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ECI Expands MarkSystems ERP Offerings to Support Canadian Market

MarkSystems now available to residential builders and constructors based in Canada

Fort Worth, Tex. —Wednesday, January 23, 2019 ECI Software Solutions, a leader in cloud-based business management solutions, today announced the availability of its MarkSystems® ERP software to Canadian homebuilders. More than 250 U.S. homebuilders rely on MarkSystems to manage and grow their businesses, and after significant interest from Canadian builders, ECI made necessary developmental changes and investments to the software to support the needs of the Canadian market.

Now as MarkSystems spans into Canada and must handle multiple levels of GST taxes, ECI has made applicable modifications to the software so users will have the ability to perform duties in compliance with applicable laws. Already being used by Richcraft Homes, an Ottawa-based homebuilding company, MarkSystems is poised for increased adoption as Canadian builders look to technology to help build more efficiently than ever.

“Our company is constantly growing, and we needed a tool that could unify our operations as our processes continued to get more complex,” stated Stephan Chartrand, CFO of Richcraft Homes. “Since implementing MarkSystems ERP and LotVue interactive mapping software into our businesses a few months ago, we have seen improvements in communication and workflow.”

This expansion closely follows ECI’s acquisition of Vancouver-based CRM provider, Lasso Data Systems in December 2018. Lasso’s product suite includes a feature-rich CRM solution built exclusively for the homebuilding industry, including lead management, automated engagement and follow-up processes, email marketing and comprehensive reporting capabilities – all of which are now available to ECI’s global customer base.

“There is a huge opportunity for Canadian builders to grow their businesses, and investing in an ERP solution can not only enable them do so, but also give them complete control of their developments, individual homes and business operations,” said Scott Duman, President, Residential Home Construction Group, Building & Construction Division at ECI. “Now, Canadian homebuilders will have full access to not only ECI’s MarkSystems software, but also ECI’s support team – who are backed by decades’ worth of industry-specific knowledge and expertise. We’re looking forward to helping Canadian builders leverage the power of ERP to manage all phases of their construction projects.”

MarkSystems is the home building industry’s only single-database, ERP business management software, and one of the most widely used, industry-specific construction software products available for homebuilders. MarkSystems seamlessly manages all phases of residential home construction using one cloud-based software suite that provides a unified view of all projects. Complete integration assures reporting accuracy and efficient customer service from sales through construction and warranty.

For more information about ECI’s MarkSystems, visit: https://www.ecisolutions.com/marksystems/.

About ECI

ECI Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECI has served small to medium-sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field service organizations. Privately held, ECI is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, England, the Netherlands, and Australia. For information, email info@ecisolutions.com, visit www.ECISolutions.com or call (800) 959-3367.

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