We are getting ready to launch our ISA Convention mobile app on Tuesday, April 2. Please excuse the temporary hold on Network Now activity while we switch platforms.

All confirmed appointments as of 5:00 PM ET on Friday, March 29 will be transferred to your personalized schedule in the mobile app. All new meeting requests will be scheduled directly through the mobile app starting Tuesday , April 2.

Please email McKenzie Zutell at mzutell@isapartners.org with any questions. Thank you.

Kerridge Commercial Systems

Cary,  NC 
United States
https://www.kerridgecsna.com/
  • Booth: 1236


Kerridge Commercial Systems looks forward to meeting you!

Kerridge Commercial Systems offers K8: A fully integrated enterprise business management solution for distributors, wholesalers, and suppliers in manufacturing and construction related materials businesses.

Combining a suite of modules as one system, K8 help you source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively. Our solutions are designed to help you get closer to your customers, build profits, and manage your margins. From your sales team to your back office, our solutions have been developed by wholesale distribution and retail experts to improve the day-to-day performance of your team.

Our enterprise software is used by over 800 global customers, 80,000 users across 8,000 branches across the world, including global brands like Saint Gobain, Travis Perkins, Wolseley/Ferguson, and Core & Main. We can support you equally if you are running a small business from a single shop or if you have several distribution centers, a network of showrooms, and a large e-commerce presence. From two users to 10,000 plus—we will support your growth no matter the size of your business.

Brands: K8 includes everything you'd expect in an ERP solution plus Document Management, Analytics, Signature Capture, Warehouse Management, intelligent packing and routing, and integrated e-commerce.


 Press Releases

  • Dickson Bearings and Transmissions (Dickson); a third generation company, is one of Ireland’s leading distributors of industrial parts.  Based in Dublin, Dickson is particularly proud of their heritage and customer service track record. Kerridge Commercial Systems users since 1986, the company considers K8 an essential business tool; progressively developed and fully supported.

    With an inventory of 150,000 part lines, managing the correct depth and breadth of stock is key to Dickson’s operations. Across Ireland, more than 2,000 businesses rely on Dickson for high quality service, backed by technical expertise and experience. With the majority of customer orders relating to equipment breakdown; time is of the essence to have the correct parts on site without delay and for repairs to be carried out.

    Ian Dickson, Managing Director, refers to K8’s role in the company: “Without K8, we wouldn’t have a business; the system is reliable, works well and easy to use. Compared with other systems we have seen, being able to navigate quickly between modules and applications is fundamental for us. As a small company, it’s vital
    that our sales staff can create and process orders quickly and seamlessly. Moreover, we appreciate that time is money for our customers and responsiveness is critical. The fact that K8 is used by several major companies in our sector is particularly reassuring."  "
    K8 holds a wealth of information that we can use to run daily operations and drive the business forward. We can see a snapshot of day-by-day and monthly sales with margin performance at any time - the Advanced Analysis tools are essential to keep us informed."

  • The Man-Dirk group of companies are specialist suppliers of engineering tools and equipment in the Maintenance, Repair and Operating (MRO) industry sector. They are highly focussed on supplying their products to the mining industry, manufacturing, power generation, municipalities, and state-owned enterprises.

    Man-Dirk’s extensive subsidiary and branch network, product range, catalogs, IT network, distribution capabilities and highly experienced staff have enabled the company to deliver fit-for-use industrial products at the right time, at competitive pricing directly to customer operations.

    Man-Dirk is a subsidiary of BMG (Pty) Ltd which is controlled by Invicta Holdings Ltd

    https://www.mandirk.co.za/


 Products

  • K8 - Complete ERP for Distribution
    Our enterprise software is used by over 800 global customers, 80,000 users across 8,000 branches across the world, including global brands like Saint Gobain, Travis Perkins, Wolseley/Ferguson, and Core & Main....

  • https://www.kerridgecs.com/page/solutions/erp-systems

    Combining a suite of modules, our solutions help you source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively.  Our solutions are designed to help you get closer to your customers, build profits, and manage your margins. From your sales team to your back office, our solutions have been developed by wholesale distribution and retail experts to improve the day-to-day performance of your team.

    Integrated

    Innovative, flexible supply channels are essential for companies looking for a sustainable future in today’s dynamic market. Our solutions can support you across your business through a wide selection of inclusive software modules.  Each module integrates seamlessly into the trading and business management platform, enabling you to control every aspect of sales, operations, accounting, and management.

