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BCC Software Announces Completion of SOC 2 Type 1 Examination

Independent Review Confirms Customer Data is Handled in Safe, Secure Environment Rochester, NY, February 13, 2018 – BCC Software LLC, a premium provider of address quality, postal software, and data-based solutions, is pleased to announce that the company has successfully completed a SOC 2® Type 1 examination. The SOC 2 examination is a designated and… Read More

Anita Pursley Joins BCC Software as Senior Manager of Industry Affairs

Addition of Highly Respected Industry Veteran Underscores Commitment to Customers Rochester, NY — January 16, 2018: BCC Software LLC, a premium provider of address quality, postal software, and data based solutions, is pleased to announce that Anita Pursley has joined the company as Senior Manager of Industry Affairs. Pursley joins BCC Software with decades of… Read More

BCC Software, LLC Acquired by Thompson Street Capital Partners

Investment by Private Equity Firm Ensures Continued Focus, Enables Future Growth  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… Read More

Stephen Asks Mailers to “Lien In” and Learn about Innovations in Mail

Vicki Stephen, Director, Mailing Services, New Products and Innovation for the U.S. Postal Service, joins BCC Software’s monthly webcast June 28. This month BCC Software is pleased to announce the June installment of the “Lien In” webcast series will feature Innovations in Mail, presented in part by Vicki Stephen, Director, Mailing Services, New Products and… Read More

Get a Glimpse of National Postal Forum as “Lien In” Goes Live

BCC Software’s monthly webcast will go live on Tuesday, May 23 with panel of industry leaders Rochester, N.Y. – May 4, 2017: BCC Software will host a live broadcast of its popular “Lien In” webcast series from the exhibit hall floor of the National Postal Forum on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 11:15 a.m. ET.… Read More

Dearing, Lien Join Efforts to Educate Industry on Informed Visibility

USPS Director to lend first-hand knowledge of innovative program to webcast attendees ROCHESTER, N.Y. – March 20, 2017: BCC Software is pleased to announce a special edition of its monthly webcast, Lien In, on April 4, 2017, focused on the Informed Visibility® initiative featuring Stephen Dearing, Director of Corporate Reporting, for the United States Postal… Read More

BCC Software Asks Viewers to “Lien In” to New Webcast Launch

Company president Chris Lien begins a new monthly educational live webcast in a roundtable format with fellow industry professionals Rochester, N.Y. – JANUARY 11, 2017: This month BCC Software is pleased to announce the launch of “Lien In,” an hour-long educational webcast focused on sharing the latest postal and direct communications trends. Hosted by BCC… Read More

BCC Software’s Integratec API Platform Adds Address Standardization

Second release of award-winning API platform includes CASS Certified™ technology Rochester, NY – November 29, 2016: Today BCC Software™, a leader in postal preparation and address quality solutions, announced it is releasing the second module for the Integratec™ API Platform, the Address Standardization Toolkit. With this toolkit, users will be able to standardize and correct… Read More

Eclipse Corporation and BCC Software Announce Partnership

Both software providers emphasize the value of a streamlined workflow ROCHESTER, NY – November 15, 2016: Today, Eclipse Corporation and BCC Software announce a business partnership, providing additional value to customers of both products. Eclipse Corporation is a leading provider of enterprise document design, presentation, generation, automation and customer communication management software. When integrated together,… Read More

BCC Software Offers One-Of-a-Kind Savings to Idealliance Members

Invest in BCC Software, and they will invest in continued education, covering the cost of an Idealliance certification for new licensees Rochester, N.Y. – November 10, 2016: Today BCC Software is pleased to announce an exclusive offer for Idealliance members. For the first time, Idealliance members can take advantage of a 10 percent discount on… Read More

