Print shipping labels and online postage with ease

pbSmartPostage™

The pbSmartPostage online shipping and mailing solution is designed to save you time and money. It's ideal for any business, from home offices to multiple location enterprises. There's no software to install. Simply sign up and start printing USPS® stamps and IM®pb-compliant shipping labels.

Special online offer includes:

  • 30 day free trial
  • Free 5lb digital scale
  • Free Starter Kit (Shipping labels and stamp sheets)
  • Earn up to 55% USPS discounts 

Make shipping and mailing easier and more affordable.

The pbSmartPostage online postage software lets you print your own Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode (Impb™) compliant shipping labels and USPS® postage stamps  - any time, anywhere. You gain immediate access to reduced USPS rates as well as the ability to track, compare and manage your shipping and postage costs from your office. pbSmartPostage effectively eliminates trips to the post office.

pbSmartPostage is designed to meet shipping and mailing needs – for any size business. Simply log in to pbSmartPostage weigh your mail piece or package, and print the exact postage you need. Take a 30 day free trial and start saving yourself time and money.

Save time.

Print shipping labels and stamps quickly and easily.

Save money.

  • Up to 49% on Priority Mail®
  • Up to 55% on Priority Mail Express ®
  • A 2% discount on First-Class™ stamps
  • Up to 13% on International Package; and
  • Avoid fees by printing Intelligent Mail ® Package Barcode (Impb™) compliant labels.

Print exact postage.

Works with 5lb. to 70lb. digital postal scales, ensuring the correct postage every time, including the option to print stamps at an exact value.

Track and control.

Monitor and control your shipping and postage spend with real-time tracking and reporting, either by account or location. 

Preferred

Enterprise

Price

$15.99/month

Call 855-839-5235

Trial

30 day free

No

Postage stamps

Yes. Two free self-adhesive online postage stamp sheets

Yes. Two free self-adhesive online postage stamp sheets

Shipping labels

Yes. Two free self-adhesive online postage shipping labels sheets

Yes. Two free self-adhesive online postage shipping labels sheets

Scales

Yes. 5lb digital weighing scales

Yes. 5lb digital weighing scales

Discounts

Up to 49% on standard USPS® Priority Mail®; Up to 55% on Priority Mail Express™; Up to 13% on International Package

Up to 49% on standard USPS® Priority Mail®; Up to 55% on Priority Mail Express™; Up to 13% on International Package

View expenses online

Yes. By cost center

Yes. By location and cost center

Consolidated online reports

Yes

Yes

World-class support via phone, online chat, webinar, and email

Yes

Yes

Multiple payment options

Yes. Major credit cards or Purchase Power or Reserve Account

Yes. Major credit cards or Purchase Power or Reserve Account

Earn rewards and savings with a Purchase Power® or Reserve Account

Yes

Yes

One view for all of your online and meter postage spend

No

Yes

Set and monitor spending limits by location

No

Yes

One statement and one payment for all online and meter postage

No

Yes

Are there any additional fees based on how much postage I use?

No. You pay face value for the postage you use. Refilling postage is free.

What do I need to use the pbSmartPostage™ online postage application?

Online Version:

PC:

•Operating system: Windows XP - SP3, Windows Vista™, Windows 7, or Windows 8

  • Web browser: Internet Explorer 9 or later; Latest versions of FireFox®
  • Latest version of Java®
  • Internet connection
  • Active email address

Mac*:

  • Operating system: 10.7.5 or later
  • Web browser: Latest version of Safari® for OS; Latest versions of FireFox®
  • Latest version of Java®
  • Internet connection
  • Active email address 

*Note: pbSmartPostage is currently not optimized for Mac. Improvements forthcoming later in 2015. You will not be able to print shipping labels on a thermal printer or roll stamp printer. Additionally, you can still use your pbSmartPostage scale, however the weight will need to be entered manually.

Desktop PC Application:

PC:

  • Operating system: Windows® XP - SP3, Windows Vista™, Windows® 7, or Windows® 8
  • Internet connection
  • Active email address

Mac:

  • Currently not available.

Tablets:

pbSmartPostage can perform most functions on tablets, such as viewing reports and managing your account. Printing of stamps and shipping labels, however, is restricted as the platforms do not support Java®Script.

Can I use my existing printer with pbSmartPostage?

Yes, you can use common laser or inkjet printers to print on plain 8.5" x 11" white paper or adhesive shipping label sheets for shipping labels. You can print a sheet of stamps on Printable Postage Sheets* or stamps directly onto common envelopes.

What supplies do I need with pbSmartPostage?

pbSmartPostage™ does not require any supplies for printing postage, but you will receive a welcome kit with adhesive shipping label sheets and stamp sheets to get you started.

Are there any optional supplies recommended for pbSmartPostage?

We have several models of integrated scales from 5 lb. to 70 lb. that you can connect to your computer to weigh letters and packages to get accurate postal rates. You can also add a shipping label or stamp label printer that connects to your PC.

How does pbSmartPostage save me money?

With pbSmartPostage you can save:

  • Up to 49% on Priority Mail®
  • Up to 55% on Priority Mail Express®
  • A 2% discount on First-Class™ stamps
  • Up to 13% on International Package; and
  • Avoid fees by printing Intelligent Mail® Package Barcode (Impb™) compliant labels.

How is pbSmartPostage different than other online postage applications?

The pbSmartPostage online postage application is simple to use and learn. It was created by Pitney Bowes, the leader in the shipping and mailing industry for over 90 years.

You have multiple options for paying for postage with pbSmartPostage. You can also link to a Pitney Bowes Purchase Power® or Reserve Account in addition to paying with major credit cards.

How can I access the pbSmartPostage online postage application?

You can access pbSmartPostage using either an Internet browser on your PC/Mac or via an application on your PC. Plus, you can access pbSmartPostage wherever you have an Internet connection, in the office, at home, or while traveling. With pbSmartPostage, USPS postage rates are automatically updated, so you always have the correct rates.