SOURCE: Stamps.com

March 09, 2011 08:00 ET

Stamps.com Introduces PC Postage Version 8.8, Featuring New Communication Tools for Ecommerce Sellers

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - March 9, 2011) - Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions to approximately 400,000 customers, today announced that it has introduced PC Postage Version 8.8 software which includes new features to help ecommerce sellers improve communication with their buyers. The software download is simple, quick and available for free to existing customers.

"Our new Version 8.8 software enhances ecommerce sellers' ability to communicate with buyers by introducing robust tools such as customizable email notifications, packing slips and more," said Stamps.com President and CEO Ken McBride. "Effective customer communication is key to having a successful business, and I'm glad that Stamps.com plays a significant role in helping sellers and buyers stay connected."

Key features of Stamps.com PC Postage Version 8.8 are:

  • Customizable Shipment Notification Emails -- This new feature allows ecommerce sellers to customize their Shipment Notification Emails. These automated emails, which include tracking information to help customers monitor their shipment's status, are sent to buyers when their packages are sent for delivery. Fields available for customization include the "From," "Subject" and "Message" fields to help create personalized communications.

  • Packing Slips -- This new feature gives ecommerce sellers the ability to print a complete Packing Slip, which shows the order date, billing and shipping addresses, product descriptions, and many other details. When included in the package, Packing Slips help buyers remember what they ordered and aid ecommerce sellers to ensure orders are filled quickly and accurately.

  • Order Detail Visibility -- This new feature enhances visibility by letting shipping personnel view order details imported from Amazon.com®, eBay® and other web stores and shopping carts with one click. This allows ecommerce sellers to confirm the correct contents are packaged and ready to be shipped to the buyer.

New and existing customers can download Stamps.com Version 8.8 for free at http://www.stamps.com/download/

About Stamps.com
Stamps.com (NASDAQ: STMP) is a leading provider of Internet-based postage services. Stamps.com's service enables small businesses, high-volume shippers, enterprise 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, USPS and others.

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