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Encompass Partners With DOCUWISE to Offer Managed Print Services Solutions

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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., March 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of forward and reverse logistics for a diverse range of electronics products and replacement parts, today announced it has expanded its service offerings to include comprehensive managed print services solutions through a partnership with DOCUWISE.

Under the agreement with DOCUWISE, Encompass will market DOCUWISE's full suite of services designed to help businesses more efficiently manage their entire print environment and control printing costs. DOCUWISE specializes in delivering turnkey managed print solutions distributed through value-added resellers leveraging its proprietary PESOTM (Print Environment System Organizer) cloud-based platform.

DOCUWISE services include remote document output monitoring; print cost reduction analysis; replenishment of consumables (toner and ink cartridges) and supplies/parts (fusers and maintenance kits); and on-site print device maintenance and repair. The solution is OEM and vendor neutral, covering all major brands and models of laser printers, copiers, multifunction print devices, fax machines, wide format printers and plotters.

"We are excited to be broadening our service offerings with value-added solutions that can significantly enhance print management for organizations of all sizes," said Encompass President and CEO Robert Coolidge. "At a time when most businesses are looking for ways to improve the bottom line, optimizing the print environment is a key, but often overlooked, pathway. After considering the field of managed print services providers, we believe DOCUWISE can provide the most beneficial and complete solutions to best assist our customers."

DOCUWISE CEO Ron Harris said an effective managed print program goes far beyond replacing toner cartridges and repairing devices. DOCUWISE programs address every aspect of printing costs from elimination of inventory carrying costs to assisting IT departments in overseeing print device population to ultimately extending the useful life a company's print device assets.

"Our overall mission is to move businesses toward effective, efficient and environmentally- conscious document automation, while reducing document output costs," said Harris. "With partners like Encompass, we are able to extend our highly-effective solutions nationwide and dramatically improve print management for business customers."

About DOCUWISE

DOCUWISE is a Hybrid Managed Print Solutions Provider. The DOCUWISE MPS solution is Turnkey and was created exclusively for IT Service Providers. Our proprietary cloud- based MPS-RMM platform PESO™ allows VARs and MSPs to monitor, manage and automate an unlimited number of Document Output Environments simultaneously.

The PESO™ MPS-CRM guides an MPS Partner through the entire MPS process from prospecting to implementation: it's comprehensive, easy to use and intuitive. PESO™ includes online training, remote monitoring, data tracking, supply fulfillment, nationwide on-site service, helpdesk, automated billing options, TCO analysis, rightsizing, asset allocation, proposals, contracts, implementation and optimization.

About Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.

Encompass is a market leader in forward and reverse supply chain management and high-tech repair services for a diverse and expanding range of consumer electronics, computer, major appliance and imaging products. Encompass, through its business units Encompass Parts Distribution and Encompass Service Solutions, provides end-to-end solutions for OEMs, retailers, independent dealers and third-party administrators.

Encompass manages all stages of the product lifecycle, including finished goods and replacement parts logistics, board repair and product refurbishment services, returns management, asset value recovery and eco-friendly disposal. For more information, please visit encompass.com and follow us on Facebook.

CONTACT: Kristin Hurst Director of Marketing Ph: 954.474.0325 khurst@encompass.com

Source:Encompass Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.