Product: Credit Card Advantage
[Source: UGAmedia.com] Comfortaire Corporation Saves Over $10,000 with Credit Card
Advantage from Nodus Technologies
"With Credit Card Advantage, time spent securing credit card approvals dropped from
well over two minutes to a consistent, instantaneous response. In addition, we are no
longer forced to manually enter transaction data into separate systems. Our internal
productivity is up and we're saving 10-15 minutes per transaction and over $10,000 each
- Donna Cottrill, Comfortaire Corporation
Crafting comfortable mattresses requires knowledge, skill, and hard work. It also
takes a support system capable of managing orders and shipments efficiently and
effectively. Prompted by a deeply-rooted desire to service its customers promptly and
courteously, Comfortaire sought an integrated accounting and order processing solution.
"Manually entering orders was time-consuming and tedious," said Donna Cottrill,
Comfortaire Corporation office manager. "Because our previous solutions weren't
integrated, we had to enter data twice for each order. This led to unnecessary errors and
Understanding that Comfortaire required a solution that would integrate with the
Microsoft® Business Solutions-Great Plains accounting package, SBE Technology Group
recommended Credit Card Advantage from Nodus Technologies. By working transparently behind
the scenes to securely approve and post credit card transactions, Credit Card Advantage
has enabled Comfortaire to save 10-15 minutes per transaction.
With a reduction in the time it takes to initiate, post, and fulfill orders, as
well as time savings stemming from the reporting and reconciliation features, the company
estimates annual savings of over $10,000 from this implementation during this year alone.
"Credit Card Advantage has had an overwhelmingly positive impact on our
productivity," said Cottrill. "It only takes a few keystrokes to secure
approvals and post orders. And, because of the superior integration, data flows to the
appropriate module, eliminating the need for manual intervention when posting fulfilled
Founded in 1981, Comfortaire Corporation is the originator of the air
adjustable-firmness mattress and wholly owned subsidiary of Park Place Corporation. The
company designs, manufactures and markets a full line of specialty air and foam
mattresses. Comfortaire leads the industry in innovation; features its boxtop
Edge-to-Edge air chamber technology and its Whisperflo air control systems.
Comfortaire's products are sold through over 500 selected bedding retailers and through
its web partners on the internet. More information can be found on the company at
About SBE Technology Group
Anchored by one of the Upstate's most respected CPA firms, SBE today is comprised
of three distinct groups: Swaim Brown & Elliott PA, Certified Public Accountants and
Consultants, SBE Technology Group, LLC and SBE Investment Group, LLC. Together they offer
a unique blend of business services and technical products that combine to provide an
important benefit: measurable, sustainable long-term growth for the client.
Working with a diverse group of clients throughout South Carolina and beyond, SBE has
helped locally owned businesses maximize their potential. They've shown clients how to
increase profits, minimize expenses, and increase productivity through technology and
efficiency planning. SBE provides an asset-management division, which guides clients in
developing an effectively diversified investment portfolio. For more information about SBE
services, visit www.SBEweb.com.
About Nodus Technologies
Nodus Technologies, Inc. delivers state-of-the-art Electronic Payment Processing
solutions. Nodus provides a complete front to back-end payment processing package that
allows companies to easily and quickly set up and accept electronic payments within
Microsoft Business Solutions-Great Plains, Small Business Manager, eOrder as well as other
front-end applications, websites and business applications including POS, B2B portal, call
center, ERP and CRM solutions. Nodus solutions integrate with the fastest, most secure and
reliable payment gateways in the electronic payment industry. Our Payment Advantage Suite
of solutions includes Credit Card Advantage, eStore Advantage, CRM Advantage, Transact
Advantage and Credit Card Processing ICVerify. Nodus is a spin-off company from Mekorma, a
premier Independent Software Vendor within the Microsoft Business Solutions-Great Plains
community since 1993.
For more info visit: www.nodustech.com
Company: NODUS Technologies, Inc.
Address: 250 West First Street - Suite 204
Tel: (909) 482-4701
Fax: (909) 482-4705