Pitney Bowes Expands International Mailing Services
Company Creates Publications Center of Excellence at Chicago-Area Facility
STAMFORD, Conn., July 13, 2011 - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced it is expanding its international mailing services to help U.S. customers deliver publications around the world. The Company’s international mail services facility in Itasca, Illinois will now serve as a publications center of excellence for customers shipping magazines, trade journals, bulk newsstand shipments and books to 215 countries.
As a leading international publication distributor, Pitney Bowes handles and ships thousands of publication titles worldwide each year for top publishers in the U.S. These mailing services help customers navigate the complex and dynamic world of delivering publications to international readers. In addition, Pitney Bowes’s international mail services can help customers improve delivery speed and reliability, increase mail preparation efficiencies, and reduce international postage expenses.
“Pitney Bowes understands that providing innovative solutions and access to information is critical for helping customers manage the global distribution of their publications,” said Tim Bates, senior vice president, international services, Pitney Bowes. “In addition to comprehensive production capabilities, our new center of excellence will offer customers web-based services for around-the-clock access to manage their inventory and track product shipments.”
The company’s web portal also enables customers to track international postage costs, view current and historical invoices, and generate reports by selecting data and search criteria.
Pitney Bowes’s services also include high-speed inkjet addressing, poly-bagging, machine inserting, machine on-serting, tabbing, hand inserting and labeling, pressure sensitive labeling, online inventory, full data processing services, bulk mail services and “local-look-and-feel” in destination countries.
Pitney Bowes collaborates with cross-border carriers, customs brokers, and in-country delivery services around the world to help customers gain greater visibility into the movement of international publications. Pitney Bowes also manages the customs process and pays service providers on behalf of customers. Pitney Bowes’s international network of resources is supported by the most advanced mailstream technology and processes anywhere.
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/