• Report: #1020699

Complaint Review: Source One Network Solutions TRUSTED BUSINESS | Ripoff Report Verified Safe™ …businesses you can trust. Source One Network Solutions specializes in full-service IT infrastructure design, IT staging & configuration, telephony and paging, remodeling, and facility maintenance. Source One Network Solutions LLC receives a positive rating for their commitment to the Ripoff Report Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation & Customer Satisfaction Program.

  • Submitted: Tue, February 26, 2013
  • Updated: Sun, August 30, 2015

  • Reported By: Fool_Apparent! — Vancouver Washington USA
Source One Network Solutions LLC
P.O. Box 5343 Madison, Wisconsin United States of America

Source One Network Solutions REVIEW: Source One Network Solutions LLC dedicated to total customer satisfaction. Source One has given itself an overhaul. With new systems in place to ensure the success of the customers and vendors, Source One is geared up to implement new services offering in addition to its existing offerings of IT service call center, energy and systems monitoring, new construction, remodeling in the retail and restaurant industries.
*UPDATE: Source One Network Solutions pledges commitment to Ripoff Report Corporate Advocacy, Business Remediation & Customer Satisfaction Program. A program that benefits consumers, ensuring complete satisfaction, confidence when doing business with a member business. Source One Network Solutions recognized by Ripoff Report Verified™ as a safe business service.

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EDitor's UPDATE: Positive rating and recognition has been given to Source One Network Solutions for its full commitment to quality customer service.

Ripoff Report's discussions with Source One Network Solutions LLC have uncovered an ongoing dedication by the company to total client satisfaction. This means that clients can expect that the company will work towards finding a mutually satisfactory resolution to any concerns. Source One Network Solutions LLC listens carefully to client concerns and sees them as an opportunity to learn from past mistakes and become more efficient as a company in the services offered and the support for those services.

Source One Network Solutions was organized in 2000 by Richard Bond. Source One does specializes in – but is not limited to - information technology installation, and low voltage electrical and telecom installation and services nationwide for multi-location retailers across the US. [continued below]....
..... Richard had been performing similar trade work prior to starting this company. Mr. Bond has been programming and perfecting a proprietary web based project management system. It incorporates a database of vendors, tracking the metrics of each job, and assists in creating quotes for new work. The Pro-Manage system as it is called allows the company to rely on one single point of data to manage projects nationwide. One corporate buyer can hire us to do 1,000 jobs at 1,000 stores. We then set the job up in our proprietary project management system. Since we have been doing this kind of work for well over a decade, we have an established network of 4,000 vendors nationwide. The software automates this process such that the customer can appreciate a substantial price reduction.

The information provided in this report below is based on comments made by Scott Braun during an onsite inspection held by a third party verification company with no biases toward Source One Network Solutions.

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Source One Network Solutions offers businesses acts as a service provider for businesses with multiple locations. Scott Braun explained that they offer multiple services including, "IT service, POS service, and low voltage construction services for national retailers and restaurants." This unique service allows for businesses to operate through one source that improves communication for both businesses and vendors, which leads to a more effective product.

Source One Network Solutions has contractual agreements with large national retailers, as well as customers. The vast majority of their public exposure is through hiring subcontractors to do work for them on a national basis.They operate in all 50 states in order to accommodate the needs of their clients, "the number of customers we have are very small in quantity, but contracts tend to be large and long term." Mr. Braun also explained that, "99.9% of our business is business to business."



During the onsite interview Mr. Braun was asked to describe a situation where a client was not satisfied with the level of service they received. Mr. Braun explained that while they hardly receive complaints, on occasion, "the work we do for our clients...does not get done properly despite our best efforts." In order to combat this Source One Network has built a business system using mobile technologies to help avoid miscommunications, "our business system allows us to receive real time information from the technician. Including photographs, including sign offs from the local business owner to help ensure that everything is done properly before the technician ever leaves the job." As a result of this innovative action both the client and technician are satisfied. In addition follow-up practices are in place in ensure client satisfaction, "I follow up with anyone who is not satisfied, and I work through the details to the best of my ability."

When asked to comment on complaints posted on Ripoff Report's website Mr. Braun stated that one of the complaints was posted by a disgruntled ex-employee, and the additional two where from subcontractors who felt they did not get paid fast enough or did not get paid the right amount of money. While Mr. Braun is unaware of who the subcontractors are he intends on remedying the situation, "I don't know who they are so I can't look into them. I do intend to follow up with a rebuttal and get that solved." Mr. Braun went on to state that Source One Network has an A+ rating with the BBB.

When asked what type of changes they have made to honor their commitment to make things right with the customer per the request of Ripoff Report, Mr. Braun stated that they have created a new position title Vendor Manager. This created a point of contact for all communication with the vendors to make sure that their able to get their documentation in on time, which allows Source One Network Solutions to release checks.

Source One Network Solutions is proud to be a part of Ripoff Report's Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation and Customer Satisfaction Program. Mr. Braun further stated, "it's important to me."


