Arandell takes a proactive approach to staying on top of industry trends and postal affairs. We leverage our involvement in various industry and professional associations to stay informed about issues that will directly affect our clients and the way we do business.
Our Postal Affairs group advocates for the catalog industry through its involvement in associations such as the ACMA, PostCom and MTAC. The Procurement team is dedicated to savings through participation in supply chain management. Our Environmental team is actively engaged in sustainability programs and paper certification schemes to ensure that we are doing our part to be green.
Listed here are some of the professional associations in which we are actively involved:
The Association for Corporate Growth, Inc. is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers/acquisitions. Today ACG stands with over 14,000 members from Fortune 500, Fortune1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies across the globe.
Arandell is a co-founding member of the American Catalog Mailers Association. Formed in response to the Postal Rate Commission’s (PRC) R2006 Standard Flat Postage Increase. The ACMA is an active advocate for the catalog industry and works to ensure the USPS has a clear understanding of cataloging needs.
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) is the leading association of business and nonprofit organizations who specialize in supporting multi-channel marketing efforts.
FSC is an independent, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. Arandell has been FSC certified since 2006.
Wisconsin’s Green Tier program recognizes organizations that achieve superior environmental performance. Green Tier uses proactive relationships to find creative solutions to protect and improve Wisconsin’s environment. Arandell has been a proud member of Green Tier since 2007.
IDEAlliance is the gold standard in the print industry when it comes to quality assurance. As a leader in quality printing, Arandell is proud to be a member of this professional association and continues to tirelessly innovate to produce unparalleled quality.
The Institute for Supply Management™ (ISM) is the largest supply management association in the world. ISM’s mission is to provide supply chain management professionals with a foundation of standards.ISM’s membership base includes more than 40,000 supply management professionals creating a network of domestic and international professionals.
The International Mailers’ Advisory Group (IMAG) was founded in 1997 and has become the premier representative for the U.S. international mailing sector. The core mission is to address barriers that impact the flow of information. IMAG represents a diverse community of marketers, vendors and international mailing organizations.
The Postmaster General’s Mailers’ Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) is a venue for the United States Postal Service. This platform serves as a place to share technical information with mailers regarding postal matters. The goal of this committee is to advise the use of postal services so that they can enhance the customer experience while controlling cost.
NAPL offers a business approach that lets today’s industry managers achieve uncommon results. The association’s unique system helps progressive business owners transform their companies into industry leaders.
The Association for Postal Commerce is a national association that use mail as a medium for business communication and commerce. The association represents its members on all matters pertaining to the development and implementation of postal policies and operations.
Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association. It serves the interests of more than 10,000 member companies. Printing Industries of America, along with its affiliates, delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members. They are an advocate for education, research, and technical information in the printing industry.
PIW is a community of progressive and innovative firms in the printing industry. Members gain access to the latest industry trends and emerging technologies. PIW is committed to offering services and solutions to help businesses grow and succeed.
PEFC is the world’s largest forest certification system. Its environmental standards seek to transform the way forests are managed globally and locally. By reducing the environmental impact, Arandell has become an industry leader in its commitment to green initiatives. Arandell has been PEFC certified since 2009.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) indicates that you are buying wood and paper products from a certified source. This accreditation is backed by a rigorous, third-party certification audit. Arandell has been certified for SFI since 2009.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWaySM Transport Partnership is an innovative effort by the EPA to reduce greenhouse gases and other air pollutants. This partnership recognizes organizations for setting and achieving greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals in freight transportation.
Women in Logistics & Delivery Services (WILDS) is a nonprofit organization created to promote women’s leadership in the postal and delivery industries. The organization provides networking, mentoring and training opportunities to address issues that women in these industries face.