BCC Software Congratulates Full-Service Certified Mail Service Providers

Half of all nationally recognized Full-Service Certified Mail Service Providers Use BCC Mail Manager Rochester, N.Y. – November 6, 2016: Today BCC Software proudly congratulates the 62 Full-Service Certified Mail Service Providers (MSP), viewable at the United States Postal Service Customer Support Center website under Intelligent Mail® Services. Thirty one of the 62 mailers recognized… Read More

BCC Software Shines Light on Big Opportunities with Mailer Scorecard Changes

New eBook helps mailing service providers stay compliant and excel amid changes to the Mailer Scorecard Rochester, NY – October 25, 2016: Today BCC Software is pleased to announce the release of a brand new eBook, “Big Changes, Big Opportunities: How to Make the Most of the Upcoming USPS® Mailer Scorecard Regulatory Changes.” This free… Read More

2017 Postage Rates Released

2017 USPS Price Changes What you need to know: Prices increasing across most classes of mail Approval still required from PRC Anticipated effective date in January 2017 BCC Software customers will receive software updates well in advance As anticipated, the USPS filed their proposed 2017 price changes late afternoon on October 12, 2016. Fortunately for… Read More

BCC Software Hosts Educational Mailer Scorecard Webinar

Led by company president Chris Lien, BCC Software aims to help direct mailers navigate through the upcoming USPS regulatory changes. Rochester, N.Y. – September 1, 2016: In an effort to help direct mailers understand and prepare for the USPS regulatory changes coming next month, BCC Software is proud to announce an educational webinar titled, “Learn… Read More

BCC Software Support Team Continues Adding Industry Certifications

Continued education helps staff give best possible level of support to BCC Software’s customers. Rochester, N.Y. – August 23, 2016: Today BCC Software is pleased to announce that two members of its support team extended their postal industry expertise, earning the new Mail Professional Advanced Certification from Idealliance. Each member of the BCC Software support… Read More

BCC Software Selected by TEC Mailing Solutions to Power Hosted Postal Presort Option

BCC Software’s flexibility and top-of-line capabilities made it TEC’s first choice when looking to add to its cloud-based full service mailing services offerings. Rochester, N.Y. – August 16, 2016: Today BCC Software and TEC Mailing Solutions announced a partnership enabling BCC Software’s technology to power TEC’s IMSort™ (www.IMSort.com) cloud-hosted postal presort preparation option. A valuable… Read More

Canon Solutions America and BCC Software Announce New Alliance

Strategic Relationship Opens New Efficiencies for Mailers MELVILLE, NY & ROCHESTER, NY – Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced a strategic alliance with BCC Software, a leading provider of mailing software solutions designed to optimize postage costs and improve data processing workflow efficiency. Canon Solutions America’s alliance with… Read More

BCC Software’s Integratec API Platform Earns PAVE Certification

Scalable and Secure, Integratec Meets Postal Service’s Top Quality Standard Rochester, NY – June 21, 2016: Today, BCC Software™, a leader in postal preparation and address quality solutions, announced its newest offering, the Integratec™ API Platform, earned PAVE™ product certification from the United States Postal Service®. The PAVE (Presort Accuracy, Validation, and Evaluation) program, designed… Read More

BCC Software Delivers Mailing Workflow Automation with New Integratec API Platform

Presort Capability Released First; Allowing Seamless Integration of Mail Preparation Rochester, NY – June 7, 2016: Today, BCC Software™, a leader in postal preparation and address quality solutions, released the Integratec™ API Platform. The presort toolkit is immediately available to mail preparers seeking more flexibility in how they manage their workflow with an eye towards… Read More

BCC Software Support Team Fully Re-Certifies as USPS Mailpiece Design Professionals

Rochester, NY Support Center Remains Entirely Staffed by Product and Industry Experts Rochester, NY – January 21, 2016: BCC Software™, a leader in postal preparation and data marketing services, is proud to announce that earlier this month all members of its support team successfully re-certified as United States Postal Service® Mailpiece Design Professionals. All members… Read More

