May 1, 2000
OpenAir Forms Partnership With Sir Speedy to Offer Enhanced Online Services
Through SirSpeedy.com, Customers Can Now Access Franchise Websites that Promote
BOSTON (May 1, 2000) -- Sir Speedy and OpenAir are teaming up to offer small
businesses and mobile professionals easier and faster access to a range of online
services that help businesses run more efficiently. Sir Speedy's Website will promote a
co-branded version of the OpenAir services, including time tracking, client
invoicing, and expense reporting.
"OpenAir looks forward to providing Sir Speedy's worldwide customer base with its
Web-native business services," said Jon Finegold, Director of Business Development at
OpenAir. "We will be able to serve the needs of small businesses and mobile
professionals anywhere in the U.S., even if they do not have a laptop with them."
"Sir Speedy is delighted to offer our business customers the services they need to move
at dot-com speed," said Kelly Kimberlin, Director of e-Business at Sir Speedy. "In
addition to our complete line of printing and copying services, our partnership with
OpenAir offers added value to our customers by allowing them access to an online
suite of necessary business services."
The Web-native platform of seamlessly integrated business services offered by
OpenAir allows professionals to analyze employee time, report and approve travel
expenses online, track and bill time, create and deliver invoices, and outsource payroll
and expense reimbursement.
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, OpenAir supports all major Internet
browsers and is easily accessed from any Internet-equipped computer. All data is backed
up on state-of-the-art servers, encrypted, password protected and only accessible to the
OpenAir, founded in 1999 as Timebills.com, is a trusted Web-based platform of
integrated services that efficiently and economically streamlines business processes.
Headquartered in Boston, OpenAir expedites the circulation of company information
through a network of linked administrative services. More than 25,000 professionals
currently utilize OpenAir to remove the frustration associated with common business
tasks and drive revenue more efficiently.
About Sir Speedy
Sir Speedy, Inc., headquartered in Mission Viejo, Calif., is the world's largest and
most successful franchiser of printing, copying and digital networking centers. The Sir
Speedy Global Digital Network, with its alliance partners, spans nearly 1,100 centers in