7 Ways French Gerleman Makes Online Ordering Easy & Efficient

Your closest French Gerleman branch location could be as near as your phone or computer. We offer a variety of website features and enhancements that make doing business online with French Gerleman easy and convenient.  In this article, we will review seven time-saving options that are currently available to you online.

1. Voice Activated Search

Use Voice Activated Search on your mobile device*, laptop or desktop. Click the microphone icon, in the search bar, to activate voice search.  You can search for a specific manufacturer, product category, part number or service.  For example, click & say, “Search for lighting” or “Search for Rayovac Type C batteries.” In addition, you can search for a specific part number.  For example, click & say, “Search for 2BLT4.”  You will get immediate search results based on your request.

Voice activated search feature on FrenchGerleman.com

* Note: Not currently supported on Apple iOS devices in web browsers.  However, voice activated search is available on the French Gerleman Mobile App for both iPhone and Android devices. Search for French Gerleman on Google Play or the App Store to download.

2. Compare Features

Review specifications, availability, and pricing side by side to assist with making your purchase decision. Select a product by checking the compare box located under each product image. Next click the compare items link on the gray information bar to generate the comparison chart. Compare up to three items at one time. Remove and add new items to compare as needed. Note: Pricing comparison option is available to registered users only. Not registered? No problem, click here.

Compare product features to make the right choice at FrenchGerleman.com
3. View In-Stock Items

With more than 185,000 SKUs available online you can quickly filter your search by items in stock at a French Gerleman location and available for quick delivery. Once you navigate to a specific product category and filter your search, check the “View In-Stock Items Only” box and the page will regenerate and display only stock products available from one of our French Gerleman warehouse locations.

View in-stock items at FrenchGerleman.com

4. Hoffman Enclosure Quick Ship Program

Need an enclosure right away? The quick ship program from nVent HOFFMAN ensures you have faster access to industry-leading enclosure and thermal management solutions. As an authorized HOFFMAN on Demand distributor, we have ready-to-ship, local stock of a full range of products. All enclosures available on the quick ship program are identified by a red circle with truck icon. Click here to view all available quick ship products.

5. Express Checkout

If you need to reorder common products for a jobsite or project on a frequent basis try the Express Checkout feature. With Express Checkout you will be presented with a quick order review page and prompted to enter a PO Number/Job Number and shipping method. Once complete, submit your order.

Note: This option is available to registered users only. Not registered? No problem, click here to set-up an online account.

Express checkout at FrenchGerleman.com
6. Rockwell Automation Configurator

Configure Rockwell Automation parts based on specific product attributes and easily add those products to your shopping cart. With the Rockwell Automation Configurator, you will have access to helpful product information, product images, technical drawings, and data sheets.

If you configure a non-standard or more complex product you will be prompted to submit a quote request using the generated part number from the configurator. Once reviewed, a quote for your unique product will be added to your online account. Simply access the quote, add that specific product to your cart and submit order.

Note: This option is available to registered users only. Not registered? No problem, click here. We are a Rockwell Automation Authorized Distributor in select markets. If you are outside of those areas, this feature will not be available.

Rockwell Automation Configurator at FrenchGerleman.com
7. My Product Groups

Do you order common products on a frequent basis? Save time by creating your own Product Groups. These can be a list of products commonly purchased to manufacture a piece of equipment or commonly ordered products for a jobsite or project, or to simply replenish products in your storeroom. You can create as many product groups as you need to save you time. You can edit the products in your individual groups at any time. When placing online orders, access your product group, update quantities, and submit to cart for purchase.

Note: This option is available to registered users only. Not registered? No problem, click here.

My Product Groups at FrencGerleman.com

At French Gerleman, our objective is to make your online experience convenient and easy. If you are not currently registered for an online account, we encourage you to register today. When you register you will have access to a wide range of online options, account specific pricing, order history and more. If you have additional questions about the features highlighted in this article or additional online options for your company, please contact us at ecommerce@frenchgerleman.com.

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