The Internet Retailer show is well underway, and we kicked it off with an exciting announcement about our new Flexship™ label printing application for small to midsize shippers. As with most of our new offerings, the idea for Flexship came from our customer needs and requests. We were finding that the complex, expensive label-printing systems used by larger enterprises are just not practical for smaller businesses – so Flexship was born.
Implementing Flexship is free and fast for new and existing Newgistics customers, and the system is installed locally at the shipper’s location, utilizing industry-standard hardware. For small and medium shippers who currently use a web-based tool to print labels one at a time, Flexship provides a significant opportunity to increase speed and efficiency by producing batches of labels in a local environment. Additionally, the application allows our customers to print labels with barcodes that combine order and tracking data, helping them improve the customer experience and increase productivity across departments.
Flexship supports the USPS Electronic Verification System (eVS), an e-manifesting service that eliminates manual processes and streamlines the processing of small parcel deliveries and returns. It connects to our OneShip℠ operating platform, sending manifesting information our national network of SmartCenter facilities. The result? Shippers using Flexship no longer need to invest in a manifesting system or pay to operate and maintain it.
Additional features of Flexship include:
-Ability to print the delivery and return labels for an order at the same time
-Full certification for USPS Intelligent Mail Package Barcode (IMpb)
-Technical support provided by Newgistics
-Rapid implementation to begin realizing savings immediately
To learn more about Flexship, check out the announcement or get in touch with us anytime. If you’re at the IRCE show in San Diego this week, don’t forget to stop by and see Newgistics in booth #812!
Here at Newgistics, we’re in the final throes of preparation for Internet Retailer’s 2011 Conference & Exhibition that takes place next week (June 14-17) in San Diego. As one of the most-anticipated events of the year for e-retailers and direct marketers, IRCE is a great opportunity for us to spend time with some of our customers and update the industry on the latest with Newgistics’ service offerings.
This year’s event is a special one for Newgistics for three reasons:
1) We’re sponsoring a networking Block Party. After the Exhibit Hall reception on Wednesday evening (June 15, 7-10 pm), all conference attendees are invited to a free Networking Block Party* in the historic Gaslamp Quarter. The IRCE Block Party will feature great food from local area restaurants, along with beer, wine and live music. Newgistics is the premier sponsor of the event, and we hope to see you all there.
2) We’re unveiling an exciting new label-printing solution (more details on that next week.)
3) We get to talk to our friends in the industry about why shipping has a new home with Newgistics. If you missed our last post on that, be sure to check it out.
*The Block Party will be free for full conference attendees; tickets available on-site for others.