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Using EchoSign, @Road Eliminates “Personal Frustration” From Contract Management

“Personal Frustration” From Contract Management @Road Inc. provides companies with hosted Mobile Resource

@Road Inc. provides companies with hosted Mobile Resource Management solutions that integrate wireless communications, location-based services, software applications, transaction processing and the Internet, connecting mobile workforces to real-time corporate data. The company’s 630 workers provide services to more than 193,000 subscribers and end-users world-wide.

Headquartered in Fremont, California, the company maintains a global presence with offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

@Road contracts were created by headquarters, printed by a sales person, faxed to the customer, who would fill in information by hand, faxed back to the sales person, and then, finally, faxed to company headquarters.

“By the time a document reached headquarters, it was often very degraded and hard

to read,” says JD Fay, @Road Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and General

Counsel. “We needed contracts returned faster and in a more legible format.”

Once returned, contracts were then scanned to create a digital archive. “It just wasn’t efficient or scalable,” says Fay. “We’d end up with illegible documents, wasted time, and a slow process.”

@Road needed a document delivery and management solution that could handle a high volume of contracts from remote sales people on three continents, as well as telesales, quickly.

To begin the transition to a more turnkey solution, @Road’s Legal Department approved 15 different documents to be used in the contract process. “The sales person would simply pick the right document which had details locked down with form fields,” Fay says. “That way, we minimized the risk of unauthorized changes to the terms and conditions.”

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@Road turned to EchoSign for document delivery. “The fact that EchoSign is a hosted, super thin, intuitive system that can be employed instantly without an ERP task force is a big plus,” Fay says. “The ability to continue using handwritten signatures was also essential.”

With EchoSign, the sales person in the field emails the newly created contracts to

customers who fill in their name and address, sign the document, and then EchoSign

a perfect digital copy back to the sales person and headquarters.

“This helps a tremendous amount with legibility,” Fay says. “We want sales people selling, not answering phone calls from headquarters about hard-to-read contract details.”

Document management was easy too because EchoSign automatically created a

digital copy of every document, eliminating printing and scanning. All @Road needs

to do is drag the digital copy into the company’s document management system.

@Road was so impressed that when it launched its software-as-a-service solutions in the UK earlier this year, it made EchoSign its central document and contract hub. “For our new UK team, EchoSign is all they know,” Fay says.

Documents are still reviewed, approved, and signed at @Road’s headquarters. With the eight hour time difference, speed is essential. EchoSign automatically emails the document to decision-makers as soon as the customer signs it.

“Everyone on the cc list is kept up-to-date on the contract’s progress,” Fay says. “If I’m not in the office, I can still see the document on my Blackberry.”

“To put it succinctly, EchoSign eliminates personal frustration,” Fay says. “We’re able

to manage all of our contract needs and at the same time minimize problems and

errors.”

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Solving an Unsolved Problem

what people are saying about us: Solving an Unsolved Problem "…a solution to an untapped office

"…a solution to an untapped office problem that isn't online yet:

document management and verification. The company manages digital signatures over the Web for human resources departments, stock option documents and sales contracts." — Forbes.com, 08/21/2006

EchoSign Wins the IBD Network’s “Judges’ Choice” for Best Office 2.0 Application

"EchoSign solves a long term problem of handling, tracking

for Best Office 2.0 Application "EchoSign solves a long term problem of handling, tracking 1 of

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and storing company documents that have to get signed and then manages them once they are signed. It also goes

a step further than the standard Jfax service by automating

the process of emailing a copy of the signed document out to all the parties that need it."

Under The Radar, 08/16/2006

parties that need it." — Under The Radar , 08/16/2006 EchoSign Solves Signature Page Woes "EchoSign

EchoSign Solves Signature Page Woes

The Radar , 08/16/2006 EchoSign Solves Signature Page Woes "EchoSign definitely fixes a big problem for

"EchoSign definitely fixes a big problem for companies trying to keep executed agreements and other documents organized."

TechCrunch, 01/02/2006

First Web 2.0 Document Tracking and Management Service

First Web 2.0 Document Tracking and Management Service "Leverages innovative internet technologies to enable

"Leverages innovative internet technologies to enable easy and efficient signing, tracking, archiving and sharing of documents."

Yahoo! Finance, 03/21/2006

Instantly Sign any Document

— Yahoo! Finance , 03/21/2006 Instantly Sign any Document "EchoSign has quickly taken off as a

"EchoSign has quickly taken off as a way to instantly eliminate the headaches and environmental impacts of paperwork. With just a web browser, two or more people anywhere in the world can instantly sign any document at any time."

