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FrontRunner Professional and Northern Caskets Develop a Special Edition Software Solution

February 3, 2014

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FrontRunner Professional and Northern Caskets Develop a Special Edition Software Solution

FrontRunner Professional and Northern Caskets have formed a strategic alliance to develop a special edition of the FrontRunner software. The new system called TechnologySuite is an all web-based, robust, and most importantly, a scalable solution to meet any sized firm’s needs. It includes a free website with no-charge hosting, Northern Virtual Showroom / Reordering System, WL Smith & Associates PrintSuite, and a host of other advanced features.

Northern will be making TechnologySuite available at no cost to its valued clients. In addition, the Northern Casket Virtual Showroom / Reordering System and WL Smith & Associates features will be available as no-charge add-ons for all existing FrontRunner clients.

“We realize that technology is the future and the use of advanced technology and marketing is critical to our customers’ success,” explains Caley Ferguson, Northern Caskets Vice President. “More and more progressive firms understand that in order to truly succeed in today’s market, funeral homes must think beyond having just a good piece of management software or website. They need much. FrontRunner has carefully and strategically put all the building blocks together to help customers truly excel.”

“Northern Caskets continues to be one of the most respected and trusted casket brands in Canada, yet their innovative approach and comprehensive line of product offerings put them on a world-class level,” says Kevin Montroy, FrontRunner Founder and CEO. “As a family-focused company, this alliance is a natural fit for us.”

Geoffrey Quinton, President and CEO of WL Smith & Associates and AfterLoss, echoes Kevin’s comments. “As print-on-demand becomes more popular, we have worked closely with FrontRunner to exceed that of anything on the market to handle both traditional stationary and those firms wishing to do custom stationery printing in-house. FrontRunner’s award-winning creative talent turns out spectacular results that help make funeral homes stand out in their community and their custom program is second to none.”

“We have long respected FrontRunner for their strategic and visionary approach to helping funeral service,” add Gord Ferguson, President of Northern Caskets. “This is a home-grown, Canadian-based company that has been helping funeral professionals for over 15 years. We are proud to be aligned with them.”

To learn more about the powerful new TechnologySuite offering, please contact Caley Ferguson at

1- 800-461-1428 or Jules Green at 1-866-748-3625 Ext. 507