The latest Direct Mail news and articles

From in-depth articles to the latest service announcements from ourselves, Royal Mail and other industry bodies – you can find it all here.

Record Interaction with Direct Mail During Lockdown

Recent studies have shown that the lockdown imposed due to Covid-19 has coincided with an increase in direct mail response rates.

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The History of Direct Mail

Direct mail is a marketing tool that has stood the test of time, but when and how did it start and how has it evolved over time?

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The Importance of Personalised Direct Mail

What is personalised direct mail, why is it so crucial for your marketing strategy and how can it improve ROI for your mailing?

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Data Cleansing: Enabling an Efficient and Cost-Effective Mailing

How can data cleansing help to improve the response of your next mailing campaign and enable a higher return on investment?

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Corona Virus - Royal Mail Service Update

With many businesses affected by the ongoing corona virus pandemic - we'll keep you updated on any service announcements from Royal Mail.

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Partially Addressed Mail

Partially Addressed Mail is a new postage product from Royal Mail which aims to help businesses target new customers.

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Christmas 2019 Posting Deadlines

Ensure your mail is delivered before Christmas by posting before Wednesday, 18th December for 2nd Class and Friday, 20th for 1st Class.

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Door Drop Campaigns

Ideal for business-to-consumer marketing targeting the general public or for local businesses to reach out to people within their local area.

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Direct Mail Services in The Digital Age

CMS Direct Mail Services looks at the place of mail in the digital world and how results show it is currently under utilised by businesses in the UK.

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GDPR - Good for Direct Mail?

GDPR has impacted every business and organisation in the UK. However it's impact on Direct Mail Services may be more subtle than first thought.

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What Our Customers Say...

We have been impressed with your operation and all feedback from my team has always been positive. We have valued the flexibility and co-operation that we have received when under pressure to meet timescales.

Institute of Directors

We have worked with CMS for many direct mail campaigns and have been provided with an excellent service on each occasion. There service is flexible, professional and efficient.


We receive a very efficient and professional service from CMS and enjoy the working relationship.


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