Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Fourier-E joins the IFS Partner Network to grow business in Africa

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IFS appoints South African consultancy Fourier-E Consultation Services (Pty) Ltd as implementation partner to help companies improve efficiency and optimize business processes

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, and South African business consulting company Fourier-E will collaborate to support customers with ERP and EAM solutions in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Fourier-E uses industrial engineering principles to provide solution-based consulting for companies in the telecommunications, manufacturing, energy, and utilities industries. Founded in 1998 by a group of engineers, it has extensive experience in business process management, improvement, and transformation.

Fourier-E will be certified through IFS Academy—the official IFS training and certification program. Fourier-E will be equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to ensure customers realize the most value from IFS Applications™.

“We are excited to add IFS Applications to our solutions portfolio at a time when IFS is enjoying such strong growth across Africa,” said Jaco Purchase, Managing Director at Fourier-E. “There are strong synergies between IFS’s strategy and our own competencies and focus. With IFS Applications consistently named as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Single-Instance ERP for Product-Centric Midmarket Companies, we are pleased to be working with recognized industry experts to deliver consulting and implementation services that address clients’ complex business requirements. Together, we can maximize value for organizations that are seeking to drive operational excellence and improve profitability.”

IFS Africa Director Thabo Ndlela added, “We are delighted to welcome Fourier-E to our community as a consulting and implementation partner. With its proven success in a range of industries, we are confident in Fourier-E’s ability to deliver value to our clients. The combination of Fourier-E’s engineering practices, and the software capabilities of IFS Applications will help clients achieve a rapid return on their investment.”

For more information about the IFS Partner Network, please visit www.ifsworld.com/en/partners/

About Fourier-E

Fourier-E’s vision is to build sustainable partnerships with its customers on their journey to operational excellence. Fourier-E’s mission is to provide solution based consulting to its customers to achieve growth, higher profits and maintaining and enhancing reputation. Fourier-E’s Industrial Engineers ensure that processes are validated, re-engineered and the operations optimized to unleash value. Fourier-E is a subsidiary of Fourier Approach (Pty) Ltd.  www.fourier.co.za

About IFS

IFS™ is a globally recognized leader in developing and delivering enterprise software for enterprise resource planning (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM) and enterprise service management (ESM). IFS brings customers in targeted sectors closer to their business, helps them be more agile and enables them to profit from change. IFS is a public company (XSTO: IFS) founded in 1983 and currently has over 2,700 employees. IFS supports more than 2,400 customers worldwide from its network of local offices and through a growing ecosystem of partners. For more information visit: www.ifsworld.com.

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