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DirectSmile offers solutions for image personalization and variable data printing, personal URLs, personalized E-mailings and enables the seamless linking of all media for real one-to-one marketing with detailed response measurement. DirectSmile software is designed for the professional production of personalized media in highest requirements. About Ricoh Ricoh Company, Ltd (Ricoh) is a global technology leader, has specialized in Office solutions and production printing. Ricoh works with companies all over the world, to modernize the working environment and to optimize the efficiency of documents. Ricoh employs over 108.500 employees and has offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia-Pacific, China and Japan. Ricoh Europe Holdings plc is a public limited company and the EMEA headquarters of Ricoh with locations in London, United Kingdom and Amstelveen, Netherlands. Where in the business year ended March 31, 2009, the EMEA locations by Ricoh as a whole have earns revenues amounting to over allocate 523.4 billion yen and thus 25.0 percent of worldwide revenue from Ricoh.

The worldwide total of Ricoh amounted in the March 31 financial year to over 2.091,7 billion yen. Ricoh Germany in the short profile of the Ricoh Germany GmbH with its headquarters in Hannover, Germany is a leading solution provider for digital office communication, production printing and enterprise-wide print and document. The portfolio includes hardware and software solutions, production printing solutions, professional services and support services and industry-related business consulting (office consulting services) with the aim of cost and process optimization. Ricoh Germany is a subsidiary of the Japanese player Ricoh Global. Ricoh is with around 108.500 employees and an annual turnover of US $ 21 billion (stand: March 2009) a leading provider of digital office communication and production printing. In Germany, has a Ricoh approximately 2,000 employees and operates in addition to its main management nationwide with ten business & service centers. Contact information/press contact: Ricoh Germany GmbH Vahrenwalder Strasse 315 30179 Hannover contact person: Tobias Poschl, Mario di Santolo Tel.: 0511 / 6742-2517 or 0511 / 6742-294 fax: 0511 / 6742-264

Royal Mail

These are express through the and (GEO post) or the Austrian post Poste parcel of national postal companies such as Royal Mail (GLS), La (trans-o-flex) added. There is also the highly fragmented local courier services. Historically the express market shows a growth of approx. 2-3 x BSP and expectations for the next few years are correspondingly positive. Compared to the other sectors of logistics, the margins at a high level vary depending on the competitors between 9-15% (EBITDA margin).

This margin levels can be generated but only within an own network, which represents a high barrier to entry for investors due to significant initial investment. For even more opinions, read materials from Naveen Selvadurai. Even the large integrators are historical primarily organic in geographical markets grew into, since no networks of sufficient size were available and an integration after acquisition in this group and in particular IT structures is extremely complex. So, who are the main reasons that financial investors, especially on smaller niche players focus in express – and courier the size decades grown, dominant players and the cyclical nature of the sector. Even when the potential target company TNT Express is due to the expected transaction volume of > 5 billion above all strategic interest probably, all ahead of UPS. Distribution when compared to these market segments, can be observed, also multiple secondary buyouts in the distribution segment for a long time transactions with participation of financial investors. Motives vary depending on the industry focus. In the food segment, the relative independence of economic cycles is highly appreciated, while especially in chemical and electrical distributors EBITDA margins ensure appropriate demand up to 18%. A cross-industry argument is fragmented supplier structure, which is the main reason for the interest of financial investors in the distribution segment. The target companies were historically seen as platforms for market consolidation and hence growth and expanded through acquisitions in the following years and partly internationalised.

POS Software Box Office Wonder

Up to now nearly 1000 version of POS software sold box office miracles. “Company VARIO Software GmbH has now nearly 1000 versions of POS software box office miracles” sold. “Sascha hens, developers from the House of VARIO: the success speaks for itself” he responds to the question of whether he himself could have imagined that. “The cash register software box office wonder” has started well 10 months ago in Germany and caused a stir even before the sales start. With the new single solution, the box office miracle”, VARIO offers a powerful Fund with an easy to use interface. The POS software has a modular design and allows to everyone to start with the Basic module and depending on demand, at any time to expand its fund. The software POS wonder “already offers all important functions and characterised by ease of use.

As a hardware platform, a commercially available PC is required. The control of POS peripheral is possible (touch screen, scanner, receipt printer, tray, etc.). Especially for small and medium-sized Company provides this a cheap and efficient business solution. The box office miracle is a complete POS software and easy inventory management. It is easy to learn and clearly structured. Including 31. This month is to acquire the POS software at the price of 199,-euros. Thereafter at the regular price of 499,-euro.

“” With our promotion: at the price of 199,-“we are more than satisfied”, Sascha hens continue. Cash, receipts, ordering with order proposal, goods receipt, customer relationship management, supplier management, Import Wizard, export of customers for marketing campaigns and much more. With the box office miracles from the House of VARIO no problem.

