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Preferred Partners

Providing "Best of Class" services to your business

SPOT Business Systems has teamed with "Preferred" partners that work closely with you, the SPOT customer, to provide "Best of Class" services to your business. These vendors are used every day by SPOT Business Systems and SPOT users around the world and have proven themselves as true "Partners" in the success of your business.

They have proven to be "Best of Class" by providing outstanding performance, tools and support making your business run more efficiently. These vendors assist SPOT Business Systems in creating the ideal operating environment for your business and will prove to be invaluable partners to you and your business.

eCard Systems is an experienced, market-proven supplier of gift cards, gift card packaging, loyalty cards, key tags and a wide variety of card-based marketing products. Production has been optimized to allow both small, single-location merchants and franchise companies with hundreds of locations to cost-effectively implement a variety of highly-profitable card programs and promotional card campaigns.

eCard Systems, Inc.
Traci Bruton

7109 Bakers Bridge Avenue
Brentwood, TN 37027
866-776-7409 ext 104

info@ecardsystems.com
www.ecardsystems.com

We did not invent assembly conveyors; we just made them affordable.

If you have ever considered automating your assembly area, but found it too expensive, think again.

Quicksort, a designer and manufacturer of automated assembly conveyors, brings you an efficient, space saving, automated assembly option that won’t break the bank. Our system, with its proprietary software, makes short order out of assembly. Barcode technology coupled with a versatile assembly conveyor will reduce your labor and increase your accuracy. Today more than ever, your profits are driven by labor. Decreasing labor costs, increasing accuracy, reducing the assembly area and consistently capturing upcharges -- four great reasons to think again about automating your assembly.

Why assemble any other way when you can QuickSort?

Brett McLeod
(501)216-8093

brett@quicksortac.com
www.quicksortac.com

A manufacturer of garment conveyors that will allow you to automate all aspects of your operation. We currently support Metal Progetti with a 24-hour delivery conveyor, auto assembly, distribution and order delivery. Metal Progetti has proven over the past four years that they have what it takes to install a partial or fully automated plant. For more information on conveyor systems contact:

MetalProgetti USA
Frank Dubasik
Phoenix, AZ
(623) 205-9986

MetalProgetti Italy
Max Calisti
Via A. Morettini, 53
06128 Perugia, Italy
011-39-075-5000005
giovanni.morelli@metalprogetti.it

The last thing that you want to think about is garment tracking. Computype offers worry-free identification products designed to reduce time, cost, and more importantly eliminate labeling errors. Computype delivers the most effective data collection and garment marking solutions available. Our customized label materials and adhesives are designed to withstand the harsh environments associated with numerous dry-cleaning and laundry processes. We give our customers the option to buy pre-printed labels or printing systems for on-site label printing. Below are a few examples to help make your garment process more efficient:

  • Provide label printers capable of producing the barcode label you need with custom software to optimize process performance
  • Label stock matched with the best ribbon ink to ensure image durability
  • Engineering services available for custom labeling solutions
  • We have a number of material and ribbon options for garment marking from heat seal labels to dry cleaning tags (no adhesive).
  • We have specialty in other industries beyond dry-cleaning – Laboratory, Library, Tire Manufacturing, Automotive, and Blood Banking. This translates to better engineered products for your business.

Computype Inc.
Tom Gillund
2285 West County road C
St. Paul, MN 55113
Phone: 651-635-1266
tom.gillund@computype.com
www.computype.com

The mission of Tuchman Advisory Group (T.A.G.) is to organize, facilitate, and assist our National Management and Cost Group in the dry cleaning industry. Our group consists of dry cleaners located in non-competing markets. T.A.G. meets three times a year in one of our member's locations. We help our clients to improve, develop and provide their customers with the best possible service and quality while growing profits to the maximum level. Together we achieve marketing, sales, production, advertising, and social media goals. We welcome inquires from dry cleaners interested in T.A.G.

Ellen Tuchman Rothmann
President

Tuchman Advisory Group
c/o 250 Euclid Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-370-9204 (cell)

ellenrothmann@yahoo.com
www.tuchmanadvisorygroup.com

Elo TouchSystems, the global leader in touch technology, develops, manufactures, and markets a complete line of touch screen and touch monitor products. Elo offers the largest selection of touchscreen technologies, CRT touchmonitors, and LCD touch monitors and carefully designs each product for the demanding requirements of diverse applications, such as industrial, medical, POS, kiosks, retail, hospitality, transportation, office automation, and gaming.

Elo founders invented the touchscreen over 35 years ago. Since then, customers have used Elo touchscreens with one common, powerful result—advanced computer technology simplified for all users.

Contact SPOT Sales for more information or visit www.elotouch.com.

Epson offers the most reliable line of printers available in the POS market. Westgate has been affiliated with Epson for 16 years and reached the "Acclaimed" vendor status four years ago placing Westgate among the elite of Epson resellers. When you think of quality printers that bring both performance and affordability, Epson in the choice.

