Understand how Earth Class Mail compares to other products out there, so you can find the best fit for you.
Traveling Mailbox is a popular virtual mailbox provider founded in 2011 and has processed over 2.7 million pieces of mail in that time.
iPostal1 is a virtual mailbox software provider founded in 2015 and has more than 2,000 mail center partners.
PostScan Mail is a growing virtual mailbox provider that started in 2012 with a single address in Anaheim, California.
US Global Mail was founded in 1999 and is one of the longest operating virtual mailbox services in the market.
Virtual Post Mail is a smaller virtual mailbox provider founded in 2009 and has processed over 4.7 million pieces of mail in that time.
Anytime Mailbox is a virtual mailbox software provider founded in 2013 that has an extensive network of partner mail centers who process and deliver postal mail on behalf of their customers.
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|256-bit Encryption||Refers to a standard of digital information security used by banks and government organizations to protect the confidentiality of user records. Earth Class Mail encrypts all digital user data in this way.|
|Virtual Address||A real, physical address that can be used remotely as a mailing address or business address without the need for you or your business to physically occupy that space.|
|Automation||Tools and features, like the Earth Class Mail Rules Engine, that allow for certain processes or actions to be programmed and done automatically. Either on a set schedule, or when certain criteria are triggered.|
|Cloud Storage||An umbrella term for all of the digital copies of physical mail retained in your account. Commonly also used to refer to third-party integrations that allow synchronizing documents from a mail account to their own storage system, such as with Dropbox.com.|
|Content Scans||An internal scan of a mail item’s contents (pages).|
|Exterior Scans||An external scan of mail item’s exterior, such as an envelope face.|
|HIPAA Compliance||A U.S. government standard for protecting confidential health information. The regulations are stringent and comprehensive. Earth Class Mail is certified HIPAA compliant by an independent third-party service.|
|Integrations||Third-party software and services that are connected to the application in some way. Earth Class Mail offers Bill.com, Dropbox.com, Box.com, and Google Drive integrations.|
|Mail Forwarding||(same as: Forwarding) When a user requests that a physical mail item in storage be sent to a specific location. Usually this involves repackaging the mail item, filling out customs documentation if it is shipping internationally, labeling for shipment, and providing tracking information back to the user. The fees for these services are generally separate from monthly account fees.|
|Physical Storage||Storing physical mail items in a local facility. Earth Class Mail offers 30 days free for every mail item you receive, and long term rates are available.|
|Recipient||A unique person or business that is set up to receive mail on an account. This can include family members for personal accounts, or employees for businesses. It can also include multiple unique businesses.|
|Secure Shredding||Shredding that is done on-site and by a qualified third-party proficient in document destruction. All shredded items are recycled.|