Automotive group signs contracts for services digitally and legally secure with FP Sign

• First location already live, others to follow

• simpressive integrates FP Sign in its software solution

• Reduced costs and greater efficiency in procurement andproject management processes

Berlin, 24 May 2018 – FP Sign, the solution for legally secure digital signing of documents, will be used starting immediately at a leading German automotive group. It will be used there as an integrated component of simpressive, a solution by simpressive GmbH & Co. KG.

From the invitation to tender through to invoicing, contracts for services in production go through several stages at the automotive manufacturer. The entire workflow management is mapped digitally and transparently by simpressive, thus considerably speeding up the workflow.

Additional benefits and further efficiency gains arise from the integration of FP Sign. With FP’s digital and legally secure signature solution as a component of simpressive, signature management is also processed digitally. At the defined stages of the workflow, the required signatures are now provided at the push of a button thanks to FP Sign.

The system created by the cooperation between FP and simpressive has now been launched at one of the automotive group’s locations, with more expected to follow. FP and simpressive intend to continue the cooperation.

FP Sign guarantees legally secure digital signatures. As a component of simpressive, it contributes to the solution’s performance commitment to significantly increase the efficiency of procurement and project management processes through agile real-time management, reduced process costs and structured workflows and thereby create benefits for the customer.

For FP, the specialist in secure mail business and secure digital communication processes, the fact that the cooperation with simpressive has begun successfully is another step on the way to increasing active marketing of digital solutions and expanding its client base.

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About Francotyp-Postalia (FP)

The FP Group, a listed international company headquartered in Berlin, is an expert in secure mail business and secure digital communication processes. As the market leader in Germany and Austria, the FP Group offers products and services for efficient mail processing, consolidation of business mail and digital solutions for businesses and authorities with its product segments "Franking and Inserting", "Mail Services" and "Software". The Group generated revenue of more than EUR 200 million in 2017. Francotyp-Postalia is represented in ten countries with its own subsidiaries and in a further 40 countries via its own network of dealers. Thanks to a history spanning more than 95 years, FP has a unique DNA in the fields of actuator and sensor technology, cryptography and connectivity. It has a share of over 11% in the global market for franking systems.

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