Tag: CASS Certification

Address Detective – A Deep Dive
Our DOTS Address Detective service is an address-based service looking to help clients clean up the most challenging of addresses. It works well as a secondary check to our DOTS...
Address Validation’s Alphabet Soup
The United States Postal Service (USPS) has an acronym for almost everything and this leads to some pretty interesting conversations around the Service Objects’ water cooler. You might overhear our...
Mailing Address vs Physical Address: What’s the Difference?
Is a mailing address the same as a physical address? No, not always. In general, a mailing address can often be the same as a street address, but this is...
DOTS Address Validation vs. Google Maps: What’s the Difference?
Many of us use Google Maps to quickly verify that a location exists or give us an idea of what that location looks like. However, there is a common misconception...
Character Limitations in Shipping Address Fields –  There is a Solution
If you are using an Address Validation service for shipping labels, then you may occasionally run into character count limitations with the Address1 field. Whether you are using UPS, FedEx,...
CASS and DPV: A Higher Standard for Address Accuracy
If you market to or serve people by mail, there are two acronyms you should get to know: CASS and DPV. Here is a quick summary of both of them:...
Ensuring Addresses are Accurate and Up-to-Date
“Did you know that nearly 30 million Americans move each year? Did you also know that government agencies like counties, cities, and states are required to keep accurate and up...
The Impact of Data Quality on Your Direct Mail
Some things are – sadly – a fact of life. Less than a third of people floss their teeth every day. The average US household has over $16,000 in credit...
Can Google Maps be Used to Validate Addresses?
In November of 2016, Google started rolling out updates to more clearly distinguish their Geocoding and Places APIs, both of which are a part of the Google Maps API suite....

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