ADF Solution to Cut Costs and Improve Efficiency of Printing 3.6 Million Statement Pages Each Week for Clients Including Shop Direct Group and Avis
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InfoPrint Solutions Company (http://www.infoprint.com/) , a Ricoh (http://www.ricoh.com/) company, today announced that Transactis (http://www.transactis.co.uk/) has chosen InfoPrint Solutions as its software and services partner as it transitions to an Automated Document Factory (ADF) (http://www.infoprintsolutionscompany.com/internet/wwsites.nsf/vwWebPublished/sol_adfhome_us) environment for its transaction and TransPromo statement and direct mail printing and posting.
"Based on our successful partnership with InfoPrint Solutions over the last four years, we chose InfoPrint Solutions' professional services team with the confidence they can deliver the high quality solution, services and support required," said Martyn Viquerat, director of document solutions, Transactis. "By automating and controlling our entire print and mail document environment we aim to reduce costs and improve the effectiveness of our operations to keep us ahead of the competition."
InfoPrint Solutions provides the transaction printing solution for Transactis' clients including Avis (http://www.avis.co.uk/) and Shop Direct Group (SDG) (http://www.shopdirect.com/) , the UK's leading home shopping organisation with over 5 million customers and sales of >1.7bn. The Transactis environment leverages duplex InfoPrint 5000 (http://www.infoprint.com/internet/wwsites.nsf/vwwebpublished/print_ip5000home_us) colour inkjet systems, InfoPrint Solutions' ADF control software (http://www.infoprintsolutionscompany.com/internet/wwsites.nsf/vwwebpublished/sol_ipworkflowhome_us) and Exstream (http://www.hp.com/country/us/en/prodserv/software/eda/eda.html) software to output 3.6 million multi-page, statement images and documents each week. InfoPrint Solutions also provides preventative maintenance and supports the entire environment including pre- and post equipment to ensure high availability.
Using Transactis expertise and InfoPrint Solutions technology, Transactis now delivers effective consumer marketing campaigns that link to fully personalised web pages created on-the-fly, generating offers based on customer insight. By combining data, graphics and colour digital printing, Transactis personalises each customer statement depending on the status of their account and incorporating relevant product offer images and any relevant debt letters.
The new InfoPrint Solutions workflow will manage the InfoPrint 5000s, four monochrome InfoPrint 4100s, two Xerox DocuTech180 highlight colour cut-sheet printers and mailroom equipment from Pitney Bowes.
"This customer win underscores our influential position in the print-to-mail automation sector as indicated in a US study from IDC (http://www.idc.com/) … earlier this year where 68 percent of respondents receive their ADF technology from InfoPrint Solutions," said Theresa Lang, managing director, InfoPrint Solutions UK. "Transactis has continued to innovate and position itself as a leader in the precision marketing space. Automating its operations is the next step in its evolution to ensure it delivers a premier service to its clients."
InfoPrint Solutions offers end-to-end ADF solutions that automate and control print and mail operations with a best practices-based, modular approach designed to deliver rapid ROI. Such solutions can reduce costs by lowering postage costs, reducing complexity and risk.
By automating jobs, automatically managing reprints and centralising job tracking, an ADF environment enhances mailroom integrity and gives operators validation that each letter or statement was printed and mailed. With a single, integrated architecture, businesses can streamline their operations, lower IT requirements, reduce disruption and improve productivity.
Complementing its ADF solutions and services, the company offers customers an ADF ROI Calculator (http://infoprintadf.com/adf_US) , an easy to use tool that shows the significant cost savings companies can realise by integrating a comprehensive ADF workflow. IT managers and mailroom operators can visit the InfoPrint Solutions YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/InfoPrintSolutions) for a tutorial video on how to use this ADF ROI Calculator. InfoPrint Solutions also has an ADF-specific blog site, www.adfsavings.com (http://www.adfsavings.com/) , a one-stop shop for those looking to learn more about ADF.
Transactis creates insight from customer transactions and enables clients to act and communicate at an individual level. Using its unique data resources, specialist knowledge and innovative technology, Transactis delivers products and services that allow their clients to make better, faster and more informed decisions to generate greater efficiencies, profit and an enhanced experience for their customers. For more information, visit www.transactis.co.uk (http://www.transactis.co.uk)
About InfoPrint Solutions
InfoPrint Solutions Company, a Ricoh company, is a leading provider of digital output solutions. It is built on IBM's 50 years in the production print space and Ricoh's excellence in technology innovation. Go to www.infoprint.com (http://www.infoprint.com/) for more information. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/infoprint (http://www.twitter.com/infoprint) or at www.twitter.com/adfsavings (http://www.twitter.com/adfsavings) .
Source: …"Intelligent Mail and ADF Adoption Trends by Print Volume and Vertical Industry," February 2010, IDC Report 221835