The K8 Product

Supply Chain Management

SCM

The supply chain management system process has always been the cornerstone of any successful distribution organisation. In today’s market, it is vitally important for this process to improve efficiency and reduce costs across the business and the right IT platform makes this possible. K8 software from Kerridge Commercial Systems is the key to integrating and streamlining the management of the supply chain.

Whether you are a small, one-site business or a multi-national corporation with a number of branches, this is a supply chain management system which is fully scalable to your business. Harnessing supply chain management solutions such as the K8 system will future proof your business.

SCM comprises of a number of integrated modules and applications:

Field Service Management

Service Management Software

K8 Enterprise field service management is the perfect, high quality solution to manage plant and machinery service contracts.
The system helps to ensure timely and efficient response to customer requirements, and to meet agreed service level terms.

K8 Enterprise enables work to be scheduled centrally, and for spare parts and components to be controlled from van stock to installation, with subsequent replenishments as required. Also, with the need to optimise mobile engineers’ time as efficiently as possible, call lists, stock used and completion confirmations can be sent/received via integrated hand-held devices.

Benefits at a glance

  • Helps to provide an efficient, cost effective service
  • Designed to support SLA response to work requests
  • Central scheduling for effective engineer resource management
  • Comprehensive van stock control and replenishment
  • Mobile device compatible to optimise engineer time and communication channels

Content Management System

Web trading platform

More and more customers are choosing to purchase through the web, so you need to make your products quickly and easily available online. K8 Web Builder Software enables you to do this quickly and professionally, without expensive website development.

The right web builder software is imperative for those businesses who want an internet trading channel that presents the most professional image possible while enhancing the customer experience. K8 Web Builder Software is ready to configure to your specific requirements, in line with your corporate branding.

Benefits at a glance

  • Provide a new trading channel to your market
  • Improve customer satisfaction
  • Deliver quality service to your customers 24 hours a day
  • Employees can stay connected to the business when out of the office
  • Leverage your K8 Investment

 

Integrated Manufacturing

An integrated manufacturing software solution

From placing orders with suppliers, through the entire production process to sales and distribution, K8 Enterprise streamlines the flow of information for analysis, forecasting and decision making. With increased pressure to hit deadlines, producing a top quality product with a reduced cost, K8 Enterprise Manufacturing Software delivers real-time visibility to resolve manufacturing issues.

Focusing on continuous improvement and lean strategies, K8 Enterprise allows you to concentrate on manufacturing products, to individual customer specifications, with cost, quality, and regulatory management in mind. Whatever your industry sector, K8 Enterprise has the flexibility to fulfill your ERP requirements and the proven capability to operate in complex of manufacturing environments.

Benefits at a glance

  • Improve production management processes
  • Gain insight for operational improvements
  • View profitability in real time
  • Manage cash flow on a daily, detailed basis
  • Improve decision making with management dashboards

 

Customer Relationship Management

Software Solutions

 

Our experts have brought their personal knowledge and experience of the sector to create K8 CRM software solutions, designed by specialists for your business. Getting close to your customers is key to providing competitive service levels and growing the business through existing and new accounts.

K8 CRM software solutions provide greater understanding of your target market. CRM software helps you to improve communication with customers and enables the sharing of data internally about customers, prospects and suppliers. K8 CRM software solutions ultimately increases productivity and helps to boost sales.

 

Benefits at a glance

  • Improves customer service through instant access to data
  • Creates opportunities for targeted marketing and sales campaigns
  • Enables understanding of key decision makers and influencers
  • Prevents incomplete or duplicated customer communications
  • Enhances sales by getting closer to customers and prospects

 

Financial Management

Customized for your business

 

Tight finance accounting management software is key to success in any business and crucial for fast-moving distributive trades that need to stay flexible, customer-focused and in control. Our experts have brought their personal knowledge and experience of the sector to create K8 Financials, designed by specialists for your business.

Tight finance accounting management software is key to success in any business and crucial for fast-moving distributive trades that need to stay flexible, customer-focused and in control. Our experts have brought their personal knowledge and experience of the sector to create K8 Financials, designed by specialists for your business.

 

Benefits at a glance

  • Enhances trading performance through greater visibility and control
  • Reduces business risk through tighter supply and stock management
  • Creates opportunities by understanding customer needs and values
  • Reduces costs through faster, more efficient transaction processing
  • Improves profits through more competitive sales and service

Business Intelligence

Measurement and evaluation for informed business decisions

The K8 system business intelligence software is tailor-made, delivering business intelligence solutions that help management analyse, assess and adapt in order to achieve targets.

Monitoring business performance using timely and accurate information is a key priority for decision makers in the fast-moving distributive trades. Our experts have brought their personal knowledge and experience of the sector to create K8 Business Intelligence software, designed by specialists for your business.

Benefits at a glance

  • Provides total clarity on performance against targets
  • Enhances the quality of operational and financial decisions
  • Gives directors, financial staff and managers “need to know” information
  • Centralises all key data in a consistent secure, permission-based environment
  • Puts performance at the heart of the organisation’s management

 

Smart Point

Relevant information, delivered to your screen

Accessing the right piece of information across multiple systems can be difficult when you are trying to make crucial decisions and satisfy customers. SmartPoint automatically finds and flags up information relevant to the task in hand, from internal and external sources.

Benefits at a glance

  • Enhances customer service through extra knowledge
  • Saves time searching through multiple systems and sources
  • Improves efficiency and productivity at every workstation
  • Optimises investment in existing information technology
  • Reduces the number of software user licences you need

 

EDI

Document transfer for efficiency and accuracy

Transferring documents within your business or to trading partners has to be an efficient, cost-effective and accurate process. Our experts have brought their personal knowledge and experience of the sector to create K8 Electronic Data Interchange, designed by specialists for your business

Benefits at a glance

  • Enhances efficiency and accuracy by keying in just once
  • Increases speed of purchasing and sales transactions
  • Maintains secure, trackable and traceable document records
  • Supports eCommerce through online ordering and invoicing
  • Automatically updates document content from K8 systems

For more information please visit Kerridge Commercial Systems