|[December 13, 2012]
U.S. Postal Service Taps Pitney Bowes Technology for Next Generation of Automated Services at Retail Outlets
STAMFORD, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
Pitney Bowes technology was selected by the U.S. Postal Service® (USPS (News - Alert))
to begin providing support and maintenance of its network of postal
meters. A 6-year contract valued at up to $32 million for meters and
meter supplies will enable the Postal Service to nationally standardize
its meter needs using a single leading edge design. The contract also
includes the provision of systems and support to meet the U.S. Joint
Military Postal Command's needs nationally and internationally.
Pitney Bowes will provide 24/7 web support as well as a dedicated call
center support for the Postal Service. An automated electronic ordering
and invoicing system will be implemented to ensure effective deployment
and reduce manual processes.
"We are extremely pleased to be able to provide the U.S. Postal Service
with precisely the automated technology it requires to meet the needs of
today's retail customer as well as the men and women of the military,"
said Pat Brand, President, North American Mailing, Pitney Bowes.
About Pitney Bowes
Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small,
mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build
loyalty and grow revenue. The company's solutions for financial
sector and retail organizations are delivered on open platforms to
best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to
two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes is the only firm that
includes direct mail, transactional mail, call centers and in-store
technologies in its solution mix along with digital channels such as the
Web, email, live chat and mobile applications. Pitney Bowes is a $5.3
billion company with 29,000 employees worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every
connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com
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