OSG Billing Services Completes Previously Announced Acquisition of NCP Solutions
Expands Financial Services Footprint
RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ – December 17, 2018 – OSG Billing Services (OSG), a leading provider of omnichannel billing and payment solutions, customer engagement and critical customer communication management, today announced that it has completed the previously-announced acquisition of NCP Solutions, LLC (NCP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Corp. NCP is a recognized leader in outsourced transactional communications in the financial services industry.
“We are pleased to have completed this acquisition which further advances our position as partner of choice for technology-driven, transactional, payment and customer communications solutions,” stated Scott W. Bernstein, OSG’s Chairman and CEO. “Together, we have a tremendous opportunity to create value for our customers, partners and employees. We are delighted to welcome NCP into the OSG family.”
OSG Billing Services Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire NCP Solutions
For more than 25 years, OSG has been a leading outsourced provider of omnichannel billing and payment solutions, offering a full suite of integrated customer communications and engagement solutions that transform the way our clients reach their customers. NCP will continue to operate as a standalone business unit of OSG Billing Services, retaining its own brand.
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NCP Celebrates 40 Years of Success!
This month, NCP Solutions reaches a significant milestone: 40 years of success! Since its founding in 1974 as National Computer Print, Inc., NCP has grown to provide a range of solutions to help clients communicate business-critical and time-sensitive information to their customers. It has become one of the nation's largest providers of coupon payment books to the financial services industry and expanded its expertise with production capabilities for transactional documents, including statements, bills, and compliance letters and notices. Through organic growth, strategic acquisitions and continued investments in technology, the business has consistently distinguished itself. As it evolved to a new name, NCP Solutions further developed and implemented advanced output systems, secure workflows and quality processes that deliver superior print and digital media communications. These communications serve the needs of clients in a variety of industries including mortgage lending and servicing, banking and credit unions, and consumer and auto finance. In 2013, Harland Clarke acquired NCP Solutions; today it resides within the larger HC Marketing Services Division and remains focused on delivering high value transactional solutions at an outstanding level of customer service. Happy 40th to NCP Solutions!!
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UAB senior and 16 year veteran of NCP Solutions honored for graphic design
Tammy Watson and fellow teammates of The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) were recognized among advertising’s best-of-the-best at Birmingham’s 2013 ADDY® Awards. The team, all art studio majors with concentrations in graphic design, was awarded Best of Show for its rebranding campaign of the city’s historic Sloss Furnaces. Their entry also received a silver award in the Student Campaign category.
Tammy is utilizing NCP’s tuition reimbursement program to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design.
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In the News...
This past week, NCP Solutions attended the PostalVision 2020 conference in Washington, DC. The conference was held to broaden the attendees' views of the Postal Service and to seek out the possibilities of the Postal Service as a platform. During the conference, there were a host of industry experts, authors and government officials in attendance including the US Post Master General, Pat Donahoe, who spoke on the restructuring objectives for the USPS as outlined in his "5 year Plan to Profitability." Other topics included platform perspectives moderated by Phil Simon, author of "The Age of the Platform," describing what a platform is and how it could work for the USPS. This was followed by a panel discussion moderated by Jeff Jarvis, author of "What Would Google Do," on the responsibility the US would have if the USPS adopted a platform strategy. There was also a discussion regarding the current and future state of mail describing the downtrend since 2000 and the opportunities that lie ahead for the industry. The conference ended with a panel discussion on policy directions, which included as a participant, the recently appointed President of Digital Solutions for the USPS, Paul Vogel.
Michael Barron, Product Manager for NCP Solutions, attended the conference and had this to say... "Our customers rely on the USPS for the final stage of delivery of the customer communications we manufacture for them. We are committed to helping our customers mitigate the impacts of the proposed USPS changes, and by participating in events like PostalVision 2020, we can do just that."
KBA Servicer Roundtable
On May 14, 2012, NCP Solutions attended the KBA Servicer Roundtable to discuss the FFIEC guidelines and the CFPB bulletin 2012-03 regarding service provider requirements.
Symitar VIP Membership Enable Core Processing and Check Imaging Solutions Integration
Birmingham, AL. NCP Solutions, LLC, a recognized leader in outsourced print, mail & electronic communications for the financial services sector, announced it has joined Symitar’s Vendor Integration Program (VIP). Symitar, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), provides core processing solutions and enterprise-wide automation for hundreds of credit unions nationwide.
The VIP membership enables NCP to further integrate its print, mail and electronic communications platform with Symitar’s core processing systems.
Symitar, a division of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc., is the leading provider of integrated computer systems for credit unions of all sizes. Symitar currently serves more than 700 credit unions as a single source for integrated, enterprise-wide automation and as a single point of contact and support. Additional information is available at www.symitar.com.
About NCP Solutions
NCP Solutions is in the business of helping companies optimize the effectiveness, efficiency and impact of their critical business communications. We do this by offering integrated solutions that support the physical and electronic delivery of:
- Time-Sensitive, Transactional Documents, such as statements, bills, check products, payment coupon books and letters;
- Legal and Compliance Notifications, including privacy disclosures; tax documents; credit, collection and loan modification letters;
- Promotional Communications designed to attract, retain and strengthen customer relationships; and
- Relevant Information that educates, informs and elicits response from target audiences.
For more than 40 years, these companies have relied upon NCP Solutions’ industry leading expertise, freeing them to focus their time, energy and resources on core business needs and on what matters most to them – creating value for their customers.
U.S. Postal Service offering discount...
For a limited time, the U.S. Postal Service is offering business mailers an upfront 3% discount on First-Class Mail and Standard Mail letters and flats that include a mobile barcode. Mobile barcodes must be used for marketing and advertising purposes. For more information, click here.
USPS Rate Increases for April 17
Postage rate increases filed by the U.S. Postal Service on January 13, 2011 satisfy requirements of the law and will take effect on April 17, 2011. On average, increases are just over 1.7%; however, the cost of a first class stamp remains unchanged at 44 cents.
USPS Proposed Price Change for 2011 - July, 2010
The U.S. Postal Service recommended increasing the price of a first-class stamp and postcards by 2 cents to 46 cents and 30 cents respectively. The increase must be approved and will not go into effect until January 2, 2011. Other actions outlined include changes to delivery frequency, restructuring prepayments of retiree health benefits, creating a more flexible workforce and expanding access to products and services to places more convenient to customers.