SANTA BARBARA, CA – LeadSmart Technologies, a provider of cloud-based CRM, channel collaboration and business intelligence, announced on March 7 a technology partnership with NetPlus Alliance (NetPlus). Based in Lockport NY, NetPlus is a popular buying group for industrial and construction supply distributors. LeadSmart will provide its innovative Channel Cloud SaaS product solutions to NetPlus members who are distributors, suppliers and independent manufacturer representatives throughout North America.
“Industrial and construction supply distributors are striving to master digital transformation and get the most out of their technology investments and existing data from other internal systems. LeadSmart Channel Cloud is a great solution to help our members take the next step in their technology journey to help them grow their business,” said Jennifer Murphy, President of NetPlus. “The LeadSmart offering is different from typical software systems because it was created and developed by industry veterans to meet the needs of distributors and manufacturers,” Murphy continues.
LeadSmart Channel Cloud combines an innovative CRM with a robust Business Intelligence solution that has been designed and developed specifically for distribution companies. LeadSmart Channel Cloud enables manufacturers and distributors to have visibility and accountability in sales, marketing, account planning, comprehensive online selling and customer expansion and includes other purpose-built tools that help sales teams and management gain insight into business opportunities and drive revenue growth.
In addition to integrated CRM and Business Intelligence tools, LeadSmart has developed a Channel Collaboration module that allows companies to connect directly with their partners through an innovative partner portal allowing manufacturers, distributors and IMRs to collaborate on deals and leads.
“LeadSmart Channel Cloud can connect with other business systems such as marketing automation and ERP to combine critical CRM and Business Intelligence components into a single suite,” says Kevin Brown, co-founder and CEO of LeadSmart. “After more than 30 years in the industry, I understand the challenges industrial distribution companies face in managing new business opportunities while working to sell deeper and wider to customer accounts. Our partnership with NetPlus Alliance is exciting. for us because we share the same primary goal of delivering results-driven results,” says Brown.
LeadSmart Channel Cloud incorporates a pre-built application architecture that revolves around in-depth reports, dashboards and processes related to 8 critical business metrics including sales, marketing, leads, opportunities, customer collaboration partners, follow-up and planning of activities, complete sale and expansion of the clientele. , and more, resulting in rapid implementation and return on investment.
About LeadSmartLeadSmart is a leading provider of CRM, Channel Collaboration and Business Intelligence solutions for companies that sell through third-party channels, including manufacturers, sales agents, resellers and distributors. LeadSmart products are purpose-built based on over 30 years of experience in the distribution market and are developed in partnership with Salesforce.com. LeadSmart has users in over 20 countries supporting multiple languages. LeadSmart is a preferred CRM vendor partner for leading manufacturers, distributors, sales agents, industry buying groups, and trade associations across the United States, Canada, and Latin America.
About NetPlus AllianceNetPlus Alliance builds relationships and provides member companies with advancement opportunities for long-term supply chain success. With over 100 years of combined industrial distribution experience, NetPlus Alliance negotiates enhanced pricing, discounts and terms with over 170 manufacturers on behalf of over 400 industrial supply and contractor distributor members. Our members drive market growth and profitability through stronger distribution partnerships, financial incentives, progressive marketing, joint sales planning, training programs and best business practices.