With sites in Lincoln, Scotland and the South West, Branston supply retail, wholesale and food manufacturing customers with fresh and ready prepared potatoes. They do all this with the help of dedicated and professional potato growers who deliver the high standards demand, day in, day out.
Kaydee Blinds and Sayfa Systems are two separate, but co-owned, companies both supplying products and services to the construction industry. Kaydee’s current ERP system was no longer able to efficiently support their operations and Sayfa’s rapid growth was beginning to be restricted by the lack of integrated IT systems. The senior management team decided that an ERP system selection project was required in order to find a system suitable for both companies.
Lebus operate in a “Fast Moving – Make To Order” manufacturing environment and with their Management Team highly focussed on process improvements it was identified that their business systems, consisting of bespoke manufacturing package alongside a second application for financial accounts and payroll and a variety of spreadsheets, were holding back progress and that a new ERP system would help support growth in a market of increasing product complexity and with high customer expectations on quality and delivery.
Having taken over the business as part of an MBO, the Buoyant management recognised the risks associated with running a 15 year old “green screen” system particularly in view of expansion plans for the business and therefore decided to undergo a an ERP system selection project. Any shortcomings of the system were resolved by the use of several increasingly complex spreadsheet applications which were heavily dependent on key personnel. The system, whilst able to assist with most of the functional requirements of the business represented a significant risk to the growing business as support was in short supply and complexity in the business was growing.
Viking River Cruises is a market leading river cruise operator, boasting a fleet of 37 vessels with plans of doubling that figure over the next few years. Due in part to that phenomenal growth the decision was made to undergo an ERP system selection project to find a solution that could cater for their unique set of requirements.
CN Creative are a North West-based healthcare company providing innovative and sustainable solutions to reduce smoking and smoking-related illnesses. They manufacture a wide variety of products including the hugely successful Intellicig, the electronic cigarette now sold in 26 countries worldwide.
Having grown since the early 90’s from eight to 280 employees and opened sites across the UK, France and the USA, Natural Power found their existing arrangements of systems could not satisfy their business requirements for future growth.
CAV Aerospace operates from eleven sites around the world. Prior to the project only the head office sites were on the core ERP system, the remaining eight sites were operating on a range of legacy systems, spreadsheets and locally developed databases.
When technology leader Promethean realised that their business systems could no longer meet the needs of a rapidly growing company expanding into international markets they looked for a partner to help them manage their system improvement projects which would eventually spread across three continents.
Fever-Tree are a company that have grown rapidly as their premium products have quickly become a huge success in the marketplace. The company were utilising multiple systems and spreadsheets to manage what was a £100m+ turnover organisation and found that there were silos of information around the business. They could not easily obtain a single version of the truth or a 360o view of their organisation.