Zazzle Recognized with Strategic Business Development Award from U.S. Postal Service at 2008 National Postal Forum
Anaheim, CA - May 21, 2008 - Zazzle (http://www.zazzle.com), the only on-demand, online retail platform to offer billions of products that ship in 24 hours, was recognized by the U.S. Postal Service with its Strategic Business Development Award for the company's commitment to a successful business partnership with the Postal Service.
The Strategic Business Development Award is one of three "best in class" awards presented annually at the Forum, recognizing companies who have taken steps to implement new technologies and best practices to maximize efficiencies in the mail value chain. Award recipients have employed modern technologies and automation in their mail operations to improve productivity, streamlining their production and providing their customers with a mail product that delivers increased value and business results.
Zazzle is a premier partner of the USPS through its volume business in shipping product to consumers, as well as its unique offering of customizable, real U.S. postage, www.zazzle.com/custom/stamps
"I congratulate Zazzle for having recognized the vital importance of innovation, teamwork, communications and customer satisfaction using the mail," said Susan Plonkey, vice president, customer service.
"As an on-demand retail platform, we produce and ship product out to consumers in 24 hours, and are committed to offering new technological innovations with partners to deliver a more robust experience," said Bobby Beaver, co-founder and chief technology officer, Zazzle. "We are thrilled to be recognized by the U.S. Postal Service with the Strategic Business Development Award, and look forward to continuing our strong work together."
The National Postal Forum is the mailing industry's premier trade show and event. More than 7,000 industry professionals attend the annual conference which features 140 workshops and special sessions, four symposiums and 13 professional certificate programs.
Infinite and Instant, Zazzle is the only on-demand retail platform for consumers and major brands, offering billions of retail quality, one-of-a-kind products, most of which are produced within 24 hours. With the largest library of customizable digital images from world-class brands, Zazzle enables content owners to unlock their entire libraries of content, making it available for purchase and customization by consumers. Through Zazzle's innovative on-demand retail and technology platform, users can instantly create, customize to fit their personal style, purchase and sell a near infinite array of products online. The company launched in 2005 and is based in Redwood City, California. For more information, http://www.zazzle.com.
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From left to right:
Mike Daley, vice president, Pacific area operations USPS
Bobby Beaver, co-founder, chief technology officer, Zazzle
Anita Bizzotto, chief marketing officer and executive vice president, USPS
Patrick Donahoe, deputy postmaster general and chief operating officer, USPS