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ECi Integrates Private Supply Network with B O X Partners

Users of ECi DDMS® software will be able to add a selection of packaging products to e-commerce sites

Fort Worth, TX—Wednesday, April 8, 2015  ECi Software Solutions ( today announced the latest integration of its Private Supply Network (PSN) with B O X Partners, a leading wholesaler of packaging, shipping and industrial supplies. This integration provides a new workflow for independent dealers who use ECi DDMS® software to purchase directly from B O X. It will allow dealers to add an expansive selection of quality products to their current online offering and provide their customers with a more comprehensive shopping experience.

“The astonishing growth of e-commerce has created abundant opportunity in the packaging and shipping business,” said David Burbrink, Vice President of B O X Partners. “It is estimated that small parcel shipments within the U.S. exceeded nine billion packages in 2014. With an anticipated growth of 10 percent in 2015, the total number of packages needed to feed the online shopping engines equals a very healthy growth opportunity for office supply dealers who choose to participate in this channel.”

“As a platform for vendor communication, the ECi PSN enables the independent dealer to strengthen supply chain capabilities and offer a wider range of products with leading wholesalers like B O X,” said Tom Kapp, Executive Vice President of ECi Software Solutions. “This PSN integration is tightly woven into DDMS, ECi’s leading software solution for the office product industry. Our joint effort will provide our mutual customers with a powerful tool to improve productivity and enhance profitability.”

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About ECi

ECi Software Solutions provides industry-specific business software solutions and services, focusing on cloud-based technologies. For 30+ years, ECi has served small to medium sized manufacturing, wholesale/retail distribution, building and construction, and field and IT services organizations. Privately held, ECi is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, with offices throughout the U.S., England, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. For information, email, visit, or call (800) 959-3367. 

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About B O X Partners

Located in Elgin, Illinois, B O X Partners is the leading wholesaler of Packaging, Shipping and Industrial Supplies. Offering a unique value proposition to the Office Products Industry, thousands of satisfied customers have taken advantage of unmatched product selection, reliable same-day shipping, confidential blind drop-ship program, marketing support, online integration, and product training. To learn more, visit