Fort Value-based ECI Software program Options, a chief in cloud-based enterprise administration options, on Oct. 5 introduced that it has acquired BOLT Software program, a cloud-based development enterprise administration answer.
BOLT will turn out to be a part of ECI’s Residential House Development Group, becoming a member of MarkSystems (ECI’s flagship ERP for residential residence builders); Lasso CRM (ECI’s CRM answer constructed particularly for the homebuilding trade, together with lead administration, automated gross sales processes, electronic mail advertising and marketing and reporting capabilities); LotVue (ECI’s cloud-based lot stock administration system); and BuildTools (ECI’s cloud-based undertaking administration system for customized homebuilding and reworking).
Constructed by the trades for the trades, BOLT is a SaaS answer that simplifies undertaking administration, scheduling and estimating for brand spanking new residence development subcontractors. BOLT will complement MarkSystems’ Web Toolkit (ITK) performance. The place ITK helps builders talk key particulars with their subcontractors, BOLT will assist these subcontractors actually handle their groups: from rescheduling attributable to unexpected delays to scheduling out a number of crews concurrently.
To speed up BOLT’s progress, ECI mentioned it’s going to make investments in product improvement, go-to-market and buyer success methods.
“ECI is devoted to serving to the small and medium companies we serve get enterprise achieved, higher than ever earlier than,” mentioned Ron Books, CEO, ECI. “BOLT is an thrilling alternative for us to deliver that mission to the subcontractor market that our residential development prospects depend on to perform their very own enterprise aims.”
“House builders and remodelers do extraordinarily priceless work,” mentioned Scott Duman, president, Residential House Development Group at ECI. “Along with enhancing the lives of individuals of their communities, they’re a vital a part of their native financial system and the small enterprise ecosystem as an entire, and we have now devoted ourselves to creating positive they’ve the most effective instruments accessible to do their jobs. Including BOLT to our portfolio permits us to serve the market even higher than earlier than.”
“In 2016, we made a dedication so as to add real worth to the residential subcontractors by offering web-based software program options designed for the trades, by the trades. Backing that with genuine customer support, we’ve had a imaginative and prescient to see 25,000 commerce employees discovering worth in BOLT,” mentioned Josh Causey, founding father of BOLT. “Becoming a member of forces with ECI—and benefiting from the entire sources and expertise they’ve to supply in scaling corporations like ours—is a pure subsequent step for us in reaching that aim.”
The deal closed on October 2 and phrases weren’t disclosed. To be taught extra about ECI: www.ECISolutions.com.