Pitney Bowes Inc.
) recently unveiled its off-site communications production and
delivery solution, Mailstream On Demand. The solution is intended
to benefit small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) while meeting
the increasing customer requirements.
Mailstream On Demand uses the state-of-the-art technology and
automation tools across the entire life-cycle of mails i.e. from
design to delivery. The technology not only enhances the
reliability but also enables the speedy delivery of the document.
Apart from this, the solution has additional features like standard
color documents, which is extremely useful for SMB's for effective
cross-selling strategies while also reducing the cost.
Additionally, Mailstream On Demand comes with Mailstream On
Demand Lockbox Service to enable improved management of mailed
payments. The clients can also use Mailstream On Demand ePay
Service to include web payment methods with their services.
Moreover, the clients get extra postal discounts for the physical
Furthermore, the Mailstream On Demand consumers can avail the
company's novel technology platform - Inlet to deliver their
transactional communications. In a joint venture with
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.
), Pitney Bowes recently launched Inlet platform to make the
distribution of documents from companies to clients an efficient
process. Inlet will allow the companies to provide customers with
critical documents like statements and bills from several providers
through a single online platform. (Read:
Pitney Bowes, Broadridge Launch Inlet)
Mailstream On Demand will be the outsourced digital
communications channels solution for the SMB's which were earlier
available only to large businesses. SMBs when empowered by such
advanced communication technology will have improved control of
their production, delivery and designs for transactional document
across both physical and digital channels. While this solution is
likely to be a boon for the SMB's, it can also be of use to large
businesses given its complete scalable nature. Moreover, the
SMB's can also use this technology to meet the challenges of the
expanding business or even for some certain high volume
Recently, the company has been making efforts to gain market
share by leveraging its expertise in mail and documenting
solutions. Prior to this, in the last week the company announced
that it will be investing to extend its direct mail presorting
service to the Southeast U.S. in its efforts to increase its market
share in the direct mail domain by meeting customer's requirements
for reliable and quality mailing services, which are cost effective
At present, Pitney Bowes holds a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other
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