Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Quad/Graphics Europe improves effectiveness of finance function by 30% with IFS Applications

Quad-Graphics

One of Europe’s biggest commercial printers streamlines business processes with IFS Applications

IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Quad/Graphics Europe Sp. z o.o.—one of the biggest commercial printers in Europe—has implemented IFS Applications™ to streamline its key business processes, such a finances, manufacturing and distribution.

Quad/Graphics Europe Sp. z o. o. is one of the biggest and most advanced commercial printers in Europe.

The company has two printing houses offering advanced printing production services, one located in Wyszków, and the other one in Radzymin. Quad/Graphics Europe also owns CRT—a company supplying ink to its two printing houses.

IFS Applications ensures full insight into the execution of key business process, provides fast access to information and streamlines the management decision-making process. It contributed to the significant performance improvement of operations in the area of financial and tax reporting and ensured faster document circulation and processing.

“IFS Applications allows us to manage our operations more efficiently. Now we have a comprehensive, quick insight into financial data. Already today the system allows us to increase effectiveness by 30%, since the number of transactions processed in IFS Applications have increased that much. We expect that within a few years, the increase in effectiveness will be several times higher,” said Marek Gruszecki, CFO of Quad/Graphics Europe Sp. z o. o. and added, “What's crucial, with this system we can smoothly and flexibly adapt to the changes in the industry and keep up with our clients' needs. Thanks to that we can effectively compete on the market.”

The implemented solution from IFS supports all key areas of the company's operations: finances, manufacturing, distribution, human resources, and payroll. IFS Applications is used by over 130 employees of Quad/Graphics Europe.

“We are happy that the IFS Applications implementation at Quad/Graphics Europe has streamlined the company's operations, which, as a result, is contributing to an improved customer experience. We are convinced that our solution will successfully support Quad/Graphics Europe in its future growth,” said Marcin Taranek, President of IFS CEE.

About Quad/Graphics Europe Sp. z o. o.

Quad/Graphics Europe Sp. z o. o. is one of the biggest companies in the printing sector in Europe. Printing services provided by the company are executed in the most advanced machine park in Europe. Quad/Graphics Europe has two printing houses offering advanced printing production services, one located in Wyszków, and the other one in Radzymin. The company offers complex services to its clients, from the stage of preparing materials for printing, through manufacturing, to their distribution. Quad/Graphics Europe's services are used by clients in 22 countries in Europe. Quad/Graphics Europe Sp. z o.o. is a subsidiary of US company Quad/Graphics, one of the largest and most technologically advanced printers in the world.For more information please visit: www.quadgraphics.pl. 

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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