Relational Solutions, Inc.
For Consumer Goods Companies
Relational Solutions Inc.: History
Established in January 1996
Focused on Business Intelligence – technologies/fundamentals
Privately held with an average of 70% growth rate per year – 640% over a five year period
Crains Cleveland Business
Feature Story in VAR Management Magazine
Quoted in PC Week, Referenced in DM Review
Consulted by Gartner, Forrester, Product vendors
2001 winner of the Weatherhead 100 fastest growing businesses
Our Customers Include:
Integrates All Retailer data
Supports EDI 852, Wal-Mart, Drug Stores, Big Box, and etc.
Pre-built AC Nielsen and IRI extracts
Integrates POS, Shipments, Forecast, and internal data.
Data validation & cleansing
Provides an interface to manage POS data
BlueSky Business Intelligence Portal
Browser interface to data
Interactive reports: Drag, drop and drill
Executive Dashboard w/KPI’s
Analysts create/share reports
User created reports/views
The Data Dilema
I have the data! . . . I think???
Automate Data Integration!
How Long Does it Take to React?
POSmart: Faster, Fact Based Decisions
Predefined Views of Reports
Integrates with MS Office
Turning Data into a Strategic Asset
Impress your retailers with superior knowledge and service
Improve Inventory Turns & Reduce Stock-Outs
Understand Sales Trends
Integrate to get a more complete understanding
Budget, Forecasts, Actuals
Consistent Information Across Departments
Single Centralized Information Access
Improved Productivity/More Information Faster
POSmart – Helping to Improve Sales & Profits
“With POSmart, we’re much more efficient. What used to take us days, now takes us minutes to get answers to.”
Tom Naples, CIO, Kraftmaid.
“I finally have an application that lets me think like the customer.”
Jack Kahl, President, Manco.
“Our sales have increased 28% this year over last as a direct result of POSmart.”
Sue Lindstrom, President, Paper Source.
“I do love the tool, and based on my western tour last week, our sales organization can't live without it “
Clay Keifaber, President, Merillat Industries