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Version 10.5: New USPS Rate Shopping Engine, Certified Mail Envelopes

October 14th, 2013
Stamps.com is pleased to announce the launch of Version 10.5 — a free upgrade for Stamps.com customers! Here are some of the key new features included:
NEW! USPS Rate Shopping Engine Added to Batch Shipping
Now you can easily find the optimum mail class and shipping rate using our new USPS Rate Shopping Engine. Based on pre-set requirements that you input, your package shipping can be simplified to automatically select the appropriate mail class based on cost, delivery date or box size. The software also includes a “best rate” star that highlights the lowest shipping cost option that meets your requirements.
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NEW! Print Certified Mail Postage on Plain Paper
You can now print Certified Mail postage on a plain piece of paper using our exclusive Certified Mail window envelopes. After printing the address information, Certified Mail tracking barcode and postage on a plain piece of paper, just fold it up and place it in the window envelope. All the printed items will be clearly visible through the window envelope.
Faster Batch Order Processing
Importing and printing orders in the batch shipping section is faster and easier than ever. Also, we have included more detailed status messaging for high volume order processing.
Faster Batch order processing
Our engineering team upgraded the Batch shipping feature. Now e-commerce sellers can process and print their shipping labels 49% faster than before. We also have included more detailed status messaging for high volume order processing.

Stamps.com is pleased to announce the launch of PC Postage Version 10.5 — a FREE upgrade for Stamps.com customers! Here are some of the key new features included:

NEW! USPS Rate Shopping Engine Added to Batch Shipping
Now you can easily find the optimum mail class and shipping rate using our new USPS Rate Shopping Engine. Based on pre-set requirements that you input, your package shipping can be simplified to automatically select the appropriate mail class based on cost, delivery date or box size. The software also includes a “best rate” star that highlights the lowest shipping cost option that meets your requirements. Get more info on USPS Rate Shopping Engine.

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USPS Rate Shopping Engine displays a Gold STAR next to the lowest shipping rate, based on box specifications

Example of how to set up the "Ship Method Definitions" in the new USPS Rate Shopping Engine

Whether your package needs to arrive in two days or ten days, the USPS Rate Shopping Engine can ensure that you never pay more than you have to. This screen shows how you can adjust the service level mail class based on standard shipping definitions.


NEW! Print Certified Mail Postage on Plain Paper
You can now print Certified Mail postage on a plain piece of paper using our exclusive Certified Mail window envelopes. After printing the address information, Certified Mail tracking barcode and postage on a plain piece of paper, just fold it up and place it in the window envelope. All the printed items will be clearly visible through the window envelope.

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Example of 9″ x 12″ Certified Mail Window Envelope. Postage, address and all Certified Mail documentation are printed on a regular piece of paper, and then inserted into the window envelope.


Faster Batch Order Processing
Our engineering team upgraded the Batch shipping feature. Now e-commerce sellers can process and print their shipping labels 49% faster than before. We also have included more detailed status messaging for high volume order processing.

Download Stamps.com PC Postage Version 10.5 today at http://www.stamps.com/download/ – it’s free for existing customers!

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