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Mantis by Metaworks Logo
     
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SaaS field execution
system for brands
& merchandisers
SaaS field execution system for brands & merchandisers
What our clients say:
"It was about … a trust level that [Metaworks] would be there to support us and help us get to where we needed with a system."
Bret Van De Walle, President, Prairie Division, Concord National
"Metaworks is our technology partner in retaining and acquiring customers. Metaworks’ responsiveness and attention to detail is a great fit with our customer service philosophy."
Barbara Donald, CFO, AS May Powell Corporation
"[Metaworks] are a very flexible, nimble and quick team… Mantis is user-friendly and easy to navigate allowing our people to sell more and fill out reports less…"
Steve Henley, VP & General Manager, E.A. Langenfeld Associates
"Always professional. Always accessible.
The Harlow-HRK teams overall response to Mantis was YES! YES!"
Bob Wilkinson, Regional Coordinator - East,
Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing Inc.
"Mantis is the program that will take us… out of the dark ages and into the 21st century. With the huge labor savings we've realized over previous methods, we can more than pay for the Mantis program!"
Charlie Phillips, Senior Director, Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing Inc.
"[Mantis] fit our business and how we do our jobs. We didn't have to change how we did our jobs to accommodate a new system. "
Bret Van De Walle, President, Prairie Division, Concord National
"It is a pleasure to work with a company that is interested in our success first."
Blake Herlick, President, Certified Marketing Services Inc.
"Metaworks has been recognized by all partners for their abilities to deliver on project outcomes in a rapid time frame and on budget."
John MacInnes, Coastal Resource Coordinator, NSDFA
"Metaworks is there whenever we need them for ongoing support - I talk to a human immediately."
Mark Docherty, Truck Stop Services Operation Manager,
Transcore Commercial Services
"The program is extremely user friendly and very easy to work with in stores."
Mark Jacobs, Regional Coordinator – Southeast,
Harlow-HRK Sales & Marketing Inc.
"Metaworks provided the best value and the most flexibility of all the products we reviewed."
Mike Marotta, President Inter-Fresh, former VP Sales, A.S. May Powell Corporation
"I have worked with many different programs, and I can honestly say that Mantis [is] the most enjoyable and user friendly..."
Heddy Dykstra, National Retail Coordinator, Concord National
"Since selecting Metaworks, CMS has grown tremendously and Mantis from Metaworks was a big part of that"
Vince Misetich, Assistant VP, Information Systems,
Certified Marketing Services Inc.
How it Works:
Mantis in the field:
Mantis allows workers, such as merchandisers, manufacturers, auditors and inspectors, to collect, send and receive information.
Empower Your
Workforce
  • Provide reps with latest info, docs & photos
  • Access to detailed history for each location
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Increase Productivity
Ensure reps are productive and on schedule.
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Ensure Compliance
Ensure your products and promotions are always perfectly presented.
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24/7 Access to Data
Stay current anywhere anytime
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Languages
  • French
  • English
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Calendar
Schedule your activities
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Save on Hardware
Mantis works on almost any device
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Messages
  • Send announcements
  • Introduce new products
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  • Mantis operates on a variety of smartphones and tablets, including iPhone™, iPad™, Android, and BlackBerry®, as well as laptops and desktops.
  • All provide real-time connectivity from anywhere.
  • Mantis offers easy remote setup for rapid deployment.
  • View a calendar of scheduled activities
  • View a calendar of scheduled location visits
  • Mark locations to visit, and make your own schedule
  • Create your own to-do list
 
  • Currently available in French and English
  • Can be customized to add other languages
  • Different date formats
  • Choose km or miles
  • Create your own fields to suit your needs
  • Sync all data back to office
  • Always have access to the latest info and tasks
  • Upload and download in a few seconds
Mantis feature image: Access
 
  • Capture real-time data from the field via activities of all question types, branching, skip logic, required questions
  • Photos of current displays, with comments attached
  • Photos to record competitor activity
  • Automatic alerts to relevant parties when there’s a problem, e.g. out-of-stocks
Mantis feature image: Compliance
 
  • GPS and time-stamped check-in at each location
  • Signature capture from store managers
  • Real-time reports on project completion
  • Map reports tracking worker activity
 
  • Send product brochures, photos, full descriptions
  • Include relevant photos, planograms, and documents with every activity
  • Reps can keep a diary to review & continue a history of every location
  • Reps can review past answers and past work to further trace compliance
  • Reps can maintain a contact list for each location
Mantis feature image: Empower your workforce
 
Mantis at the office:
Mantis allows you to access and analyse all the latest field data, everything you and your customers need for intelligent decision making.
Dashboard
See what's going on at a glance
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Drilldown
See what's going on in depth
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Reports
Analyze long-term trends
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Show clients
your work
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Alerts
Identify and solve problems faster
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Supervise
Promotions
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Security
Control who sees what
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Flexible
Easy to fit to your business
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See what's going on in the field at a glance:
  • Multiple tabs allow you to organize reports according to your needs, e.g. by client or territory
  • Flexible layout: drag & drop your charts to anywhere on the page, expand/contract them to any size
  • Create custom dashboards specific to any user
  • Choose from many different types of reports, including charts & maps
 
