After reviewing the market it was clear that m-hance could give us the best of both worlds.”
Major investment will significantly improve BRT Group’s business performance across 21 locations
28th November 2011 - BRT Group, a leading independent supplier of automotive and industrial components, is implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system from m-hanceto increase business efficiency and strengthen financial control. The solution, which is being implemented as part of a major investment by BRT Group into the company’s IT systems, will be rolled-out across 21 locations throughout the UK.
Phillip Clarke, Managing Director of BRT Group, explains, “We decided that if we were going to make a major investment in a new system it had to be with a company that understood our business and could provide software with a long term future. "After reviewing the market it was clear that m-hance could give us the best of both worlds.” ", a partner with an in-depth knowledge of wholesale distribution backed up by a portfolio of world leading IT systems".
The fully integrated system comprises a portfolio of financial management, sales order processing, warehousing, kit assembly, purchasing and demand planning and will provide business critical information to BRT Group in real-time, significantly improving decision making. It will also automate a range of manual-based processes, reducing the time and costs associated with inefficient paper procedures.
Clarke comments, “With the new system in place we will have instant access to up-to-date information, whenever it is needed, which is vital to our business as we strive to exceed the expectations of our customers whilst enabling us to identify problems and opportunities much more quickly.”
Clarke adds, “This flexible and highly functional system will also increase our business efficiency and cut costs. This is especially important in the current climate as we endeavour to improve the control of our operations in order to stay ahead of our competition and remain profitable.”
m-hance, which was recently unified under a single brand to form a supplier dedicated to meeting the requirements of mid-sized market organisations, has a 25-year pedigree of supplying innovative IT solutions to the wholesales distribution sector. Andrew Hayward, Managing Director of m-hance, says, “We’re very pleased to be working with such a successful supplier in the industrial and automotive components sector. Our success with BRT underlines the strength of m-hance’s integrated and scalable solutions across a broad spectrum of the wholesale distribution market.”
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About BRT Group www.brt-bearings.com
Since its formation 44 years ago, the BRT Group has strived to ensure it offers a high level of customer service in both the automotive and industrial markets. Being the largest family owned national distributor of bearings, power transmission and pneumatic components has led the BRT Group to be able to offer a comprehensive off-the-shelf, twenty-four hour service to its customers on a local, national and international level.
The BRT Group has focused on differentiation, maintaining its policy of supplying quality O.E. approved components, with a number of value added services, ensuring it meets the ever changing requirements of its customers. This focused approach has ensured that the BRT Group not only continue to grow with their industrial customers, but also maintain their position of the number 1 automotive bearing specialist in the UK market.
About m-hance www.m-hance.com
m-hance Ltd is a UK based company providing innovative and functionally rich business software solutions to 2000 mid-market sized organisations including G4S, Stafford Lynch and Endsleigh Insurance. m-hance’s core solutions offering consist of financial management, CRM, managed services and software development in a variety of vertical markets including distribution, manufacturing, not-for-profit and professional services.
Formed on 1 November 2011 following the acquisitions of Calyx Software, Gyrosoft, Trinity Computer Services and elements of MentecPlus, Touchstone Group, Sys-Care and Avant-Garde, m-hance is a leading supplier of innovative business software to mid-sized organisations.
m-hance is currently supported by 150 staff and operates from offices in Manchester, London, Loughborough, Dublin and Glasgow.
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