Tags: Distribution

Kerridge snaps up Lakeview

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has announced that is has reached an agreement to acquire Lakeview Computers (Lakeview). Lakeview is a small ISV founded in 1986 targetting the SME market with customised ERP applications based on LV ERP. They have about 300 customers across the UK in several industries including food and beverage, wholesale & distribution…

Infor Next, new employees, new customers, new future

Stephan Scholl, President, Infor opened the main keynote at Infor Next in London. Infor Next is aimed at manufacturing and distribution companies, an industry sector where Infor has a lot of customers in Europe. The keynote was well attended with around 650 attendees from across Northern Europe registering for the event. Scholl arrived at Infor…

ProcessPro extends Global ERP;or has it?

ProcessPro has announced further details of its new Global ERP solution. The announcement unveils new features of the solutions warehouse management, inventory and field service functionality. Launched only a few weeks ago there is a question over whether this is a new release or just an update of functionality. If it is an indication of…

Scaling up in Hong Kong takes automation

Lfplaza is a distributor of luxury fashion brand goods. In a recent press release Oracle NetSuite announced that NetSuite OneWorld has assisted its growth over the last five years. Lfplaza has a rapid rise as a distributor Founded in the 1990’s LfPlaza began life as a manufacturer of leather fashion accessories to European and North…

Is Wholesale Distribution burying its head in the sand?

The state of Wholesale Distribution Research, sponsored by NetSuite has highlighted the current state of the industry. After a year of turmoil in 2016 confidence is returning. Rangla Bodla, Head of Industry Marketing at NetSuite highlighted the research in a blog recently. The research white paper can be found here, it was written by Modern…

Kenrich changes ERP

Privately-held Kenrich Industrial, a US provider of industrial tools, cranes, hoists and electric motors, has selected Epicor’s Prophet 21 for a new ERP implementation. Its primary objectives are to control inventory and support growth. Founded in 1953, Kenrich has its headquarters in Waukesha, Wisconsin. According to Steve Bayerlein, president, Kenrich Industrial, Inc: “Since expanding into…

Texas base distributor selects Epicor Prophet 21

Epicor has announced that Ice & Refrigeration Systems has selected Epicor Prophet 21 to help manage the business. Founded in 2005 the Ice & Refrigeration Systems is a supplier of commercial refrigeration kitchen & restaurant equipment. It distributes equipment throughout the US and both sells and leases the equipment depending upon customer requirements. As its…

Triple win for NetSuite

NetSuite has won a trio of new partners in recent days. Terillium announced that it has joined the NetSuite Solution Provider Program. This is a major boost for NetSuite as it sees an Oracle platinum partner with 170 employees join its partner program. It demonstrates that Oracle partners see the benefit of reselling NetSuite into…

Rootstock keeps home fires burning

Rootstock has announced that Josef Davidssons Eftr (JDE) has selected Rootstock ERP to deliver their manufacturing and distribution needs. JDE is a manufacturer of hand crafted cast iron wood stoves and accessories founded around 150 years ago.  They distributed their products across Scandanavia, Benelux, Germany and the UK through dealers. Why Rootstock JDE were looking for…

HellermannTyton ties in Infor CloudSuite Distribution

Infor has announced that HellermannTyton is implementing Infor CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise. The initial deployment will complete and go live by the end of April 2017. HellermannTyton previously used System 21, deployed on IBM AS400/IBM System i. A solution they have used for nearly twenty years. Hosted in AWS, HellermannTyton will implement CloudSuite Distribution Enterprise without…