|By Business Wire||
|February 26, 2013 09:03 AM EST||
VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.), a leading provider of ERP software, announced that Monk Office Supply, Vancouver Island’s largest office products provider, is using the latest version of its ERP software, S2K 5.0. An S2K customer since 2005, Monk Office is leveraging S2K across key business functions including customer ordering, purchasing, warehouse management, e-commerce and retail point-of-sale to ensure customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.
Monk Office distributes office supplies, furniture and electronics across 13 locations that consist of 10 retail stores and two distribution centers. When the company initially began its search for an ERP software system, Monk Office looked for a solution that would manage its diverse infrastructure while scaling with the company to make its future requirements.
“VAI’s S2K 5.0 enables our independent business to adapt to changes within our industry,” said Andrew Coss, director of information systems, Monk Office. “S2K is the all encompassing solution we need to work seamlessly within our infrastructure. VAI and its S2K Solutions expand with Monk Office as our business continues to grow.”
With VAI’s e-Commerce solution, Monk Office is gaining more visibility into its products and company data—an integral component to making better business decisions. This allows for improved service levels, insight into revenue, and provides the company with valuable, real-time feedback.
“The partnership with Monk Office has been a success since day one, and the fact that the Company continues to invest in S2K is testament to VAI’s commitment to delivering solutions that fully support organizations’ ERP needs,” said Michael Gallagher, project director, VAI. “We work diligently to help Monk Office realize the benefits of an integrated ERP solution that improves operational efficiencies and scales with its growing business.”
About Monk Office Supply
Monk Office “The Helpful Office People” is the largest independent stationer in British Columbia, Canada. Since opening their first retail store in the Victoria, the provincial capital, in 1951, the company has maintained their dedication to providing a diverse range of office products and services at good value. In addition, through their passion for the protection and preservation of the environment, the company has become a forerunner in the creation and implementation of environmentally-friendly business practices and operating procedures that have garnered them numerous environmental awards. On a worldwide basis, the company has ISO14001 certification for environmental standards. Monk is also ISO 9002 certified. Today, Monk Office Group maintains its leadership position on Vancouver Island with 10 retail stores located up and down the island, three Island Distribution Centres, Business to Business Sales team, Office Furniture specialist and designers, Healthcare Furniture team and Office Technologies specialist and services.
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.