ECI software solutions Just announced the acquisition of Merchant Systems Group Limited, a UK-based company known for its eCommonSense platform. The transaction will help ECI expand its product line with the functionality of the eCommonSense product, which provides businesses in the lumber, construction, hardware and various home supply markets with a products and e-commerce.
ECI Software Solutions is a provider of cloud-based technologies and industry-specific enterprise software solutions. For over thirty years, the privately held company has served small and medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale, retail, distribution, construction and field service businesses. Services include a suite of product-specific implementation, consulting, management, analysis, support and training to help business owners streamline their day-to-day operations.
eCommonSense was designed by a trader to meet the needs of the building materials supply industry and was designed to integrate with business management systems to help users improve efficiency, profitability and customer satisfaction. With the closing of the transaction, ECI will welcome eCommonSense to its LBM and Hardline product group. ECI will offer the e-commerce and data management platform to integrate with its cloud-based ERP solutions and as a stand-alone solution for global e-commerce needs.
Trevor Gruenewald, CEO of ECI Software Solutions, said, “ECI’s vision is to be the global leader in vertically specific cloud software solutions while always delivering new value to our customers and the markets we serve. Adding eCommonSense to ECI’s portfolio and investing in making it a truly global solution will allow us to give our customers – and the LBM industry – the e-commerce capabilities they need to stay competitive on the market today.
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