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The latest news on how API is helping companies save cost and become more efficient by implementing our Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and  Document Management services.


2006
API Attends TransComp/Intermodal Expo 2006
St. Paul, MN – November, 2006 – API will be exhibiting at Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) Intermodal and National Industrial Transporation League’s TransComp Exhibit held on November 10th-15th at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.    [More]

Does Outsourcing Pose A Security Risk For Your Company?
November 2006 - Key Security Standards That All Outsourcing Providers Should Meet    [More]

Business Value From Vendor Payment Analysis
Nov 2006 - Powerful Tools to Examine Payment Trends and Fuel Company Growth    [More]

API Outsourcing Awarded Three-Year Contract With Jacobson Logistics Company
St. Paul, MN – (Market Wire) – October 30, 2006 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of invoice automation solutions, announced today a three-year contract with Jacobson Logistics Company, one of the top 50 logistics companies in the country, for the delivery of freight bill imaging services.    [More]

API Exhibiting at the 5th Annual IOMA Accounts Payable Conference & Expo
St. Paul, MN – October, 2006 – API will be exhibiting at the 5th Annual IOMA Accounts Payable Conference & Expo held on October 15th-17th at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, NV.    [More]

API Outsourcing Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Accommodate Growth
St. Paul, MN – (Market Wire) – September 20, 2006 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of state-of-the-art invoice automation solutions, announced today plans to relocate corporate headquarters to 2975 Lone Oak Drive, Eagan, MN 55121-1553.    [More]

API Outsourcing Executive Provided Industry Insights for FAO Today Magazine
St. Paul, MN – July 2006 – J. Peter Donlon, Executive Vice President, API Outsourcing, recently provided industry insights to the editor-in-chief of Finance & Accounting Outsourcing Today on trends in accounts receivable and accounts payable outsourcing services.    [More]

API Outsourcing Featured as an Industry Leader in CFOsources
St. Paul, MN – July 2006 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of state-of-the-art invoice automations, was featured as an industry leader in a recent article published by CFOsources, a BPO consultant company.    [More]

API Exhibits at 3PL Summit
St. Paul, MN – June 2006 – API will be exhibiting at the 4th eyefortransport’s 3PL Summit, which will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Atlanta, on June 27-28th.    [More]

API Outsourcing Secures Contract With Equinox Fitness
St. Paul, MN – June 2, 2006 – API Outsourcing, Inc. (API), a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of state-of-the-art invoice automation solutions, announced a new contract with New York-based Equinox Fitness.    [More]

API Outsourcing Manager Appointed to Two Harbors Star City Commission
St. Paul, MN – May 30, 2006 – Jim Barry, Production Manager for API Outsourcing, (API) was recently appointed to the City of Two Harbors Star City Commission.    [More]

Supply Chain EXPO 2006
St. Paul, MN – May 2006 – API will be exhibiting at the Supply Chain Industry’s Distribution/ComputerExpo 2006 at Chicago’s Navy Pier on May 23rd - May 25th.    [More]

American Girl and API Outsourcing Reach Multi-Year Agreement
St. Paul, MN, May 22, 2006 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of state-of-the-art invoice automation and document management solutions, announced today an agreement with American Girl, Inc. to renew the services contract for an additional three-year term.    [More]

API's 2006 Print & Mail Summit
St. Paul, MN, March 15, 2006 - APIs 2006 Print and Mail Summit Staying Innovative Staying Smart: A Look from your Customers Viewpoint will be held on May 16, 2006 at the Lake Windsor Country Club in Windsor, WI.    [More]

API Outsourcing Expands Sales Force to Support Growing Market
St. Paul, MN, April 27, 2006 - API Outsourcing, Inc., a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of state-of-the-art invoice automation, announced today that it has increased its sales force in response to a growing demand in the marketplace.    [More]

Transportation Club 2006 Expo
St. Paul, MN, April 2006 - API will be exhibiting at the Transportation Club 2006 Expo at the Sheraton in Bloomington, MN on Tuesday, April 25th. The 2006 Expo is the largest transportation show in the Upper Midwest. API will be exhibiting at booth 303. Please call us at (651) 675-2600 to schedule a visit or stop by while attending the event.    [More]

API Attends 28th Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Annual Convention
St. Paul, MN, April 2006 - API will be a presenter and exhibitor at Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Annual Convention and Tradeshow on April 6-8th at the Hilton El Conquistador in Tuscson, AZ.    [More]

2006 Staffing Industry Executive Forum
St. Paul, MN, March 2006 -- API is a bronze sponsor and exhibitor at the 2006 Staffing Industry Executive Forum held on March 13-16th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.    [More]

API Outsourcing Announces Contract With ChemPoint.com
St. Paul, MN – (Market Wire) – March 9, 2006 -- API Outsourcing, Inc., a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of state-of-the-art invoice automation solutions, recently announced a new billing and payables automation contract with Bellevue, WA-based ChemPoint.com.    [More]

