Pitney Bowes and Omni Data Systems Collaborate on Nationwide Multi-Vendor Services for Travel Industry
STAMFORD, Conn. & HOUSTON, July 21, 2008 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), the world’s leading mailstream technology company, and Omni Data Systems, a value-added service provider and a re-manufacturer of printers and other hardware peripherals for the travel industry, announced today a new agreement whereby Pitney Bowes will provide nationwide, on-site maintenance services to Omni Data Systems and its travel agency customers.
Under the terms of the agreement, Pitney Bowes will act as an independent service provider, offering national on-site repair and maintenance services for Omni Data Systems and its travel agency customers. The collaboration helps Omni Data Systems offer nationwide repair and maintenance services to its customers for their ticket and itinerary printers, and expands Pitney Bowes Multi-Vendor Services business into the travel industry.
“Omni Data Systems offers a unique value proposition to the travel industry as both a value-added service provider and re-manufacturer of travel-related equipment,” said Joanne Boyd, Vice President, Business Development, Multi-Vendor Services for Pitney Bowes. “We look forward to working together to help expand their service options and provide nationwide support to their customers.”
“Collaborating with Pitney Bowes will help Omni Data Systems offer a single point-of-accountability for consistent services and support, and coverage spanning every zip code nationwide,” said Gary Suttles, President of Omni Data Systems. “This will help provide our travel agency customers with greater convenience and efficiency for servicing their equipment so they can focus on their core business.”
Pitney Bowes is a leading provider of services for printers, copiers, multi-function devices, scanners, shredders, PCs and workstations, mailstream solutions and kiosk devices. Consisting of 1,200 A+ certified specialists, Pitney Bowes’ Multi-Vendor Services offers a full range of product life cycle services including on-site maintenance services, installations, asset deployment and professional service.
About Pitney Bowes:
Pitney Bowes is a mailstream technology company that helps organizations manage the flow of information, mail, documents and packages. Our 36,000 employees deliver technology, service and innovation to more than two million customers worldwide. The company was founded in 1920 and annual revenues now total $6.3 billion. More information is available at www.pb.com.
About Omni Data Systems:
Omni Data Systems (ODS), Ltd., L.L.P., founded in 1990, is a value-added service provider and a re-manufacturer of travel-related printers and other hardware peripherals for travel agencies, airlines, airports, cruise lines, railroads and service companies. Additional vertical markets served are hospitals, dealerships, oil and gas, and government agencies. ODS’ depot repair and logistics center is strategically located in Houston, Texas, minutes away from Intercontinental Airport of Houston. Our highly-trained technicians specialize on a wide range of printers for applications such as ticketing, boarding passes, bag tags, dot-matrix, as well as various other hardware peripherals from many manufacturers. For more information, visit us at www.omnidatasys.net or call 1-800-725-2345.