Activant, LMC extend agreement

Activant Solutions Inc. and Lumbermens Merchandising Corp. (LMC) have announced an expansion of their 20-year marketing relationship, which will offer the building materials co-op access to the Activant Eagle system and the Activant Catalyst platform. More than half of LMC’s 360 members run their businesses on Activant Solutions, according to the announcement.

The Wayne, Pa., buying group has also actively embarked on an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) 820 initiative, designed to encourage the use of EDI technology to share remittance advice information across businesses.  

“We are working closely with Activant to advance the use of EDI and other technologies that improve efficiencies for our dealers and LMC, while improving communications and lowering overall operating costs,” said Dave Gonze, senior VP finance and technology for  LMC.