Drive Medical Taps ARI as Preferred Service Provider

Arrangements gives Drive's network of providers access to specially branded e-commerce and digital marketing websites and tools.

DME/HME manufacturer and distributor Drive Medical has named software service company ARI Network Services as preferred provider of e-commerce websites and digital marketing services to its network of independent equipment providers.

Under the arrangement, ARI will offer custom packages designed exclusively for Drive Medical providers that will include branded websites, email marketing templates, Google account optimization, access to a library of custom social media graphics, and other Drive Medical-branded marketing collateral.

“We are excited about teaming up with ARI Network Services,” said Seth Diamond, vice president of Drive’s e-commerce division. “Their focus on helping DME and HME providers bridge the gap between traditional and non-traditional selling and marketing tactics has allowed providers to stay ahead of the times. The synergies between ARI and Drive Medical support our clients’ efforts to navigate the road ahead as our industry continues to evolve.”

Fully optimized for search engines, ARI’s provider websites help online shoppers find – and buy – home medical equipment online. The website platform also offers providers industry-specific functionality including a prescription refill module and secure online bill pay.

“We are pleased to be selected as the preferred website and digital marketing services partner for Drive Medical,” ARI president and CEO Roy Olivier said. “In the highly competitive HME marketplace, this program offers HME providers a distinct advantage by attracting online shoppers and driving qualified leads ultimately resulting in increased online and in-store sales for Drive Medical’s provider network.”

Providers interested in learning more about HME provider websites and digital marketing services can contact ARI at (800) 755-6040.

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