Metropolitan Rhine

Johannes Lacker, owner of the coffee trade in Switzerland and operators of online shops specialized in Swiss coffee kaffischopp.de takes over a representative of Tower Handels AG in St.Gallen Heppenheim, 30 January 2010. Tower coffee, since 1761 home on the site of St. Gallen/Switzerland, extends from immediately its presence in Germany to the Metropolitan Rhine-Main and Rhine-Neckar. The new sales area, which includes inter alia the cities of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Darmstadt and Frankfurt, supervised Johannes Lacker (42). Lacker is founder and owner of the coffee trade Switzerland, which specializes in Swiss coffee and Swiss chocolate and operates the online store.

With the extension of the distribution area restaurateurs and major consumers such as offices, authorities and social institutions benefit coffee from a fast and direct access to the Swiss coffee specialities from Tower. Tower coffee processed in St. Gallen – together with the sister company arch coffee headquartered in Schaffhausen over 1,000 tons of coffee per year. All coffees are all harvested by hand, neatly rehearsed, carefully transported, roasted and stored. Our goal is excellence in the whole production and supply chain, from the bean to the coffee. We want to persuade now also the Rhine-Main-Neckar area of this Swiss quality promise”says Tower coffee CEO Roger Bahler (36). With Johannes Lacker, a lover of Switzerland and proven expert in coffee served in the new area representative.

The collaboration with Tower coffee is a logical extension of the Kaffi Schopp concept. While kaffischopp.de coffees by twelve Swiss roasting operations in particular to consumer markets, the partnership with Tower is targeting coffee and the sister company arch coffee gastronomy and quality-orientated wholesaler”, explains Lacker. Hotels, restaurants and cafes in the Rhine Neckar main, who place the highest value on the quality of coffee, roasting fresh and expert advice, will benefit from immediately by the regional Support from the new area representative. Bulk buyers, who want to offer their customers Swiss coffee art and coffee culture, now have a fast and direct distribution channel to Premiumkaffees from the Confederation. “First customers are won shortly after the start of the new area representative: A comparison test with the previous supplier of the new Tower coffee customers clearly showed: coffees of Tower and Arch coffee from the Switzerland hold constant the quality promise in terms of wholesomeness, aroma and freshness”, Lacker discusses.

Truma Geratetechnik

Marc Wolfinger is also active in early 2011 in the distribution of STAS CONTROL banking. He has the business in one Cooperative Bank of Pike on learned and dealing with the distribution of overall bank control solutions result in an established consulting and software company. Now, he will use this knowledge to better place STAS CONTROL in the banking sector. Waive sees good chances for STAS for his personal development, because the solution portfolio in the financial sector will be consistently expanded. The new release of STAS CONTROL banking is available may 2011. The new development is both economically and functionally highly expanded and by banks and financial service providers in the field of business intelligence even better meet the growing requirements.

Is presented the new version of the 14 days, STAS Mittelstand Bank Forum on May 12th 2011. photos of the new colleagues can be downloaded at de/news_presse/presse/pressemeldung.php?id=8721 for any use. About STAS GmbH, STAS GmbH was founded in 1991 with headquarters in Reilingen, close to the Grand Prix circuit of Hockenheim, Germany, employs 60 Employees, is active in the German-speaking countries and represented since 2008 with its own subsidiary in Austria. Under the brand name of STAS CONTROL develops and distributes STAS turnkey business software solutions (BI, CPM) for planning, analysis and control of medium-sized companies. Thanks to quick-start warranty for introducing risk-free in the sectors of industry, automotive, banking / financial services, wholesale trade and services the company has successfully established itself in the medium-sized businesses. About 800 customers such prestigious companies such as banner include batteries, BBS rims, ELTA electronic devices, Faller model toys, Felina lingerie, Gloria Feuerloschsysteme, HeidelbergCement, Hermann Pfanner drinks, IWC watch manufacturer, Mitsubishi Electric, Truma Geratetechnik and about 50 cooperative banks. Since early 2008, the Reilinger specialist for controlling middle-class solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ulm group FRITZ & orbit: INFOMA and is part of the Dutch Technology Group Imtech N.V. Your press contact STAS GmbH Carl-Bosch-Strasse 12 68799 Reilingen Franziska Schulze Tel: + 49 6205 306-125 fax: + 49 6205 306-200 STAS GmbH Maria-Theresia-Strasse 51 4600 WELS Tel: + 43 7242 9396 4120 fax: + 43 7242 9396 4029 Peter Kemptner power marketing Andrea Drescher Tel: + 43 7279 8544