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5/28/05 – Expanded E-Commerce Error Tracking

The CohesIS E-Commerce Module has been enhanced to provide expanded error tracking. This comprehensive tracking allows our staff to pin-point problems and resolve issues even more efficiently. This modification translates to increased customer service and faster response times, allowing us to service your account more effectively.


5/26/05 – Increased E-Commerce Performance

Various areas of the the CohesIS E-Commerce Module's structure has been redesigned to enhance performance. The redesign was intended and successful in producing faster response times with regards to real-time data processing. This translates to fewer "timed-out" responses when processing large reports and faster page loads, some instances showing an improvement of over 2500%!

 

 

As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

*Please contact scottm@quikey-c.com. for a curriculum and seat availability.*  

 

 

As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

*Please contact scottm@quikey-c.com. for a curriculum and seat availability.*  

 

 

As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

*Please contact scottm@quikey-c.com. for a curriculum and seat availability.*  

 

 

As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

*Please contact scottm@quikey-c.com. for a curriculum and seat availability.*  

12/03/03 – UPS Worldship Integration Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to provide seamless links between our QCS CohesIS2000 applications and your UPS WorldShip program.  All your customers’ shipping information can now be accessed as easy as a mouse click. 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400.
  

11/01/03 – “On Sale” Feature E-Commerce Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to allow an item to be featured as “On Sale” on CohesIS2000-produced E-Commerce websites as a configuration option.  By a simple flag in item set-up you can automatically implement this “On Sale” Feature your website without additional HTML coding time. 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400.

 

10/21/03 – Support for Address Verification Services E-Commerce Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Automatic On-line Credit Card Processing has been enhanced by adding address verification to the process.  Address Verification Services (AVS) is a feature that verifies the address entered on in order system matches the actual cardholder's address on record at the issuing bank.  This option will give your customers the added feeling of security when shopping on-line.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

10/10/03 - Direct Support for Color-By-Size Grids E-Commerce Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to tie color-by-size grids directly into CohesIS2000-produced E-Commerce websites as a configuration option.  By a simple step in item set-up you can automatically implement color-by-size grids or ring size grids on your website without additional HTML coding time. 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

08/03 – NAFTA Documentation Available

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System had been enhanced to prepare the NAFTA documentation that you will require to ship your orders.  You merely enter an invoice number and select the documents you need.  They are generated in seconds, saving hours of paperwork! 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

08/03 – Shipping Station/Manifest Integration Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been expanded to provide a real-time interface with your shipping system.  This system provides real time transfer of information, use of the actual shipping address from the order and printing shipping labels, optional Bar Code labels, and all required carrier specific manifest reporting, in approved formats.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

 

 

As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

11/01/03 – “On Sale” Feature E-Commerce Enabled12/06/00 - E-Commerce Publisher Remote Admin Module (beta) Released

5/1/04 – Enhancements to our Credit Card Services

The CohesIS2000 Automatic On-line Credit Card Processing has been enhanced by adding Level 2 & Level 3 P-Card support, as well as CVV2 support for all credit cards. The addition of Level 2 & 3 P-Card support enables you to provide your customers with invoice header data as well as their orders’ line item detail information directly on their Credit Card statement, and is a requirement for many larger corporate merchandising programs. The CVV2 enhancement provides you with an increased security feature to reduce your processing risk by requiring a code that is physically printed on the Credit Card, thus ensuring that the shopper actually has the card, and not just the credit card number. CVV2 is an authentication scheme established by credit card companies to further efforts towards reducing fraud, particularly for E-Commerce transactions.

4/19/04 – Session Tracking Enhancement within Ariba Integration

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to add the Ariba Session ID to all Order Acknowledgement E-mails. This improvement enhances the tracking interaction within the Ariba network. This change is seamless and will be unnoticeable to the end user but will increase the ability and efficiency with which you can service your customer regarding questions or issues involving the Ariba network.


4/12/04 – Private Artwork Library/Documentation

The CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher has been enhanced to allow you to upload artwork to your own private library. By simply changing an option in the Advanced Section of the E-Commerce Publisher you can add an artwork upload option to the check-out cart. This art upload section allows you to select art from your own personal library or browse your desktop for artwork to upload. Once you choose the image that you need and submit your order, a copy of the artwork is attached to the order and the catalogue administrator receives an email with the artwork attached as well. The art that you have designated for the order is clearly noted in the Order Acknowledgement, Order Notification and the Authorization Request e-mails.

3/5/04 – Service Award Level Auto Calculation

Awards/Recognition Module of the CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced. This module can now automatically calculate an employee’s Service Award Level based on their trigger or hire date. This functionality will reduce any miscalculations for award dates as well as save time keying in your contacts.


