Commence Corporation Joins Netplus Alliance Program

by : Thomas Cutler



Commence Corporation (www.commence.com), a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software for Manufacturers and Distributors has joined the NetPlus Alliance program. NetPlus Alliance (www.netplusalliance.com) is a rapidly growing buying group that helps distributors of industrial and construction supplies purchase superior goods and services from leading manufacturers at competitive rates. The group's primary objective is to drive more business to a select group of suppliers thereby enabling them to offer competitive pricing to the distributor community. The program has proven to be very beneficial to the members providing higher margins on sales and earning additional rebates on all purchases. NetPlus Alliance currently consists of more then three hundred distributors with annual sales of more than $4 Billion dollars.

"Our continued growth and value to our members will come from the economies of scale we can provide our distributors," noted Dan Judge, the company's president. "In addition to adding new suppliers each month we are also engaging service providers that offer additional value added services to the NetPlus Alliance members. These services include technology providers such as Commence Corporation that offers sales assistance tools and Customer Relationship Management software specifically for manufacturers and distributors. Commence has been providing these services for twenty-years and services thousands of small to mid-size companies in the United States and abroad," he concluded.

"We are extremely pleased to be working with the NetPlus Alliance Group," said Larry Caretsky, president of Commence Corporation. According to Caretsky, "Sales management and CRM are on the radar screen of all manufacturers and distributors and we have an excellent track record for helping these companies improve sales execution and customer service. Our value in addition to offering a world-class product comes from our experience and knowledge of the industry says Caretsky. We understand the challenges these companies face and have created an easy to use affordable CRM solution that is helping them to better manage customer relationships and gain a competitive edge".

About NetPlus Alliance

Founded in 2002, NetPlus Alliance is the fastest growing buying group in North America and boasts more than 325 member distributors with 1,500 locations. These members account for more than $4 Billion in industrial and contractor supplies sales.

About Commence Corporation

Commence Corporation is a leading provider of sales assistance and Customer Relationship Management solutions. The company's products are designed to provide small to mid-size businesses with flexible solutions that leverage the Web to offer an integrated platform for managing sales execution and customer service. Commence supports several thousand customers through a worldwide distribution network, with outlets in North and South America, Europe and Asia/Pacific.