Thursday, February 07, 2008
Agile Pacific joins the IFS North American Software Partner Program
IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced today that shipping management software provider Agile Pacific, formerly known as ASI, has joined the IFS North American Software Partner Program.
Agile Pacific is a nationwide organization of logistics systems integrators who specialize in enterprise deployment of integrated shipping processes. A number of IFS customers, such as R&R Products, have already successfully integrated Agile Pacific’s recommended shipping solutions with IFS Applications.
“We have been working with IFS for years now and have been very successful within its user community,” Agile Pacific President Noah Ostanik said. “The next logical step was to officially join the IFS Software Partner program to better help IFS customers automate their shipping and distribution processes, saving them time and reducing delivery and labor costs. This partnership provides IFS customers with consolidated shipment data that is seamlessly visible within IFS Applications for efficient shipment tracking. Our solutions have been proven to reduce customer service and accounting costs within organizations by a minimum of 5 percent.”
“We look forward to our continued relationship with Agile Pacific,” IFS North America Chief Technology Officer Rick Veague said. “Agile Pacific provides applications and services that enhance the value of our customer’s investment in IFS Applications through integration to our Freight Interface and Shipping subsystems. With more and more focus on the logistics side of business, we know it is more important than ever to offer strong options like those provided by Agile Pacific.”
IFS (OMX STO: IFS), the global enterprise applications company, provides ERP solutions which enable organizations to respond quickly to market changes. The solutions allow resources to be used in a more agile way to achieve better business performance and competitive advantage.Founded in 1983, IFS has 2,600 employees worldwide. With IFS Applications™, now in its seventh generation, IFS has pioneered component-based ERP software. The component architecture provides solutions that are easier to implement, run and upgrade. IFS Applications is available in 54 countries in 22 languages.IFS has over 600,000 users across seven key vertical sectors: aerospace & defense; automotive; manufacturing; process industries; construction, contracting & service management; retail & wholesale distribution and utilities & telecom. IFS Applications provide extended ERP functionality, including CRM, SCM, PLM, CPM, enterprise asset management, and MRO capabilities.