CHANDLER, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OnTrac introduces DirectPost, a mail product that combines the strength of the United States Postal Service with the regional speed of OnTrac. Shippers now have a faster, more affordable alternative for residential parcel delivery. OnTrac is proud to announce Newegg as the first customer.
Newegg Inc., the second-largest pure play internet retailer, will be the first company to use DirectPost from OnTrac. Newegg is expected to begin shipping DirectPost shipments during the heavy-volume holiday shipping season.
"We're excited to add DirectPost to our suite of shipping options just in time for the holiday season," said Kunal Thakkar, Sr. Vice President of Global Operations for Newegg North America. "OnTrac is a valued Newegg partner with proven reliability, and the new DirectPost mail product helps us provide our customers with the perfect marriage between inexpensive postal rates and faster shipping."
As a USPS Workshare Partner, OnTrac will inject deliveries straight into DDUs, SCFs and NDCs, giving shippers faster access to customers serviced from over 2,000 postal facilities within its eight-state service area.
"Service is the primary driver for our postal product," Director of DirectPost Andy Webber said. "The main selling point for us is faster time in transit. That means DirectPost would offer its customers the Ground service commitment plus one day."
The regional hub-and-spoke model employed across the eight state OnTrac service area enables the company to make next-day deliveries at distances of up to 500 miles. By leveraging OnTrac's territorial advantage, DirectPost combines inexpensive postal rates plus an improved customer experience through faster time in transit.
The same trucks, same invoices, same pickup times, software, drop boxes and customer service representative make the transition to OnTrac's mail product seamless. Additionally, the faster transit time of OnTrac Ground plus one day means DirectPost customers will receive their shipments faster.
OnTrac is a Chandler, Arizona-based company that provides overnight shipping at Ground rates to businesses and consumers in the major metropolitan areas of California, Arizona, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Nevada, Colorado and Idaho. The three divisions of OnTrac, Overnight, Messenger and International Mail, offer customers a broad range of services and encompass an extensive geographical area. OnTrac has supported each one of our shipments with a Money-Back Service Guarantee since we started our overnight division in 1991. As a SmartWay partner, OnTrac promises to do its part to save the environment, getting your shipments there with cleaner air. For more information on OnTrac, please call 800.334.5000 or visit us online at ontrac.com.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (www.newegg.com) which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 25 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site's online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California. The Newegg Hybrid Center is located at 18045 Rowland St., City of Industry, CA 91748.
CONTACT: OnTrac Contact Information: Laura Peterson Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations 602.333.4433 firstname.lastname@example.org Newegg Contact Information: James Merk 626.271.1420 x24535 James.J.Merk@newegg.com