New Technology Helps Builders and Manufacturers Manage Sales Channels

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Cilio Technologies to Exhibit at KBIS 2014 Booth N468

Brookfield, Wisconsin – January 29, 2014 – Cilio Technologies, LLC Partners Portal, a web-based platform that helps manufacturers and builders gain more visibility and control within their trading partner network, announces it will exhibit at KBIS, the leading Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, Feb. 3-6, 2014.

At the show, Cilio will demonstrate how its Partners Portal helps salespersons, manufacturers, builders and retailers increase leads and sales and increase process efficiencies. According to the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI), activity in the housing market is expected to continue to climb in 2014, and the home improvement products market is forecast as a growth leader in the US economic recovery as well.

“The Partners Portal technology manages communication and gives control over the order distribution and management process so manufacturers and builders can capture and track orders and view transactions in the same environment. It automates an otherwise cumbersome paper-based and time-intensive process, freeing time to focus on expanding into new sales channels and generating additional revenue,” said Randy Olejnik, President of Cilio Technologies. “It is a key component in managing complex orders, which can often be scattered among a network of distributors, dealers, fabricators and installers.”

Designed as a user-friendly technology that can be up and running in as little as 30 days, the Partners Portal eliminates the need for expensive investments in hardware, software or custom development, according to Olejnik. Its automated, self-service custom reporting feature provides reports on data elements such as order status, product reports, fabricator sales and vendor performance, order aging and product order analysis.

The Cilio Partners Portal has processed nearly $1 billion in sales and related purchase orders with some of the largest building materials manufacturers and retailers in the U.S., helping them to realize increasing margins on their piece of the $31 billion home improvement installed sales channel. For more information about Cilio’s Partners Portal and the KBIS exhibit, visit Cilio at KBIS 2014.

About Cilio
Cilio Technologies, LLC offers a secure, web-based platform to automate distribution and management of installed sales and associated purchase orders for retail home improvement stores and manufacturers. The Cilio Partners Portal brings together trading partners and orders in a single environment, enabling better communication and total visibility into each and every sales order – from creation through completion. Companies gain insights that help reduce the time and cost of order distribution and management, manage trading partner networks, build new sales channels, and increase revenues. Customers include Lowe’s Companies, Cosentino Group, Sage Surfaces, Origin Point Brands, and LG Hausys America. Formed in 2001, Cilio Technologies is at the forefront of the software as a service (SaaS) revolution in the installed sales space. Learn more about Cilio Technologies.

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