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Kinkos DocStore Delivers New Online Document Solution for Businesses

Press release from the issuing company

Solution Is Ideal for Sales and Marketing, as Well as Human Resources, Training and Other Organizations VENTURA, Calif., Dec. 11 - Kinko's today, has introduced Kinko's DocStore, a customizable online document catalog. DocStore cuts time and money by letting companies take control of their printing needs with online access to their up-to-date and frequently needed business documents, such as training manuals, sales collateral and marketing brochures. Customers can access Kinko's DocStore 24/7 from any computer with Internet access. "Businesses today need convenient and secure access to their latest documents to keep pace. Kinko's DocStore was developed to provide these business customers with a customizable, scaleable online ordering and printing solution,'' said Charlie Morrison, Kinko's vice president of product management. "Kinko's DocStore provides just-in-time production of critical documents while also ensuring materials convey a consistent corporate identity. This solution helps companies control costs, save time and put their best foot forward with up-to-date materials.'' Kinko's DocStore suite of services includes: -- Online Document Catalog -- 24-hour online access to ordering, tracking and customization of documents from the catalog. Customers decide which documents to include, and Kinko's maintains the catalog and prints all documents at customer-designated branches selected from Kinko's more than 1,000 U.S. locations. -- Send and Print -- Allows any authorized user to upload a document from his or her computer and send it to any Kinko's location for printing. -- Business Stationery -- Provides an online resource to order personalized corporate business cards, letterhead, envelopes, note cards and more. Through this trio of DocStore capabilities, Kinko's frees customers from costly preprinted inventories as well as expenses associated with warehousing, obsolescence and wasted documents. Kinko's DocStore documents are available for ordering and production, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition, critical business documents may be revised and updated quickly and easily. Kinko's DocStore is ideal for businesses that need easy access to critical documents and need them printed quickly; have geographically dispersed employees; regularly produce documents that are frequently updated; and want users to be able to customize documents while maintaining a consistent corporate image. Organizations that benefit most from Kinko's DocStore include sales and marketing, as well as human resources and training. How Kinko's DocStore Helps Businesses Print Smarter With Kinko's DocStore, each customer has its own secure, personalized Web site organized into categories, such as department, function and document type. Each Kinko's DocStore features individual log-in and passwords to control access and spending. Other features include customizable documents, regularly scheduled activity reports, and online order status. All materials ordered through Kinko's DocStore are printed digitally in just the quantity needed. As an alternative to offset printers, Kinko's offers shorter turn-around, more cost-effective production for short-runs, and reduced costs associated with warehousing, waste and obsolescence.