Pitney Bowes Signs Strategic Alliance Agreement with Allison Payment Systems to Provide Volly™ Secure Digital Delivery Service
STAMFORD, Conn., November 02, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) announced today that it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with full-service customer communication solutions provider Allison Payment Systems for the Volly™ secure digital delivery service. Allison Payment Systems will be offering the innovative digital delivery service to its more than 300 customers in the financial services, healthcare, insurance and utilities industries.
Allison Payment Systems, LLC, is a full service solutions provider specializing in digital transactional document presentment, print & mail services and a host of Electronic Document Delivery and Management (EDDM) tools.
“Having evolved from a coupon payment booklets developer and manufacturer, and consistent with our 120-year legacy of innovation, we are eager to augment our e-payment services to our customers with the Volly secure digital delivery service,” said Joseph P. Thomas, president and CEO, Allison Payment Systems. “The Volly service provides another avenue for our clients to migrate from traditional print to online bill pay presentment,” said Thomas.
The Volly™ secure digital delivery service is a cloud-based digital mail communications platform that will empower consumers to receive, view, organize, and manage bills, statements, direct marketing, catalogs, coupons and other content from multiple providers using a single application. Volly™ is an opt-in, consumer-focused consolidation service which also includes online bill pay, and will be made available at no cost to U.S. consumers.
"We are pleased to welcome Allison Payment Systems to the rapidly expanding network of Volly strategic partners," said Chuck Cordray, president, Volly, Pitney Bowes. "Their reach within the payments industry will provide their more than 300 business customers with the option to use Volly. Those business customers can leverage Volly to deliver brand communications for the consumers who are managing and paying their bills through the Volly service," said Cordray.
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 30,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com