Jane C. Zellers, CED, consultant, lecturer and former owner of dry-cleaning establishments, comes from a three-generation dry-cleaning family and has been involved in the laundry and dry-cleaning industry all of her life. Her lectures and training programs have taken her across the United States and as far as England, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East.

With Jane’s knowledge and experience she can help you make sure your business will succeed financially. She is recognized as one of the top consultants in the industry and one of the few qualified trainers to work with vintage restoration and couture clothing.

She also excels in workflow and trains companies how to set and reach PPH (pieces per hour) standards they desire to become profitable.

Whether you are a new startup or have been in the business many years, her services are invaluable to you. From mid-quality clothing to high-end couture, she has the experience to train you.

Jane C. Zellers

J C Zellers Training & Consulting
835 Fishburn Road
Hershey, Pa. 17033

717.507.4607

www.janezellers.com

Your Best Route To Success

The Route Pro system works. It is the 21st century and dry cleaners are required more than ever to have a successful delivery program and no one does it better than The Route Pro. James Peuster enters his 11th year of consulting and has all the tools, techniques and tricks to drive your sales, retention and leadership team to build profitable routes. SPOT created specific route marketing reports to further assist James and his crew in measuring your success, one stop at a time.

DO ROUTES RIGHT OR NOT AT ALL-THE ROUTE PRO WAY WILL GET YOU THERE!

James Peuster
The Route Pro - Consultant
(877) DR-ROUTE (877) 377-6883 EXT 2

james@theroutepro.com
www.theroutepro.com

The Digital Ranch offers web site design and implementation for any size business. Customers range from single employee cyber shops to large automobile manufactures. The Digital Ranch came on board as a preferred vender in November of 2004 as the choice for web development and integration for your stand alone web site, sites integrated with SPOT and the MyDrycleaner.com site. For more information please contact:

The Digital Ranch
Susan Jensen

1354 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
801-485-4503

susan@digital-ranch.com
www.digital-ranch.com

Widely recognized as the industry leader in couture level fashion care, Chris White's experience combines over 30 years in small business development, operations management, and executive leadership, as well as expert knowledge of textile construction, care and restoration. Chris possesses the business knowledge for all aspects of the garment care industry, including developing, building, and managing state-of-the-art production facilities, retail locations, routes services, and marketing strategies. Chris has provided customized consulting services to operations in North America, Europe, Africa, India, and Oceania, with an extensive background of working with automatic technologies including RFID, HSL garment tracking to Metalprogetti, Quicksort and Assisted Assembly order fulfillment systems. Chris has developed and implemented a variety of solutions for his clients around the world and is also an in-demand public speaker and business coach.

Christopher White
Executive Director
America's Best Cleaners

Phone (415) 857-BEST (2378)
Mobile (917) 749-5021

chriswhite@americasbestcleaners.com
www.americasbestcleaners.com
www.facebook.com/AmericasBestCleaners
www.linkedin.com/in/ChristopherWhiteabc
www.twitter.com/CoutureCare

Dry Cleaning Labels: Heat Seal & Nylon Labels- Ink Strokes Inc. has spent 2 years developing Dry Cleaning Labels with MAXIMUM DURABILITY that will NOT FADE or WASH OUT and are compatible with SPOT Business Systems ItemTrac.

The marriage of our white nylon media, special formulated ribbon and printer gives this label the ability to withstand all washing techniques, including PERC!

Our special formulated ribbon is able to withstand harsh chemicals and have a CLEAR READABLE BARCODE at the end of each process. This label allows you to work in a fast and more efficient manner saving you money.

We offer Heat Seal & Nylon Labels in ANY SIZE: blank, pre-printed, and also with colored boarders to help you identify the day a garment has been brought into your facility. You can also use this color system to identify special washing techniques such as fire restoration items.

Ink Strokes Inc. has been in the labeling/bar-coding business for over 26 years and is located in Georgia. We are specialist in determining effective ribbon/ label and adhesives to meet our customer needs for almost any application.

Ink Strokes Inc. Inc offers SPOT compatible ItemTrac labels in a basic blank label or preprinted. Our Customer Service is the BEST in the Industry. Our highest goal is to exceed your expectations and deliver what you need to succeed.

Please give me a call at (678) 714-8035 if you would like Ink Strokes Inc. to send a printed label for testing in your dry cleaning facility.

INK STROKES INC.
Karen Seale
SVP Sales & Marketing
1717 Bakers Mill Road
Dacula, GA 30019

Phone: 678-714-8035
Fax: 678-714-0379
kseale@inkstrokes.com
www.inkstrokes.com

The Zenger Group has teamed with SPOT Buinsess Systems to provides mailing and printing services to SPOT users. These services include StatemementPro, an automated process that eliminates your time and energy in mailing statements. StatementPro eliminates the need for printing, stuffing, sealing and reduces the cost of postage. This is done with a seamless integration from SPOT to Zenger Group headquarters in Buffalo, New York.

Please contact The Zenger group for more information:

The Zenger Group
Dave Zenger
525 Hertel Avenue
P.O Box 647
Buffalo, NY 14207-0647

800.876.2440 ext. 1130
www.Zenger.com