U.S. Postal Service Selects NCR for Hardware Technology Refresh
NCR workstations to be installed at 16,000-plus post offices utilizing NCR POS ONE software platform
DAYTON, Ohio –The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has selected NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) as the exclusive provider of retail point-of-service (POS) hardware for thousands of postal counters across the United States.
Under the three-year, multimillion-dollar contract, the USPS will install NCR RealPOS™ 80XRT workstations at larger, high-traffic post office locations currently running the NCR POS ONE postal software solution. This comprehensive solution from NCR, designed to deliver improved operational efficiencies and streamlined customer service, is expected to be installed beginning in the second half of 2008. NCR will also provide services, including help desk, project management and maintenance.
“This contract is an affirmation of the successful relationship NCR has shared since 1996 with the world’s largest postal service,” said Jim McMullen, president of NCR Government Systems, LLC. “NCR’s industry-leading solution is delivering dramatic improvements in performance and efficiency, enabling the USPS to better manage expenses while enhancing the customer experience.”
The NCR RealPOS 80XRT is NCR’s most advanced workstation. Employing next-generation architecture, this device delivers industry-leading power, scalability and systems management capabilities to the point of service. Coupled with the NCR POS ONE software, NCR’s solution allows the USPS to focus on accommodating customers with faster service and better information during visits to local post offices.
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