SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Independent Electrical Contractors of Greater Cincinnati (IECGC) today announced that Agora Systems has become an official partner to offer materials procurement software to IECGC members. Using Agora, IECGC members can manage and automate their materials sourcing process by bringing their field, office, warehouse, and vendors together on one collaborative platform.
“At IECGC, we pride ourselves on providing our entrepreneur members with the best practices, resources and technologies to help them grow their businesses and succeed,” said Sommer Andriot, responsible for membership and chapter relations at the IECGC. “When we discovered the Agora platform and its team, it was immediately clear that Agora’s solution was best-in-class technology for streamlining electrical contractors’ procurement processes. We are thrilled to have them as our official privileged partner of IECGC.”
Agora’s platform allows field teams to create and submit requests from their mobile devices using an Amazon-like ordering app with a catalog of over 300,000 electrical devices. Requests are transmitted digitally and instantly to office teams who can convert requests into purchase orders and submit them to the supplier of their choice in a minute. Purchase order information automatically syncs with accounting systems keeping accurate and up-to-date records. IEC contractors using Agora across the country have, on average, reduced the time their field teams spend managing materials by 38% and the time their office teams spend processing purchase orders by 75%.
“We are honored to become a preferred partner of IECGC and bring the Agora solution to their electrical contractors,” said Maria Rioumine, CEO and co-founder of Agora. “Our platform helps IEC members across the country save money on their labor by removing inefficiencies in the office and increasing productivity in the field. We are excited to offer these same benefits to members of IECGC.”
IEC Greater Cincinnati members can learn more about Agora’s Materials Sourcing Platform at www.helloagora.com.
About Agora Systems:
Agora is a materials sourcing platform designed for electrical contractors to reduce overhead and increase labor productivity. The platform brings together field, office, warehouse, accounting and supplier teams on a collaborative platform, allowing electrical contractors to create requisitions, issue purchase orders and track instantly invoices and deliveries. Contractors using Agora reduce time spent managing materials in the office by 75% and in the field by 38%.
About Independent Electrical Contractors Greater Cincinnati:
IEC of Greater Cincinnati provides training and education for electricians. We are part of the IEC National Merit Shop trade association with over 50 chapters across the country. With 48 contractor members employing over 1070 field workers and 39 associate members from industry, the IEC of Greater Cincinnati is a leader in the electrical industry offering electricians a path to a great career.
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SOURCEAgora Systems, Inc