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Frontosa can also do online orders using a sort of "online shop" (although not sure how it compares to the Esquire one - for reasons detailed below), but my main problem with it is that it has been completely hobbled by what I can only imagine is a decision made by someone (or a group of someones) who understand nothing about e-commerce or online buying.
Essentially you have to enter in your reseller details to log in, but if you have NOT bought anything from them within the past 30 days you CANNOT log in as your account is removed. You then have to re-apply for access if you wish to purchase, and then if you again have not bought anything within the past 30 days you are removed again.
I don't understand this mentality, I can imagine what the person who made this decision was thinking, but the logic at play is so utterly at odds with reality that it essentially makes the entire system useless. I mean seriously, am I going to go through the mission of having to call Frontosa to get them to reactivate my account every month or am I just going to give sales a call and place my order that way when I *actually* need to make a purchase? I can guarantee you the "offline" version is a lot less hassle if you don't buy from them regularly, and that's really... stupid?
Don't have a problem with the website myself, usually find what what I'm looking for within a minute or two together with availability. If what I need is not in stock in PE I'll phone and check that it'll arrive in the weekly shipment before ordering.Now if only their website didn't suck giant donkey balls. I find it significantly less painful to just use their pricelist, phone in an order using a product code and then drive through to fetch.