Englewood, CO – MBS Dev, a leading e-commerce and operations management software provider for dealers, distributors, wholesalers, and resellers built on the powerful Microsoft Dy-namics AX® platform, today announced a marketing alliance with sales-i, a leading business intelligence software provider. sales-i is a proactive sales development solution, provided entirely on a Software-as-a-Service model.

By integrating sales-i’s unique purchasing analytics, trending and alerts with MBS Dev’s e-commerce and business operations software, office products dealers will be presented with unparalleled data driven decision making power. The marketing alliance between sales-i and MBS Dev unites two superior software solutions at the forefront of today’s technology needs for reseller organizations.

"We are very excited to announce this marketing alliance with sales-i because they are clearly the front runner in sales development tools for office products dealers,” said Paul Hesser, chief operating officer, MBS Dev. “Integrating sales-i’s customer analytics and sales productivity tools into our Distribution Suite gives our customers best of breed and complete sales visibility to drive their business.”

“We looked at a lot of options for our business systems and reporting tools,” said Harry Macey, president, Perry Office Plus. “MBS Dev and sales-i seem to be the two vendors that are consistently improving their solutions to better support dealers. The combination of the two systems has been a major step change for us.”

MBS Dev’s Distribution Suite is a comprehensive and functionally deep application that gives distribu-tors the capabilities they need to service customers while reducing operational overhead. By integrating sales-i’s ability to transform sales data into targeted high-quality opportunities, MBS Dev is able to pro-vide a single, secure environment for all of their customers’ operational data.

Kevin McGirl, co-founder of sales-i adds, “With this new alliance between sales-i and MBS Dev, independent dealers can use MBS Dev’s Distribution Suite and enjoy a seamless integration with sales-i, benefiting from critical intelligence into every aspect of their business, allowing them to act with maximum impact. MBS Dev has demonstrated a consistent willingness to work with technology providers in the office products industry to ensure dealers have access to the best technology. This is the beginning of a lasting, successful working relationship!”

About MBS Dev
MBS Dev, Inc., provides business solutions for distribution organizations through the delivery of industry-focused software, professional services, maintenance, and support programs. MBS Dev is a Microsoft
Gold Certified Partner with a Certified for Dynamics distribution software solution on the Microsoft Dynamics® AX platform. MBS Dev specializes in vertical industries, including business products supply,
industrial supply, janitorial supply, and technology supply. Additional information can be found at MBS Dev is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Stationers Inc. (NASDAQ: USTR),
a leading wholesale distributor of business products.

About sales-i
sales-i, is the proactive sales development tool for front line sales professionals, marketing teams and business leaders. As the single intelligence tool that integrates hard business data with customer and account information in one simple to use interface, sales-i energizes, streamlines and accelerates sales professionals, sales and customer know-how and sales figures. By carefully monitoring customer buying behavior and trends, sales-i eliminates the time, cost and complexity of accessing and analyzing valuable business data by transforming this knowledge into targeted, high quality sales opportunities and empowering every business to make well-informed decisions. sales-i is a true Software-as-a-Service solution charged on a per-user, per-month, basis. This delivers protected customer share, better margins, visible cross-sell and up-sell opportunities and increased customer buying behavior know-how resulting in more intelligent, profitable selling. For more information, visit