|SAN DIEGO, CA – March 26, 2012 – Today Trade Service and epaCUBE announced
the release of Margin Optimizer, a cloud-based margin optimization solution.
Margin Optimizer offers distributors the ability to forecast, and clearly see, the future
impact of supplier cost changes on their gross margin.
Tim Schlesser, Corporate Operations Manager for Advance Electrical is an early adopter of Margin Optimizer. He states: “Margin Optimizer gives us clear visibility into price change dynamics that create opportunities to increase gross margin. We are now able to easily see the situations where we can increase price and margin without affecting competitiveness. The ability to see how price changes actually impact the items that our customers buy has resulted in us obtaining the information we need to prudently grow our margins.”