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EFI Launches Web-based Fulfillment Solution for Streamlining Print Inventory Management

Press release from the issuing company

Las Vegas, Nevada – June 28, 2004 – EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, today announced the release of PrinterSite Fulfillment, a web-based, client-facing add-on module for EFI Hagen OA , EFI Logic SQL and EFI PSI print management systems. EFI PrinterSite Fulfillment helps printers streamline inventory management and productivity while offering new value-added online fulfillment ordering services to customers. EFI PrinterSite Fulfillment provides an easy to use, web-based tool to order, track and maintain finished goods inventories directly from the desktop. Clients can check inventory levels, place and track orders, even review and edit proofs for print on demand items, through an easy to use, customizable web storefront. The integration of PrinterSite Fulfillment with EFI’s print management systems enables both clients and staff to track accurate quantities and order status in real-time. As orders are placed and new work is produced for clients, inventory updates from Hagen, Logic or PSI systems are automatically reflected in the online catalog of products. “The ability to offer fulfillment services is an excellent opportunity to gain new clients, deepen relationships with existing clients, and build new profit centers,” said Marc Olin, VP & General Manager, EFI Commercial Print Systems. “By combining the order processing and billing power in EFI print management systems with Internet ordering via EFI PrinterSite Fulfillment, printers can provide better customer service and speed production time while offering offer a competitive and revenue-generating new service.” EFI PrinterSite Fulfillment eliminates data entry errors and mis-communication with customers, moving jobs through the order process and into production more quickly. With an easy to use interface, self-service ordering and job status tracking requires no training, and gives customers immediate accessibility to order what they want, when they want it. “We are excited about EFI's new PrinterSite Fulfillment and the benefits it will bring to our business", said Eric Rountree, VP of Operations at New London Press, an EFI PrinterSite Fulfillment customer. "Fulfillment is a great value added service we can provide to our customers, and this solution makes it easy for us to enable Internet ordering using our existing infrastructure."