Aperum Releases FACTS 7.4 Distribution Software Solution; Latest Version of Industry-Standard Solution Allows Distributors to Improve Productivity

DULUTH, Ga.--()--Jan. 27, 2004--Aperum(TM), a leading provider of distribution software solutions, today announced the release of FACTS 7.4, the latest version of its industry-standard solution.

The enhanced features and expanded functionality in this powerful new release allow distributors to leverage activity-based costing tools, improve contract pricing administration and manage inter-branch transfers more effectively.

"This release demonstrates Aperum's ongoing commitment to enhance its products with features that drive down the cost of doing business and improve customer satisfaction," says Carol Butler, vice president of development at Aperum. "Activity-based costing and other enhancements significantly improve a distributor's ability to focus on and respond to the needs of their customers. Reducing complexity along with saving time and money are key benefits in FACTS 7.4."

The latest version of FACTS includes new activity-based costing tools that enable distributors to manage profitability by providing customer profitability reporting. The release also incorporates supply chain management features including inventory transfers with full backorder capability. Numerous contract pricing enhancements include contract pricing by warehouse, among the many new features. With user-defined fields in major files, distributors can track business-specific information on-line and eliminate manual paper tracking. More efficiency enhancements allow distributors to save time and become more productive.

About Aperum

Aperum offers a comprehensive suite of distribution software solutions including TakeStock, FACTS and DMAS. Founded in 1979 and headquartered in metro-Atlanta, GA, Aperum is a leading provider of software and services for the wholesale distribution market. Aperum serves nearly 3,000 customers through a network of experienced Solution Partners who provide local sales, service and support to distributors throughout North America. For more information about Aperum distribution software visit www.aperum.com or call 800-232-2999.

TakeStock, FACTS and DMAS are registered trademarks of Aperum. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

Contacts

Aperum, Duluth
Allison O'Kelley, 770-418-2000 x 1101
aokelley@aperum.com
or
Wind Rose Communications
Lorretta Gasper, 404-459-8878
lgasper@mindspring.com

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Contacts

Aperum, Duluth
Allison O'Kelley, 770-418-2000 x 1101
aokelley@aperum.com
or
Wind Rose Communications
Lorretta Gasper, 404-459-8878
lgasper@mindspring.com