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June 24, 2013

DataSource, Inc. Announces Purchase of Integrated Document Solutions

By Tracy Sloger

Leading managed services provider expands U.S. locations
KANSAS CITY, MO (June 24, 2013) – DataSource, Inc., one of America’s leading managed services providers, has purchased Integrated Document Solutions (IDS), a single source provider of business communications and document management services, including warehousing and distribution.
IDS controls three major company-owned facilities and employs thirteen. The Dallas-based company has an impressive list of local and national clients. It provides customers with a broad range of business printing and marketing services including graphic design, online ordering, management, distribution, promotions and direct mail.
“Joining DataSource is a win-win for our clients and our team members.” said Walt Smith, CDC and Philip Templeton, the founders of IDS. “Our executives and staff are eager to bring new enterprise solutions, technology and cost reduction tools to our customers.”
“We look forward to sharing the benefits of the expansion with our customers,” said David Holland, president of DataSource. “Our combined capabilities will extend our market presence and take our industry-leading customer service to another level while fulfilling our strategic objectives for growth.”
DataSource’s document design and distribution services include national restaurant chains, commercial banking as well as automotive marketplaces in addition to well-known brands such as Carlson Worldwide, Americo and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
About DataSource
DataSource, based in Kansas City, MO, is a leading provider of end-to-end integrated branded supply chain managed services, that through best-in-class technology and process automation, empower brand management across multi-location organizations such as commercial franchises, automotive, insurance, retail, financial services, and restaurants. Services include design, sourcing, warehousing, fulfillment, distribution, print-on-demand and print management of marketing materials business forms and supplies. Products include marketing collateral, business forms, marketing supplies, personnel management packets, training materials, menus, point-of-purchase displays and ad specialty items. DataSource manages over 18,000 SKUs for customers in 85,000 locations worldwide. Visit DataSource at
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