Product Samples

How to Target Customers

Sample Showcase®

Sample Showcase is a great way to get multiple samples to a target customer. It also lets several marketers join efforts by including a variety of product samples in a single shipment.

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  • Send multiple product samples to a customer
  • Include samples with additional promotional items or coupons from the same company
  • Share the cost by splitting with several marketers


Simple Samples

With Simple Samples®, you can send trial-sized product samples (sometimes referred to as marketing parcels) to either targeted households or every door in a market area without the need for outer packaging.

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  • Flat Rate pricing
  • Less stringent mailpiece preparation requirements
  • No outer packaged needed
  • Volume discounts

How Pricing Works

  • Prices based on sample size. Volume discounts offered.
  • No minimum quantities required per route.
  • Requires a Detached Marketing Label (DML) or Detached Address Label (DAL).
  • Every Door samples require a simplified address of a "Postal Customer". If DALs are used, there is an additional cost.

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Available Formats

  1. Letter


    Simplest format for small samples. Great for things like shampoo, toothpaste, or breath strips.

    Size Requirements:

    • Minimum – 3" x 5"
    • Maximum – 6" x 11"
    • Max. thickness – 1/4"

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  2. Automation Flat

    Automation Flat

    Has a range of sizes and must be rectangular in shape, flexible, and of uniform thickness. Great for things like toilet paper, software (CD/DVD), tissue, or trash bags.

    Size Requirements:

    • Minimum – 5" x 6"
    • Maximum – 12" x 15"
    • Max. thickness – 3/4"

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  3. Marketing Parcel

    Marketing Parcel

    To send Marketing Parcels, you must have an alternative addressing format. Great for things like cereal, diapers, coffee, granola bars, or razors.

    Size Requirements:

    • Minimum – 3" x 5"
    • Maximum – 9" x 12"
    • Max. thickness – 2"

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  4. Parcel Select Lightweight®

    Parcel Select Lightweight®

    For varied shapes and sizes. Can be sent addressed to "Current Resident". Great for things like cereal, coffee supplies, or hair products.

    Size Requirements:

    • No set size requirments
    • Max. weight – under 16 oz.

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