2/27/04 – Component Item Usage Report

The Reports area of the CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to include a Component Item Usage Report. This report helps you with your inventory management needs for component items by tracking the items on open and closed invoices by program and outputs the quarterly and year-to-date total quantities. This report offers multiple formats to maximize your results by allowing you to sort by item and vendor as well displaying your peak usage quantities.

02/12/04 – UPS WorldShip/StarShip Enabled for Multiple Shipping Stations

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been modified to enable multiple ports access to UPS WorldShip and StarShip. This will allow your company the ability to expand your shipping department by adding more shipping stations. This will provide an increased flexibility as well as facilitating quicker more efficient shipping.


02/10/04 – Multilingual Support Website Enabled

Are you trying to reach a global market? Bring automatic translation capability to your site with AltaVista Babel Fish. By using this easy function, your users can quickly translate your websites into their language of choice. For those who work with International Customers this option allows you to offer this tool to your sites for easy language translation. This option will help to bring your products into the International Business Stream and thereby improve your profitability.


02/02/04 – New Online Manual

We remain committed to continually improving our products and services. To that end, we are pleased to announce that our New Online Manual has been completed.



01/27/04 – Award Point Detail Tracking Enabled

The Awards/Recognition system provides everything required to track and manage the point or time based Employee Award Programs for your client (i.e. safety programs, length of service awards, and employee recognition awards). It is fully integrated with order entry and customer service. Implementation takes less than an hour.

If you are seeking an opportunity in Recognition Awards or are looking for ways to enhance your service to your clients, this system is for you.

a. Import Employee lists from a disc provided by your client.
b. Track information such as date of hire, date of last accident, etc...
c. Establish up to 15 award levels for each awards program -
    (i,e, 1yr, 3yrs, 5yrs, 1000pts, 2500pts, 5000pts.)
d. Full reporting and tracking of employee eligibility and redemption status.


Supports Budgeting and Budget depletion seamlessly within order processing. Budgets are established at the Dealer/Store/Employee and "Spent" during order entry. This enhances the existing functionality, which managed award eligibility on either a Time or Point basis.
Implement our ACSC- 24 hour Automated Customer Service Center to allow your clients' employees to select or order their award, check shipping status, eligibility, etc.. On a 24 hour basis!


Prerequisite: CohesIS2000 Inventory/Program sales.
*Fully integrated with cohesIS and the E-Commerce Publishing System*.


01/19/04 – QCS E-Commerce Facelift and Enhancements

As part of our continuous improvement program, we are currently designing a major revision of our E-Commerce system. This update will enhance both design and functionality. Our main areas of focus are the design, layout and format of the default templates for the E-Commerce websites that our system produces, as well as the functionality and user-friendliness of the E-Commerce Publisher used to create them. Our objective is to help your company bring professional-looking, easy-to-use E-Commerce solutions to your clients that deliver the functionality they require as well as raise the bar on your competition.

01/15/04 – Order Prioritization Function Enabled

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to tie order prioritization directly from the main customer file as well as allow the option to manage your back orders more efficiently. In customer maintenance there is a new option “X” for extended info. Selecting this option brings up a window in which you can enter an order priority between 1 and 99 (1 being the highest and 99 being the lowest). Any customers that have not had a priority entered are considered the lowest priority (below 99).

When running the Open Order Backorder Report, there is now an option to use order prioritization. If answered yes, then the report will be sorted first by priority then by order number allowing you to manage your backorders more efficiently.

01/06/04 – Fax Acknowledgement to Salesman

The CohesIS2000 Business management System has been modified to allow automatic faxing of order acknowledgements to the corresponding salesman. This new improvement has been added to the faxing options in order entry so the CSRs can now fax the order acknowledgement to the customer and the salesman at the same time.

This function is especially beneficial to companies with large outside sales forces because it automatically informs the salesman when their orders are placed. This will enhance the efficiency of the sales process and will significantly decrease the amount of time the salesman spends researching and tracking their orders.



As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

*Please contact scottm@quikey-c.com. for a curriculum and seat availability.*  

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to allow an item to be featured as “On Sale” on CohesIS2000-produced E-Commerce websites as a configuration option.  By a simple flag in item set-up you can automatically implement this “On Sale” Feature your website without additional HTML coding time. 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400.

