PostCom Members News 

October 12, 2017

BCC SOFTWARE, LLC ACQUIRED BY THOMPSON STREET CAPITAL PARTNERS ROCHESTER, NY – October 12, 2017: BCC Software, LLC (“the company”) a premium provider of address quality, postal software, and data based solutions, is pleased to announce that Thompson Street Capital Partners (“TSCP”) has acquired the company from affiliates of Versa Capital Management, LLC (“Versa”). This investment by TSCP, based in St. Louis, MO, deepens BCC Software’s commitment to the current needs of their customers while fueling investment for their continued growth.

October 4, 2017

Pitney Bowes completes Newgistics acquisition

Pitney Bowes has completion its acquisition of the e-commerce fulfilment solutions provider Newgistics. Based in Austin, Texas, Newgistics provides parcel delivery, returns, fulfillment and digital commerce solutions for retailers and ecommerce brands. In a statement issued today (2 October), Pitney Bowes said that it intends to operate Newgistics as an independent business through the remainder of 2017 and into the first quarter of 2018 to “provide consistent support to clients and avoid any disruptions to operations during the busy holiday shipping and returns season”.

September 28, 2017

MarketNews: In its unwavering focus to safeguard data, IWCO Direct, a leading provider of data-driven direct marketing solutions, announced it has achieved HITRUST CSF v8.1 Certification for all facilities through ControlCase, an approved HITRUST Assessor. HITRUST CSF Certification includes Mail-Gard®, a division of IWCO Direct that provides business continuity and disaster recovery services. The certification demonstrates all supporting systems meet key regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive personal healthcare information (PHI).  

September 13, 2017

DMM: Pitney Bowes, long a major presence in millions of corporate mail rooms, has gone digital with focused urgency. Yesterday, the firm announced a partnership with four digital companies heavily involved in aspects of eMarketing and eCommerce, as well as a hackathon to develop new apps for Pitney Bowes' Commerce Cloud and SendPro C-Series via Google's Android OS. This follows last week's announcement of the SendPro C series, which moves Pitney Bowes's metering capabilities to operate seamlessly in a multi-varied parcel shipment market.

September 7, 2017

LSC Communications Acquires Publishers Press


LSC Communications (LKSD) announced today that it has acquired Publishers Press, a leading family-owned printing and digital solutions provider based in Lebanon Junction, Kentucky from Publishers Printing Company, LLC and certain of its affiliates. Publishers Press’ capabilities include web-offset printing, prepress and distribution services for magazine and retail brands.

Dave Cardona, LSC’s President of Magazine Sales, commented, “With Publishers Press’ strong industry reputation, expertise in publication printing and high volumes in distribution and mailing services, this acquisition will be extremely beneficial for our clients.”

Publishers Press has evolved over five generations in the industry, and is known for printing the first magazine produced with a complete computer-to-plate process. With nearly 1,200 employees in Kentucky, the Publishers Printing Business of Publishers Press is ranked among the largest publication printers in North America.

About LSC Communications

With a rich history of industry experience, innovative solutions and service reliability, LSC Communications (LKSD) is a global leader in print and digital media solutions. The company’s traditional and digital print-related services and office products serve the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers around the world. With advanced technology and a consultative approach, LSC’s supply chain solutions meet the needs of each business by getting their content into the right hands as efficiently as possible.

Use of Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and any such forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the following cautionary statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on current expectations and involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, including risks associated with the ability of LSC Communications to perform as expected as a separate, independent entity and risks associated with the volatility and disruption of the capital and credit markets, and adverse changes in the global economy. Readers are strongly encouraged to read the full cautionary statements contained in LSC’s filings with the SEC. LSC disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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September 6, 2017

Pitney Bowes Expands Capabilities in Growing Ecommerce and Parcel Services Space with Acquisition of Newgistics, Inc.

BusinessWire, September 6, 2017

Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Newgistics, Inc.(Newgistics), an Austin, Texas-based provider of parcel delivery, returns, fulfillment and digital commerce solutions for retailers and ecommerce brands. The acquisition will accelerate Pitney Bowes’ expansion into the U.S. domestic parcels market at scale, enabling the company to deliver a broader range of consumer-focused ecommerce and parcel management solutions to retailers, small and medium businesses, and enterprise clients. This transaction is consistent with the company’s capital allocation practice to prioritize investments to optimize long-term shareholder value…. Newgistics, best known for its returns-processing capabilities, provides a range of ecommerce solutions on behalf of nearly 500 retail clients. It is a workshare partner of the United States Postal Service (USPS®) and processes nearly 100 million parcels annually, including more than 50 percent of all Parcel Returns Select packages shipped through the USPS. It’s parcel services and ecommerce logistics network includes nine operating centers and an asset-light national transportation network of more than 50 partners.

August 6, 2017

PIWorld: Bell and Howell announced today that it has spun off its mail-sorting business and certain parcel-labeling technologies to a new company named Fluence Automation. The newly formed company is owned by a group of investors that includes members of the Bell and Howell sorting-leadership team. “This strategic move is part of our plan to accelerate Bell and Howell’s continued growth as we extend our capabilities in our traditional mail-production business while also expanding our industry-leading innovation in areas such as e-commerce, robotics and track-and-trace technologies,” said Dr. Ramesh Ratan, president and CEO of Bell and Howell. “This move, along with the acquisition of Sensible Technologies earlier this year, and other initiatives we are currently pursuing, means our mail-production customers can feel confident that Bell and Howell is committed to providing the products and services they rely on – now and in the future.”

July 31, 2017

BusinessWireLSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) announced today that it has acquired Fairrington Transportation, an industry leading full-service mailing and logistics provider. Fairrington’s capabilities include a complete range of logistics services from freight management to postal optimization solutions. Founder and CEO of Fairrington, Victor Warren said, “Fairrington has been providing delivery solutions that meet our clients’ needs for 36 years. We are excited that joining forces with LSC will give us the scale necessary to expand our service offerings.”