Pitney Bowes Announces International Ecommerce SuiteApp for NetSuite's SuiteCloud Computing Platform
New SuiteApp Helps NetSuite Customers Increase Revenues By Expanding Cross-Border Retail Sales
SAN FRANCISCO, May 11, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced a new international ecommerce NetSuite application for the NetSuite (NYSE: N) SuiteCloud Computing Platform. The solution features duty and tax calculation, customs and brokerage management, optimized global shipping and other functions. Built using NetSuite’s SuiteCloud development platform, the new SuiteApp can help NetSuite customers increase revenue by offering their online shoppers a simple and convenient cross-border purchasing and shipping experience to 200 countries worldwide.
“In today’s global online retail environment, providing a seamless shopping experience for consumers is critical for customer satisfaction and overall business success,” said Craig Reed, vice president of ecommerce solutions at Pitney Bowes. “The new SuiteApp, built by combining Pitney Bowes’s international ecommerce solutions with NetSuite’s expertise in cloud computing, will offer retailers access to solutions that can help grow the international market for their products and increase revenue opportunities.”
The Pitney Bowes solution offers a full suite of Web services to facilitate cross-border sales to 200 countries. Through one integration, retailers can access services such as duty and tax calculation, fully landed and guaranteed costs at checkout, customs and brokerage management, import and export management, optimized global shipping, international address validation, denied parties screening, and parcel insurance.
The announcement was made today at SuiteWorld 2011, NetSuite’s inaugural conference designed for NetSuite customers, solution providers, independent software providers, developers and system integrators. SuiteWorld 2011 is being held in San Francisco.
NetSuite’s SuiteCloud is a comprehensive offering of on-demand products, development tools, and services designed to help customers and commercial software developers take advantage of the significant economic benefits of cloud computing. The complete SuiteCloud offering includes NetSuite’s multi-tenant, always-on SaaS infrastructure; the NetSuite Business Suite of applications for Accounting/ERP, CRM and Ecommerce; and comprehensive development tools to create cloud-based business applications on top of NetSuite.
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The NetSuite Application lets NetSuite retailers access these services via a single SuiteApp, therefore delivering seamless international customer experiences, including simplified global shipping.
“Ecommerce is a global business,” said Guido Haarmans, vice president of developer programs and business development at NetSuite. “The Pitney Bowes Ecommerce NetSuite Application can help many of our ecommerce customers increase the reach of their business by leveraging the fact that an ecommerce web site can sell globally.”
About Pitney Bowes:
Delivering more than 90 years of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software, hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is increasingly helping other companies grow their business through advanced customer communications management. Pitney Bowes is a $5.4 billion company and employs more than 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com/
NetSuite’s SuiteCloud is a comprehensive offering of cloud-based products, development tools and services designed to help customers and commercial software developers take advantage of the significant economic benefits of cloud computing. Based on NetSuite, the world’s most widely used cloud computing business management suite, SuiteCloud enables customers to run their core business operations in the cloud, and software developers to target new markets quickly with newly-created mission-critical applications built on top of mature and proven business processes. The complete SuiteCloud offering includes NetSuite’s multi-tenant, always-on SaaS infrastructure; the NetSuite Business Suite of applications (Accounting/ERP, CRM and Ecommerce); the NS-BOS Development Platform; the SuiteCloud Developer Network (SDN), a comprehensive developer program for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs); and SuiteApp.com, a single-source online marketplace where customers can find applications to meet specific business process or industry-specific needs. For more information on SuiteCloud, please visit http://www.netsuite.com/developers.
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