See what's going on in depth.
  • Drilldown into reports and charts to see what’s going on at all levels
  • View full details of any field-based activity
  • If needed, you can edit responses from the field
  • Filter down to the exact information you're looking for
 
Analyze long-term trends
  • Sophisticated reports, e.g. trending, distribution
  • Customize to whatever parameters you need, no training required
  • Save favourites for quick retrieval
  • Export to Excel
  • Share with others via PDF, or assign to their dashboard
 
  • A special client access security role allows clients to run their own reports and access their own dashboard, while you still control what they can and cannot see.
  • You can create customized dashboards for every client
  • Approve and clean-up the data which clients can see
  • Share charts & reports via pdf & excel, and images via powerpoint.
 
Identify and solve problems faster
Set an alert on any question in an activity to spot problems more quickly, e.g. out-of-stocks, incorrect prices.

As soon as the question is answered the right people are automatically notified.
 
  • Send instructions on how to set up promotions, along with images and documents
  • You can set and adjust prices based on the store or campaign
  • Photos from the field show you what's going on
  • Completion reports can show you what reps have done where
 
Control who sees what
Mantis uses Microsoft SQL Server, a reliable, secure and scalable industry standard database. Mantis makes it easy to set up password-protected users, with security levels and permissions that match the way you do business. Create client users who only see their own data, read-only users, and set up dashboards for specific users.
 
Easy to fit to your business
  • Easy to use: practically no training required
  • Flexible data structure to fit your current set-up
  • Customizable fields & settings to fit how you do business
Mantis for Manufacturers
Address the challenges of time, distance, and accuracy that come with being out in the field. Get vital information to your offices faster, more accurately and efficiently.

If your product is not on the shelf – it’s no good to your bottom line!

Mantis® for Manufacturers helps organizations keep an eye on what’s happening at the retail level. Reps are armed with software that addresses the challenges of time, distance, and accuracy that come with being out in the field. Using Mantis will ensure you get the vital information from the field to your offices faster, more accurately – more efficiently.

Make sure your products are where they need to be - in front of the consumer.

 Contact Us   to find out more.

Mantis for Merchandisers
Meet the changing needs of your clients by keeping them informed about where their products are placed, how the shelves are stocked, and how promotions are being carried out.

Mantis® for Merchandisers helps you meet the changing needs of your clients by keeping them informed about where their products are placed, how the shelves are stocked and how promotions are being carried out.

Information can be collected and analyzed simultaneously from multiple stores across the country, giving you accurate and up to date information for smart decision making.

Save time, cut costs, generate more revenue.

 Contact Us   to find out more.

Mantis for Inspections
Customizable for any type of inspection. Information can be recorded and submitted easily.

Mantis for Inspections makes the need for conducting any type of inspection using paper forms obsolete. Capture the information you need on a mobile device and communicate it effortlessly via our web reporting system. Reduce paper costs and the amount of time spent on administrative tasks because information is saved automatically as it is entered into the handheld system. The result is improved performance and efficiency,

which is great for your organization's bottom line!

 Contact Us   to find out more.

Mantis for Manufacturers
Address the challenges of time, distance, and accuracy that come with being out in the field. Get vital information to your offices faster, more accurately and efficiently.

If your product is not on the shelf – it’s no good to your bottom line!

Mantis® for Manufacturers helps organizations keep an eye on what’s happening at the retail level. Reps are armed with software that addresses the challenges of time, distance, and accuracy that come with being out in the field. Using Mantis will ensure you get the vital information from the field to your offices faster, more accurately – more efficiently.

Make sure your products are where they need to be - in front of the consumer.

 Contact Us   to find out more.

Mantis for Merchandisers
Meet the changing needs of your clients by keeping them informed about where their products are placed, how the shelves are stocked, and how promotions are being carried out.

Mantis® for Merchandisers helps you meet the changing needs of your clients by keeping them informed about where their products are placed, how the shelves are stocked and how promotions are being carried out.

Information can be collected and analyzed simultaneously from multiple stores across the country, giving you accurate and up to date information for smart decision making.

Save time, cut costs, generate more revenue.

 Contact Us   to find out more.

Mantis for Inspections
Customizable for any type of inspection. Information can be recorded and submitted easily.

Mantis for Inspections makes the need for conducting any type of inspection using paper forms obsolete. Capture the information you need on a mobile device and communicate it effortlessly via our web reporting system. Reduce paper costs and the amount of time spent on administrative tasks because information is saved automatically as it is entered into the handheld system. The result is improved performance and efficiency,

which is great for your organization's bottom line!

 Contact Us   to find out more.