SOURCE: API Outsourcing, Inc.

June 02, 2006 14:26 ET

API Outsourcing Secures Contract With Equinox Fitness

ST. PAUL, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 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.

Equinox has contracted to utilize API's Payables Solution with the ability to electronically review, approve, route and initiate payment of invoices. API will deliver an end-to-end solution for the payables process -- from initial invoice presentment through approval and payment. The project will include both a purchase order and non-purchase order workflow solution. The purchase order solution will match invoices received with Equinox's purchase order data to ensure validation at the line item level. Business benefits will include a significant reduction in operating costs, improved financial control and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, reduction in errors and duplicate payments, better managed Days Payable Outstanding, and an electronic audit trail.

J. Peter Donlon, Executive Vice President at API, stated, "As an exciting, fast growth organization with geographically dispersed locations, Equinox is the perfect partner for API's Payables Solution. Not only will our solution streamline their payables process, but the automation will provide Equinox with the financial controls, cost reduction and discipline needed to support a fast growing company."

About API Outsourcing

API Outsourcing, Inc. (API) is a leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider of invoice automation solutions for mid-size to Fortune 1000 companies. Headquartered in St. Paul, MN, services are delivered through onshore production facilities located in Minnesota and Wisconsin. API delivers solutions to transform clients' manual paper-dependent billing, accounts payable (including complex freight payment processing) and document management processes into innovative automated processes. The company currently manages over 250 million transactions for clients annually. Clients benefit from the significant increase in process efficiency, profitability and financial control. API uses Six Sigma techniques to ensure high quality, consistent service. API's clients include Rayovac, EDS, Randstad North America, Affinity Plus Credit Union, G&K Services, AMN Healthcare and Lee Enterprises. Please visit www.apioutsourcing.com or call 651.675.2600 to learn more about the business benefits being delivered to clients.

About Equinox

Equinox operates upscale, full-service fitness clubs across the United States. By delivering an exceptional member experience, the Equinox brand has achieved national recognition for quality and innovation. With one of the most recognized brands for geographic expansion, Equinox is developing clubs in numerous markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and South Florida and will have 40 clubs by the end of the year.

Contact Information

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    Debra Kosch
    API Outsourcing, Inc.
    651.675.2631
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