Basic Software Systems, Inc. ( a leading provider of business management systems, announces the release of our newest electronic ordering interface with CODIS-Access, in partnership with Consolidated Data, used by OPE distributors and dealers.

What is CODIS-Access? CODIS-Access is an electronic business-to-business e-commerce protocol developed by Consolidated Data that enables electronic transactions to be sent from computer to computer within a supply chain.

The CODIS-Access technology creates standard for electronic documents such as purchase orders, “real time” stock inquiry, order confirmation receipts and much more. CODIS-Access simply acts as the common language between two business systems. The CODIS-Access interface with BASIC Software Systems’ Business Management Software Solution providers dealers with numerous dealer parts functions including providing parts Pricing and Availability, submitting parts orders, order search, and order status information.

- Parts inquiry and orders all from ONE interface
- Real-time access to see customer specific pricing, parts availability, supersession information and order status of desired parts
- Dealers have information at their fingertips 24/7
- Does not require a separate window for Persona
- Distributors receive orders electronically, drastically reducing errors and mistakes commonly found in faxed or phone orders – avoid double order entry for dealer in their business system

These valuable tools are of great benefit to dealers and will provide information quickly and easily meet your CODIS Distributor’s technology requirements.
CODIS distributors:
AES LawnParts
Atlantic Power, Inc.
Central Power Systems
Engine Warehouse, Inc.
Gardner / GPE
Magneto Power
Medart Engine / Marine
Power Source Canada
Preferred Power
(participating distributors to date)
“It has been great working with Consolidated Data and their development team in making the CODIS-Access interface from Basic Software Systems one of our best efforts.” says Ed Archambo, CEO of Basic Software Systems.  “Basic Software will continue teaming up with great partners like Consolidated Data to help our customers stay on top with technological advances that are available.”
About Consolidated Data
Consolidated Data has provided our enterprise management software, the CODIS System, to OPE Central Distributors since 1977. The CODIS Enterprise Management System is designed for single or multi warehouse operations that process large volumes of daily transactions. It is fully integrated to handle all aspects of the Central Distributor’s information processing requirements. Driven by input from Central Distributors and manufacturers, CODIS is continually evolving to meet the rapidly changing requirements of the OPE industry. Based in Diamond Bar, CA, Consolidated Data services the majority of Central Distributors for OPE Engine and Equipment manufacturers in the US and Canada.

“Realizing the challenges faced by so many in today’s OPE business climate has made providing the CODIS-Access interface between users of the Basic Software System and CODIS distributors one of our top priorities. In our book, this project has been a ‘home run’ for those at every level of the OPE supply chain.  As we, at Consolidated Data, strive to provide the best software value to our OPE distributors, we will also look for every opportunity to partner with progressive systems providers such as Basic Software Systems.” Tim Compton, Director of Customer Support, Consolidated Data
About BASIC Software Systems
Basic Software Systems was established in Texarkana, Texas in 1979, serving an array of customers throughout North America, including: Agricultural Equipment Parts and Service, OPE, Heavy Construction and Equipment, Water Sports, Irrigation Dealers, Golf Cart Dealers, Utility Vehicles, ATV Recreational Vehicles (RV's), Lawn and Garden, Hardware stores, and much more.  All business system modules and Manufacturer interfaces from Basic Software Systems are designed to run on a standard personal computer or network to create a powerful business system flexibility of design and performance with UNLIMITED user access and store locations.  Basic Software also provides a wide range of specialized data conversion programs that allow existing data to be moved from any business system over to Basic Software Systems.   For more information, contact Basic Software Systems at 800-252-4476, send an email to, or visit their website at