The uADVANTAGE(TM) client-managed procurement solution provides corporations with the capabilities to organize and manage total paper volume, create brand standards, and partner with paper manufacturers. In addition, the uADVANTAGE(TM) solution brings visibility and control to print and paper procurement -- a significant cost category at nearly all large corporations -- while producing substantial bottom-line savings.
"Our strong partnerships and powerful network of mill relationships
provide the broadest possible access for corporate purchasers looking to
develop contacts with leading paper manufacturers from around the world," said
Unisource's uADVANTAGE(TM) solution will utilize an e-Procurement platform -- powered by Cirqit, a leader in Web-based print procurement technology -- to automate and control corporate print and paper procurement programs. Unisource and Cirqit have partnered together to develop this new solution for corporations.
In addition to providing the ability to manage the entire print procurement process, the technology powering uADVANTAGE(TM) links buyers and suppliers to Unisource, creating a seamlessly integrated workflow. The Unisource-and-Cirqit partnership also offers the only fully automated solution in the corporate market to address the full life cycle of paper within the print sourcing and procurement processes.
"The uADVANTAGE(TM) paper procurement solution will provide corporate end-users with advanced capabilities to effectively manage all facets of their in-house paper programs," said Winterhalter. "I'm pleased that Unisource and Cirqit were able to combine our strengths to bring this outstanding value proposition to the marketplace."
"Unisource is the market leader in delivering innovative paper solutions
directly to corporations. By integrating Cirqit's procurement technology into
the uADVANTAGE(TM) solution, corporations will be able to access the most
compelling sourcing and paper procurement solution that has ever been brought
to market," said
Unisource is uniquely positioned to support the requirements of the most
demanding client-managed corporate paper procurement programs. With more than
10 million square feet of warehouse space, approximately 85 distribution
facilities in the U.S. and
For more information on Unisource Paper products, please visit www.unisourcelink.com, or contact Unisource at 1-800-UNISOURCE.
About Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
Unisource Worldwide, Inc., (www.unisourcelink.com) is a leading
independent marketer and distributor of commercial printing and business
imaging papers, packaging systems and facility supplies and equipment in
About Cirqit, Inc.
Cirqit, Inc., (www.cirqit.com) is a leading provider of procurement
technology and outsourcing services for printed materials. Founded in 1999,
Cirqit is headquartered in
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