Vertex Interactive Strengthens its Consultancy and Software Development Capacity for Mainland European Customers
Vertex Interactive, a global provider of integrated supply chain solutions, has announced the strategic acquisition of Euronet Consulting, a European software developer and systems integrator. Vertex has now agreed the purchase which will further increase the scope of its support and development European operations.
Based in Rome, Euronet Consulting is comprised of a highly trained team of analysts and programmers, specialising in the development and integration of business systems and e-commerce software. Euronet has considerable project experience in warehouse management, financial systems, Web and WAP service centres, and has worked with a number of major Italian companies including Datamat, Euler Soac, Oracle Corporation, OIS, GFI Engineering and BULL Italia.
For Vertex Interactive, the deal will provide an additional ground-force of development and project support staff to bolster their existing Italian and other mainland European operations. Euronet’s proven track record in complex application integration will prove invaluable as Vertex continues to broaden its European product portfolio to include enterprise and wider reaching collaborative supply chain software.
Massimo Ciaglia, one of the previous owners of Euronet Consulting s.r.l. commented “We are delighted to be working with Vertex Interactive and building upon our existing knowledge base to provide an extensive support network for our customers that will complement the range of solutions that Vertex Interactive offers.”
“This acquisition strengthens our ability to provide customers in Italy and the rest of Europe with high quality, technologically innovative solutions which are tailored to their exact needs,” confirms Jacqui Gerrard, Vertex Interactive’s European COO. “The deal is one of a number of strategic acquisitions that we have undertaken across Europe. Euronet will be an important part of our movement into providing integrated supply chain solutions.”
About Vertex Interactive
Vertex Interactive is an international provider of supply chain management technology with operations in North America and across Europe. Vertex offers a comprehensive range of software systems and tools, from point solutions, to integrated end-to-end hardware and software solutions, for enterprise wide and collaborative supply chain optimisation.
Vertex Interactive’s broad portfolio of products include advance planning and scheduling with forecasting, purchasing and multi-sourcing; fixed and mobile order entry, processing and fulfilment; inventory, warehouse, and transportation management systems. Vertex’s inventory and warehousing product suite also covers a range of point solutions which provide instant productivity gains including “light-directed” systems for picking and packing, intuitive software and integration technology for handheld devices, auto ID and printing solutions (for standard, 2D and 3D bar coding), and a suite of mobile data collection solutions for SAP R/3 implementations.
Combining this extensive product portfolio with its own industry-leading consultancy, expertise in systems integration and customisation, and unrivalled ongoing support and maintenance for hardware and software systems, Vertex Interactive provides its customers with a genuine supply chain ‘solution’. From improving the pick rate in a single warehouse, to fully integrated dynamic planning and execution system in a collaborative environment, Vertex provides companies with the right solution to ensure instant efficiency savings and a rapid return on investment.
Vertex has a rapidly growing international presence, with customers including leading companies such as, ABX USA, Air Express International, Avery Dennison, Bacardi Martini, Bic, Bristol Myers Squibb, Coca Cola, Daimler Chrysler, Express Dairies, Georg von Opel, GlaxoSmithKline, IBM, Kraft Jacob Suchard, Merck, Pfizer, Nestle, North Sea Ferries, Parts Express, Wal-Mart and Warner Lambert.
For additional information, please visit their web site at http://www.vertexinteractive.com
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