IBS Customers Migrate to QlikView Business Discovery Platform as IBS/Qlik Partnership Flourishes

— New Insights, Rapid Time-to-Value Complement Supply Chain Qualities of IBS Distribution Software

SOLNA, Sweden, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — International Business Systems (IBS), a global leading integrated ERP and supply chain provider, today announced the migration of five customers to IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView, the result of the company’s partnership with Qlik, a leader in data discovery. These companies can now benefit from a whole new level of insights into their operations, suppliers and customers.

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"IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView turns raw data into intelligence about customer sales trends and margins, suppliers and partners that drive improved decision-making," said Tim Conroy, General Manager of the Americas, IBS. "Our commitment to leveraging best-of-breed technologies is a testament to our desire to help clients maximize the productivity of their supply chains."

IBS is the trusted industry leader of ERP and WMS distribution software preferred for consistently improving operational efficiencies and business performance for mid-market companies challenged by the complexities of managing distribution.

IBS customers who have already made the decision to invest in IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView include: Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd, Marshall Cavendish Education Pte Ltd, Makita (Australia) Pty Ltd, Metro Medical Supply, Inc., and Totes Isotoner (UK) Ltd.

"We deployed IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView to our field sales team within weeks of installing the software," said Tom Bennett, IT Manager at Makita Australia. "The results are unprecedented insights into our customers and comparative data that support a more meaningful sales engagement process, leading to increased order volume and range."

The QlikView Business Discovery platform from Qlik has been integrated into the IBS Business Suite of products to create IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView, serving customers in key verticals like pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, automotive aftermarkets, 3PL, publishing and wholesale distribution.  It enables businesses to freely explore and find connections, patterns and outliers in data without having to model those relationships in advance.

"Driving revenue, productivity and strategic thinking are just some of the benefits of IBS Analytics Powered by QlikView," said Christof Majer, Vice President of Global Partner Sales and Partner Network at Qlik. "Our partnership with IBS is flourishing as a result of the favorable ways that IBS’ clients are improving supply chain visibility and customer care." 

About IBS
International Business Systems (IBS) is a leading global integrated ERP and supply chain distribution software solution provider.  For more than 35 years, we have helped customers such as Geiger, ICS, Gold Eagle, Fidelitone, Totes Isotoner, WorldPac, and many more streamline, automate and accelerate their distribution network processes, and drive profitability and efficiency.

For more information, please visit www.ibs.net