API Outsourcing Receives Multi-Year Contract from Network F.O.B.
St. Paul, MN – (Market Wire) – March 3, 2006 - API Outsourcing, Inc., a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of invoice automation solutions, announced today a multi-year contract with Network F.O.B., Inc. for the delivery of freight payment services.    [More]

Growth Strategies for Third Party Logistics Companies
February 2006 - How Using Freight Payment & Audit Services Can Help Position Your Company for Growth.    [More]

API Outsourcing and Fifth Third Bank Form Strategic Alliance for Accounts Payable Services
February 6, 2006 - Alliance allows Bank's customers to benefit from leading accounts payable services solution    [More]

API Outsourcing Recognized by Transportation Intermediaries Association
St. Paul, MN, January 27, 2006 - API Outsourcing, Inc., a state-of-the-art invoice automation company, was recognized by the Transportation Intermediaries Association as a new Platinum Performance member.    [More]

2005
IS YOUR A/P DEPARTMENT RUNNING AT PEAK PERFORMANCE?
December 2005 - Determine How You Measure Up.    [More]

API Attends TransComp/Intermodal Expo 2005
St. Paul, MN, November 2005 - API is an exhibitor at Intermodal Association of North America's (IANA) and National Industrial Transporation League's TransComp Exhibit held on November 12-16th at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA.    [More]

Latham to Present on Data Security and Disaster Planning at Technology Forum
St. Paul, MN, November 2005 – Howard Latham, EVP Operations, has been invited to present at an upcoming Technology Forum entitled “Data Security & Disaster Planning: Keep it Safe.”    [More]

API Annual Summit
St. Paul, MN, October 2005 - API's Annual Billing & Payables Summit Agility in Action: The Ultimate Competitive Advantage will be held on October 27-28, 2005 in St.Paul, MN.    [More]

2005 Staffing Industry Annual Convention & Expo
October 2005 - API Outsourcing is an exhibitor at Staffing World 2005, the staffing industry's premier event, held on October 19-22nd at Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center, Orland, FL.    [More]

API RECEIVES MULTI-YEAR CONTRACT FROM AMN HEALTHCARE INC.
St. Paul, MN, September 30, 2005 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformation outsourcing company focusing on billing and accounts payable process automation within the staffing sector, announced a multi-year contract with AMN Healthcare Inc.    [More]

API Outsourcing and Logistics Planning Services to Offer End-to-End Transportation Payables Solution
St. Paul, MN, September 7, 2005 – API Outsourcing, Inc. (API), a business transformation outsourcing company dedicated to automating Shipping Departments’ complex freight payment processes, and Logistics Planning Services (LPS), a leading provider of logistics software & service solutions, announced a strategic agreement to provide customers with a total Transportation Management System offering.    [More]

THE HIDDEN COSTS IN FREIGHT BILL PROCESSING
August 2005 - Why Processing Freight Bills Using Traditional Accounts Payable Methods Costs You Money.    [More]

Gary Halleen to Speak at The Collaborative
St. Paul, MN, August 2005 -- Gary Halleen, President & CEO, has been invited to speak at an event entitled "Economic Development and Venture Creation."    [More]

API OUTSOURCING PROVIDES ENHANCED FREIGHT PAYMENT SOLUTIONS
St. Paul, July 14, 2005 – API Outsourcing, Inc. (API), a business transformation outsourcing company with a dedication to automating Shipping Departments' complex freight payment processes, announced recent enhancements to its state-of-the-art freight payment service.    [More]

BEST PRACTICES: TRANSFORMING YOUR BILLING PROCESS
July 2005 - Market Perspectives from Industry Thought Leaders    [More]

API RECEIVES FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT RENEWAL FROM NORTHWEST AIRLINES
St. Paul, MN, June 10, 2005 – API, a leader in billing and accounts payable automation solutions to the Logistics Industry, announced a five-year contract renewal with Northwest Airlines.    [More]

THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT - API Outsourcing Can Help You Comply
June 2005    [More]

API OUTSOURCING COMPLETES NATIONWIDE STAFFING SURVEY
St. Paul, MN, June 1, 2005 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformation outsourcing company focusing on billing and accounts payable process automation within the staffing sector, announced the completion of a survey regarding billing needs in the staffing industry.    [More]

API EXTENDS ITS CAPABILITIES USING SPS COMMERCE'S HOSTED EDI SOFTWARE
St. Paul, MN, March 2005 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformation outsourcing company for automated billing and payable solutions, announced today that SPS Commerce has been selected as their Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) service provider.    [More]

2005 Outsourcing World Summit
St. Paul, MN, February 2005 - API is an invited speaker and corporate sponsor of The 2005 Outsourcing World Summit being held February 21-23, 2005 at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, California.    [More]

2004
Latham to Present at Onshore Outsourcing Tech Forum
St. Paul, MN, November 2004 - Howard Latham, EVP Operations, has been invited to present at an upcoming Technology Forum entitled, “Outsourcing In Your Own Backyard: How to do it Right.”    [More]

