Glen Raven Selects Pitney Bowes's Global Parcel Shipping Management Solution
STAMFORD, Conn., September 06, 2012 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced that Glen Raven, the global textile manufacturer, has selected SendSuite Live™ as its logistics management solution for web orders and other parcel shipments.
Glen Raven will use SendSuite Live, a scalable global logistics management solution, in their Tri Vantage distribution division to manage its shipments of 400,000 parcels a year. In doing so, the system will provide seamless integration to its order management systems and website to provide accurate shipping pricing at time of order and visibility to total shipping charges of their small parcel shipments. SendSuite Live will also provide Glen Raven cost savings opportunities by allowing choice and flexibility with access to a variety of parcel carriers and services. This is phase one of Glen Raven’s deployment plans to expand SendSuite Live into its other divisions in the future.
“We are pleased that SendSuite Live will be the foundation for Glen Raven’s global multi-carrier shipping needs,” said Jim Hendrickson, vice president, general manager, shipping and transportation management solutions, Pitney Bowes. “SendSuite Live provides companies easy access to parcel and freight carriers and services that allow them to experience immediate and measurable performance benefits in their shipping operation. Our extensive services and support footprint delivers the local and global deployment, integration and ongoing support requirements that major manufacturers like Glen Raven demand.”
“Having experienced considerable growth through acquisition of distributors over the past few years,” said David Hall, director, IT applications, Glen Raven, “our company now demands better management of our shipping operations. Access to the versatility and scalability that SendSuite Live provides will give us that, ensuring a strong logistics management platform that will support our growth in the future and provide the analytics we have long sought to monitor our efficiency and success.”
SendSuite Live leverages web services to create a unified global logistics management platform that streamlines logistics processes, reduces business risks and deliver cost savings on a global scale. It provides access to a wide range of global parcel and freight carriers’ rates and services, allowing a shipper to choose the best delivery and cost options. It offers origin point shipping for international shipping and cross-border rating and consolidation. With easy to use applications, SendSuite Live also offers the ability to optimize routing and streamline the logistics process with carrier and vendor compliance, and effectively manage regulatory compliance concerns, such as SOX and Export requirements. It is a fully scalable solution that integrates easily with internal ERP, WMS and CRM systems.
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