21 December, 2012
IFS Applications selected by Portsmouth Water
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Portsmouth Water has chosen IFS Applications™ to support its mobile workforce, streamline service operations and optimize project and asset management efficiency.
Portsmouth Water provides high quality public water supplies to a domestic population exceeding 660,000, as well as many important industries, large defense establishments and varied commercial businesses. It was therefore imperative they chose a reliable software partner that would allow them to maintain their current high standards of customer service.
Asset management and project management are among the core IFS Applications modules that will be implemented by Portsmouth Water. The asset management and project control functionality will enable Portsmouth Water to continue to deliver on its mission to provide drinking water of the highest quality, combining high levels of customer service with excellent value for money. The IFS solution will help the company improve efficiency and effectively manage the lifecycle of their complex asset network.
Richard Keates, Project Manager—Works and Asset Management System, at Portsmouth Water said: “We chose IFS from a shortlist of three vendors because they have demonstrated that they clearly understand our industry and are committed to working in close partnership with us to deliver a successful project and a world class water infrastructure.”
Paul Massey, Managing Director, IFS Europe West commented: “We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with Portsmouth Water and believe that IFS Applications will help them maintain their marketing-leading customer service levels and improve efficiency across their network. This new contract further reinforces our leading position within the global energy and utilities industry.”
About Portsmouth Water
The Company provides high quality public water supplies to a domestic population exceeding 660,000, as well as many important industries, large defence establishments and varied commercial businesses. It has a long tradition of providing safe drinking water of the highest quality from its springs, wells, boreholes, and surface water sources. The Company has a proud record of maintaining high standards of customer service whilst having the lowest water supply charges in England and Wales.
IFS is a public company (XSTO: 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 2,800 employees in total. Net revenue in 2011 was SKr 2.6 billion.
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