STAMFORD, Conn., December 13, 2012 – Pitney Bowes technology was selected by the U.S. Postal Service® (USPS) to begin providing support and maintenance of its network of postal meters. A 6-year contract valued at up to $32 million for meters and meter supplies will enable the Postal Service to nationally standardize its meter needs using a single leading edge design. The contract also includes the provision of systems and support to meet the U.S. Joint Military Postal Command’s needs nationally and internationally.
Pitney Bowes will provide 24/7 web support as well as a dedicated call center support for the Postal Service. An automated electronic ordering and invoicing system will be implemented to ensure effective deployment and reduce manual processes.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to provide the U.S. Postal Service with precisely the automated technology it requires to meet the needs of today’s retail customer as well as the men and women of the military,” said Pat Brand, President, North American Mailing, Pitney Bowes.