Fraser Papers Explores e-Commerce Supply Chain Solutions from paper2print.com
Press release from the issuing company
MONTVALE, NJ, May 14, 2001 – paper2print.com has been assisting its beta test partner, Fraser Papers Inc., in evaluating value-added supply chain management services that will be of benefit to Fraser customers. paper2print.com provides a platform that enables companies like Fraser to enhance existing buyer/seller relationships through access to real-time information, paper procurement support, and inventory management – all while preserving the integrity of the conventional supply chain.
Craig Clifford, Chief Executive Officer of paper2print.com, pointed out that, "Fraser has been aggressive, yet careful, in its evaluation of web-based opportunities to provide added value for customers while increasing the efficiency of its own operations. We are pleased that Fraser is finding opportunities and demonstrated benefits with paper2print.com."
Fraser Papers’ experience as a beta test partner with paper2print has helped convince them that e-commerce will be a powerful new tool in achieving both efficiency improvements and enhanced customer service. Fraser is taking a disciplined approach to developing e-commerce capabilities that meet the expressed needs of its customers. By acting as a facilitator, paper2print.com adds value by providing a transactional platform for both buyers and sellers.
Fraser Papers recently introduced an on-line order status and tracking system for its publishing and converting papers customers named "Track Your Order." Accessible from the Fraser Papers web site (www.FraserPapers.com), the system provides real-time display of orders, including full detail on production and shipping status. Fraser is collecting feedback from users of the site to identify future additions to its web-based e-commerce services.
About Fraser Papers
Fraser Papers Inc., a subsidiary of Toronto-based Nexfor Inc., is a leading manufacturer of printing, publishing and converting papers, based in Stamford, Connecticut. The company operates twelve paper machines at mills in New Brunswick, Maine and Wisconsin. Fraser also manufactures specialty pulp at its mill in Thurso, Quebec.
A highly integrated paper company, Fraser owns or manages more than two million acres of forestland. Fraser operates an advanced tree nursery in New Brunswick, sawmills in Canada and Maine, and virgin and/or de-ink pulp mills at all of its paper mill locations. Fraser also operates a major distribution center near Chicago, Illinois. Fraser Papers is widely known for light and ultra-light publishing grades, text, cover and commercial printing papers and a broad range of highly specialized converting papers.
A web solution developed by forestfactory, inc., paper2print.com serves the printing paper marketplace with a broad-based e-commerce solution to the industry’s B2B challenges. Designed to preserve the integrity of the current supply chain, paper2print.com enhances existing buyer-seller relationships. Open to all industry participants, the paper2print portal offers a full range of supply chain management features that facilitate transactions between buyers and sellers while maintaining full neutrality. forestfactory, inc. is located in Montvale, New Jersey.
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