 

10/21/03 – Support for Address Verification Services E-Commerce Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Automatic On-line Credit Card Processing has been enhanced by adding address verification to the process.  Address Verification Services (AVS) is a feature that verifies the address entered on in order system matches the actual cardholder's address on record at the issuing bank.  This option will give your customers the added feeling of security when shopping on-line.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

10/10/03 - Direct Support for Color-By-Size Grids E-Commerce Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been enhanced to tie color-by-size grids directly into CohesIS2000-produced E-Commerce websites as a configuration option.  By a simple step in item set-up you can automatically implement color-by-size grids or ring size grids on your website without additional HTML coding time. 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

08/03 – NAFTA Documentation Available

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System had been enhanced to prepare the NAFTA documentation that you will require to ship your orders.  You merely enter an invoice number and select the documents you need.  They are generated in seconds, saving hours of paperwork! 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

08/03 – Shipping Station/Manifest Integration Enabled

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Management System has been expanded to provide a real-time interface with your shipping system.  This system provides real time transfer of information, use of the actual shipping address from the order and printing shipping labels, optional Bar Code labels, and all required carrier specific manifest reporting, in approved formats.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (234) 542-4400. 
  

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As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

*Please contact scottm@quikey-c.com. for a curriculum and seat availability.*  

8/31/01 - Sales Tax by Region System Implemented

 

 

CohesIS2000 has been enhanced to support automatic Sales Tax calculation based on the Shipping Address of the Order.  The system our clients to setup States in which they have legal nexus, then define Tax Rates by "Regions" within the State (Zip Code ranges or City Name).  The system is fully-integrated into CohesIS2000 for both internal orders and E-Commerce Shopping Carts. 

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

8/24/01 - Tax-Exempt Items supported

 

 

CohesIS2000 has been enhanced to support Tax-Exempt Items on Orders. (both Internal and E-Commerce) The Item Master file includes a Tax-Exempt flag which is brought into each Order.  A system in Order Entry has been installed to permit your CSR's to identify Tax-Exempt Items for non-Program-related orders as well.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

8/3/01 - E-Commerce Site Admin Module Enhanced

 

 

The Administrative Module built into websites produced by the Cohesis2000 E-Commerce Publisher have been enhanced to produce an additional report: Invoiced Sales by Customer.  This report breaks down Invoicing within a timeframe on a Shopper-by-Shopper basis, and provides the detail to each Invoice.  Your Client's Program Administrator's can not only track Invoicing via the Web, but (for distributors who use CohesIS2000's integrated FAXing option) may also request automatically FAXed Invoice copies.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
 

7/19/01 - Comprehensive Gift Certificate Management System Introduced

 

 

The CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System has been enhanced to include a complete system to help our clients manage the Issuance and Redemption of Gift Certificates for their clients...including the ability to redeem Gift Certificates via the web.  The system includes...

  • The ability to Issue Gift Certificates in groups of varying denominations, with optional Expiration Dates.
  • Unique Serial #'s are generated for each Gift Certificate to support web-based redemption.
  • Reports are available to track your Gift Certificates and the outstanding balance on each.
  • A Gift Certificate printing system permits the printing of Gift Certificates on your custom-background stock.
  • Web-based redemption eliminates the need to mail in the actual Gift Certificate.
  • Gift Certificate redemptions automatically use a G/L Account you define when issuing.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

5/23/01 - E-Commerce Publisher Remote Admin Module Enhanced

 

 

Version 2.0 of the Cohesis2000 E-Commerce Publisher has been greatly enhanced, based on client feedback, to give our clients even greater web-based control over their sites.  Included are...

  • The ability to control site-wide Color and Font selections from a single screen, with a preview of the results.
  • The ability to configure Shopping Cart options, such as Payment options
  • The ability to view the Status of Pending projects for a Catalog/Site, including all notes and details, as well as History.

Already available in the E-Commerce Publisher were...

  • The ability to upload Images and HTML directly to a Catalog/Site.
  • The ability to update the Site automatically with changes to data made in the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt System.
  • The ability to make changes and Publish their E-Commerce Sites at our client's leisure, 24 x 7.

 The new enhancements substantially cut time-to-market for new websites, permitting you to put up completely customized E-Commerce sites for your clients tied directly to your internal systems in as little as 1-2 hrs.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

4/17/01 - Client Cost Center Mgmt System E-Commerce enabled

 

 

The Cohesis2000 Client Cost Center Mgmt System has been linked directly to CohesIS2000-produced E-Commerce websites as a payment option in the Shopping Cart.  Additional enhancements include the ability to a list of Authorized Users for each Cost Center, which is validated from the websites, as well as additional reporting functions, including the ability to produce summary billing by Cost Center.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

2/26/01 - Awards Management System extended to the Web

 

 

The Cohesis2000 Awards/Recognition Mgmt system has been enhanced to tie directly into CohesIS2000-produced E-Commerce websites as a site-configuration option.  Awards points may then be redeemed for merchandise directly from each web-site.  Total Awards Pts and Redeemed points are tracked on an individual basis.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

1/15/01 - Procurement System integration to Ariba announced

 

 

A 100% real-time integration linking CohesIS2000 E-Commerce sites directly to the Ariba Commerce Services Network platform has been produced.  This system "snaps-in" seamlessly behind our E-Commerce sites to link the CohesIS2000 Business Management Software to your client's Ariba-based Procurement system by converting the site to an XML-compliant "Punchout" site, offering the highest available level of Ariba interaction.  

