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By: Josie Heskje on November 18th, 2015


GreatAmerica Announces Automatic Cash Posting Integration with ECi's e-automate and OMD Software

GreatAmerica Announces Automatic Cash Posting Integration with ECi's e-automate® and OMD® Software

Enhancement Automates Remittance Posting for Office Imaging Dealers

(Cedar Rapids, IA) - GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation and ECi Software Solutions today announced the completion of their automated cash posting functionality that will allow GreatAmerica and ECi capabilities to come full cycle. This new integration completes the accounts receivable process by connecting the current usage billing integration. The advancement eliminates manual work, helps reduce errors, and speeds up the remittance process for dealers in the office imaging industry using ECi's e-automate® and OMD® Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

br />"The GreatAmerica ECi ESN (Equipment Supply Network) cash posting integration has shortened our remittance process from an hour every day to only five minutes," said Scott Stahl, Vice President of Finance, ASI Business Solutions. "As a tech company, we value the technology and integration focus of GreatAmerica and ECi."

br />The newly automated accounts receivable process works in conjunction with the previous ECi and GreatAmerica usage billing integrations to help save hours on manually posting remittance reporting.

br />"So far, dealers are thrilled with this functionality due to its significant time savings, as well as the benefit of next day remittance and posting for money that we collected on their behalf," said Jennie Fisher, SVP and GM, Office Equipment Group, GreatAmerica Financial Services. "One of our strategic initiatives at GreatAmerica is helping our dealers be as efficient and effective as possible through our work on technology integrations, and this integration helps further that goal," Fisher added.

GreatAmerica customers using ECi's e-automate or OMD software can sign up for either the usage billing or automatic cash posting integration at no additional charge by contacting GreatAmerica at integration@greatamerica.com.

About GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation
GreatAmerica is the largest independent small ticket national commercial equipment finance company and is dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. GreatAmerica was established in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and today is organized into seven business units and has a staff of over 475 employees with offices in Georgia, Minnesota, and Missouri. Our commitment to understanding the office equipment industry has positioned us as the unparalleled leader in single invoice solutions (MPS, Managed IT, and other specialized billing options). We also offer innovative non-financial services to help our dealers evolve their businesses. Visit www.greatamerica.com.

About ECi
The ECi Software Solutions family of companies provides business and e-commerce solutions, offering on-premise and cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECi's companies have served the manufacturing, service technology, office supplies, contract office furniture, lumber and building materials, hardware and jan/san sectors. Privately held, ECi is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with offices and companies throughout the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, England and the Netherlands. For information, email info@ecisolutions.com, visit www.ECiSolutions.com, or call (800) 959-3367.

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Josie Heskje

Josie Heskje is Director, Strategic Marketing for the Office Equipment Group at GreatAmerica Financial Services. Using over 20 years of marketing experience, she helps guide the strategic marketing direction of the Office Equipment Group, and is responsible for the marketing and public relations planning and execution for the business unit. She is the current Marketing & Communications Chair of the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) and was awarded a 2018 Global MPSA MPS Leadership Award for "Outstanding MPS Contribution" for an individual. She was also named an industry "Difference Maker" in ENX Magazine in both 2015 and 2017.

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