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Independent Stationers Announces Partnership with Acsellerate for its National Accounts Program

Indianapolis, IN—Tuesday, March 1, 2011  Independent Stationers, the industry’s most progressive independent dealer group and the leader in providing value-added programs and services to its members, announced today it has enhanced its partnership with ECi Acsellerate, the premier sales and business intelligence solution for independent businesses.

Independent Stationers has selected Acsellerate’s analytic and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool to support its National Accounts Program. The combination of powerful analytics, advanced reporting and integrated CRM will provide Independent Stationers’ dealer members visibility into the customer data from its National Accounts eCommerce platform, enabling dealers to identify opportunities, track performance, increase sales and implement successful retention strategies. 

“Independent Stationers is very excited about our enhanced relationship with Acsellerate, providing our National Accounts sales force with a common platform that enables greater efficiencies in communication, reporting and visibility to their customer information,” stated Kevin France, Vice President of National Accounts for Independent Stationers.

“We are excited about our partnership with Independent Stationers and look forward to working together to provide the National Accounts Team and dealers with the tools necessary to grow their National Account Program," says Jen Johnson, Vice President of Acsellerate.  “Our industry leading solution will help provide consistent communications and turn that information into tangible, bottom-line results."

Independent Stationers is committed to providing innovative tools to its dealer group, supporting the successful acquisition and servicing of National Accounts.  The relationship with Acsellerate will provide necessary insight into important customer information, which helps the independent dealer effectively grow and retain their business. 

About ECi Acsellerate

Acsellerate is the market leader in on-demand sales and business intelligence, providing web-based analytic, advanced reporting and integrated CRM solutions.  The interactive information empowers executives, managers and sales professionals to easily understand the effectiveness of their customer relationships and turn that insight into bottom-line results.  As a business unit of ECi Software Solutions, Acsellerate is able to arm distributors in a variety of industries, with an effective, affordable suite of services designed to help them compete successfully in today’s market without requiring a significant technology or financial investment.  For more information visit www.acsellerate.net, sales@acsellerate.net or call (571) 266-6420.

About Independent Stationers

Founded in 1977, is a leading global organization providing sales, marketing support and purchasing power for the community based independent office products dealer. The organization’s members are located throughout the U.S. and in 3 foreign countries. Collectively, is.group members produce $2.5 billion in end-user sales. For more information, please contact Cora Lienemann at is.group headquarters (Phone: 317-579-1111; e-mail: cora@isgroup.org) or visit the Independent Stationers web site at www.independentstationers.coop).