Bell & Howell Releases Ford Fleet Electronic Parts Catalog System

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Bell & Howell Publishing Services

    CLEVELAND, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Bell &
 Howell's (NYSE:   BHW) Publishing Services unit, the world's leading electronic
 catalog management company for original equipment automotive parts, announced
 today the development of Ford Fleet EPC, a new electronics parts catalog (EPC)
 system for Ford Motor Company's commercial fleet customers.
     "With Bell & Howell's Ford Fleet EPC, Ford's commercial fleet customers
 can gain quick access to accurate up-to-date parts information on tens of
 thousands of original Ford parts needed to repair and service their vehicles.
 With the development of Ford Fleet EPC, Bell & Howell continues to expand the
 market for its market-leading electronic parts catalog solutions," said Corey
 Roberts, vice president of product marketing and global accounts.
     Ford Fleet EPC provides quick and accurate parts look-up navigation. It
 offers search capability by part number, part name or simply by pointing and
 clicking on the part illustration. Ford Fleet EPC is a powerful new solution
 for Ford's commercial fleet customers aimed at reducing the time needed to
 specify parts with local dealerships and other locations where fleet customers
 purchase original equipment parts for their vehicles.
     "Ford Fleet EPC uses DVD-ROM technology to provide monthly parts
 information updates to Ford's fleet customers. Our singular focus as an
 organization has always been to provide products and services that enable
 franchise dealers to sell more genuine automotive parts," Roberts said. "Now,
 we're helping Ford's fleet customers order genuine Ford parts more accurately
 and more efficiently as well."
     Tom Wenzel, manager, North American Fleet Service for Ford Motor Company
 added, "Bell & Howell's Ford Fleet EPC product is consistent with Ford
 Customer Services Division's strategy to deliver tools that enable Ford's
 fleet customers to quickly and accurately specify genuine Ford parts."
     Ford Fleet EPC is easy to use and fully supported by a knowledgeable
 customer support team.  For product information, please call toll free at
 1-888-543-0894.
 
     About Bell & Howell
     Bell & Howell Company (NYSE:   BHW) is a leading information solutions and
 services provider to industries worldwide.  In each of its businesses, the
 company transforms information through software and services, helping its
 customers operate more effectively and efficiently.  Additional information
 about Bell & Howell Company is available on the Internet at
 http://www.bellhowell.com .  For the automotive, powersports or other
 industries requiring publishing services, Bell & Howell develops and markets
 software, services and systems that transform complex technical data, like
 parts catalogs or service manuals, into easily accessed electronic or
 microfilm information.  Bell & Howell offerings include electronic parts
 catalogs, dealership management systems, e-commerce solutions, database
 publishing of technical reference material, dealership performance databases,
 and financing options which help dealerships or service networks more
 effectively manage their operations. For more information on Bell & Howell's
 Publishing Services business, call 800-443-6910, or visit
 http://www.bellhowell.publishingservices.com .
 
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SOURCE Bell & Howell Publishing Services
    CLEVELAND, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Bell &
 Howell's (NYSE:   BHW) Publishing Services unit, the world's leading electronic
 catalog management company for original equipment automotive parts, announced
 today the development of Ford Fleet EPC, a new electronics parts catalog (EPC)
 system for Ford Motor Company's commercial fleet customers.
     "With Bell & Howell's Ford Fleet EPC, Ford's commercial fleet customers
 can gain quick access to accurate up-to-date parts information on tens of
 thousands of original Ford parts needed to repair and service their vehicles.
 With the development of Ford Fleet EPC, Bell & Howell continues to expand the
 market for its market-leading electronic parts catalog solutions," said Corey
 Roberts, vice president of product marketing and global accounts.
     Ford Fleet EPC provides quick and accurate parts look-up navigation. It
 offers search capability by part number, part name or simply by pointing and
 clicking on the part illustration. Ford Fleet EPC is a powerful new solution
 for Ford's commercial fleet customers aimed at reducing the time needed to
 specify parts with local dealerships and other locations where fleet customers
 purchase original equipment parts for their vehicles.
     "Ford Fleet EPC uses DVD-ROM technology to provide monthly parts
 information updates to Ford's fleet customers. Our singular focus as an
 organization has always been to provide products and services that enable
 franchise dealers to sell more genuine automotive parts," Roberts said. "Now,
 we're helping Ford's fleet customers order genuine Ford parts more accurately
 and more efficiently as well."
     Tom Wenzel, manager, North American Fleet Service for Ford Motor Company
 added, "Bell & Howell's Ford Fleet EPC product is consistent with Ford
 Customer Services Division's strategy to deliver tools that enable Ford's
 fleet customers to quickly and accurately specify genuine Ford parts."
     Ford Fleet EPC is easy to use and fully supported by a knowledgeable
 customer support team.  For product information, please call toll free at
 1-888-543-0894.
 
     About Bell & Howell
     Bell & Howell Company (NYSE:   BHW) is a leading information solutions and
 services provider to industries worldwide.  In each of its businesses, the
 company transforms information through software and services, helping its
 customers operate more effectively and efficiently.  Additional information
 about Bell & Howell Company is available on the Internet at
 http://www.bellhowell.com .  For the automotive, powersports or other
 industries requiring publishing services, Bell & Howell develops and markets
 software, services and systems that transform complex technical data, like
 parts catalogs or service manuals, into easily accessed electronic or
 microfilm information.  Bell & Howell offerings include electronic parts
 catalogs, dealership management systems, e-commerce solutions, database
 publishing of technical reference material, dealership performance databases,
 and financing options which help dealerships or service networks more
 effectively manage their operations. For more information on Bell & Howell's
 Publishing Services business, call 800-443-6910, or visit
 http://www.bellhowell.publishingservices.com .
 
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