Fence and Deck Connection Completes Implementation of Mincron’s SmartDistributor ERP System for Streamlined Multi-Company Operations and Fabrication Business Management

Houston, Texas—Mincron Software Systems, a leading full-service provider of complete ERP software systems for wholesale distribution, today announced the successful implementation by Fence and Deck Connection of Mincron’s SmartDistributor® ERP System and Mincron’s FabSmart™ Complementary Application for Light Manufacturing Services. The multi-company implementation includes Fence and Deck Connection’s sister companies, Fence and Deck Direct and Monument Supply. The Fence and Deck companies are leading distribution businesses for fencing, decking, railing and fabrication in the state of Maryland.

To encourage the synergy between its companies, Fence and Deck selected SmartDistributor for its robust capabilities for multi-company processing and accounting. Fence and Deck companies are now able to easily transfer materials between companies without having to perform inter-company buying transactions. Fence and Deck is also leveraging SmartDistributor enhancements for time-saving automation for enhanced consolidated project invoicing. Taking advantage of Mincron’s robust suite of Complementary Applications, Fence and Deck also implemented Mincron’s FabSmart for Light Manufacturing Services for their railings business. FabSmart streamlines Fence and Deck’s in-house fabrication process with powerful features for tracking raw materials and reporting the accurate cost of finished goods.

“With Mincron’s ERP solutions, we’re automating our multi-company functions for transfers, invoicing and reporting to streamline our business management and operations,” said James Rubush, Co-Owner & President, Fence and Deck Connection. “These new capabilities are crucial to our plans for growth and expansion, and with the system’s integrated tracking and reporting tools, we’re able to maximize our margins while we offer great service and the best pricing to our customers.”

“We’re happy to announce the successful SmartDistributor implementation for Fence and Deck companies, and we’re excited to work closely with them in the years to come,” said Wendy Berger, President, Mincron Software Systems. “Fence and Deck is another example of how Mincron works tirelessly to ensure our customers achieve and exceed their goals—every day, all day—by putting service first and making sure they succeed from day one with our technology.”

SmartDistributor is Mincron’s core solution for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) with comprehensive mission-critical tools for powerful distribution business management, monitoring, and analysis. Enabling complete, enterprise-wide control of inventory management, sales order processing, purchasing and financials, SmartDistributor offers a flexible Windows-based Graphical User Interface (GUI) with dynamic point-and-click navigation. A workbench-like design gives users an efficient one-screen view of customer details, product information, inventory status, orders, contracts and bids. This intuitive design and powerful capabilities help customers save time and reduce costs so they can focus on serving their own customers.

FabSmart is a SmartDistributor Complementary Application specifically designed for Light Manufacturing enabling make-to-order, assemble-to-order and engineer-to-order services for items such as kits or combinations that can be sold by offering in-warehouse assembly. Products can be fabricated based on regional specification sheets, grade of raw materials can be refined, and metals can be fabricated all while the system tracks the processes and costs associated with the fabricated items.

 

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