Genius Customer Engagement Platform Pulls into the Automotive Industry
BOSTON, MA -- (June 26, 2014) -- Payment technologies leader Merchant Warehouse® today announced that Blue Sage Software, the premiere backend software for automotive parts distributors, has integrated Pacesetter, its point of sale (POS) software with the Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™ to become a certified Genius partner. This integration provides Blue Sage Software’s automotive industry customers with a flexible, future-forward payments solution featuring EMV-ready capabilities ahead of the 2015 deadline.
The Genius Customer Engagement Platform empowers merchants with unlimited choice at the point of sale. A holistic, cloud-based payments solution, Genius securely accepts any payment type, including credit cards and alternative payments, to provide short and long term growth opportunities. Blue Sage Software’s integration to Merchant Warehouse’s Genius platform future-proofs Pacesetter and extends its card present capabilities into the future of new payment types. In addition, the Genius integration ensures Blue Sage Software’s customers have EMV-ready POS terminals well in advance of the fast-approaching EMV deadline.
“At Blue Sage Software, we pride ourselves on being a one-stop solution for automotive and truck parts distributors. We provide solutions to meet the needs of our customers today, and in the future,” said Roger Moyers, CEO, Blue Sage Software. “Partnering with a forward-thinking company like Merchant Warehouse prepares our customers for any new payment innovation, from EMV to mobile and more. Customers can rest assured their POS will evolve with the changing payment landscape.”
“With the Genius integration, I have the ability to both accept more forms of payment and to feel safe and secure about doing so, all while protecting my bottom line,” said Richard Witt, owner, Precision Brake and Wheel. “Knowing that I can trust Blue Sage Software and Merchant Warehouse to stay on top of deadlines such as EMV in October 2015 gives me the opportunity to focus all of my energies into my business.”
“The automotive industry drives technological innovation, and with the Genius integration, Blue Sage Software customers can stay ahead of its competition,” said Henry Helgeson, CEO, Merchant Warehouse. “With Blue Sage Software as a certified Genius partner, we’re looking forward to enabling a whole new sector of businesses to take advantage of recent payment industry advancements with a secure and cost-effective solution.”
About Blue Sage Software
Blue Sage Software delivers to end users system level solutions that have been proven in the most demanding situations found in the business world. These customers depend on their solutions to operate their businesses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For over 30 years these solutions have been giving these demanding customers a stable, reliable system for operating their business. Blue Sage Solutions offers flexibility in how these solutions are deployed, from in-house server based systems to web based SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions accessed and delivered from the Internet. The enterprise class software is solid and can scale a solution to meet a customer’s needs, from small single site shops to large multi-hundred, multi-location operations.
Blue Sage Software’s flagship product, Pacesetter, is a platform that can be configured with add-on modules as needed by a business. Inventory management, Point of Sale (POS), invoicing, accounts receivable, and delivery tracking are just a subset of the varied and growing modules that Pacesetter can bring to bear on a business.
About Merchant Warehouse
Merchant Warehouse is a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant services. The company's solutions enable merchants to more effectively connect and engage with their customers regardless of how, where or when they choose to shop. Merchant Warehouse's flagship technology solution, the Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™, supports both traditional and new payment types, including mobile commerce, from a single countertop acceptance device.
Merchant Warehouse offers innovative payment solutions that help online and brick-and-mortar retailers, as well as point-of-sale (POS) developers, value-added resellers (VARs) and agents, strategically grow their business. Merchant Warehouse is one of the fastest growing payment technology companies in North America. For more information on Merchant Warehouse, visit merchantwarehouse.com.
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