    Scalable

    Our solutions are used by many retail and wholesale distribution customers, large and small –across the world. Our solutions can support you whether you run your business from a single site, or have an expanding company with several distribution centers, a network of showrooms, consignments at customers, and an e-commerce presence. From five users to thousands – our solutions will help you grow your business no matter the size.

    Flexible – Your Business, Your Way

    You will want to run your business your way and our solutions can be configured to match your requirements. From the choice of which modules to use, to how the system and dashboards are set-up, and who has access to what functionality, they can all be configured for you. You can choose what you want to see and where, ensuring that your team are always focused on the task at hand.

  • K8 Integrated Business Intelligence (BI)
    K8 Business Intelligence (part of K8 ERP) gives individuals or departments access to secure, centralized data at the precise level they need to perform their roles effectively....

  • Business Intelligence & KPI’s Features:

    Manager Dashboard - Designed and structured to suit managers across the business, the Manager Dashboard is perfect for department, branch, area or regional managers, tailored according to their specific requirements and permissions. The presentations enable performance and comparisons to be made for fast and effective decision-making about sales, stock levels and supplier positions.

         • Sales and margins versus target, in total and for each product grouping
         • Customer Credits issued as a percentage of sales
         • Stock on hand expressed as a percentage of maximum stock
         • Non-stock items in stock, expressed as a percentage of overall stock
         • Stock turnover and predicted weeks cover


    Finance Dashboard - Senior finance managers are offered high levels of control, data access and analytical capability. The Company Performance view presents at-a-glance comparisons of actual versus budget in areas such as sales, margin and cash flow. In the Debtors view, clear information about the accounts receivable position is presented, including cash collected and credit notes issued.

         • Receivables by period
         • Overdue debt and the value of debt attributable to customers on credit hold
         • Total of invoices under query
         • Payables by period and overdue
         • Sales and margins versus target

    Finance Dashboard - Senior finance managers are offered high levels of control, data access and analytical capability. The Company Performance view presents at-a-glance comparisons of actual versus budget in areas such as sales, margin and cash flow. In the Debtors view, clear information about the accounts receivable position is presented, including cash collected and credit notes issued.

         • Receivables by period
         • Overdue debt and the value of debt attributable to customers on credit hold
         • Total of invoices under query
         • Payables by period and overdue
         • Sales and margins versus target

    Director Dashboard - Directors and senior managers are presented with a holistic view of the business across multiple departments, and can drill down to the required level of detail. This dashboard provides top-level overview of operations and is easily switched to display sales, margin data, refund/credit information and warehouse stock positions.

         • Sales and Margins versus targets
         • Outstanding order book position
         • Value of invoices awaiting margin review
         • Value of outstanding picks
         • Stock valuation and non-stock items ‘in stock’

  • K8 Financials
    The K8 Accounting suite is functionally rich, intuitive to use, logically structured and presented. Whether you need summaries or line-by-line analysis, budgets or actuals, profit & loss or balance sheet, K8 gives it to you at the click of a button....

  • Complete, integrated control for General Ledger,  Payables, Receivables & Fixed Assets

    Every transaction is processed in real time.
    Query resolution is very straightforward – every piece of data is cross referenced with drill-down by customer or supplier, product or service, date or region, for the information you need, quickly and reliably.
    Powerful management accounting tools ensure that debtor and creditor positions, stock valuations and product costs, can be viewed to any level of detail – every piece of information is at your fingertips.

    Highlights

    • Modern and flexible presentation style
    • Intuitive and easy to understand functionality
    • Multiple chart of account views
    • Real-time processing – no daybooks
    • Complete, fully detailed audit trail
    • Hierarchical chart of accounts structure
    • Comprehensive drill-down facilities
    • GL summary within Accounts Receivables/Payables
    • Open period accounting - no loss of data or detail
    • Built-in management accounts with on-screen display

  • K8 Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
    K8 CRM suite has all you need to manage communication with your trading partners. Recording every piece of information; contact details to order history, email blasts to sales events, this integrated module of the K8 ERP system keeps you top of mind....

  • Understand your customers, maximize every contact opportunity.

    Equally capable for your prospect, customer and supplier communications, CRM opens up opportunities to review and improve service, deliver customized campaigns, offers, and incentives, or simply to keep in touch.  Across your entire business operation, knowledge can be analyzed, shared and used to understand your customers and the most effective contacts to work with.  CRM can help you understand how different sales techniques and methods perform. Because everything is captured and updated centrally, every user, in every location, has access to the latest information, when and where they need it.

    Key Benefits

    • Improve customer service - instant access to data

    • Create targeted campaign opportunities

    • Grow understanding of decision makers and influencers

    • Manage incomplete or duplicate records

    • Increase sales - get closer to customers and prospects

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