SAN DIEGO, CA and FENTON, MI, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The UPS Store®, in collaboration with PrintSites™, has launched an online printing platform nationwide, offering customers an expanded range of innovative printing solutions that combines with the convenience of The UPS Store's more than 4,400 retail locations.
The technology and service, powered by PrintSites, enables The UPS Store customers to order printed products online by uploading documents or building marketing materials using custom templates. Select products can be printed in The UPS Store locations, allowing customers the convenience of picking up finished materials at their neighborhood The UPS Store in a matter of hours.
Using the system's document builder, customers can upload multi-page documents and configure them for production, with features such as wide format printing. In addition, customers can design products from thousands of pre-formatted templates. Templates are available for a wide variety of products, including business cards, flyers, postcards, banners, envelopes and greeting cards.
The user-friendly platform allows The UPS Store to personalize their print marketing collateral, business identity pieces, sales presentations, reports and many other time sensitive print projects from the convenience of their computer.
The UPS Store offers Small Business Owners the best of both worlds when it comes to print services. This improvement of print offerings expands The UPS Store's ability to meet the many needs of Small Business Owners, with services varying from printing to shipping available at nationwide retail locations. Customers can utilize whichever service is most convenient – whether it is printing online, in-stores, or a combination of both – at their neighborhood retail location.
"For us, online printing is a national service with local connections," said Dan Sanchez, Director of Print Services, The UPS Store, Inc. "With more than 4,400 The UPS Store locations, our valued customers can get what they need, when and where they need it."
The platform expands The UPS Store's offerings to include dedicated ecommerce print sites for companies of all sizes – ranging from small businesses to corporate enterprises.
"This technology offers a simplified yet innovative user experience," said Rick Rockman, III, CEO, PrintSites. "PrintSites is dedicated to developing industry leading e-commerce print software technology. Our multi-year agreement with The UPS Store, Inc. will allow our solutions to transform how The UPS Store customers purchase online printing."
To learn more about The UPS Store's online printing solutions powered by PrintSites, visit upsstoreprint.com.
Since 2009, PrintSites has been offering the print industry's leading turnkey Web-to-Print Solution. They quickly distinguished themselves from their market competitors by developing the industry's best interactive online print design studio, complete with more than 7,500 customizable print product templates, including wide format templates. PrintSites' innovative products continue to attract worldwide inquiries for international partnerships, licensed integrations, and reseller programs. PrintSites' leadership is dedicated to providing its customers with the most innovative and affordable web-to-print solutions available in the market. Specializing in Franchise, Corporate, Print Service Providers, graphic designers and print broker solutions, PrintSites has what you need to stay ahead of the curve and add more to your bottom line.
For additional information on PrintSites, visit printsites.com.
About The UPS Store
With more than 4,400 locations, The UPS Store network comprises the nation's largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, print and business service centers. The UPS Store locations in the U.S. are independently owned and operated by licensed franchisees of The UPS Store, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS ( NYSE: UPS). Services, products, pricing and hours of operation may vary by location.
Patrick D. George