With only two weeks to go until The Technology Showcase Conference, BOSS looks at some of the technology specialist providers helping to stage the event. This week BOSS is shining the spotlight on six of the 18 exhibitors that are showcasing their technology.
A service for the collection, enrichment, and syndication of product content. The company was started as a separate business for the provision of better quality data, when the senior management at Evolution Software realised that it was important to enhance their own software through the availability of that data.
Visit Heart to see their Pulse Office back-office and Pulse Store e-commerce options. Software that is designed for use by small to medium sized dealers and in use by over 200 of them currently. Linking to Sage 50 for accounting functionality, Pulse systems are simple, affordable and adaptable.
A cloud-based e-commerce system that allows direct communication to end users on the features, benefits and promotions that manufacturers believe are the key messages. Recommended by four of the dealer groups, this dynamic platform has a full range of features for the consumer familiar with shopping online and a simple, intuitive back-office function for the dealers to use.
Advantia and Comgem
Advantia is a £50m not-for-profit cooperative that represents leading office dealers across the UK. Run by its members for the members, its stockless business model has delivered major overhead and trading savings. Its diversification strategy has ensured members' products can penetrate new and emerging markets.
Comgem provides Advantia members with their Gemsuite B2B platform, an e-commerce solution that allows Advantia to centrally manage data on behalf of its members.
Visit their stand to learn more about Prima Cloud's back-office system which is widely used by office supplies dealers and can be used as a standalone system to provide quick price quotes, analysis of product gap opportunities and quick and easy order processing. It has a built in CRM and integrates with a number of webstore providers as well as Prima's own webstore offering - PrimaGo. Or learn more about how you can improve your company's website by using Prima Edge.
The Technology Showcase Conference takes place on Thursday 29th November at The Tower Guoman Hotel, London at 11.30am - 3.30pm. Tickets cost £25 (FREE to BOSS Awards attendees) and can be purchased here.