TORONTO, June 14, 2011 /CNW/ - FreshBooks.com, the leader in online invoicing, has come up with a unique solution to
ensure the rotating postal strike does not affect small business owners
Mail delivery has been drastically affected since the Canadian Union of
Postal Workers (CUPW) commenced a strike in Toronto on June 13th.
"We recognize that delivering invoices is a lifeline to independent
business owners," says FreshBooks CEO Mike McDerment. "We want to show
our commitment to making billing activities as painless as possible.
Our customers are looked after since FreshBooks allows anyone to send
their invoices online. We thought this was an interesting way to help
out other people who are affected and show them that we're serious
about our commitment to helping everyone get paid."
FreshBooks is offering to pick up and hand-deliver invoices to anywhere
in Metro Toronto area. The company has equipped a special vehicle to
safely transport invoices today. This offer is available to any small
business affected (not just FreshBooks customers) and exclusively for
A delivery day is scheduled for Wednesday June 15th contingent on Toronto mail services remaining restricted and for people
sending invoices within the Metro Toronto region. Delivery can be
arranged by contacting FreshBooks with pickup details at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"To us," says McDerment, "painless billing means that you can rely on
the systems supporting your business even during periods of
Invitation to Press:
Media is invited for a ride-along in our special vehicle to accompany
members of the FreshBooks team on their delivery circuit.
FreshBooks is planet Earth's leading online invoicing and bookkeeping
service for small businesses. Dedicated to designing extraordinary
customer experiences, FreshBooks helps people focus on what they love
to do, instead of their paperwork. Started in Toronto in 2004,
FreshBooks has helped over 2.5 million people experience painless
billing. Signup for a free account at FreshBooks.com.
For further information:
Phone: 416 780 2693