FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Douglas B. Brill
EASTON, PA | June 30, 2015 | Top 15 Distributor EmbroidMe® and industry leading technology
solution provider Essent® Corporation announce a partnership to provide the Essent
Business Management System™ to more than 300 EmbroidMe franchise locations.
EmbroidMe shops worldwide will now run Essent Compass™, the
one and only fully-integrated business management system designed for the
unique needs of distributors and suppliers. In use by the top distributors in
the promotional products industry, Essent software and services are proven to
optimize the process-intensive business processes of the industry.
"We serve as a Promotional Marketing Partner to our
customers providing corporate apparel programs, team and sport wear programs,
service award and recognition and procurement programs. As an industry leader
and as a franchise system, it is critical EmbroidMe empowers our franchises
with the best business practices and business management tools. We selected
Essent because they are the proven solution and industry leader for best
practices and business management for all of the programs and services we
provide,” said Mark Johnson, EmbroidMe President.
"EmbroidMe offers a wide variety of services including
in-house apparel decoration and innovative promotional product marketing
campaigns. Through Essent business
analysis services and business management software, Essent is delivering
software as a service that can handle this sophisticated business model,” added
Eric Alessi, Essent President & CEO.
EmbroidMe franchises are full-service showrooms that combine
a wide variety of apparel and promotional programs making it possible for many
thousands of organizations and businesses to easily and cost-effectively get
the customized apparel and promotional products they need, whether it is on a
local, national or global scale.
Essent Compass is the one and only fully-integrated business
management system that manages Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Quoting,
Order Management, Purchasing, Fulfillment, and Accounting with industry-leading
shippers, electronic data interchange networks, procurement systems, and
product research providers.
EmbroidMe and Essent announced the partnership in June at the
United Franchise Group World Expo in Las Vegas.
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Essent is the leading provider of fully-integrated business management software solutions and services for process-intensive industries and the largest trading network for the promotional products industry. The Essent family of fully-integrated products and services combines best practices, business processes, software automation, and network communications to deliver unparalleled, unified business management solutions. Since 1980, Essent has offered the systems, service, software, and support critical to success in today's highly-competitive marketplace.