Compiere Success Stories in Global Business

Compiere Advantages

The Leader in Open Source Business Solutions
Integrated ERP and CRM functionality
Modern Web architecture and UI
Customization without programming
Global-ready features
Choice and value

Customer Momentum

Recent Wins
› ISO (International Standards Organization) – Geneva, Switzerland
• SAP Replacement, Partner – Audaxis
› TWP Consulting – South Africa
• Mining consulting firm, Partner – Astidian Systems
• 35 subscribers
› Rochester School – Colombia
• Prestigious private school and chemical distribution business, Partner – Distopro
• 30 Professional Edition subscribers
• Won against OpenBravo (only time we’ve seem them)
› ESI – Atlanta GA
• Emergency Services software and system provider, Partner – KnowledgeBlue
• 10 (moving to 40) Professional Edition subscribers
› ServiSeg – Mexico
• Major Mexican security services company, Partner – Expert Sistemas
• 30 Professional Edition subscribers

Compiere Success Stories in Global Business

Compiere Success – Regional Business

Company Overview

Auto Parts Manufacturing/Distribution
3 Locations in USA
100 Employees, 20 Compiere Users
On-premise Compiere deployment through KnowledgeBlue

Options Considered
Custom HP 3000 application, Infor, Microsoft and SAP

Solution
Integrated order management, billing and inventory systems
Financial accounting and reporting

Over 50% TCO Savings over 5 years; Most savings in year 1
› Rapid, focused and affordable implementation
› Annual Subscription
• No up-front license fees vs. $2000-$5000 per user for traditional ERP
• Partner-priced support fee includes user support and upgrades to latest releases


Compiere Success Story – National Business

Southern Book Company Overview

  • Wholesale distributor of educational books
  • HQ in Georgia; US market focus
  • Two warehouses totaling 140,000 ft2

Requirements

  • Integrated accounting, distribution and warehouse management
  • Integrated order processing, warehousing & shipping across multiple locations
  • Business-specific reports and dashboards
  • Outsourced operations: hosted solution without internal IT/ERP staff

Results

  • 10% increase in net margins through Compiere-related efficiencies
  • 100% increase in revenue through growth of existing businesses plus entry into a new business that leverages their automated warehouse operations
  • Rapid deployment completed on time and in ¼ the time of competing solutions
  • Hosted deployment through Compiere partner: KnowledgeBlue

Pharma Nord Company Overview

› Pharmaceutical manufacturing
and distribution
› HQ in Denmark; sales subsidiaries and
channel partners in 50 countries
› Privately owned with over 500 global employees

Requirements

› Integrated sales order management, inventory control, and global accounting
› Manage product batches, lot numbers and expiration dates
› Platform flexibility, ease of integration and rapid customization
› Open source licensing and Linux platform support

Results

› Continuity: Compiere customer since 2002
› Integrated solution scaled from one subsidiary to global operations
› Company-specific extensions easily migrated to new releases over time
› Improved distribution efficiency for 50 product lines and over 10,000 SKUs