DYMO Announces New Shipping Options for Small Businesses Through ABOL Software

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Atlanta (PRESS RELEASE – October 7, 2010) DYMO Labeling, part of Newell Rubbermaid’s Technology Global Business Unit (NYSE:NWL), now offers customers a broader range of shipping options, including UPS, through its new relationship with ABOL Software, a global software provider.

ABOL’s Home & Office multi-carrier Internet shipping software – offered at no charge – enables small businesses to easily print free UPS shipping labels using the DYMO LabelWriter 4XL printer. Customers of DYMO Endicia, a Newell Rubbermaid company that provides Internet postage services, may also print U.S. Postal Service shipping labels through the ABOL software.

The ABOL/DYMO relationship provides significant advantages for small businesses with a variety of shipping needs, especially those that ship with multiple carriers. Label printing cost varies by carrier – UPS labels may be printed for free, while FedEx, DHL and U.S. Postal Service labels require a small fee.

“By partnering with ABOL, we are offering DYMO customers additional functionality and flexibility so that they can more efficiently handle their shipping needs,” said Robert Rosenquist, VP of Sales and Channel marketing, DYMO. “We constantly strive to enhance our services, and the availability of ABOL’s free software provides customers with a professional, easy to use shipping tool that supplements the work they do on a daily basis.”

“DYMO shares ABOL’s vision that shipping shouldn’t be complicated,” said Mark Goettal, President and CEO, ABOL Software. “We are pleased that our shipping software will work with the DYMO LabelWriter 4XL to help simplify important office tasks.”

The DYMO LabelWriter 4XL label printer provides an easy and cost effective way to print a wide range of professional-quality labels. Offering 300 dpi, fast print speeds, 4-inch wide labels and a sleek compact design, its direct thermal technology eliminates the need for ink and toner. The DYMO LabelWriter 4XL prints on a wide variety of labels for many applications, including shipping and receiving, inventory control, retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics.

ABOL also has a partnership with DYMO Endicia, which enables customers to generate automated U.S. Postal Service shipping labels with free delivery confirmation and “stealth” postage from a computer with a web browser and a printer. No complicated software download or installation is required.

About ABOL Software

ABOL Software Inc. is a global software provider of transportation management services.  Based in Atlanta, GA, ABOL Software began developing freight management systems in 1994 and has grown steadily to become a recognized industry leader. ABOL Software offers powerful SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) business solutions known for their flexibility, scalability and ease of integration.

About Newell Rubbermaid Global Business and Technology Solutions

DYMO is the master brand name for several companies that comprise Newell Rubbermaid Global Technology Solutions. In a world that demands greater productivity and measures it at every opportunity, DYMO provides businesses, educational institutions, and consumers with innovative and easy ways to share, manage and organize information with improved efficiency and satisfaction.

Our DYMO global technology brands are organized into four solutions:

  • DYMO | Labeling Identification Solutions are comprised of DYMO hand-held label makers, PC connected label and postage printers, plus Industrial labeling tools.
  • DYMO | CardScan Contact Management Solutions are comprised of CardScan business card scanners and contact management software.
  • DYMO | Endicia Postage Technologies are comprised of Endicia online shipping and mailing services as well as customized postage.
  • DYMO | Mimio ITT (Interactive Teaching Technology) is comprised of mimio interactive whiteboard technology, digital ink recorders, document cameras, student response systems and engaging lesson plan content.

These global technology brands complement the growing family of leading Newell Rubbermaid brands including Calphalon, EXPO, Goody, Graco, Irwin, Lenox, Paper Mate, Parker, Rolodex, Rubbermaid, Sharpie and Waterman.

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