Monday, November 21, 2011

GSH Group selects IFS to enhance customer service

IFS announces that GSH Group, a leading provider of technology-driven facilities and energy management solutions, has selected IFS’s workforce scheduling and optimization tool—IFS 360 Scheduling—to streamline service operations and improve delivery to its more than 600 customers. The contract has a value of over £1 million and implementation will begin immediately.

IFS 360 Scheduling’s Dynamic Scheduling Engine will help GSH Group to realize its strategy of streamlined processes, real-time operational control, and delivery excellence to its customers.

For GSH Group, IFS’s long-term focus on new technology and specialization in field-based service were crucial factors when selecting the new solution.

“IFS has a proven track record and consultants who have world-class industry competence. Their unique ‘always optimizing’ approach to scheduling precisely complements our continuous improvement approach to serving and delighting our customers,” said Chris Riley, Operations Director at GSH.

Laurent Othacéhé, CEO, IFS 360 Scheduling commented “GSH Group operates in dynamic markets with ever-increasing customer expectations and we are thrilled to welcome them as customers. There is a real synergy between our two companies and we know that we can help them achieve their business objectives and deliver a rapid return on their investment.”

About GSH Group plc

GSH is a leading provider of technology driven facilities and energy management solutions. We work with more than 600 customers in all the major market sectors. The company employs over 2,200 people, all of whom are committed to serving their customers. People are a priority at GSH; staff, business partners, customers and service partners.

The company is committed to investment in developing its people, innovations, technology and environmental solutions. To date, GSH Group’s energy management solution, “energyplus”, has saved customers £9.6million and more than 275,000 tonnes of CO2. An award winning company with a number of employees who have been recognised by their industry peers for their achievements, the Group operates in various industry sectors and its expertise has thrived on understanding of customers' objectives.

About IFS

IFS is a public company (OMX STO: IFS) founded in 1983 that develops, supplies, and implements IFS Applications™, a component-based extended ERP suite built on SOA technology. IFS focuses on industries where any of four core processes are strategic: Service & asset management, manufacturing, supply chain and projects. The company has 2,000 customers and is present in approximately 60 countries with 2,700 employees in total. Net revenue in 2010 was SKr 2.6 billion.

IFS discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980) and/or the Securities Markets Act (2007:528). The information was submitted for publication on November 21, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. (CET).

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