TMC Net, 06/29/2006

Ideal Way to Manage the Flow

— TMC Net , 06/29/2006 Ideal Way to Manage the Flow "[EchoSign] is ideal for the

"[EchoSign] is ideal for the day-to-day flow of documents that need signing."

ZDNet, 08/15/06

As Easy as Sending Out E-mail

"Getting an agreement signed through EchoSign is as easy as sending out an e-mail. Users simply send an agreement that needs to be signed through EchoSign.com. That's

it. Upon receiving the [signed documents], EchoSign automatically e-mails signed copies

of the agreement to all parties by a PDF."

KVBC TVt, 07/04/2006

Solves a Major Gap

by a PDF." — KVBC TVt , 07/04/2006 Solves a Major Gap "EchoSign solves a major

"EchoSign solves a major gap in this world — the signing of agreements. When you have an agreement for someone to sign, you send it through EchoSign to them, they

print, sign, fax, and viola — a PDF copy is e-mailed to parties. Simple and innovative."

Rev2.0, 04/29/2006

Dramatically Reduces Costs

"EchoSign dramatically reduces the cost and complexity of managing signed documents and contracts for small, medium

and large businesses. There is no software to install, no training required, and there are no new systems to learn."

ALTA (American Land Title Association), 03/22/2006

— ALTA (American Land Title Association) , 03/22/2006 Fills a Real Pain Point "EchoSign fills a

Fills a Real Pain Point

Land Title Association) , 03/22/2006 Fills a Real Pain Point "EchoSign fills a real pain point

"EchoSign fills a real pain point for business

and individuals that are trying to juggle obtaining signatures on multiple contracts."

Alison Murdock, President, IBDNetwork 8/16/06

Secure and Unalterable

"EchoSign - A website for sending, signing, tracking and storing documents on the

internet. Your signed documents are secure, unalterable, and no one sees them unless you want them to."

EHub, 04/27/2006

Super Simple

"While we were midway through a skype call, they fired me the NDA through the online echosign service. I reviewed it, was happy, so gave my electronic agreement in

echosign, and its done! No faxing (although it will fax or allow you to fax in if required), just a super simple way of confirming agreement[s] between companies online."

Decisive Flow, 05/26/2006

Instant Access from Anywhere

"With EchoSign, users have instant access from anywhere to all of their agreements as well as their status — which documents are still out for signature; which ones have been signed; and which ones haven't. EchoSign both automatically tracks down written

fax signatures, and also has an optional e-signature feature that makes it even easier to sign documents from any location."

Web 2.0 Journal, 03/22/2006

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Helps Businesses Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley

Helps Businesses Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley "EchoSign helps businesses comply with Sarbanes- Oxley
Helps Businesses Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley "EchoSign helps businesses comply with Sarbanes- Oxley

"EchoSign helps businesses comply with Sarbanes- Oxley and other federal regulations by providing third party verification of when documents are delivered, when they are signed, and who has received copies."

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Journal, 04/25/2006

The Right Tool for the Task

Compliance Journal , 04/25/2006 The Right Tool for the Task "Does your business struggle to keep

"Does your business struggle to keep track of signed agreements, invoices, approvals

and contracts?

team, HR or anyone else involved in the process. EchoSign also stores a copy of each

document in your account for archiving."

Small Business Computing, 05/18/2006

Send copies to anyone you've designated: your assistant, the sales

Close Customer Contracts Instantly

your assistant, the sales Close Customer Contracts Instantly "Need an agreement to be signed by your

"Need an agreement to be signed by your customer? Simply send it through EchoSign,

your customers can then print, sign, fax, and viola - a PDF copy is e-mailed to all to whom it may concern."

NEOBinaries, 07/20/2006

Continually Check Document Status

NEOBinaries , 07/20/2006 Continually Check Document Status "EchoSign has launched a Web 2.0 document management

"EchoSign has launched a Web 2.0 document management system that automates

signing, tracking and archiving of agreements and contracts

any computer and email system, turning documents into PDFs in transit, and then archives the files. Functions include alerts, documents sharing, and signature status. The agreement section can support 1,000 100-page documents withouth latency, allowing users to continually view and check document status without continually refreshing web pages."

IT News, 03/22/2006

The service works with

Near-Paperless Process

"I think the last time I did something like this was through Monster.com's fax service—

I had to get some signatures to my old dentist and it was a big hassle to use the clumsy adware application to paste the document together. I'm sure that Jeff Zwelling and EchoSign, Inc. will save some trees and take "web-based document management" mainstream."

