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K8 is the prefered ERP system for Kaizen Motor Spares Distribution

Fact Sheet
Solution: K8 ERP
Industry: Automotive spare parts
Provider: Kerridge - Premium
User: Kaizen Motor Spares Distributors
Kaizen Motor Spares Distributors.

Kaizen Motor Spares Distributors.

Kaizen Motor Spares Distributors, established in 2007, have grown into one of the largest automotive aftermarket distributors in South Africa with branches in Johannesburg, Durban, Nelspruit, Cape Town and Polokwane.

Kaizen MSD realised the need for a comprehensive, fully integrated system, Kerridge Commercial Systems. K8 will be replacing its legacy system.

Kaizen MSD felt they had outgrown the system as it lacked multi-branch stock management, financial controls, margin management and support in general. Furthermore, their legacy system did not cater for product descriptions, nor did it have a product file per branch.

Gonnie Nadasen, General Manager, said: "The K8 roadmap presented to us, by KCS, cemented our decision. We realised that an ERP change in our business is not a small one, and that our preferred ERP supplier must still be around in the next 20 years."

Kaizen MSD will find immediate value in the alternatives associated with K8 once it is implemented. Such benefits include but are not limited to; back to back processes for buy-outs and strong financials for a multi-branch business as well as the centralised controls needed.

KMSD will further benefit with K8 and have access to:

* Real time access to actual data and performance;
* The ability to better monitor the performance of each branch, product line and individual salespeople;
* The capability to drill down to gross margins achieved for each product
* Accurate forecasting;
* Buy-out Management;
* BI Reporting;
* Margin control; and
* Batch control.

Results

* Real time access to actual data and performance;
* The ability to better monitor the performance of each branch; and
* Improved stock control across branches.

Tiaan Grobbelaar, Sales Director at KCS,  said "We are pleased to have another customer on-board in the aftermarket automotive spare parts Industry.

Implementing K8 will support the growth of the business with a strong, robust and functionally rich ERP system that offers the necessary controls and efficiencies required".

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS)

KCS provides specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to distributive trades customers, large and small – wherever they are in the world. Immersed in the distributive trades for over 35 years, its technical experts are thought leaders in trading and management technology, and its innovative and flexible approach ensures its customers partner with it for the long-term.

Its mission is simple: to design and deliver high performance, integrated ERP solutions that enable its distributive trade customers to source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively.

 

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