Edison, NJ (February 26, 2008) — CheckPoint HR, LLC, an innovator and leading Administrative Service Organization (ASO) that offers small- to mid-size organizations an integrated Human Resource Management System (HRMS) for payroll services[url=http://www.checkpointhr.com/]payroll services [/url], human resources, and benefits administration[url=http://www.checkpointhr.com/]benefits administration[/url], today announced that it has been selected by De’Longhi America, Inc. to improve its payroll and employee health care benefits processes. The US subsidiary of the De’Longhi Group, one of the most renowned electric household appliance companies in Italy, De’Longhi America is utilizing CheckPoint HR’s Web-Based Human Resource Management System (HRMS) [url=http://www.checkpointhr.com/]HRMS[/url] to optimize payroll and benefits operations and reduce costs.
Supporting over 55 employees across three locations, De’Longhi America is using CheckPoint HR’s centralized HRMS platform to effectively track, manage, and streamline payroll, human resources, and benefits operations. With their previous solution, De’Longhi America’s HR Manager, Roseann Gordon spent too much time trying to navigate the system’s complicated interface, which impacted the amount of time and cost of managing day-to-day HR-related tasks.
“Because I am the sole member of our HR department, I knew I wanted to automate payroll and mange benefits more effectively, but with a less cumbersome and more cost effective system,” explained Gordon. “Among the solutions we considered, CheckPoint HR fit our business processes and it was apparent that it would allow us to improve our HR service delivery while significantly reducing costs.”
Within a matter of weeks, De’Longhi America was fully operational on the CheckPoint HR platform. Gordon praised the “seamless and effortless” implementation. “There was no downtime during transition to the new system and by the very next pay period, our entire payroll was completed flawlessly through CheckPoint HR,” she said. Gordon also commended the ease at which she navigates the module to retrieve reports and employee information such as anniversary dates and birthdays, and update employee verification forms.
In addition, De’Longhi America has been utilizing CheckPoint HR’s insurance affiliate, The Wilshire Group to optimize its employee benefits. The Wilshire Group proactively manages the company’s employee benefits plan and has consistently delivered the most cost-effective rates.
“The Wilshire Group does a phenomenal job presenting us with an array of options that fit the needs of our employees and guides us through the process of selecting the best plan for our business,” added Gordon. “Our employees’ benefits have improved drastically since our use of The Wilshire Group.”
“In today’s economic climate it is imperative that benefits plans are reviewed on a quarterly basis to ensure their success,” said Patrick Carragher, CheckPoint HR partner. “Over the past five years we have been able to implement a long term benefits plan with De’Longhi that has provided its employees with significant advantages.”
Looking ahead, De’Longhi America plans to expand its use of CheckPoint HR by utilizing the employee self-service functionality. The company also plans to install kiosks throughout its offices to encourage the use of the system.
About CheckPoint HR
Since 2001, CheckPoint HR, based in Edison, New Jersey, has helped small- to mid-size organizations automate all aspects of their human resource operations. As a leading Administrative Service Organization (ASO), CheckPoint HR’s innovative Web-based Human Resource Management System (HRMS) technology platform and http://www.checkpointhr.com/ [payroll services] offer an affordable, comprehensive solution to manage payroll and benefits administration, as well as other business-critical human resources processes. This allows small- mid-market organizations to deliver world-class services to its employees, reduce costs, and improve operational efficiencies. Clients include such names as The American Stock Exchange (AMEX), The Applied Companies, Croda, Inc., Flemington Family of Dealerships, Hamon USA, Kyowa Pharmaceutical, Nickelodeon Hotels, Quintum Technologies, and Starwood Capital. Further completing its HR management solutions, CheckPoint HR boasts one of the largest insurance agencies in the Northeast through The Wilshire Group, its benefits affiliate that offers its customers benefits procurement backed by a sales team of licensed insurance brokers. In November 2007, The Wilshire Group launched the BENeLERT Process, a 180-day proven practice to help clients identify the best rates and plans for their insurance needs. For more information on CheckPoint HR, please visit www.CheckPointHR.com or call 800.385.0331.
About The Wilshire Group
The Wilshire Group, an affiliate of CheckPoint HR, is a licensed insurance agency that offers a broad range of employee benefits procurement solutions and plans for mid-sized companies. As one of the largest insurance agencies in the Northeast, The Wilshire Group’s benefits procurement offers the ideal complement to CheckPoint HR’s payroll and benefits administration. Backed by a sales team of licensed brokers, The Wilshire Group delivers custom plan design and unmatched customer service paired with competitive rates for their insurance needs. The Wilshire Group completes the CheckPoint HR offering and truly provides a single-source to manage all aspects of the human resources lifecycle. For more information please visit www.theWilshireGroup.com or call 800.385.0331.
Founded in 1902, De’Longhi is the leader in innovative designed-in-Italy kitchen, home comfort and floor care products for consumers demanding both high style and long-lasting performance. For additional information about De’Longhi, call 800-322-3848 or visit the Web site at www.delonghi.com.
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