TOSHIBA WINS EXCLUSIVE CONTRACT ….
TOSHIBA WINS EXCLUSIVE CONTRACT ….
2006-08-16 at 11:44:00 am #16184
Toshiba America Business Solutions Wins Exclusive Contract to Supply Postal Connections of America With State-of-the-Art Copy Solutions Award-Winning Toshiba Copiers Enable Leading Commercial Mail Receiving Agency to Expand Digital Document Services Offerings
IRVINE, CA – August 2006 — Postal Connections of America (PCS), a leading Commercial Mail Receiving Agency (CMRA), today announced an exclusive agreement with Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. (TABS). Toshiba American Business Solutions, Inc. will supply Postal Connections of America with new multifunction document imaging equipment. The arrangement supplies PCA with three award-winning products from Toshiba, the e-STUDIO™ 281c full-color monochrome multifunction product (MFP) and the e-STUDIO202L and 282 series MFPs. Through the arrangement, TABS also will subsidize 24 to 30 PCA store grand openings nationwide in 2006, enabling customers to receive free copies for one week during the launch.”We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to supply Postal Connections of America with a solution to meet their complex document production needs,” said Steve Rhorer, vice president, marketing for TABS. “We understand how critical it is for a leading-edge CMRA to ensure first-rate quality and customer service, and we’re confident that the new Toshiba MFPs are an ideal solution to meet their needs.”PCA chose TABS as their exclusive equipment provider because of Toshiba’s worldwide industry leadership and superior products and services that incorporate cutting edge technologies and product innovation. The new Toshiba MFPs will enable PCA to output high-quality, color-on-demand collateral and general office documents with improved graphics, productivity and reduced outsourcing costs. Customers can access the new MFPs as do-it-yourself or an attendant-assisted service at the same cost.”Toshiba presents Postal Connections with the opportunity to stay at the leading edge of the copying and printing business with the latest technology and quality service,” said Fred Morache, Postal Connections of America chief operations officer. “Toshiba’s cutting edge equipment will enable our stores to expand digital document services that otherwise would not be available to our neighborhood customers.”Based in San Diego, PCA currently operates 103 franchises in 24 states. The company offers packaging and shipping through UPS, FedEx, DHL, USPS, couriers and freight lines, with approximately 20 percent of its revenue generated through copying. Postal Connections stores primarily serve small office/home office businesses and consumers with convenient, on-the-go, time saving services.
About the Products
Winner of a 2006 4-Star Award and a BERTL®’s Best Award from Business Equipment Research and Test Laboratories (BERTL™), the Toshiba e-STUDIO202L and 282 MFPs boast a build-to-order design, several paper handling options, e-BRIDGE technology and environmentally friendly features. Touting output speeds of 20 and 28 pages-per-minute (PPM) respectively, the e-STUDIO202L and 282 have been specifically designed for small- to medium-sized workgroups that produce between 64,000 and 90,000 copies per month.Also the recipient of a 2006 4-Star Award and a BERTL®’s Best Award, Toshiba’s e-STUDIO281c MFP features monochrome copier, printer, scanner and fax functionality that produces crisp, clear black-and-white output at a rate of 28 PPM, and color documents at a rate of 11 PPM. The e-STUDIO281c offers small- to mid-sized businesses the same running cost, performance and functionality as black and white MFPs, with the added feature of color at an affordable price.