Enhancements Drive Significant Operational Efficiency and User Satisfaction
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Columbus, OH, November 19, 2020)
Velosio, a leading provider of cloud business applications, announced today the release of AutoQuotes Integration (AQI) 2.0 for its RED ONE Powered by NetSuite solution. Velosio is a leading NetSuite Solution Provider and an active member of the Foodservice Equipment Distributors Association (FEDA) with clients throughout the U.S. and Canada. AQI 2.0 connects AutoQuotes’ ability to configure, price and quote with NetSuite’s industry leading ERP solution for accounting, CRM, inventory management, demand planning, e-commerce, business intelligence and more.
Based on its extensive industry knowledge and feedback from its foodservice equipment supplier clients, Velosio completely rebuilt AQI to improve its design, improve performance and provide several key enhancements to directly benefit clients. From manufacturers and products to customers and projects, AQI 2.0 provides two-way integration to enable efficient and accurate quoting, selling and invoicing whether a project has one item or 201 items.
“Our relationship with AutoQuotes has expanded over the years and we’ve identified more ways to leverage their new APIs along with advanced NetSuite capability for optimal and efficient integration, and new features benefiting sales and operations teams,” stated Jeff Andrews, Velosio’s NetSuite Practice Director.
New features of the cloud solution include project-to-quote and project-to-sales order options, split quote automation and automated grouping of items based on AutoQuotes IDs. The integration also provides direct benefits to suppliers with e-commerce sites.
“A successful project isn’t just simply implementing an ERP, it’s finding areas to enable a company to significantly improve its operations, eliminate manual work, reduce paper, leverage automation and have a direct line of sight into key areas of the business. Our RED ONE NetSuite solution does just this—and AutoQuotes integration is one of many features that saves clients’ considerable time,” added Andrews.
Joe Longo, Velosio CEO spoke about the recent push of many companies to move from older, legacy technology to modern, cloud solutions. “2020 has forced companies to evaluate their technology stack and increase the ability for many team members to work remotely. Velosio understands these and other common pain points of distributors and we know how to leverage technology to drive meaningful improvements from marketing and sales, through operations and finance. Implementing a true, cloud solution is enabling remote work and, even better, driving significant efficiency gains across all departments.”
AQI 2.0 builds on the initial integration Velosio developed when deploying NetSuite for Burkett Restaurant Equipment more than four years ago and the clients it has implemented since that time. Jameel Burkett, CEO and President of Burkett Restaurant Equipment and Supplies in Perrysburg, Ohio, shared one of the many benefits they’ve seen. “Velosio has delivered efficiencies equivalent to five full time employees, while giving us reporting and analytics so management can make real-time data-driven business decisions.”
David Demres, Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Development for AutoQuotes, stated “Velosio continues to make smart investments in the FES industry, and these enhancements are evidence of their understanding of needs within the market. Velosio’s integration with AQ provides a seamless way for dealers to maximize their use of AQ and reduce manual work in their business in a way that would be impossible to match with a generic ERP solution.”
AutoQuotes, LLC is the leading provider of technology solutions and services for the foodservice equipment and supplies industry, including an online CPQ platform for quotation and design applications, along with industry-leading data and integration products. With offices in Atlanta and Jacksonville in the U.S. and Birmingham in the U.K., the company serves customers throughout the Americas, the United Kingdom, and Europe. AQ is a portfolio company of Luminate Capital Partners. Learn more at www.AQ-FES.com.
Velosio is a leader in deploying business applications through the cloud and delivering success with solutions, services, and expertise that drive innovation, accelerate time to market, and help companies fast-track their digital journey. Velosio is recognized as a leading NetSuite software partner for restaurant equipment distributors, as well as one of the largest Microsoft and NetSuite partners in North America. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Velosio serves over 4,000 clients from more than 40 offices in the U.S. and Canada. Learn more at www.velosio.com/red-one.
CONTACT: Jeff Andrews, NetSuite Practice Director