Drew & Rogers Selects Four51 as Primary eCommerce Solution
Press release from the issuing company
Minneapolis, MN and Fairfield, NJ – September 4, 2001 – Drew & Rogers, Inc., a printing and media packaging supplier, of Fairfield, NJ, and Minneapolis-based Four51, Inc., announced today that Drew & Rogers is adopting Four51 as their primary enterprise eCommerce solution. In becoming a Four51 Enterprise Partner, Drew & Rogers will extend Four51’s functionality to their customer base and to their suppliers. The two companies will initiate joint sales, marketing, implementation, and training activities immediately to engage Drew & Rogers’s customers and suppliers with the program.
“Since signing on with Four51 initially earlier this year, we’ve successfully presented and implemented our new online capabilities to many of our existing customers and prospective accounts,” said Tom Rogers, Drew & Rogers’ president. “Four51’s online eProcurement capabilities give our salespeople an even better platform to position our ‘single vendor solution’ message to our current and prospective customers.”
As a Four51 Enterprise Partner, Drew & Rogers will also pursue XML-based interoperability between the company’s internal operations management systems and Four51. Using Four51’s WildFireSM XML management system, Drew & Rogers intends to automate inbound and outbound order processing between their customers and suppliers with Four51, while instantly and seamlessly passing transaction data into their back-office.
“Because of Four51’s commitment to XML interoperability we know we’re able to present our customers with a technology foundation that’s flexible enough to support whatever technology decisions they may make,” continued Rogers. “We’re in a position to offer them great online eProcurement capabilities through Four51 today, and we’ll be prepared to work with almost any technology decision they make in the future.”
“Drew & Rogers has been a great partner for Four51, and we’re very pleased the company has chosen Four51 to be their Enterprise Partner,” said Rich Landa, Four51’s CEO. “Drew & Rogers consistently demonstrates their commitment to providing their customers with innovative solutions. We’re looking forward to working with them to deploy Four51 more broadly among their customers and suppliers.”
Drew & Rogers is actively presenting Four51 to their customers and suppliers, and Four51 has provided Drew & Rogers with implementation and training services. Drew & Rogers is certified by Four51 to develop, install and maintain its own eCatalogs on behalf of its customers. The two companies will coordinate to develop programs designed to bring Drew & Rogers’s customer and supplier base online quickly.
About Drew & Rogers
Drew & Rogers is a 57 year old company that provides marketing support services to major Fortune 1000 accounts in the metropolitan New York area. Providing everything from initial creative services to top quality print production; from mailing distribution to warehousing, Drew & Rogers is a single vendor solution. Whether working from traditional mechanicals or computer files, Drew & Rogers is equipped to handle even the most complex printing jobs. Through its Wyan Group subsidiary, Drew & Rogers handles all types of premiums and packaging products from die cut paperboard to blow molded and heat sealed plastic containers. Drew & Rogers offers the company’s customers expertise and professional and timely results.
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