OAKLAND, CA - January 8, 2002 - Go2Paper, a leading provider of e-business tools and services for the global paper industry, announced today the launch of PaperManager, and signed up PC Mall, publisher of PC Mall and Mac Mall catalogs with over 100 transactions and 8000 tons of paper annually. The PaperManager technology allows publishers, catalogers and retailers to manage their paper from the event specifications through final billing via an online solution.
Go2Paper adds the PaperManager to its suite of technology solutions for the paper industry. The service allows multiple users such as a customer service person, an end-user, and a paper merchant to manage the same account, keeping all players in the supply chain informed and updated with the event information. The service keeps track of paper inventory from the pounds received at the printer, to the rejects and usage, and provides the option to sell any excess paper on Go2Paper's Paper MarketPlace.
Mike Conran, Go2Paper CEO, said, “This exciting service is a result a lot of hard work from not only our staff but from actual users in the market who helped in the development stages.” He added, “Our goal was to take as much of the paper buyer's current method of managing this information, transcend it to an online solution, and integrate it with the Paper MarketPlace to sell any excess inventory.”
The PaperManager helps the buyer focus on other aspects of his business, saving costs in the management of paper. PC Mall has found the service to be very useful. Says Alan Paggao, PC Mall Campaign Manager, “After managing my events on spreadsheets for many years, the PaperManager saves me time and money by organizing my events more efficiently and also allowing my partners to see the information in real time.”
The service is being offered on a monthly subscription without any up front fees or integration costs so customers can start using the service immediately.
Go2Paper is a technology company providing paper users with the means to manage and sell excess paper. The company's initial service, Paper MarketPlace, enables any paper user whether a printer, mill, merchant, converter, or end user, to post and sell their paper inventory. Also, under development are tools to help paper buyers manage their paper orders from the event information to final billing.