BCC Software President Receives Prestigious Industry Award from Idealliance

Chris Lien Honored as Annual Recipient of Donald A. Mumma Award in Washington DC ROCHESTER, NY – JANUARY 18, 2016: BCC Software™, a leader in postal preparation and data marketing services, is proud to announce that President Chris Lien has been awarded the prestigious Donald A. Mumma award from Idealliance®. The award was presented at… Read More

Exigency Update: Biggest CPI Decline in 2015 Announced

On September 16, 2015, the August CPI is announced at a decline of over 0.1% to .451%. This 21.7% decline in CPI is the largest decline in 2015 so far. The latest video update from Chris Lien covers what that means to you. [button link=”https://bccsoftware.com/usps-exigent-rate-case-and-the-postal-regulatory-commission/” type=”big”] Watch the Video[/button]

BCC Software Launches Educational Video Series for Direct Communications Professionals

“Data Points with Chris Lien” Installments Deliver Valuable, Actionable Information ROCHESTER, NY – September 16, 2016: Today, BCC Software, a leader in postal products and data marketing services, launched a new educational video series called “Data Points with Chris Lien.” These videos, available in the video library, share information about ways communications professionals can grow… Read More

BCC Software and Virtual Systems Announce Partnership at Graph Expo

New Integration Saves Time and Money for Users of BCC Mail Manager and Midnight ROCHESTER, NY – September 14, 2015: Today, BCC Software, a leader in postal products and data marketing services, announced a partnership with Virtual Systems, an innovative provider of web-based print management software. The integration, announced at Graph Expo in Chicago, enables… Read More

BCC Software Returns to Graph Expo Bigger and Better Than Ever

As Printers Look to Grow, BCC Software Extends Commitment and Services ROCHESTER, NY – September 10, 2015: BCC Software, a leader in postal products and data marketing services, returns to Graph Expo in Chicago from September 13 – 16. Graph Expo, the largest annual print industry show, offers an opportunity for BCC Software to share… Read More

Solimar Systems and BCC Software Announce New Partnership

Solimar Integrates with Leading Mail Preparation and Data Quality Solution SAN DIEGO, CA — September 9, 2015 — Solimar Systems, Inc., a leading global provider of production printing and secure document delivery solutions, recently announced a strategic partnership with BCC Software, a leading provider of mailing software solutions designed to optimize postage costs and  improve… Read More

Update: USPS Exigent Rate Case and the Postal Regulatory Commission

Latest News On July 29 the PRC ordered that 4.3% exigency rate increase can remain in place until $1.191 billion more is collected. What’s Next Late March or Early April, postage rates are anticipated to decline by 4.3% when the additional $1.191 billion is recovered. BCC Software has launched a brand new resource center to… Read More

USPS Exigency Rate Case Update

The exigency rate case (ongoing in some form or another from 2010) is set to change again based on legal review. The US Court of appeals ruling lays out the details of the remand. The specific challenge has to do with how the amount of money to collect overall has been determined. The idea of… Read More

BCC Software Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Experienced CFO to Lead Finance Team for Rapidly Growing Company ROCHESTER, NY – June 8, 2015: Today, BCC Software, a leader in postal products and data marketing services, announced the addition of Eric Narowski as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Eric will leverage his proven background as a Chief Financial Officer to lead the… Read More

BCC Software Expands Presence at National Postal Forum

20+ Year Consecutive Commitment to NPF Continues in New Dedicated Booth Rochester, NY – May 18, 2015: BCC Software, a leader in postal products and data marketing services, returns to the National Postal Forum today – an event they never really left. After several years co-exhibiting, BCC Software returns to NPF in Anaheim with a… Read More

USPS Rate Case Update: The New Rates are Here to Stay

On May 7, 2015 the PRC finally accepted the last round of changes from the USPS. Between the first filing on February 26, 2015 and the final version published in the Federal Register, a hybrid of the filings has been codified into the new rate schedule. Here are a couple of highlights: The FSS Price… Read More

