Valpak Presented with National Postal Forum Award For Innovation and Teamwork
May 27, 2008 // Franchising.com // (LARGO, FL –) -- In recognition of its innovation and teamwork, Valpak, a Cox Target Media company, was named the recipient of the 2008 Strategic Business Development Award from the United States Postal Service. USPS Vice President of Southeast Area Operations Terry Wilson nominated Valpak for this award, citing the company's leadership, superior execution and creative use of postal products and services to achieve business objectives. Bill Disbrow, CEO of Valpak, accepted the award May 19, 2008 at the National Postal Forum in Anaheim, CA. "We are proud of this award that recognizes the teamwork and the importance we place on working in partnership with the USPS to achieve superior service for customers," said Bill Disbrow, CEO of Valpak. "This symbolizes our commitment to direct mail strategic partnerships such as the USPS, and to the Valpak customer," said Disbrow. Valpak won this award for the Strategic Business Development category, showing that it has taken steps to implement new technologies and best practices to maximize efficiencies in the mail value chain. In addition, the award shows that Valpak has employed innovative technologies and automation in their mail operations to improve productivity. These operational improvements have streamlined Valpak's production and provided its customers with a mail product that delivers increased value and business results. "The award is a tribute to Bill Disbrow and to Cox Target Media, Valpak for having recognized the vital importance of innovation, teamwork, communications, and customer satisfaction using the mail," said Susan Plonkey, Vice President of Customer Service for the USPS.
Headquartered in Largo, Florida, Valpak is owned and operated by Cox Target Media, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America. In 2007, Valpak will deliver savings to over 45 million households each month throughout the United States and Canada. Annually, Valpak distributes some 20 billion offers inserted in nearly 530 million envelopes. In addition, Valpak.com®, an online site for local savings, has over 20 million offer views each month. Cox Target Mediais a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Newspapers, owned by Cox Enterprises, Inc., one of the largest media conglomerates in the United States.