Monday, April 23, 2007

Black Hills Medical Billing Wins SBA Home-Based Business of the Year Award

Black Hills Medical Billing just won the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Home-Based Business of the Year for South Dakota. A presentation ceremony is set for them to receive the award on May 11.

Black Hills Medical Billing is a home based business of Mike and Nicole Robecks. They have a branch office in the Philippines and serving a growing list of clients in the medical field. (The Rapid City Journal)

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

SPI Acquires Springfield Service Corporation for US$ 44 Million

SPi, global business process outsourcing (BPO) company, has acquired, through a wholly owned US subsidiary, 100% of Springfield Service Corporation (SSC) for an aggregate purchase price of US$ 44 million, with the potential for future earn out payments. SSC provides billing and accounts receivable management services for over $1.3 billion of physician charges annually.

SPi is 100% owned by ePLDT, Inc. (Sys-Con)

Dell and PFSweb expands call center operations

As planned, Dell finally opened its 2nd call center in the Philippines. The company will actively recruit 100 personnel a month until it meets their 2600 manpower target. Its investment for the 2nd call center is estimated to reach US$9.7 million.

PFSweb also expanded its call center facility to house its wholly owned subsidiary eCost.com (an online discount retailer).

The Philippines is one of most attractive offshoring location in the world.

Tuesday, April 17, 2007