Pitney Bowes Climbs to No. 11 in Rankings Among IAOP’s 2013 Global Outsourcing 100®

STAMFORD, Conn., May 07, 2013 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI) today announced that is has been ranked as one of the world's top outsourcing companies by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®), the global standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. Pitney Bowes placed 11th in the Leaders category of The Global Outsourcing 100®.

“As applicants continually raise the bar and as the outsourcing industry continues to grow and mature in many markets, competition is tougher,” said Jag Dalal, managing director of Thought Leadership, IAOP and chairman of the judges' panel. “Being named to The Global Outsourcing 100 is a great achievement, particularly given the strong competition, and we are proud to recognize Pitney Bowes for its excellence.”

Pitney Bowes was also ranked among the leaders in several key sub-lists, including:

  • Best 5 Companies – Legal Services
  • Best 10 Leaders – Document Management Services
  • Best 10 Leaders – Facility Services
  • Best 20 Leaders – Financial Services (Banking, Markets)
  • Best 20 Companies – Financial Services (Insurance)
  • Best 20 Companies – Government (all levels)
  • Best 20 Leaders in US
  • Best 20 Leaders in Western Europe
  • Best 20 Leaders Most Employees in US
  • Best 20 Leaders in Canada

“We are very pleased to be ranked among the leading outsourcing services companies in the world,” said Vicki O’Meara, EVP and president, Pitney Bowes Services Solutions. “We continue to drive innovation and process excellence that translates into enhanced value and service for our clients in the areas of document management and customer communications management. Our strong ranking among the top global services companies recognizes our commitment to our clients and the trust they place in Pitney Bowes to help them improve their business processes.”

The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services — not just information technology and business process outsourcing, but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics. They include not only today’s leaders, but tomorrow’s rising stars.

"Global competition is at an all-time high, which is reflected in this year’s rankings," said IAOP CEO Debi Hamill. "This comes at a time when companies that outsource are scrutinizing their providers more closely. The Global Outsourcing 100 is the only guide to help companies research and compare service providers with whom they are considering outsourcing relationships.”

The complete 2013 rankings are posted on the IAOP’s website at www.IAOP.org.

About IAOP

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit http://www.IAOP.org.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. Many of the company’s solutions are delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes includes direct mail, transactional mail and call center communications in its solution mix along with digital channel messaging for the Web, email, live chat and mobile applications. Pitney Bowes has approximately USD$5 billion in annual revenues and 27,000 employees worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com.