STAMPS.COM PC POSTAGE SOFTWARE AUTOMATICALLY UPDATED WITH NEW USPS® SHIPPING RATES
LOS ANGELES – January 5, 2009 – Stamps.com® (Nasdaq:STMP), the leading provider of USPS® postage online and shipping software to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced that its PC Postage® solution was automatically updated to calculate and print postage for the new USPS shipping rates that went into effect on January 4, 2010. All customers that log into the Stamps.com service receive a rate update instantly and free of charge. In addition, the new USPS rates lower the price of some of the most common services including Flat-Rate Envelopes™ and Priority Mail™ to zones Local, 1 and 2.
Additionally, Stamps.com offers its Professional Shipper service free of charge to high volume shippers who send over $1,500 worth of USPS postage each month, and all of its customers receive postage discounts on Priority Mail, Express Mail and International Postage not available at the Post Office.
Stamps.com’s PC Postage is a software-based service that allows customers to use their current PCs and printers to calculate and print valid U.S. postage for letters, packages and international mail, eliminating the need to go to the Post Office. Additional business benefits include the ability to track postage spending, eliminate overhead resulting from wasteful trips to the Post Office, verify shipment accuracy, receive recommendations on optimal delivery methods, and more. Businesses ranging from small start-ups to large, multi-location enterprises can manage all of their mailing and shipping operations more efficiently, reliably and securely than with any other method, including postage meters.
PC Postage customers can learn more about the 2010 USPS Postage Rate Change at http://sdcmainprod.wpengine.com/usps/postage-rate-increase.
PC Postage customers can learn more about Stamps.com shipping capabilities at http://sdcmainprod.wpengine.com/advancedshipping/
Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP) is a leading provider of Internet-based postage services. Stamps.com’s online postage service enables small businesses, enterprises, advanced shippers and consumers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a PC, printer and Internet connection, right from their home or office. The Company targets its services to small businesses and home offices, and currently has PC Postage partnerships with Avery Dennison, Microsoft, HP, Office Depot, the U.S. Postal Service and others.
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