Knowing Art, 03/17/2006

EchoSign Makes Sure it Gets Signed

Knowing Art , 03/17/2006 EchoSign Makes Sure it Gets Signed "Users email out terms of sale

"Users email out terms of sale or other paperwork through EchoSign, and EchoSign automatically makes sure it gets signed (by fax or e-signature), and that copies are sent

to all parties. It also stores a copy of the document

to a standard refund / satisfaction policy in the case of jewelry; or in the case of

merchants who use eBay as an extension of an existing online store, a way to get them to agree to the T&Cs they would have agreed to if they'd purchased directly via the online store rather than eBay."

AuctionBytes, 03/19/2006

It might be as simple as agreeing

Tracks Docs with AJAX

"And EchoSign archives all of its users’ documents in the standard PDF format, with the signature included."

AjaxWorld, 04/28/2006

Works with Any Computer

— AjaxWorld , 04/28/2006 Works with Any Computer "The service works with any computer and e-mail

"The service works with any computer and e-mail system, turning documents into PDFs

in transit, and then archives the files. Functions include alerts, documents sharing, and

signature status."

TechWeb, 03/21/2006

Cross Platform Functionality

— TechWeb , 03/21/2006 Cross Platform Functionality "EchoSign you email someone a PDF that needs a

"EchoSign you email someone a PDF that needs a signature. They print and sign it, then fax it to an EchoSign fax number. EchoSign then emails a signed PDF to all

designated recipients. Lots of security, lots of cross platform functionality. Pretty cool. It's a free service at the level where they store your 20 most recently sent documents. More features and storage at higher price points. "

The Social Software Weblog, 04/27/2006

Legally Binding

— The Social Software Weblog , 04/27/2006 Legally Binding "www.echosign.com: A new Web service that facilitates

"www.echosign.com: A new Web service that facilitates the signing of legally binding contracts. You can send a contract as an e-mail, which arrives with a bar-coded cover sheet. After printing and signing it, the recipient faxes the contract back to a toll-free number. All documents faxed to that number are permanently stored with status information, telling you, for example, which ones are still awaiting signatures. Storage is free up to 20 documents."

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IT Business, 03/15/2006

It's a Personal Quest of Mine

"It's a personal quest of mine to eventually run a true paperless office, so so I'm constantly looking for services to move in that direction. One of the largest obstacles in doing so would be to circumnavigate the need for signed documents, which would be impossible (unfortunately) in today's litigious world. EchoSign solves the problem by allowing you to send documents, have the end-party sign it, and then fax it back to an account which saves the signed document as a PDF file for archiving. Both parties receive a copy of the signed PDF. You never have to deal with a single piece of paper. Sending a test agreement took about 2 minutes total, half of which was spent filling out "

API Talk, 01/19/2006

the registration form, and the best part is that it's free

Sign Here Please

and the best part is that it's free Sign Here Please "For most people, the task

"For most people, the task of creating and negotiating contracts was transformed some ten years ago, when email "tipped" and became the preferred mode of business communication. Drafts are prepared in Word, then emailed back and forth. Most of the time, changes are marked up (although sometimes not, but that's another story), and eventually a final version emerges, ready to sign.

"It's at this point that things go decidedly low-tech. Despite much e-signature talk and buzz over the years, the task of signing contracts still seems to happen with pen, paper, fedex and fax.

"But where do you look when, 6 months down the road, a dispute is looming, and you want to check the final terms of the contract you signed? Do you trust the last electronic copy buried deep in your email archives, or do you go rummaging around for the signed piece of paper?

"All you do is browse to EchoSign, upload your final contract, tell it who needs to sign, and the contract is emailed to all relevant parties. They print, sign, and fax it back to your EchoSign number, and the final signed versions are stored as PDFs for future reference. Easy."

Strategize, 01/03/2006

Reduces Headaches

"EchoSign is a great new service that will save a lot of time if you need to get

signatures on documents

EchoSign can really reduce some of the headaches if you have lots of signed documents

— and you can’t beat the price."

VerusNova, 05/31/2006

it’s SSL secured, and pages encrypted and unalterable.

Automatically Organizes

"The novel exchange platform keeps track of all your executed documents, and automatically organizes them and makes them accessible at anytime. The service works

with any computer and email system, turning documents into PDFs in transit, and then archives the files. There is no software to install, no training required, and there are no new systems to learn. Storage is free for up to 20 documents."

Web2.0 Sites, 05/25/2006

Enabling the Paperless Society

Web2.0 Sites , 05/25/2006 Enabling the Paperless Society [Translation] "Since the time when the PC first

[Translation] "Since the time when the PC first became popular, the idea of actualizing the paperless society has often been discussed, but has not become a reality. The problem with the digitization of documents is that the management of the documents is often analog. EchoSign makes it all digital. EchoSign makes it simple to exchange and digitize documents via fax, and makes it possible to avoid the problems associated with fax exchange of documents. All your various documents are now digitized, making document management work."

