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What is different about MainStem?
We are a full, end-to-end supply chain solution design specifically for operators and suppliers in the cannabis industry. Unlike procurement software built for traditional industries, our experience in cannabis is unparalleled, and we have built our Procurement Platform to specifically address the unique challenges and regulations of the industry.
Can our current software integrate and scale?
MainStem integrates with most leading operations and finance platforms including QuickBooks, Sage Intacct, Teams, Slack, and more are being added to our partner network everyday.
Does MainStem sell cannabis?
No. The purpose of the MainStem platform is to provide better access and more intelligent technology to cannabis companies. Our marketplace includes everything but the bud.
How will MainStem impact our bottom-line?
Beyond saving costs on supplies, the MainStem platform is built to address each stage of the purchasing process including for all roles involved in the process – all with a clear and connected view across all locations. Better data, relevant insights and ultimately more strategic decisions.
Can MainStem work across all states and locations?
MainStem works with suppliers and operators in all legal US Markets. We have shipped orders to 45 States, as well as Canada, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and DC.
Since we are built for cannabis, we understand the dynamics of the growing industry. For this reason, our software subscriptions all include unlimited users and unlimited locations. This means you will never be penalized for growth.
We take pride in our customer-centric setup process, and will work closely with you to ensure all your locations are set up within the regulations of their individual states. From custom catalogs that consider location-specific regulations to reporting and predictive analytics, you can sleep better at night knowing we are wired to reduce risk.
What data does MainStem provide?
For cannabis operators, MainStem's Procurement Platform gives users full visibility and accountability into their organization's purchasing including custom date-range spend, monthly supply audits, product and supplier breakdowns, and other COGS-related analyses.
For suppliers servicing the cannabis industry, MainStem provides immediate access to hundreds of operations across the United States. We give you the tools to easily list your products on our platform, and centralize your orders into a single platform for visibility and accountability.
Who are MainStem's competitors?
MainStem is truly the only cannabis-specific integrated procurement software on the market. Our clients have compared us to Procurify or Order, however, we cater specifically to the cannabis industry and understand your day-to-day needs, which also includes integrating with your ERP or Seed-to-Sale software.
How long does it take to onboard onto a MainStem platform?
We do the heavy lifting, so you don't have to. Our team customizes our onboarding to your workflow making sure you can focus on your business. We have a dedicated onboarding and customer advocacy team who will support you every step of the way, getting you saving money and maximizing the platform as quickly as possible, with minimal impact to your day-to-day business.
How does MainStem select suppliers?
Our "In-Network" suppliers go through a formal vetting process. Once they've been approved by our team of Supplier Specialists, they are graded throughout their lifetime on our platform.
MainStem has processed orders for 837 consecutive days, and has helped ship over 140,000+ products. We are supply experts, and are here to help you streamline your procurement.
Why do I need an integrated procurement platform?
Most of our clients don't even know they have a problem until they've seen our solution. Our Procurement Platform was specifically built to handle the nuances of the cannabis industry when it comes to growing organizations like yours. We can handle multiple bank accounts in unlimited states, managed regionally, or at the corporate level, but yet still aggregate all of your purchasing data in one location so you get a real insight into your operations. You can't hope to grow without visibility, automations and consolidated workflows.
A procurement platform built to solve complex supply chain issues for the cannabis industry by connecting Operators and suppliers in an End-to-end sourcing and purchashing ecosystem
same day buying & selling
Seamless ERP integration
Custom COGS catalogs for each location
Connects with Quickbooks, Sage Intacct & many more popular Software platforms