Tags: IFS

HEINZ-GLAS replaces Baan/Infor with IFS

IFS has announced that HEINZ-GLAS, a multinational glass container manufacturer has selected IFS Applications 9 as its new ERP solution. Extending and replacing legacy ERP solutions HEINZ-GLAS operates 16 sites across 12 countries. It manufactures glass bottles and containers for the perfume and cosmetics industry. Its customers include Beiersdorf, L’Oreal, Diro and AVON. HEINZ-GLAS used multiple installations of…

Contract Administration streamlines services with IFS

IFS has announced that Contract Administration, spol. s.r.o. (CA) has replaced a legacy ERP with IFS applications. CA has an existing SAP installation but it is not clear whether this is the software that was replaced. The IFS installation will streamline the customer services processes at CA specifically. CA provides outsourced payroll and human resources administration to…

Artificial Intelligence in your service centre

Salesforce has announced Service Cloud Einstein to deliver artificial intelligence solutions to customer service agents. Salesforce pushed Einstein, its AI platform, heavily at Dreamforce last year. It has a huge development focus on the product. This effort has culminated in the release of Einstein for Service cloud. It delivers artificial intelligence, arguably machine learning, to the service industry. Salesforce have…

Channel wars Americas begins

2017 is a year when we can expect to see a number of cloud ERP vendors fight vigorously for a diminishing number of available channel partners. Epicor is one of the first to announce improvements to its channel program in the Americas. This announcement sees Epicor attempt to increase its attractiveness to potential partners. “Channel expansion…

Infor wins over Interconnector

Gas pipeline operator Interconnector (UK) Limited (IUK) has turned to Infor CloudSuite Industrial to help manage its operation. IUK has chosen to implement Infor CloudSuite Industrial, Infor Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Infor Expense Management. The solutions will run from the Infor AWS cloud environment. Terry Stephens, IT & Business Systems Director at Interconnector (UK) Limited revealed the strategy…

Fashion retailer invests in IFS

IFS has announced that fashion retailer Gina Tricot has upgraded their IFS solution to IFS Applications 9 and added several new modules. Gina Tricot has used IFA Applications for years especially the decision support software the longest. This new project sees the implementation of assortment planning, allocation and replenishment (ASR) to the solution. Benefits of upgrading Gina Tricot…

IFS closes Mxi Technologies Ltd deal

IFS has completed its acquisition of Mxi Technologies Ltd (“Mxi”). The announcement came in a briefly worded press release. It confirmed that they will continue to sell the Mxi software. The company infrastructure itself will merge into and form the majority of a new business unit inside IFS. As previously announced, Scott Helmer will head up the…

IFS extends supply chain functionality with DSI

IFS has announced that DSI has enhanced its integration with IFS applications. DSI will leverage the scheduling optimisation components inside the IFS Mobile Workforce Management solution. In April 2016 DI purchased eNSYNC Solutions, Inc. One of the main reasons for that acquisition was ScanWorkX. This is a supply chain software solution integrated with Microsoft Dynamics and…

IFS acquires Mxi to create force in Aviation

IFS has announced the acquisition of Mxi, a leading provider of integrated maintenance management software solutions for the global aviation industry. The deal will create a new business unit within IFS. Its SVP will be the current CFO/COO of Mxi Scott Helmer. Jon Slangerup who only joined Mxi in October this year as CEO will step down…