Pitney Bowes Launches INVIEW™ Mailstream Management Suite
STAMFORD, Conn., May 07, 2009 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) announced today it is introducing INVIEW™ Mailstream Management Suite to help customers gain greater visibility into their mailing operations and manage costs from one central location. The suite of postal and information management solutions offers end-to-end reporting tools to help customers obtain more intelligent communications about their operations.
“Today, more than ever, organizations are under pressure to manage operational costs,” said Mark Pollack, vice president, marketing, U.S. Mailing for Pitney Bowes. “Our INVIEW™ Mailstream Management Suite helps customers obtain complete visibility into their mailing operations with postage management and reporting solutions to help them make more informed decisions about the best ways to manage and spend their postage dollars.”
The Pitney Bowes INVIEW™ Mailstream Management Suite of solutions includes:
Total Meter Reporting – The solution helps provide a complete, consolidated postal summary dashboard of a customer’s mailing operations by individual meter, or data consolidation of a complete enterprise operation. Using the power of IntelliLink® technology, key Pitney Bowes meter and accounting data is captured and uploaded into a customer’s Pitney Bowes MyAccount, where products at all locations can be linked and accessed for data and corresponding metrics in a visual, easy to understand format.
Customers can monitor business performance and analyze mailing operation information, build and generate reports without IT involvement, and utilize report wizards for fast and easy report creation. In addition, Total Meter Reporting helps ensure accountability for postage expenses across an enterprise and provides big picture or detailed analysis instantly. Customers can access meter and accounting data from Pitney Bowes’s secure data warehouse for up to two years.
Total Postage Management – The financial management service includes funding, financing, payment and reporting of postage for Pitney Bowes postage meters, presort processed mail, permit mail, Business Reply Mail® services, non-Pitney Bowes postage meters, mail processed at third-party mail houses and USPS® permit Express Mail® services.
The single, integrated location to view all of these transactions can help provide heightened management and control of postage spend through a single management account and on-demand access to online reporting and management capabilities. It can also help customers reduce administrative costs, avoid mail disruption with on-the-spot postage access capability, and provide detailed information for chargebacks and reporting.
“Having the ability to manage postage and other mailing expenditures from one central management account can help mailers obtain greater automation and control over their funding processes,” said Rob Goldberg, vice president, global strategy and product development, global financial solutions for Pitney Bowes. “Total Postage Management can also help customers enhance auditing capabilities and integrate information for reporting and budgeting.”
The INVIEW™ Mailstream Management Suite offers customers a variety of report options that can be customized for their operations. In addition, data that is captured can be exported into other applications for further review and analysis. Customers can access summary reports by current mailstream dollars spent or by date range for postage used, quantity of pieces and postage expenditures paid. They can also access reports by meter including daily activity, balance and trend reports for postage and meters.
For additional information on the Pitney Bowes INVIEW™ Mailstream Management Suite, please visit: www.pb.com/inviewmms.
About Pitney Bowes:
Pitney Bowes is a mailstream technology company that helps organizations manage the flow of information, mail, documents and packages. Our 35,000 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.
INVIEW and IntelliLink are trademarks of Pitney Bowes Inc. Business Reply Mail, USPS and Express Mail are registered trademarks of the United States Postal Service.