100Shiki, 01/13/2006

Making the Contract Signature Process Electronic

01/13/2006 Making the Contract Signature Process Electronic "I work with a lot of contracts in my

"I work with a lot of contracts in my business, so I am especially intrigued by EchoSign.

Essentially EchoSign seeks to make the contract signature process electronic, getting rid of multiple paper versions of contract."

Pactum, 01/24/2006

A Favorite

"EchoSign automatically turns the fax into a pdf and emails it to you so you get an easier-to-manage soft copy."

Kulveer, 03/29/2006

Safe and Secure

"As simple to use as electronic mail

WordPerfect … all kept safe so your documents will not be accessible by anybody."

GenBeta, 05/04/2006

EchoSign works with Word, Excel….even

EchoSign Goes Further

works with Word, Excel….even EchoSign Goes Further "Efax helps somewhat [with document management] and I

"Efax helps somewhat [with document management] and I often ask people to send docs to my efax number so that I have an electronic copy. But EchoSign, besides being free, goes further. Once a document is finalized, you simply upload it to the site and

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use their interface to email it out to everyone. The emailed document includes a fax cover sheet with the fax number pre-filled. The other side simply prints it, signs it, and sends it to the fax number on the pre-printed form. The original party then receives a pdf version of the signed document for filing, printing and/or forwarding." — TechCrunch, 01/02/2006

And Others:

Antlovers, 01/09/2006 , 01/09/2006

Web 2.0 Innovation Map, 02/15/2006 , 02/15/2006

IT Redux/Office 2.0 Database, 05/01/2006 , 05/01/2006

On Computers, 05/01/2006 , 05/01/2006

Collection Software Pro, 06/28/2006 , 06/28/2006

Oregon Herald, 03/29/2006 , 03/29/2006

CRM2Day, 04/20/2006 , 04/20/2006

Cool Tools for Online Fools, 01/07/2006 , 01/07/2006

Contract Managment News, 04/28/2006 , 04/28/2006

Share 2.0, 01/04/2006 , 01/04/2006

IT Toolbox, 04/30/2006 , 04/30/2006

Web Design Company, 06/28/2006 , 06/28/2006

Everything Web 2.0, 03/10/2006 , 03/10/2006

The eConsultant: Top Web 2.0 Sites, 03/02/2006 , 03/02/2006

Web 2.0 List, 03/21/2006 , 03/21/2006

Small Biz Survival, 05/23/2006 , 05/23/2006

Investment Management Software, 05/10/06 , 05/10/06

TechSearch, 03/14/2006 , 03/14/2006

Document Management Blog, 06/23/2006 , 06/23/2006

Web 2.0 Journal, 03/22/2006 , 03/22/2006

Web 2.0 Megalist, 05/21/2006 , 05/21/2006

Datamation, 05/16/2006 , 05/16/2006

Web 2.0 Dienst, 05/18/2006 , 05/18/2006

First Sustainable, 06/27/2006 , 06/27/2006

Earthsite.net, 06/28/2006 , 06/28/2006

Web Design Company Expert, 06/27/2006 , 06/27/2006

One Stop Thought Shop, 04/27/2006 , 04/27/2006

Daily Webby, 05/01/2006 , 05/01/2006

Central Desktop, 05/01/2006 , 05/01/2006

Alonovo, 06/27/2006 , 06/27/2006

The Medical Blog Network, 06/29/2006 , 06/29/2006

MedMusings, 06/29/2006 , 06/29/2006

365Key, 04/29/2006 , 04/29/2006

Search 2.0, 06/01/2006 , 06/01/2006

WISN/The Milwaukee Channel, 07/05/2006 , 07/05/2006

KPLC-TV; KVBC-TV; WKYT-TV; 07/06/2006 ; 07/06/2006

Think | Pipeline, 07/03/2006 , 07/03/2006

Chinalabs.com, 02/02/2006 , 02/02/2006

TieCon 2006, 05/13/2006 , 05/13/2006

Key Analysis, 05/28/2006 , 05/28/2006

ekosTV, 07/04/2006 , 07/04/2006

Communicate or Die, 05/01/2006 , 05/01/2006

Simple and Loveable, 05/23/2006 , 05/23/2006

Unofficially Everything Google, 06/10/2006 , 06/10/2006

Oakland Metro News, 07/03/2006 , 07/03/2006

Meeblog, 08/11/06 , 08/11/06

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