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TrulinX helps fluid power distributors tighten down their operations.

We started in the fluid power industry, so we understand what you need your software to do and how to implement it. We are more than just a distribution software package. We have over 35 years of experience, so you get a strategic partner who knows how your business works. From better inventory management to assigning projects to work centers, we want to help your fluid power distribution business run smoother.

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The staff at Tribute concentrates their expertise on distribution and fabrication industries, which make it a perfect fit for our engineering and manufacturing establishment.
Roger Betten, MFP Automation

We offer special features for Fluid Power & Motion Control industries

Knowledge is a Powerful Sales Tool

TrulinX puts information into the hands of your customer service team. This helps them quote more competitively and close sales more effectively. TrulinX’s powerful customer service features include:

  • Ability to check price, availability, most often ordered, history & substitutes all on one screen
  • Ability to search easily for product numbers via multiple methods
  • Ability to easily offer substitutions and cross-referenced product numbers
  • Ability to electronically fax or email your customer order acknowledgements
  • Ability to attach schematics, documents and photos to product numbers
  • Ability to import quotes to save time on manual entry
  • Easily import pricing catalogs for new lines or entry of large numbers of product numbers
  • Easily track lost sales
  • Automatic follow-up for all previous quotes & inquiries

Some of TrulinX’s software enhancements for fluid power distributors include:

  • Customizable templates for cylinders, valve assemblies, hydraulic power units, etc. – so your people get all the information they need when quoting to ensure you do not order, or make, the wrong product!
  • Ability to automate the vendor expediting process to ensure you get the items you need on time
  • Sophisticated work order management system to easily enter & substitute components on complicated assemblies like power units; track and route labor & burden, and be able to outsource subassemblies easily
  • Ability to manage infinite number of levels of Bill of Materials, including: Predefined, On-the-Fly & Smart Part Number Configurator
  • Ability to effectively manage and easily update vendor pricing
  • Ability to dynamically manage inventory items differently by using such inventory management parameters as MIN/MAX, EOQ, & Order-Up-To without human intervention
  • Reserve Stock feature
  • Ability to designate Standard Pack buy quantities (no broken box charges or expensive components on the shelf)
  • Infinite number of pricing levels - can recognize whole purchase price vs per piece pricing
  • Easily transfer stock from one location to another
  • Counter Store / Retail Sales module

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Customer Spotlight

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2019 Trade Show Schedule

Tribute Trade Show Schedule: We hope to see you at the following industry shows in 2019. Eaton Distributor Meeting, IDCO Expo, AHTD Conference, NAHAD Annual Conference, NIBA Convention, ISD & FPDA Joint Conference, & TribNet....

Industry Partners

Tribute, Inc. believes that one of the best ways we can anticipate a distributor’s needs is by knowing their vendors. That’s why we’ve forged strong relationships with a number of leading industrial manufacturers in your industry. By working closely with them, we can help our software users meet vendor requirements and maximize discounts, all while selling the product in the most efficient manner.

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  • Easy price updates and new item imports
  • Retail sales: Aeroquip Express - Weatherhead Port-to-Port Stores
  • P.O.S sales reporting
  • Inventory Reporting
  • Calculation of Rebates & Reporting
  • Hose assembly generation
  • Consolidation of purchase orders
  • Easily transmit PO's
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  • Sales reporting
  • Automatic rebate calculation & reporting
  • EDI integration
  • Price update and item loading
  • PHconnect & PHAST integration
  • Parker Tracking System (PTS) integration
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  • POS Sales reporting
  • Rebates
  • Automatic report generation
  • EDI transmissions
  • Upload catalogs and easy price updates
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  • 80 character part number capacity
  • POS Sales reporting
  • Automatic price updates
  • Exporting invoices & purchase orders
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Sun Hydraulics

  • Exporting POs to Sun Hydraulics
  • Images/Graphics on PN
  • Easy tracking of non-stock and drop shipment sales
  • Easy price updates

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