Faster processing will speed fulfilment, reduce costs and enhance customer services

Milton Keynes, UK, June 1, 2005 - ReadSoft, a leading provider of Document Automation solutions, is partnering with Sanderson, one of the largest and most experienced UK-owned providers of software and IT services, to provide automated processing of mail order forms and coupons.

The combined solution will open up new markets for ReadSoft’s Document Automation solutions and enable Sanderson to expand its business through faster and more cost-efficient processing mail order and fulfilment using its Utility solution.

ReadSoft DOCUMENTS for FORMS, part of the ReadSoft DOCUMENTS platform for Document Automation, will enable Sanderson to automatically capture data from the mail order forms and coupons that it processes on behalf of its clients. The ReadSoft solution will then enable data to be automatically verified, managed and the integrated with Sanderson’s Unity solution.

Unity is Sanderson's comprehensive business solution for mail order, fulfilment and multi-channel sales. It provides all the functionality to successfully manage sales, CRM, supply chain, fulfilment, finance and HR. Sophisticated business intelligence and e-commerce options deliver valuable analysis and improve customer targeting and efficiency measurement.

Paul Davis, Managing Director, Sanderson, said: “For the first time, we can offer mail order and distance selling businesses a fully automated solution to properly manage multi-channel selling. By combining the Unity and ReadSoft technologies we are enabling them to sell to both business-to-business and consumer markets with the benefits of faster response processing, reduced costs and enhanced customer service.”

Colin Kaye, President, ReadSoft UK, said: “We’re delighted that Sanderson has recognised the value of ReadSoft’s solutions in providing faster and more cost-efficient processing services to its mail order clients. We anticipate that both companies will be able to grow their business activities in this market as a result of the increased business efficiency provided by our joint solutions.”

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Russell Henley
VP sales and marketing
Tel: + 44 (0) 1908 688000

Helen Billingham
Marketing Manager
Tel: 024 7655 5466

About ReadSoft
ReadSoft is the world’s leading supplier of software for document automation. The company develops and markets a complete product platform for Document Automation - ReadSoft DOCUMENTS. The vision is to free businesses everywhere from manual document handling. Since its founding in 1991, ReadSoft has developed into a global group with 11 subsidiaries in Europe, North and South America and Australia, and a large number of local and global partners. ReadSoft is headquartered in Helsingborg, Sweden, and has UK offices in Milton Keynes. ReadSoft has been listed on the Stockholm stock exchange since 1999. Visit

About Sanderson
Sanderson is one of the largest and most experienced UK-owned providers of software and IT services, serving over 22,000 users worldwide. With knowledgeable people, functionally rich products and an enviable reputation for good service, Sanderson helps businesses gain rapid return on investment in IT. Sanderson enjoys long-term relationships with its customers, delivering solutions which drive continual business improvement. Visit

Published on: 12:00AM on 1st June 2005