Evergreen Marketing Group To Partner With GCommerce

Evergreen and GCommerce will be working together to facilitate electronic document exchange between its distributor members and their suppliers to automate the procurement cycle, including purchase orders, acknowledgements, ship notices and invoices . . .

Evergreen Marketing Group signs with GCommerce for EDI between Distributor Members and Suppliers

Farmers Branch, TX – Evergreen Marketing Group, a premier alliance of independent construction and industrial tool distributors, has signed an agreement with GCommerce, a leading provider of distribution supply chain connectivity solutions. Evergreen and GCommerce will be working together to facilitate electronic document exchange between its distributor members and their suppliers to automate the procurement cycle, including purchase orders, acknowledgements, ship notices and invoices.

“Evergreen has a history of establishing and implementing industry best practices,” said Kevin Higginbotham, CEO of Evergreen Marketing Group.  “The best method for taking cost and errors out of the supply chain is to automate communications with our suppliers, and GCommerce has a proven track record of providing both the process and technology to facilitate a common methodology for our distributor members, suppliers, and the industry at large.  We selected GCommerce as our provider, as we view them as both a best practice and an industry standard.”

GCommerce facilitates real-time exchange of documents within the purchasing cycle between incompatible business systems and technologies, enabling distributors and suppliers to improve revenue, operational efficiencies, and profitability. They have successfully implemented EDI Solutions with hundreds of companies in similar distribution industries and have over 900 supplier customers in their network, including many Evergreen preferred suppliers.

About The Evergreen Marketing Group

The Evergreen Marketing Group is a member-owned cooperative organization founded in 1989 by six construction/industrial supply distributors. It currently consists of 71 distributors with more than 280 locations in the United States and Canada and has combined revenues of over $1.2 billion dollars. The group is focused on driving growth and profitability of its distributors and preferred suppliers through an on-going program of training & education, business development and partnering. Evergreen owns a state-of-the-art 17,000 square foot training center in Farmers Branch, Texas and offers the industry’s only professional certification programs for distributor sales and operations people.  For more information, contact Kevin Higginbotham at (800) 859-8733 kevin@evergreen-marketing.com.

About GCommerce

GCommerce, headquartered in Des Moines, IA, is a leading provider of Cloud Solutions and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technologies designed to streamline distribution supply operations. Their solutions facilitate real-time, effective automation of the procurement cycle, enabling firms to improve revenue, operational efficiencies, and profitability. For more information, contact Randy Stevens, Director of Sales – Industrial, at (810) 653-1379 or rstevens@gcommerceinc.com.

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