Profile: Stamps.Com Inc (STMP.O)
22 Jul 2016
Stamps.com Inc., incorporated on January 9, 1998, is a provider of Internet-based mailing and shipping solutions. The Company operates through the Internet Mailing and Shipping Services segment. Under the Stamps.com and Endicia branded solutions, the Company's customers use its service to mail and ship a range of mail pieces, including postcards, envelopes, flats and packages, using a range of United States Postal Service (USPS) mail classes, including First Class Mail, Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, Media Mail, and Parcel Select, and among others. Its customers include individuals, small businesses, home offices, medium-size businesses and large enterprises, and within these categories, the Company targets both mailers and shippers. In addition, the Company offers multi-carrier shipping solutions under the brand names ShipStation and ShipWorks. The Company's products and services include Mailing and Shipping Business and Customized Postage.
Mailing and Shipping Business
The Company offers USPS mailing and shipping services, multi-carrier shipping services, mailing and shipping services, branded insurance and international postage solutions. Its USPS-approved mailing and shipping services enables users to print electronic stamps directly onto envelopes, plain paper, or labels using only a standard personal computer, printer and Internet connection. Customers can also add to their mail pieces USPS Special Services, such as USPS Tracking, Signature Confirmation, Registered Mail, Certified Mail, Insured Mail, Return Receipt, Collect on Delivery and Restricted Delivery. Its customers can print postage on NetStamps labels or DYMO Stamps labels, which can be used just like regular stamps, directly on envelopes, postcards or on other types of mail or labels. The Company's mailing and shipping services are also integrated with common small business and productivity software applications, such as word processing, contact and address management, and accounting and financial applications. It also offers several different versions of NetStamps labels, such as Themed NetStamps labels and Photo NetStamps labels, which allow customers to add stock or custom designs to their postage label.
The Company's ShipStation and ShipWorks platforms offer solutions for medium and high volume shippers, such as warehouses, fulfillment houses, e-commerce shippers, large retailers, and other types of high volume shippers. As part of its mailing and shipping services, the Company offers back-end integration solutions where it provides the electronic postage for transactions to partners who manage the front-end users. Its solutions integrate directly into the e-commerce platforms, allowing Web store managers to completely automate their order fulfillment process by processing, managing, and shipping orders from virtually any e-commerce source through a single interface without manual data entry. The Company's Supplies Stores feature store catalogs, messaging regarding free or discounted shipping promotions, cross-selling product recommendations during the checkout process, product search capabilities, and same-day shipping of orders with expedited shipping options.
The Company offers Stamps.com branded insurance to its customers so that they may insure their mail or packages in a fully integrated, online process that eliminates any trips to the post office or the need to complete any special forms. In addition, ShipStation, ShipWorks and Endicia also offer branded package insurance as part of their offerings. The Company offers International postage solutions to certain international posts, including the French Post and Canadian Post.
The Company offers customized postage under the PhotoStamps and PictureItPostage brand names. Customized postage is a patented form of postage that allows consumers to turn digital photos, designs or images into valid USPS-approved postage. With these products, individuals or businesses can create customized USPS approved postage using pictures of their children, pets, vacations, celebrations, business logos and more. Customized postage can be used as regular postage to send letters, postcards or packages. PhotoStamps and PictureItPostage are available from the Company's separately-marketed Websites at www.photostamps.com andwww.pictureitpostage.com, respectively. Customers upload a digital photograph or image file, customize the look and feel by choosing a border color to complement the photo, select the value of postage, and place the order online. Each sheet includes approximately 10 or 20 individual PhotoStamps or PictureItPostage stamps, and orders arrive through the United States Mail in a few business days. Customized postage is also available in roll labels for high-volume orders.
The Company competes with Pitney Bowes, Staples, Costco, Office Depot, Neopost, FP Mailing Solutions, FedEx, DHL, UPS, Endicia, USPS, Hasler, USPS Click-N-Ship Business Pro, UPS WorldShip, UPS.com, FedEx Ship Manager and Fedex.com.
1990 E Grand Ave
EL SEGUNDO CA 90245-5013