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

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A Web-Based system to Remotely Administer E-Commerce Sites produced by the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher has been released to Beta-testers.  This system allows clients who are hosting their sites in QCS's DataCenter to change Product Images, Logos, page layouts, and other facets of their sites via the Web.  Changes made to WebSites go into production immediately upon Catalog Publication, offering instantaneous administration.   

 12/04/00 - E-Commerce System UPS-compliant

 

 

The CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher has been integrated to UPS's suite of OnLine E-Commerce Tools.  Shoppers can now...
  • Track Orders Online
  • Determine Time-In-Transit
  • Receive Rate and Service Quotes
  • Benefit from Address Validation
  • Graphically view UPS Zones from your Warehouse location.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

 11/18/00 - Awards Management System now supports Budgeting

 

 

A substantial upgrade to the existing Awards Management System has been produced to support Budgeting and Budget depletion seamlessly within Order Processing.  Budgets are established at the Dealer/Store/Employee level and "spent" during  Order entry.  This enhances the existing functionality, which managed Award Eligibility on either a Time or Point-basis.

To inquire about the CohesIS2000 Awards Mgmt System, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992. 
  

 11/01/00 - Linux O/S support announced

 

 

QCS has expanded it's supported Operating System support to include RedHat Linux.  QCS has long supported UNIX-based O/S's as mission-critical data-processing platforms, and Linux's growing popularity and similarity to UNIX makes it a natural extension.  For our clients, Linux offers the performance and stability benefits of UNIX without the cost.

To inquire about Linux and how it may affect you, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992.
  

 07/27/00 - User Group  / E-Commerce Meeting Conducted

 

 

Thank You! to all of our clients who made our Summer meeting a success.  Quite a wide range of topics was discussed including product requests to keep our development team busy for the next 6 months!  Attendees received v10.7 (pre-general-release) of the CohesIS2000 Enterprise Commerce Suite.
  
 07/01/00 - User Group  / E-Commerce Meeting Announced for QCS Clients only

 

 

On July 27th, we will be hosting our Summer User Group meeting in Akron, OH at the Hilton on West Market St.  This meeting will cover developments over the past 6 months, as well as new products with a focus on E-Commerce opportunities.  The E-Commerce portion will demonstrate a few "Live" integrated websites built using the CohesIS2000 E-Commerce Publisher.  We will analyze and discuss competitive efforts (both generic and industry-specific) as well as cover all facets of selling and implementing E-Commerce systems.

To inquire about the User Group / E-Commerce meeting, please contact Sales at (330) 666-5992.
 

 07/01/00 - QCS announces real-time integrated E-Commerce System

 

 

Quikey Computer Systems has developed the Industry's first E-Commerce Publishing system that is fully-integrated "live" into the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt Software.  The system is designed from the ground up as a framework to manage one or more concurrent live websites that may be hosted remotely.  With the E-Commerce Publisher...
  • Orders are received IMMEDIATELY with NO RE-KEYING! (Reduced labor costs. Critical for Consumer-targeted programs.)
  • NO special internal processing is required to process orders, such as managing an E-Mailbox and rekeying. (Reduces program management problems.)
  • Fulfillment turn-around times are reduced.
  • The Order # on the Shopping Cart matches the Order # in your internal system. (Customer service is improved.)
  • Your clients can optionally see what is In-Stock BEFORE placing an order.
  • Shopping Carts with mixed Fulfillment/CoOp Items are broken down into Order Attachments, and PO's automatically produced.
  • Your client may be E-Mailed when the product is Shipped, along with Tracking #'s.
  • Order Status, including the Tracking # of any shipments, is available.
  • You have complete 100% control over the look-and-feel of the site in order to preserve the Corporate identity your program is supporting.
  • Because it's backed by the most sophisticated Program Mgmt system available, it's simple to manage specialized program, such as Awards & Recognition programs, Uniforms, Dealer CoOps, etc.
 05/01/00 - FREE Re-Training on the CohesIS2000 Business Mgmt Software!

 

 

As a courtesy service to our clients, we offer FREE re-training on CohesIS2000 at our office in Akron, OH.  These classes are meant to train your new employees, as well as brush up experienced users and show them the latest features of CohesIS.

 The classes are held Monday-Thursday on the second week of each month. Registration is required as space is limited. 

Please contact Ben Szymkowiak or Bob Pownell for a curriculum and seat availability.
 

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