November 20, 2014

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GSA SCHEDULE 75 + FSSI JAN/SAN = FORWARD PROGRESS
While the federal government remains in a holding pattern with FSSI OS3, your group’s Federal Sales Team continues to focus our resources on for... [Read the rest of this article...]

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WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST MEMBERS & AFFILIATES!
Independent Stationers continues to grow!  Please join us in welcoming thess new companies into the IS membership family.  #X038 Paramount ... [Read the rest of this article...]

PALACE DONATES 10,010 MEALS TO SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK
Palace Business Solutions presented a check to Second Harvest Food Bank for the equivalent of 10,010 meals that will go to feeding Santa Cruz County n... [Read the rest of this article...]

eCONFIDENTIALS MOVING TO THE INDEPENDENT STATIONERS WEB SITE
On December 1st, we are moving eConfidentials from Oracle Portal to the Member Dashboard of the Independent Stationers Web Site http://www.independent...  [Read the rest of this article...]

ACH SCHEDULE FOR THE UPCOMING HOLIDAYS
Your Independent Stationers Accounting Team is already getting into the holiday spirit with this announcement of deadlines for faxed ACH for the weeks... [Read the rest of this article...]

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY HOURS
Your Independent Stationers staff wishes you a very Happy Thanksgiving!  Our wish is that each of you will join us and our families as we celebra... [Read the rest of this article...]

COMMITTEE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
The Independent Stationers Board and Staff are committed to obtain dealer input on many aspects of the group’s operation and programs.  Com... [Read the rest of this article...]

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AVERY SEASON’S SHIPPINGS Q4 PROMOTION!
Avery is offering an enticing Q4 gift card promotion on their popular label products during the busy holiday shipping season.  With their Q4 “Season... [Read the rest of this article...]

HSM PROFIPACK VIDEO EMAIL AVAILABLE
HSM has produced a new video email for IS members on their cost-saving ProfiPack cardboard converters that turn old boxes into multi-use packaging for... [Read the rest of this article...]

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Q3 UPDATE WEBINARS SCHEDULED
The next round of Independent Stationers Update Webinars is now scheduled.  We hope that each member and affiliate will participate in one of the... [Read the rest of this article...]

BUNN AND OFFICE COFFEE SERVICE OVERVIEW
Bunn will provide a brief overview of the Office Coffee Service segment and info for making order processing quick and smooth. Click here to register...[Read the rest of this article...]

LOCAL SEARCH RANK WEBINAR DEC 16 – REGISTER TODAY!
This session is geared for companies looking to make an impact in search engine results for a local area. You will learn what important factors influe... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS QUICK TIP VIDEO ON iPORTAL REPORTING FEATURES – WATCH NOW!
You can watch the latest IS Quick Tip video, showing some of the reporting features on iPortal by clicking on the link below.  Starring Joe Downh... [Read the rest of this article...]

GOULD PAPER PROGRAM WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
Gould announced a new paper program in collaboration with Boise Papers, combining dealer private label for copy paper with Boise branded items, making... [Read the rest of this article...]

WEBSITE REDESIGN WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE
Many people are reluctant to undertake a website redesign thinking that it will be costly and time consuming. Some even think they may not need it. In... [Read the rest of this article...]

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INWOOD (IWF) CEASING OPERATIONS NOVEMBER 26, 2014
Inwood (IWF) has announced they are ceasing operations effective Nov 26, 2014.  Orders in house will be completed, but they can no longer accept ...
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HICKORY FARMS MAKE GREAT HOLIDAY GIFTS!
We announced in September that Hickory Farms is an approved vendor for business gifts. These beautifully packaged gifts are a great way to show apprec... [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PROMOTIONS POSTED
The following vendors have posted promotions and/or SPIFFs...  [Read the rest of this article...]

VENDOR PRICE FILES POSTED
Vendor Document Library (VDL) Vendor related documents are posted to the Vendor Document Library.  It is restricted to only those dealer-users t... [Read the rest of this article...]

FIND MORE MARGIN: RUN YOUR RDC COST COMPARATOR
With a few weeks left in 2014, now's a perfect time to run your 2015 stock review with the RDC Cost Comparator in Acsellerate.  The IS RDC Co... [Read the rest of this article...]

EARLIER DEADLINE FOR NOVEMBER MONTHLY REPORTING: DUE FRIDAY DEC 5TH BY 5 PM EST
A reminder, your CSM and CSME sales reports for invoiced sales for the month of November 2014 are due by 5:00 Eastern, December 5, 2014 as the 7th of ... [Read the rest of this article...]

TOYS FOR TOTS
It's beginning to look a lot like....Toys for Tots time! For the last few years Independent Stationers has promoted the Toys for Tots program to ...  [Read the rest of this article...]

HOLIDAY HOURS FOR NATIONAL ACCOUNTS PLATFORMS
Click here for a list of holiday hours for the National Accounts Platforms: Enterprise and Order Point.  For CSME, CSM and Order Point participat... [Read the rest of this article...]

NOVEMBER RALLY CALL - RECORDING AVAILABLE
Did you miss the last Rally Call for 2014?  You can access the recording of the call by clicking here (login required). You will be required to ... [Read the rest of this article...]