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IBS Delivers Powerful Automotive ERP Software Solution To Rolf Group


The Rolf Group, the leading Russian car distributor/importer and retailer has selected IBS Automotive ERP software to increase the efficiency, productivity and profitability of the division “We Love Parts”, responsible for distribution of spare parts and accessories. IBS automotive ERP software will manage the forecasting, inventory management and handling of spare parts and integrate to dealers and external buyers in Russia. The new software system will have some 300 users. The total order value is approximately EUR 2,380 million (approximately AUD 4 million).

The Rolf Group is one of Russia’s leading automotive businesses and is the largest importer and retailer of foreign-made cars in Russia. With 16 years of successful operations and expected 2007 revenues approaching $4 billion, the Group is one of the most profitable in the automotive sector worldwide.

Dmitry Soldatkin Director at Rolf Group, comments:

“We see our long-term future in making our clients and suppliers happy. We put money in IBS ERP software because we know that these investments will increase our clients’ satisfaction and reduce costs throughout the whole supply chain. Both planning and ordering processes will become more effective and also our suppliers will gain advantages of IBS ERP system. This software solution is one of the basic components on the way to our strong leadership on the spare parts market.”

An Automotive ERP software consultant from IBS Australia was involved with presenting the Parts systems of the IBS Automotive ERP solution to Rolf. A team from IBS Australia will also assist in setting up a demonstration environment in Russia for the initial Project Analysis.

IBS Automotive ERP software has been developed in collaboration with the automotive industry around the world, including Australia, with an understanding of the industry’s complex supply chain needs. It therefore has features tailor-made for the automotive industry. In Australia, Automotive brand names such as Hino Australia, Isuzu Australia, Kia Motors Australia and Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks use IBS Automotive ERP software.

Simon Shorthose, Vice President Sales IBS Europe, comments:

“This deal shows the strength of IBS’ industry specific solutions for major automotive companies like Rolf. We are very proud to add Rolf as one of our customers as it is one of Russia’s most successful companies, as well as being one of the fastest growing car importers/retailers in the world. IBS has provided ERP software solutions dedicated to automotive spare parts distribution to vehicle importers, distributors and suppliers across the globe. We look forward to providing further support to Rolf as the company goes through its continued growth in Russia and around the world.”

Rajiv Parrab, Area President, IBS Asia Pacific, adds:
“We have worked extensively with IBS Automotive Europe to ensure we can deliver the best possible solution for the customer. The fact that a team from IBS Australia has been involved proves that we are a truly international company with global intellectual capital and resources to offer a fully integrated ERP system. We are committed to maintaining long-term relationships with customers, to help them succeed and grow their business.”

For more information, please contact:
Simon Shorthose, Vice President Sales, IBS Europe
Tel: +44 78 017 55 281

Rajiv Parrab, Area President, IBS Asia Pacific
Tel: +61 412 999 868

Marina Glushkova, Rolf Group of Companies
Tel: +7 910 490 6854

IBS in brief
With over 30 years of supply chain management expertise, IBS is a leading provider of complete ERP software solutions. IBS focuses on mid-sized and large distribution companies, as well as sales and manufacturing subsidiaries of international groups, mainly within industries such as automotive, electrical, food, industrial supplies, paper, pharmaceutical, publishing and wholesale distribution. More than 5,000 customers across some 40 countries use IBS ERP software to gain fast and measurable returns on IT investments.

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