IT Services

  1. IT Design
  2. Nationwide Roll-outs
  3. Network Equipment Configuration
  4. IT Support

Telephony Services

  1. Service & Support
  2. Nationwide Replacement Roll-outs
  3. Telephony Equipment Configuration
  4. Telephony Support

Construction and Facility Maintenance

  1. Support 24/7/365
  2. Nationwide Replacement Roll-outs



" A prominent customer states "Source One has always performed exceptionally and worked to ensure quality and costs were not sacrificed for the sake of schedule. Their employees paid attention to detail and ensured that the job was done right the first time".

Source One Network Solutions LLC's Source One's team of experts are trained to meet the needs of their customers and vendors alike. Source One has recently overhauled its business systems which allows for better performance, quicker response times, and improved communication with vendors and customers alike. The new Source One is poised for excellent growth in the decade to come. Source One Network Solutions LLC takes employee satisfaction seriously as well. Employee feedback and surveys reveal comments such as this, "don't really have anything for this part" Ripoff Report was pleased to learn that Source One Network Solutions LLC's past and current approach to business is focused on its pledge to total commitment towards client and employee satisfaction.


Source One Network Solutions LLC recognizes that complaints posted on Ripoff Report (whether true or not) are issues that need to be addressed, not ignored. If handled correctly, complaints can be valuable learning opportunities. With the feedback generated by Ripoff Report's review, Source One Network Solutions LLC has made organizational changes allowing its clients and employees a more streamlined approach to problem resolution and a commitment to a great client experience.

In summary, after our review, which included discussions with we have completed our transformation in the past year, adapting to the changing economy and market, Ripoff Report is convinced that Source One Network Solutions LLC is committed to quality delivery of services resulting in total client satisfaction.

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Ripoff Report has determined that Source One Network Solutions meets Ripoff Report Verified’s standards which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. Members of the Corporate Advocacy Business Remediation and Customer Satisfaction program do pay a fee for our on-site review, 24 hour monitoring and for support with customers to resolve any disagreements.

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Source One Network Solutions LLC Source One Network Solutions doesn't pay their Sub-Contractors Madison, Wisconsin


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America’s Phone Guys never provided us with proof of Insurance and thus their bill never came up for payment in our accounts payable system. After working with the vendor, we paid them in full on 4/9/2013



Tammy Krueger from Source One Network Solutions LLC called us on 8/10/12 with an emergency service call at a Golf Galaxy in a local mall (it was almost 4:30 on a Friday afternoon.)  We agreed to the call for emergency rates and dispatched a technician immediately.  We were to diagnose & repair a downed T1 circuit.  Our technician arrived on site and fixed the issue by reinstalling the T1 at the demarc within a very short time on site.

On 8/13/12 we followed the companies instructions for on-line billing through their web portal.  

On the morning of 8/17/12 we were offered and accepted a job at a local d**k's Sporting Goods.  We accepted it and scheduled it for later in the same day.  The job ended up taking several visits to get all of the issues addressed including installing some new cat 6 cabling that was added to the job after we started it.

Upon the jobs completion on 8/28/12 we again submitted our invoice through the on line portal.  

We have made numerous calls, sent many e-mails & letters trying to collect on these two invoices and have as of 2/26/13 been unsuccessful.  As of January a woman in A/P there claimed to be trying to get us paid but, we haven't been paid yet and I suspect that was just another of their scams.  

If you decide to take work from them I'd recommend getting paid up front or just telling them you will do it & never showing up, because they probably aren't going to bother paying you anyway...

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 02/26/2013 05:56 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Source-One-Network-Solutions-LLC/Madison-Wisconsin-53705/Source-One-Network-Solutions-LLC-Source-One-Network-Solutions-doesnt-pay-their-Sub-Contr-1020699. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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AUTHOR: Fool_Apparent! - ()

We received a partial payment on 4/15/13.  $150 towards the Golf Galaxy invoice which was submited on 8/13/2012 by the way.  Also on that check was $568.95 for the d**k's Sporting Goods job invoice which was submitted on 8/28/2012.  The balance due of $694.41 remains open & due.

Your indication that payments were made is misleading.  Payment was slightly more than half of what is due.  Your multiple questions marks seem to indicate you believe you've paid this timely & are surprised at the posting.  It took nearly 8 months for us to get half of our money.  


There are unfortunately a lot of National Accounts that prey on the small local service providers like us & never pay or only pay small portions of what was agreed to.  If your company isn't yet another of those we'd love it if you could get us the complete payment & offer a solution to not allow this issue to arise again.

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AUTHOR: Jack - ()

 System Payments below! ????

  America's Phone Guys   PO Box 873279 Vancouver, WA 98687 Email Agency S-49575   3029 DIC S20288 8/14/2012 $150.00 3658 10/9/2012
  S-49923   0675 DIC S20321 8/29/2012 $568.95 3658 10/9/2012
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Source One Network Solutions 2/27/2013

AUTHOR: ZWallace - (United States of America)

 I can assist you in collecting the money that is rightfully owed to your company from Source One Network Solutions, and anyone else in business that has failed to pay. "Google" Thrive Collection Services in Vancouver, WA for my contact information. Ask for Zack Wallace and best regards...
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