Wednesday, November 11, 2020

MRO Logistics selects IFS Applications 10 to support global operations

MRO Logistics selects IFS Applications 10 to support global operations

With a goal of doubling in size by 2023 and an annual growth of over 30%, the company will leverage IFS Applications to integrate operations and boost decision-making through real-time insights

London, November 11, 2020 – IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that MRO Logistics, a company that adds value and operational efficiency to the logistics of materials and third-party assets, has just selected IFS Applications™ 10 to support its operations in Brazil, Colombia, Chile, and South Africa.

IFS will help MRO Logistics by integrating information from its global subsidiaries to provide visibility, productivity, control, compliance, and increased security. 

MRO Logistics has more than 1,000 employees worldwide and is responsible for the management and distribution of more than R$ 3.4 billion in its customers' inventories operating over 400,000 m2 of warehouses. In addition, the company performs the entire process of inventory management for its clients, amounting to more than R$ 1.3 billion per year. 

IFS’s extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform is part of a larger growth project, which will see the company double in size between 2020 and 2023, meaning annual growth of over 30%. MRO Logistics is looking to digitize its business models to grow in scale and this requires a robust system to support operations. The company will implement a wide range of IFS software features, including finance, contract management, supply chain, and more. 

“IFS Applications will provide the resources and integration necessary to offer added value to our customers, who operate in complex industries such as mining, railways, electrical distribution, telecommunications, steel, sugar and alcohol, among others,” said MRO's Logistics commercial director, Marcelo Lara. "Our goal is to activate the potential for operational and financial efficiency and optimize our clients' assets, extracting maximum value from activities that are often considered a burden for organizations. IFS will help us ensure total operational control, increased productivity, parts traceability, and access to real-time data for improved decision making.” 

Commenting on the reasons for selecting IFS Applications as, Lara said "The key factors in our decisions were the flexibility of implementation, the completeness and flexibility of the solution."

Lávio Falcão, IFS Country Manager, Latin America, added, “We are very pleased to welcome MRO Logistics to our vibrant  Brazilian customer community. IFS Applications 10 is a modern platform and will allow MRO Logistics to take the next step in its digital transformation journey. Leveraging IFS’s open architecture, the company is ready to connect its business to intelligent tech such as internet of things (IoT). The groundbreaking and intuitive IFS Aurena user experience will help MRO Logistics employees engage with the business and help connect people and processes to a modern digital backbone.”

The implementation project has commenced in Brazil and will cover all sites in Chile and South Africa, by the first quarter of 2021.

Learn more about how IFS’s ERP capabilities help businesses at www.ifs.com/corp/solutions/enterprise-resource-planning/.

About MRO Logistics

With global operations in several different industries, MRO Logistics offers a complete and innovative solution for inventory management for materials and assets. Covering the entire supply chain, the company offers operational optimization, greater control, better management and cost savings through reduced capital employed and working capital. The work carried out has redefined the way of taking care of material and operational resources and, in doing so, promotes gains for people, environment and business. www.mrologistics.com.br

About IFS 

IFS develops and delivers enterprise software for customers around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. The industry expertise of our people and solutions, together with a commitment to delivering value to every one of our customers, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,000 employees and growing ecosystem of partners support more than 10,000 customers around the world challenge the status quo and realize their competitive advantage. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs.com.

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