Meridian Systems Provides On Demand Project Management Software for U.S. Postal Service
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Press release date: June 5, 2006
Proliance® Software Will Be Implemented to Support Strategic Transformation Plan Initiative
FOLSOM, Calif., June 5 - Meridian Systems®, a provider of enterprise project management software, announced today that the U.S. Postal Service has selected Proliance On Demand to manage new capital projects and facility renovations. The U.S. Postal Service delivers more than 46 percent of the world's mail volume.
Proliance allows organizations to reduce capital project costs, shorten cycle times, and to improve facility maintenance by optimizing the Plan-Build- Operate capital project lifecycle. Meridian Systems provides multiple deployment options for its software solutions, including self-hosted licenses, and an On Demand model on a subscription basis as part of a secure, hosted environment.
The U.S. Postal Service is pursuing its Strategic Transformation Plan as its blueprint for the future, which will drive continuous transformation for its products and services. As part of this initiative, the U.S. Postal Service will reduce construction costs for both large and small facilities (specific details are available at: http://usps.com/strategicplanning/stp2006_2010/, pages 32-33).
The Proliance roll-out is currently underway at the new Detroit and Oklahoma City mail processing facilities; each project is in excess of 800,000 square feet.
Project Team Solutions, based in Chantilly, VA, is the local Meridian partner that has worked with the U.S. Postal Service to configure and provide Proliance On Demand. Project Team Solutions is providing all configuration, training and will act as the administrator.
For more information on Proliance and other project management solutions from Meridian Systems, call (800) 850 2660, or go to: www.meridiansystems.com/pr060506.
About the U.S. Postal Service
Since 1775, the Postal Service and its predecessor, the Post Office Department, has connected friends, families, neighbors and businesses by mail. It is an independent federal agency that visits 142 million homes and businesses every day, six days a week and is the only service provider delivering to every address in the nation. The Postal Service receives no taxpayer dollars for routine operations, but derives its operating revenues solely from the sale of postage, products and services. With annual revenues of more than $70 billion, it is the world's leading provider of mailing and delivery services, offering some of the most affordable postage rates in the world.
About Project Team Solutions
Project Team Solutions is a provider of hardware and software solutions for the design, construction, and facilities management industries. Capabilities include product demonstrations, needs analysis, implementation and consulting services, custom reports, training, managed hosting services, technical support, software integration and custom application development. Project Team Solutions serves clients throughout the entire Mid-Atlantic and Central regions. For more information, call Project Team Solutions at (866) 270 4605 or visit: http://projectteam.com/.
About Meridian Systems
Construction project management software from Meridian Systems allows building owners, construction and engineering firms, and government agencies to efficiently manage their capital projects, programs and facilities. Meridian has pioneered Infrastructure Lifecycle Management (ILM) technology that automates the Plan-Build-Operate project lifecycle, enabling building owners and operators to improve top-line revenue growth, while reducing capital project costs and schedules. Meridian has become the industry standard for successful construction project delivery, and is ranked as the market share leader for project management and collaboration software by Constructech magazine,(1) and by the CFMA among general contractors larger than $101 million in revenue.(2) Meridian provides construction project management solutions to more than half of the ENR Top 400 Contractors. For more information, call Meridian at (800) 850 2660, or visit: www.meridiansystems.com.
(1) Statistics excerpted from the 2006 National Construction-Technology survey, Constructech Magazine
(2) CFMA's 2006 Information Technology Survey for the Construction Industry, sixth edition with the permission of the Construction Financial Management Association, Princeton, NJ, (609) 452 8000.
Source: Meridian Systems
CONTACT: Sue Watkins, Director of Marketing of Meridian Systems, +1-916-294-2136, or email@example.com
Web site: http://www.meridiansystems.com/