Pitney Bowes Expands Mailstream Offerings with New SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) has announced the launch of SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions, a web-based solution that provides visibility into shipping information for better customer service, as well as enhanced cost controls and shipping performance monitoring. Ideal for mail center management, desktop shipping and production shipping. SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions can support customer needs ranging from a single PC-based system to a highly integrated multi-workstation environment serving multiple users across many locations.

"This new shipping solution combines all of the shipping capabilities a customer requires on a single platform for more efficient mailstream and package management," said Jeff Marshall Vice President Customer Marketing for Pitney Bowes Global Mailstream Solutions. "While highly sophisticated, SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions is a modular solution, making it easy to adapt to an organization's changing needs."

Product benefits include real-time information on rates from a selection of carriers, comprehensive accounting reports and the ability to charge shipping and mailing costs back to external or internal customers. Capabilities help companies determine the best carrier strategy, manage and control carrier spending across the organization, simplify order fulfillment and track mail and packages. SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions is offered as traditionally implemented software or as a hosted solution.

The launch of SendSuite™ Shipping Solutions marks the first step in a multiphase strategy to consolidate the Pitney Bowes distribution solutions products and services into one integrated offering under the SendSuite™ brand. The collection of SendSuite™ Solutions will provide a more intuitive user interface, robust accounting and reporting on shipping and mailing expenses, ability to process and track both inbound and outbound packages and internal deliveries, and lower total cost of ownership. More information can be found at http://www.pb.com/sendsuite.

Pitney Bowes provides the world's most comprehensive suite of mailstream software, hardware, services and solutions to help companies manage their flow of mail, documents and packages to improve communication. Pitney Bowes, with $5.6 billion in annual revenue, takes an all-inclusive view of its customers' operations, helping organizations of all sizes enjoy the competitive advantage that comes from an optimized mailstream. The company's 86 years of technological leadership have produced many major mailstream innovations, and it is consistently on the Intellectual Property Owners Association's list of top U.S. patent holders. With approximately 34,000 employees worldwide, Pitney Bowes serves more than 2 million businesses through direct and dealer operations. More information about the company can be found at http://www.pb.com/.

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   Caroline Dennis
   Pitney Bowes Inc.

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