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Endicia Cofounders Harry Whitehouse and Amine Khechfe present ways to grow USPS business at the National Postal Forum 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endicia, the leading provider of postage and shipping technology solutions, today announced its participation at the National Postal Forum (NPF) being held March 16 – 19 at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel and Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Endicia cofounders, Harry Whitehouse (chief technology officer) and Amine Khechfe (general manager) will lead several presentations on key challenges e-commerce retailers and SMBs face with package delivery.

Endicia makes E-Commerce shipping for retailers easy. Learn more at www.endicia.com

Attendees will learn how to save money with the USPS, increase efficiencies in package preparation and tracking, minimize costs for returns and select the right technology to meet e-commerce shipping demands. 

Endicia will also showcase and demo its mailing and shipping innovations and postage technology solutions at Booth 1923 in Prince George's Exhibit Halls.


Harry Whitehouse, CTO and cofounder, Endicia

Amine Khechfe, general manager and cofounder, Endicia

Kayla Dobbs, Business Development Specialist, USPS

Kevin Gunther, Manager Business Development, USPS


Two presentations led by Harry Whitehouse:

Maximize USPS Priority Mail Benefits by Choosing the Right Box

  • Explores the U.S. Postal Service's Priority Mail, Flat Rate and Regional Rate boxes, their individual benefits and how they can save e-tailers on the cost of shipping.

Revolutionizing the Preparation of COD, Certified & Registered Mail

  • Co-presented with Kayla Dobbs
  • Details how shippers can use the Intelligent Mail Parcel Barcode (IMpB) to track special service mailpieces and reduce mail preparation time.

Two presentations led by Amine Khechfe:

Return to Sender: Minimizing the Cost and Effort of Package Returns

  • Co-presented with Kevin Gunther
  • Discusses why the majority of online shoppers expect free package returns, what an effective returns policy should entail and how technology can help reduce the cost of both domestic and global returns.

Using Technology to Meet the Shipping Needs of E-commerce Businesses

  • Offers tips to choosing the right shipping platform and the different technology options needed, such as payment options, international shipping and third-party integration.


March 16 - 19, 2014

For presentation times, please visit www.npf.org/pdfs/2014_Schedule.pdf


The Gaylord National Harbor Hotel and Convention Center

201 Waterfront Street

National Harbor, MD 20745

Parking available onsite


Visit Endicia at Booth 1923 in Prince George's Exhibit Halls

Endicia will join more than 100 mailing and shipping innovators at NPF, which expects more than 4,000 attendees. Pricing options and registration can be found online at www.npf.org. Early registration is recommended.

About Endicia
Endicia, a leading provider of e-commerce shipping technologies and services, offers solutions that help businesses, small and large, run their operations more smoothly and function more successfully. Endicia also provides seamless access to U.S. Postal Service® shipping services through integration with more than 200 partner applications. A trusted partner of the U.S. Postal Service since 1987, Endicia has printed more than $10B in postage. Headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif., Endicia is part of Newell Rubbermaid's global portfolio of leading brands. For more information on Endicia products and services, visit www.endicia.com. Follow Endicia on Twitter at @Endicia.

About NPF
The National Postal Forum (NPF), a not-for-profit educational corporation, was established in 1968 by a group of major postal customers/mailers who were committed to an ongoing partnership with the United States Postal Service. The Forum's goal then as now has been to provide education to business mailers and communication/feedback between the USPS and its business customers for a more responsive and efficient mail communications system.

Press Contact:

Julie Sugishita
The Hoffman Agency for Endicia
(408) 975-3098
[email protected]

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