EL SEGUNDO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/14 -- Stamps.com® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of USPS postage online and shipping software to nearly 500,000 customers, was named a finalist in the 2014 American Business Awards. Stamps.com was nominated in the Business Innovation of the Year - Business Service Industries category for its BestRate Shopping Engine.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.
Stamps.com's BestRate Shopping Engine helps customers easily identify the most cost-effective shipping option for their packages. It takes multiple variables into consideration, including box size, delivery time guarantee, the lowest price for each specific package and its destination. Based on the priorities selected by the customer, the BestRate Shopping Engine lists all USPS shipping options in an easy-to-read format and instantly displays a gold star next to the best rate.
"We're honored to be named a finalist for business innovation in this year's American Business Awards," said Ken McBride, Stamps.com chairman and CEO. "The BestRate Shopping Engine helps online retailers automate their shipping processes, and provides them with a guarantee that they're using the most cost-effective USPS shipping service that meets their needs."
Finalists were chosen by more than 150 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. More than 150 members of several specialized judging committees determined Stevie Award placements from among the finalists during final judging, which occurred between May 13 and May 22.
Details about the American Business Awards and the list of finalists in all categories are available at StevieAwards.com/ABA.
Stamps.com (NASDAQ: STMP) is the leading provider of Internet-based postage services to nearly 500,000 customers. Stamps.com's service enables customers to print U.S. Postal Service-approved postage with just a computer, printer and Internet connection, right from their homes or offices. The company has been the leader in transforming the world of mailing and shipping for small business owners, e-commerce sellers, high volume shippers, and enterprise organizations alike. Stamps.com was recently named to Forbes magazine's "America's Best Small Companies" list for 2013, at number 32 on this prestigious list of 100 companies.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, will debut later this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie Awards recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.
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