From the Wires
Kwik Goal Scores Big with VAI S2K Software
By: Business Wire
Dec. 5, 2012 09:07 AM
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading provider of ERP software, today announced that Kwik Goal, the leading manufacturer in the U.S. of soccer goals and sporting field equipment, has automated and integrated operations across all key functions including accounting, inventory and warehouse management, order fulfillment and distribution. With VAI S2K Software, Kwik Goal has streamlined its inventory management processes while reducing costs, saving time and improving overall customer service.
Located in Quakertown, P.A., Kwik Goal distributes sporting equipment through a dealer network of more than 1,500 partners and ships domestically and internationally. As the nation’s leading supplier and manufacturer of soccer goals and sporting field equipment, Kwik Goal relies on various services and business processes to ensure the delivery of supplies and products. Many of the company’s line-of-business functions were conducted manually, which increased the potential for human error and use of too many employee resources. Kwik Goal sought an ERP system that was all inclusive and that would integrate seamlessly. In addition, it was critical that Kwik Goal implement a solution that would enable international shipping capabilities as well.
“We needed an ERP solution that seamlessly integrated within our existing IT infrastructure and enabled us to scale as our business grows,” said John Huhn, manager of information services, Kwik Goal. “With VAI’s S2K Software, we have a system that allows us to have complete visibility and control of our entire business processes including inventory, ecommerce, order tracking—which in turn, enables increased up-selling and overall sales. Our partnership with VAI has been a success from day one and we’re looking forward to further developing this relationship.”
To keep up with the growing demand for its products, Kwik Goal automated many of its core business functions, including inventory management, accounting, route management, order entry, logistics and ecommerce by installing VAI’s S2K Software. As a result, Kwik Goal has realized significant business benefits from this installation including:
“Striking the perfect balance between achieving operational efficiency while maintaining customer satisfaction and reducing costs is an ongoing challenge facing all companies,” said Pete Zimmerman, manufacturing segment manager of VAI. “Kwik Goal is ahead of the curve in terms of implementing streamlined and cost-effective manufacturing processes. We are proud that Kwik Goal has been using S2K Software for nearly 20 years to grow its business, minimize costs and maximize profitability, and this is evidence of their commitment to customer excellence.”
About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)
VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its customized solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile work forces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or “like us” on facebook.com/VAISoftware.
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