April 26 Rate Case Officially Delayed

The USPS, realizing the predicament they have put mailers and software vendors in, have made a decision on the April 26 rate case. The choice is to delay the entire implementation until an unspecified later date. There may still be a change in Mail.dat/Mail.xml version, but no change to structural items or postage rates. BCC… Read More

USPS Rate Case Update – 1 Month to Go

UPDATE: The rate case has officially been delayed. For details on what remains undecided, the webinar below remains an accurate source. For information on the announcement of the delay, please see this post: Rate Case Delayed! With just one month to go until new USPS rates are set to go into effect, plenty of questions… Read More

BCC Software Adds Support for USPS Priority Mail Discount

BCC Mail Manager Enables Ability for Mailers to Qualify for Discounts in Rapidly Growing Priority Mail Class Rochester, NY – February 10, 2015: Today, BCC Software™, a leader in postal products and data marketing services, announced that its BCC Mail Manager™ product line now supports USPS® Priority Mail® preparation. Emphasis from the United States Postal… Read More

BCC Software Provides New Visibility to Incoming Mail

Track N Trace® Product Now Leverages USPS Intelligent Mail barcode to Track and Report on Inbound Mail Rochester, NY – January 27, 2015: Today, BCC Software, a leader in postal products and data marketing services, announced the addition of return mail tracking based on USPS® Intelligent Mail® barcode and IMb Tracing™ to its industry leading… Read More

Happy Holidays, you’ve got mail!

The Postal Service is extending delivery services to seven days a week to make sure people receive their holiday packages on time. Read the full story here: NBC News: Business of the Holidays  

Congratulations Mr. Donahoe and Ms. Brennan

USPS Postmaster General Pat Donahoe announced that he will retire February 1, 2015. This concludes a 39 year career with the United States Postal Service. It also marks an historic event in that the next Postmaster General (number 74 for those of you that have been counting) will be Megan Brennan, the current Chief Operating… Read More

PostalOne! Release 30 delayed!

  Attention PostalOne!® Users  PostalOne! ® Release 39 – The release scheduled for Sunday November 9, 2014 has been delayed until further notice. Communication containing the new release date will be provided once the new date has been identified. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Customer first! What’s that?

With service like this, is there any surprise the USPS is having trouble wooing business customers? Read some customer service horror stories that users of the USPS have experienced recently. USPS: Where the customer is always last

Customer first! What's that?

With service like this, is there any surprise the USPS is having trouble wooing business customers? Read some customer service horror stories that users of the USPS have experienced recently. USPS: Where the customer is always last

An Inside Look at a Bold Rebranding of the USPS

Here’s an article about what could have been when the USPS decided to rebrand. This article was originally posted by Wired in August 2014. An Inside Look at a Bold Rebranding of the USPS  

BCC customer and business partner growing rapidly

Perinton Publishing, a BCC Software customer and business partner, is growing rapidly thanks in part to incorporating new technologies early on. Read the full article from the Rochester Business Journal here: Innovation spurs growth at Perinton Publishing

BCC Software is back!

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BCC Software Becomes Independent Company Under Versa Capital Portfolio

Bell and Howell Spins Off BCC Software As Independent Company, Completes Recapitalization Retiring its Outstanding Third Party Debt ROCHESTER N.Y. and DURHAM, N.C. – June 23, 2014 – Bell and Howell, LLC today announced that it has spun-off BCC Software (BCC), a former business unit, as an independent, stand-alone company owned by Bell and Howell’s… Read More

Charge Up Your Business With BCC Software at the 2014 Bridge Conference

2014 Bridge Conference (July 9-11, 2014)– BCC Software will be exhibiting at the 2014 Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference show located at Gaylord National Hotel and Conference Center place in National Harbor, MD. Showcasing solutions that can charge up your internet retail programs; such as Go Data. Go Data provides easy to use, self-service data correction and enhancement tools to help you… Read More