Prior technologies such as telegraph, telex, and mailgram
arguably are unlike EDI because they are controlled by neutral communications carriers.
In addition, Western Union Telex subscribers have access to other services, including Mailgram
, Telegram, Cablegram and Money Order service.
In addition to enhanced fax services, Xpedite also provides discounted international fax services and Telex, Internet, E-Mail and mailgram
It directs a newly created Postal Regulatory Commission to divide Postal Service products into two classes: (1) market-dominant (monopoly) products such as first-class mail and parcels, standard mail, periodicals, and bound printed matter; and (2) competitive products such as priority and expedited mail, bulk parcel post, bulk international mail, and mailgrams
In any case, the expected avalanche of letters to the editor and mailgrams
to Congress never quite materialized.
explained the need to shield legislators from lobbyists, the press and the public: "When we're in the sunshine, as soon as we vote, every trade association in the country sends out its mailgrams
and makes phone calls in 12 hours and complains about the members' votes.
Public messages or mailgrams
provide a quick and succinct means to voice an opinion.
responded by sending 600,000 mailgrams
to health care professionals, informing them of "rare cases of serious cardiovascular adverse events" following use of the drug, especially in patients also taking the antifungal drug ketoconazole or the antibiotic erythromycin.
However, times have changed, and in this technology-driven era replete with dozens of automated delivery system vendors and inhouse capabilities, skeptics may question what Western Union has to offer besides quaint mailgrams
that harken back to a kinder and gender America.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- In a further effort to be sure Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Ohio (BCBSO) policyholders for whom the company holds proxies are reminded of their right to vote on the proposed transaction with Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation, Western Union mailgrams
were sent to those who have not yet sent in their special proxy card voting on the transaction.
He also said that despite Western Union's best efforts to handle the huge volume of Mailgrams
, Philip Morris recruited a telemarketing firm to supplement the effort.
Orders will be confirmed verbally over the telephone, and through mailgrams
sent with their confirmation and selected set of numbers, immediately following the transaction.