The “Real” Cost in Processing a Bill in the Staffing Industry
St. Paul, MN, November 2004 - The demand for flexible labor offered through temporary staffing arrangements continues to grow in the U.S. as the business environment strengthens.    [More]

Gary Halleen, President & CEO, API Outsourcing, Inc., to jointly present with Northwest Airlines at The 2005 Outsourcing World Summit, February 21-23, 2005 in San Diego, CA
St. Paul, MN, November 2004 – Gary Halleen, President & CEO, API Outsourcing, Inc., to jointly present with Northwest Airlines at The 2005 Outsourcing World Summit, February 21-23, 2005 in San Diego, CA.    [More]

API Attends China Outsourcing Summit
St. Paul, MN, September 2004 - Gary Halleen, President & CEO API, participated in the 2004 China Outsourcing Summit held at the Beijing International Hotel, Beijing, China.    [More]

Congressman James Oberstar and API Discuss Key Transportation Industry Issues
St. Paul, MN, September 2004 - API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformation outsourcing company for billing and accounts payable process automation solutions to the Transportation and Distribution industries, hosted Congressman James L. Oberstar at their St. Paul, MN.    [More]

Affinity Plus 5-Year Contract Renewal for Automation of Member Statements
St. Paul, MN, August 2004 - API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformation outsourcing company for billing and accounts payable process automation solutions, announced a five-year contract renewal with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union (Affinity Plus) in support of the creation and distribution of member monthly statements and time-sensitive daily notices.    [More]

API Outsourcing Profits from Six Sigma
St. Paul, MN, July 2004 - In the continuing efforts to better serve clients, API Outsourcing, Inc. announces a company-wide implementation of Six Sigma standards. Six Sigma is a breakthrough improvement management system used by many of the world's most successful companies.    [More]

"OFFSHORE" VERSUS"ONSHORE" OUTSOURCING
July 2004 - Which Approach Offers The Greatest Business Value To Your Company?    [More]

Global F&A Outsourcing Market to Surpass $47Bn in 2008 - IDC
St. Paul, MN, Monday, July 12, 2004 - According to new IDC study, the worldwide finance and accounting (F&A) outsourcing market will reach USD 47.6 billion in 2008, growing at a 5-year CAGR of 9.6 percent.    [More]

Fidelity Bank Recognizes API Outsourcing's CEO
June 2004 - API Outsourcing, Inc. (API) is a leading provider of state-of-the-art billing and accounts payable automation solutions for Fortune 1000 firms.    [More]

Gary Halleen - Founder & CEO of API Outsourcing - Named "Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®"
St. Paul, MN, June 2004 – Gary M. Halleen, President and Chief Executive Officer of API Outsourcing, Inc., was named by Ernst & Young as a 2004 Entrepreneur Of The Year® for the Minnesota and Dakotas Region.    [More]

API Achieves Milestone In Managing 200 Million Transactions
St. Paul, MN, June 2004 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformation outsourcing company focusing on billing and accounts payable solutions and process automation for Fortune 1000 clients, announces that the number of client transactions managed has now exceeded 200 million annualized.    [More]

Lee Enterprises Selects API Outsourcing for Invoice Automation Solutions
St. Paul, MN, June 2004 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformation outsourcing company focusing on billing and accounts payable process automation, announced a recent multi-year contract with Lee Enterprises, Incorporated.    [More]

   Complying With TheSarbanes-Oxley Act
St. Paul, MN, May 2004 - The SEC provisions contained in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Section 404) have now made it mandatory for senior management of all public companies to evaluate and certify the effectiveness of their internal controls.    [More]

Finalists Announced For Minnesota and DakotasErnst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2004 Award
Minneapolis, MN, April, 21, 2004 – Professional services firm Ernst & Young LLP announced today the finalists for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004 Awards in Minnesota and the Dakotas.    [More]

Randstad North America Selects API Outsourcing for Billing Automation Solutions
St. Paul, MN, March 2004 – API Outsourcing, Inc., a business transformationoutsourcing company focusing on billing and accounts payable financial processautomation to Professional Staffing companies, announced a multi-year contractwith Randstad North America.    [More]

2003
Former Transamerica Executive Named Executive Vice President For API Outsourcing, Inc.
St. Paul, MN, March 2004 – API Outsourcing, Inc., the leading providerof billing and accounts payable financial processes and business transformationoutsourcing services to Fortune 1000 companies, announced that J. Peter Donlon,a former executive at Transamerica Corporation, has joined its top managementteam as Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing.    [More]

API Outsourcing, Inc. Announces the Election Of Philip G. Semmer to Its Board of Directors
St. Paul, MN, October 2003 – API Outsourcing, Inc. (API) has electedPhilip G. Semmer, Vice President Information Systems and CIO General Mills, to serveon the API Board of Directors.    [More]