Pitney Bowes Business Insight Addresses Intelligent Mail(r) Barcode Incentives


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Pitney Bowes Business Insight Addresses Intelligent Mail® Barcode Incentives

WindowBook Agreement and New Communications Intelligence Portal Educates Customers on the Latest USPS Discounts

LANHAM, MD—February 26, 2009—Pitney Bowes Business Insight, the leading global provider of location and communication intelligence offerings, today announced a new relationship with WindowBook, Inc., a leading provider of Mail.dat®-based e-documentation software. Now offered as a joint solution, DAT-MAIL™ MSP mailing software combines the power of WindowBook DAT-MAIL™ mailing software and Pitney Bowes Business Insight MailStream Plus® software to help organizations meet the e-documentation and e-payment requirements for adopting the United States Postal Service (USPS) full-service Intelligent Mail® barcode initiative.

Organizations adopting the comprehensive DAT-MAIL™ MSP solution will benefit from improved documentation accuracy, greater efficiency of mail production and increased labor savings. DAT-MAIL™ MSP provides a number of features and benefits, including the printing of Intelligent Mail® tray/sack tags and pallet placards; expanded range of mail production reports spanning multiple clients, jobs and dates; electronic records retention; and a number of additional capabilities.

“More than ever, mailers are striving to improve processes that result in quantifiable savings,” said Rob Pipe, vice president of product management, Pitney Bowes Business Insight. “Pitney Bowes Business Insight is committed to helping our customers understand and benefit from all of the Intelligent Mail® incentives. Through our WindowBook agreement and the creation of a new Communications Intelligence Portal, we are providing our customers with the tools they need to optimize postage costs and drive efficiency improvements within mail operations.”

According to recently released USPS Intelligent Mail® barcode implementation incentives, mailers who comply with requirements for full-service Intelligent Mail® barcode will benefit from additional savings. Effective November 29, 2009, full-service compliance will result in a discount of $0.003 per letter for First-Class Mail® and $0.001 per letter for Standard Mail®. Full-service Intelligent Mail® barcode will also include complimentary ACS™ service. For more information on the new USPS pricing schedule, please visit http://www.usps.com/prices/pricechanges.htm?from=prices&page=NewMay09Prices

Communications Intelligence Portal—The Latest USPS News and Interactive Platform

To help customers stay current on the latest USPS announcements regarding Intelligent Mail® barcode, Move Update and other recent developments, Pitney Bowes Business Insight is launching a new social community portal. The Communications Intelligence Portal provides a dynamic, interactive platform for customers to network, interact with industry experts and get the latest news on USPS mail regulations and postage updates. The portal features discussion forums, blogs and an expert Q&A section.

Pitney Bowes Business Insight customers may register to participate in the discussion forums by visiting http://commintel.net/user/register. Visitors to the Communications Intelligence Portal may also take advantage of the Intelligent Mail® Barcode Calculator, which estimates the annual savings benefit for customers who choose to adopt the full-service Intelligent Mail® barcode initiative.

About Pitney Bowes Business Insight
Pitney Bowes Business Insight, a division of Pitney Bowes Software Inc., provides a unique combination of location and communication intelligence software, data and services that enable organizations to make more informed decisions about customers, competition and market expansion. With the industry’s most comprehensive set of solutions for maximizing the value of customer data, Pitney Bowes Business Insight provides the tools required to more effectively locate, connect and communicate with customers in today’s global markets. Leading organizations rely on Pitney Bowes Business Insight solutions to increase the accuracy and effectiveness of customer information delivery and drive profitable growth. Visit www.pbbusinessinsight.com and www.pb.com for more information.

MailStream Plus is a registered trademark of Pitney Bowes Software Inc. Intelligent Mail, First-Class Mail, Standard Mail and ACS are trademarks of the United States Postal Service. All other brand names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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