ECI Announces Enhancements to Spruce and RockSolid MAX Software

ECI Announces Enhancements to Spruce and RockSolid MAX Software

ECI Software Solutions has recently announced significant enhancements to its Spruce and RockSolid MAX software for hardware retailers and lumber and building materials businesses. With these new updates–which offer more convenient, omnichannel detailing experiences–users will be able to improve productivity, efficiency, and competitive advantage. The vendor has also added a new Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) integration with United Hardware to offer customers simplified communications with a hardware vendor.

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ECi Software Solutions provides business and e-commerce solutions, offering on-premise and cloud-based technologies. For more than 20 years, ECi Software has served the manufacturing, office supplies, service technology, contract office furniture, lumber and building materials, hardware and jan/san sectors. With small and medium sized organizations in mind, ECi offers: Macola ERP for manufacturers and distributors, JobBOSS for shop management, MAX ERP for discrete manufacturers, and M1, a powerful all-in-one ERP for manufacturers.

Key enhancements include the following:

  • eCommerce API: Allows users to work with the web developer of their choice and still allow documents to be viewed and orders to be generated using Spruce data
  • ProLink browser new customer signup: Upon checkout, ProLink captures additional sales by allowing new customers to sign up to buy items, securing the necessary information needed to set up an account in the system
  • True Value local inventory – SPEC98​: Enables True Value customers to increase their sales by showing inventory pricing and stock levels to potential buyers on TrueValue.com ​
  • Customer contract import update: Imports contract data via spreadsheet for any number of customer and/or job contracts at once, relieving the burden updating contracts one at a time

“We recognize that hardware retailers and lumber and building materials businesses need the ability to communicate, seamlessly integrate and collaborate with key vendors – especially during these trying times,” says Wade Hogg II, Sales Director at ECI. “With the addition of United Hardware to our vendor roster, users will now be able to do it all from one platform. We are looking forward to forging an ongoing relationship with United Hardware and continuing to provide valuable capabilities to customers.”


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