Pitney Bowes Launches SendSuite® Live: Delivers Time and Cost Savings for SMBs Prior to Hectic Holiday Shipping Season

Pitney Bowes Launches SendSuite® Live: Delivers Time and Cost Savings for 
SMBs Prior to Hectic Holiday Shipping Season 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today 
announced it will expand its shipping solutions portfolio in Canada to include 
SendSuite(®) Live, a web- based global logistics management solution, just in 
time for the holiday season. The scalable platform provides SMB and enterprise 
shipper's broad access to global carriers for significant cost savings, 
helping businesses overcome holiday season shipping costs. 
As retailers are preparing for the increase in orders during holiday time, 
SendSuite Live's powerful network of carrier connections provides shippers 
with extensive options to reduce inbound and outbound shipping costs and gain 
greater control of their shipping operation. In fact, Pitney Bowes estimates 
shippers can save up to 20 per cent of their shipping costs while simplifying 
the carrier payment process. 
"The global logistics environment is becoming increasingly complex and 
traditional Transportation Management Systems aren't keeping up, often because 
of technology limitations and IT constraints", said Bill Mackrell, general 
manager, Pitney Bowes Canada. "SendSuite Live changes this by leveraging web 
services to create a unified, best of breed, global logistics management 
platform that streamlines logistics processes, reduces business risks and 
delivers cost savings on a local and global scale." 
SendSuite Live provides access to a wide range of global parcel and freight 
carriers' rates and services, allowing a shipper to choose the best delivery 
and cost options. It offers origin point shipping for international shipping 
and cross-border rating and consolidation. Access to multiple carriers and 
services will provide businesses with the flexibility and options to remain 
profitable, even when often customers now expect free shipping. SendSuite 
Live, with easy to use applications, also offers the ability to optimize 
routing and streamline the logistics process with carrier and vendor 
compliance, and effectively manage regulatory compliance concerns, such as SOX 
and Export requirements. 
It is a fully scalable solution that integrates easily with internal ERP, WMS 
and CRM systems. By integrating with Connect+ Customer Communication Series 
mailing solution, mailing and shipping costs can be tracked throughout the 
organization. The desktop capability provides the ability to allow on site and 
remote employees access to rate shopping with various carriers, and can 
provide company specific negotiated carrier rates. 
SendSuite Live combines Pitney Bowes's heritage of mail service shipping with 
a superior platform that integrates with cloud-based applications to deliver a 
wide range of transportation management services to businesses of any size, 
simply and economically. Complemented by the company's nationwide customer 
service, along with flexible financing options, any organization can leverage 
cost savings and improved operations management with this shipping management 
SendSuite Live was developed through an agreement with Pierbridge, Inc., a 
software development firm specializing in supply chain processes, and 
customized for SMB market applications. In an associated move, Pitney Bowes 
also has an agreement with ConnectShip(®), a technology platform that 
provides increased functionality for deploying global transportation carriers 
and compliance through the SendSuite Live platform. 
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. The 
company's solutions for financial services, healthcare, nonprofit, public 
sector and retail organizations are delivered on open platforms to best 
organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way 
customer communications. Pitney Bowes is the only firm that includes direct 
mail, transactional mail, call centers and in-store technologies in its 
solution mix along with digital channels such as the Web, email, live chat and 
mobile applications. Pitney Bowes is a $5.3 billion company with 29,000 
employees worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. 
Pitney Bowes of Canada Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary has a direct sales and 
service force of approximately 1,300 professionals located in offices 
throughout the country. The head office for its operations in Canada is 
located in Mississauga, Ontario. For additional information on the company, 
its products and solutions, visit www.pitneybowes.ca. 
Media Contact: Genna Schnurbach Hill+Knowlton for Pitney Bowes 
Canada (416) 413-4742 genna.schnurbach@hkstrategies.ca 
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