postal guidelines and automated equipment achieve improved delivery and significantly reduced postage costs.

This unique Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) course is designed to give learners a thorough knowledge of Postal Service Regulations and their relationship to both mailpiece design and postage costs. Upon completion of the course, an exam is given and a passing grade earns the learner an official two-year certification* from Mailer’s Hub and Postal 911. Certified Mail Preparation Specialists are known for their high level of expertise in mailpiece design, proper mail processing and postal regulations. Companies whose employees have earned these certifications will find increased credibility with their customers, prospects and the Postal Service.

*Certification is not affiliated with the U.S. Postal Service.

INSTRUCTOR: The Postal Professor

George Heirich, PPhD, CQMPS, PIG, CMQCS, OMG, CMPD

The Postal Professor has been in the mailing industry for over 50 years. Along with owning two direct mail companies, he has served in leadership positions with some of the most respected graphic communication corporations in the country. George is one of the United States most recognized experts in postal regulations and mail-related training.


TBA – PIM Office or Virtual Meeting or Both

Registration Fee:

Member: $600.00

Not yet member: $850.00