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BCC Software Partners with to Expand Mailing Services for BCC Customers

Powered by technology, BCC’s new Where’s My Mail service will provide an easy method of monitoring mailpiece delivery

Rochester, NY — BCC Software, a leading developer of high-performance software and solutions for professional mailers, today announced a partnership with that allows BCC to offer an integrated mailpiece-tracking service, called Where’s My Mail, to BCC customers.

Where’s My Mail will give users of Mail Manager 2010 — BCC’s flagship presorting and list-management product, acclaimed throughout the PC-based mailing technology market for value, innovation and ease of use — with a simple yet powerful method to process United States Postal Service (USPS) Planet Code information, and monitor the delivery details of mailpieces.

Since its founding in 2000, has grown to be the preeminent Planet Code tracking service for the professional mailing industry. is a Web-based system that supplies users with a Planet Code number and USPS documentation, and reports on tracking results to keep mailers informed as to when mailpieces reach their destinations. With this data, users can measure mailing effectiveness and better coordinate marketing efforts, among other uses.

In all, technology has been used to track more than 2.5 billion mailpieces since 2000.

The Planet Code is an additional barcode that is part of the Confirm program from the Postal Service. Confirm tracks Planet Codes every time they pass through a barcode sorter. The Planet Code identifies the mailer, and the scanning data is transmitted to account holders. The Confirm program began as a test in 1998 and became fully operational in 2000.

Where’s My Mail will initially be accessible exclusively via BCC’s online Customer Portal, with integration into Mail Manager 2010 targeted for 2005. Beta testing with interested Mail Manager 2010 users will take place in October, and an official launch of the service is scheduled for the week of November 8, 2004, at the MAILCOM industry conference in Anaheim, CA.

“We’re excited to be working with to offer Where’s My Mail to our users,” said Ted Seward, BCC Vice President of Marketing. “ has become the leader in providing Planet Code processing solutions. This is another way for us to extend our products and services, and optimize postal solutions for our clients.”

“BCC and are a natural fit,” Dave Lewis, President of, said. “BCC is, in my view, the strongest mailing software provider in the professional mail house market, and is the go-to resource for mail tracking. Working as partners just makes sense.”

About BCC Software

For more than 25 years BCC Software Inc has offered high-performance software and solutions for professional mailers. The company is committed to providing clients with the highest level of customer service and technology training. Current BCC clients include such well known names as Harvard University, Columbia University, The Miami Herald, Anheuser-Busch Company, Inc., American Civil Liberties Union, R.R. Donnelly, K/P Corporation and The U.S. House of Representatives.


Launched at the National Postal Forum in March of 2000, is a private company that provides processing of PLANET code information. is entirely Web-based and supplies customers with Planet Code numbers to use, and provides easy-to-read tables of delivery results. is a wholly owned subsidiary of ProList, Inc., a Gaithersburg, MD, direct mail firm.

For More Information:

BCC Software
Ted Seward
Vice President of Marketing
(800) 453-3130

Dave Lewis
(888) 444-9972


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