Industrial Material Will Leverage VAI S2K Software to Streamline Business Processes and Improve Customer Relationships

Leading Industrial Distributor, Fabricator and Painter Looks to VAI ERP to Help Fuel Future Growth

RONKONKOMA, N.Y.--()--VAI, a leading ERP software provider, announced that Industrial Material Corporation, a privately held metals and industrial distributor, fabricator and painter, has selected its S2K ERP solution to significantly enhance all of its critical business processes. Located in Galveston, Texas, Industrial Material will implement VAI’s Warehouse Management System, Inventory Control, Cost Tracking, Customer Relationship Management, Manufacturing, Portal and Analytics applications.

As part of its mission to meet the needs of customers while strengthening its own business, Industrial Material sought an ERP solution to automate and integrate its core business functions while improving employee productivity. Industrial Material selected VAI because of its configurable, easy to implement and user-friendly solution via the company’s ERP Unlimited User License option. In addition, VAI offered a payroll HR Management system that seamlessly integrated with Industrial Material’s HR system, Optimum Solutions, Inc.

“Our software consultant recommended VAI because he knew we were looking for a strong mid-market player with deep vertical expertise,” said Jayson Levy, President of Industrial Material. “We are confident we will achieve a 5-7 year payback from improved CRM and quotation tracking, enhanced pricing (thereby increasing our sales and gross margin), as well as integrated third-party shipping and other process improvements. Additionally, we look forward to leveraging S2K’s customer and vendor portals, providing a ‘clicks and mortar’ option for our clients and suppliers.”

Industrial Material’s sales force currently uses spreadsheets to track customer and account information. With VAI’s S2K CRM application, Industrial Material will automate the customer and prospect activity into a single database that can be easily shared and managed by the entire sales team. Industrial Material will be able to provide customer support in real-time, through improved inventory control and forecasting options.

“As a leading industrial distributor, fabricator and painter, it is crucial for Industrial Material to have complete visibility into their entire business operations to remain competitive,” said Rich Van Helden, Project Director, VAI. “The VAI S2K software will allow Industrial Material to streamline inventory management processes while reducing costs, saving time and improving planning and forecasting. We are proud that Industrial Material has selected S2K to help them grow their business and respond to changing needs in a market where customer satisfaction is a top priority.”

About Industrial Material Corp. (IMC)

IMC is a metals and industrial distributor, fabricator and painter delivering quality, service and value in demanding applications. Primary markets include engineering and construction, petrochemical manufacturing, energy exploration and production, and maritime industry. Industrial Material is located in Galveston, Texas; for additional information, see www.industrialmaterial.com.

About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its flexible solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, visit www.vai.net, follow @VAISoftware on Twitter or "like us" on facebook.com/VAISoftware.

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Contacts

VAI
Diane Dady, 800-824-7776
ddady@vai.net
or
fama PR
Maryellen Marini, 617-986-5035
vai@famapr.com