Spanish electrical equipment distributor implements IBS Electro distribution software

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IBS Iberia has announced an agreement with Suministradora del Valls to pilot test IBS Electro, the IBS ERP software for the electronic and electrical wholesale and distribution industry.

The IBS Electro solution, which will go live at Suministradora del Valls in the next few months, will consist of the following modules: finance, fixed asset management, distribution, stock management, warehouse management, multi-distribution center, claims management, sales support, e-commerce and business intelligence.

Suministradora del Valls trust in our technology is a great source of satisfaction for IBS. Our experience in, and knowledge of, the electrical industry will enable us to bring value to its business, comments Davide Spada, Vice President Electrical for IBS.

Suministradora del Valls specializes in distributing electric equipment for professional installers in industry and at home. The company, which in 2006 received the Award for Electrical Equipment Distribution Excellence in Catalonia, has two warehouses with 60 employees. In 2007, Suministradora del Valls had a turnover of 27 million.

Suministradora del Valls has chosen IBS for its specialization and experience in the electrical equipment distribution industry and the ease with which it can adapt to our companys needs in an increasingly demanding market, explains Joan Domedel, owner of Suministradora del Valls.

Providing value through specialization

IBS Electro is IBS industry specific solution for electrical and electronic equipment suppliers. The solution meets this industrys management needs, reducing supply chain costs and providing a fast return on investment (ROI).

IBS Electro provides a full view of the company's business processes (warehouse, supplies, finance, customer service, etc.) and integrates all company data within a single application. A single and constantly updated source of resources saves significant time and money and makes it possible to conduct profitability analyses in relation to customers, products and families of products as well as customer/product profitability. In addition, a Business Intelligence module facilitates and improves strategic analysis, planning and decision making. It makes it possible to monitor key performance indicators (KPI) and return on investment, as well as to analyze profitability by partner or product.

IBS Electro solves the complexities involved in managing the commercial situation by customer. For example, customers can be divided by category in order to calculate the discount applicable to each. IBS Electro easily integrates with any platform in the market, facilitating order dispatching and receipt invoicing to and from suppliers.

IBS Electro enables an efficient warehouse management, one of the most critical areas for an electric equipment distributor, taking into account supplies, orders received, seasonal products, etc. The solution supports various types of organizations centralized and decentralized, with single and multiple warehouses, and with simple or complex distribution structures. In addition, its IBS Integrator module ensures full integration with the customers other systems.

IBS customer portfolio includes the leading electrical equipment distributors, such as Fogliani, Casa das Lmpadas, Mayflex, Franchini, Wever & Ducr, General Electric Lighting, Elektroskandia and Power & Signal Group, among others.

About IBS

IBS (OMX Nordic Exchange STO: IBS) is a leading provider of specialized business systems for specific industries such as publishing and book distribution, pharmaceutical distribution, electrical and electronic parts and equipment, paper, food and the automotive industry. IBS focuses on large and mid-sized companies within supply chain management, demand-driven manufacturing, customer administration and financial control.

About IBS Iberia

IBS Iberia comprises IBS subsidiaries in the Spanish and Portuguese markets, bringing together in a single organisation all their management, skills, know-how and resources. IBS Iberia operates as a one stop shop, integrating hardware, finance, cross-industry and vertical software solutions, helping customers achieve their aims and guaranteeing measurable business value.

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