3E – Electrical Engineering & Equipment rolls out epaCUBE Margin Manager

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Dallas, TX Mar 8, 2011 – epaCUBE, an innovative provider of product data quality solutions announced that 3E – Electrical Engineering and Equipment of Des Moines, IA is rolling out the epaCUBE Margin Manager™ module for help in gross margin optimization.

Using the epaCUBE Margin Manager™ engine, 3E has already identified areas where gross margin could be reclaimed or gained through the modeling and analytics available in epaCUBE.

“The complexities of pricing, rebates, special pricing agreements and true cost calculations are a huge challenge in our business..” stated Steve Van Brocklin, VP of Sales at 3E, “Like never before possible, with epaCUBE, we now a have a clear view of our past, current and potential future pricing and gross margin performance..

George Dunham, CEO of epaCUBE stated, “With the success of the initial project to identify opportunities for gross profit improvement, we look forward to working further with 3E to manage, model and assess all aspects of their pricing and gross margin performance on an on-going basis

About 3E – Electrical Engineering and Equipment

Established in 1920, Electrical Engineering & Equipment Company, better known as 3E, is one of the nation’s leading independent electrical distributors. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, 3E currently has fifteen branch locations throughout Iowa and Nebraska, servicing customers in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Western Illinois and Northern Missouri. 3E is a full service independent electrical distributor, an electrical repair shop, a custom steel fabricator and a generator sales, service and rental center.

About epaCUBE, Inc.

epaCUBE was founded on the premise that “real dollars” could be reclaimed in the supply chain by solving the problems and overcoming the challenges associated with optimizing gross margin over continuously cleansed and up-to-date product costing and pricing data. epaCUBE’s Gross Profit Optimization toolset gives a company the powerful ability to manage every aspect of its product mix, specifically and accurately target its customers and their consumers, and negotiate with suppliers from a position of strength based upon complete knowledge of its products.


About the Author:

Randy Hughes is Vice President of Sales and Marketing at epaCUBE (a leading supplier of pricing optimization, gross margin modeling and product data synchronization & cleansing software to the supply chain). Mr. Hughes has spent the last 25 years developing and marketing technology solutions for various aspects of automating the supply chain.

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