Gottschalks Selects Go2Paper's Paper Manager Online Service
Wednesday, March 23, 2005
OAKLAND, CA- (March 22, 2005)- Go2Paper (www.go2paper.com) a leading provider of e-business tools and services for the global paper industry, announced today that Gottschalks has selected Go2Paper’s Paper Manager (www.papermanager.com) to manage their paper orders and inventory. The Paper Manager allows all users in the paper supply chain to coordinate paper orders for their printing of marketing materials such as inserts, catalogs, or magazines. As paper orders are entered into the system by the end user or printer, the suppliers confirm these orders and when shipped, they enter the shipping manifest information. Printers may then enter the receipts and usage information. All this information is available for the buyer to view and make any change orders. And, paper users can download their orders directly into their accounting systems via XML messaging. Mike Conran, Go2Paper CEO, said, “Gottschalks’ paper requirements, which includes many orders among multiple printing plants, matches well with the features of the Paper Manager. He added, “Each of our customers have slightly different requirements, however, the common thread is they want to easily track their paper orders and consumption among many suppliers and printers.” Says Sarrah Soza, Gottschalks Advertising Print Buyer, “The Paper Manager is a great solution for us as now we can go online to view the status of our orders and our usage for each event. And, we can do this from any computer at any time.” The service is being offered to Retailers, Catalogers, and Magazine Publishers on a monthly subscription without any up front fees or integration costs so customers can start using it immediately.