bisTrack is now a compliant point of sale software solution for Do it Best Corp. members

bisTrack is now a compliant point of sale software solution for Do it Best Corp. members

Author: S. Littlefield
Date: Aug 18 2011

Do it Best Corp. and Progressive Solutions (PSI) announce the bisTrack product from PSI has completed the compliancy review process and bisTrack is now a compliant point of sale software solution for Do it Best Corp. members. With completing this review PSI will participate as a vendor at the Do it Best markets. PSI will be showing their bisTrack software at the October market on October 8-10 2011. A number of Do it Best Corp. members already use bisTrack as their business software and report significant operational efficiencies and improvements in ROI with bisTrack.


VANCOUVER, BC and FORT WAYNE, IN. August 15, 2011. Progressive Solutions Inc., leading supplier of bisTrack business software solutions for lumber and building materials (LBM) dealers, is pleased to announce that Do it Best Corp. has added bisTrack as an approved supplier of business software and as such will participate in the Do it Best markets.

Kelly Koeneman, Do it Best Corp. Retail Technical Support Manager, overseeing the relationship, comments: “We are excited about this new opportunity for our members.  bisTrack offers a Windows-based software solution designed with simple-to-use point of sale, random length and tally lumber support, robust pricing matrix and levels, general ledger integration, built in web functionality, full communication capabilities with Do it Best and much more.”

"We're pleased to count Do it Best Corp. amongst our premier buying group partners," says John Matterson, Progressive Solutions'   Executive Vice President. I look forward to doing all we can at PSI to maximize the benefits of the relationship with Do it Best Corp. and provide measurable results to their members."

For more information, contact Progressive Solutions Media Contact 

About bisTrack
bisTrack is business software for lumber and building materials (LBM) distributors and dealers, addressing the needs of both pro-dealer, wholesale and retail operations. bisTrack is feature-rich software to help LBM companies manage their day-to-day buying, selling, inventory, dispatch & delivery activities, as well as provide insight and business intelligence to better manage customer relationships and improve profitability.  

About Progressive Solutions
Progressive Solutions Inc. is the international leader in business software solutions for the forest products and building materials industry. Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Richmond, BC, with sales and development offices across the US, UK and Canada. Its main products, Lumber Track(tm) and bisTrack(tm), address the procurement, sales, inventory and logistics management needs of sawmills, panel mills, remanufacturers, wholesale/ distributors and building materials distributors/dealers with domestic and export markets.

About Do it Best Corp. 
Based in Fort Wayne, Ind., Do it Best Corp. is the only full-service, full-line, member-owned hardware, lumber and building materials buying cooperative in the U.S. home improvement industry. With annual sales of $2.4 billion, Do it Best Corp. is the second largest co-op in the industry, serving 4,000 member-owned stores in the United States and 50 foreign countries.


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