Customer Success - AHLSELL - SCM

Ahlsell Cuts Inventory and IT Costs 50% with IMI Supply Chain Solutions from Aptean

Ahlsell Cuts Inventory and IT Costs 50% with IMI Supply Chain Solutions from Aptean

Ahlsell is the leading wholesaler in the Nordics for tools and construction supplies. Ahlsell uses IMI Supply Chain for order processing, inventory management and ecommerce, plus Pivotal CRM to support sales processes.

AHLSELL - SCM

Quick Facts

Ahlsell offers the broadest assortment in the market, ca 150,000 products, for: Heating, Plumbing, Sanitary, Electricity, Tools & Machinery, Construction and Refrigeration.

INDUSTRIES

Wholesale Distribution

REVENUE

2.5 Billion EURO

EMPLOYEES

4500

HEADQUARTERS

Stockholm, Sweden

SOLUTIONS

IMI Supply Chain

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CHALLENGE

  • Needed to centralize warehouse operations and order processing
  • Missing integration between order, inventory, invoicing and distribution operations
  • Leverage ecommerce to serve the customers better

SOLUTION

Ahlsell has deployed IMI Supply Chain to:

  • Integrate Sales, eCommerce and Customer Service
  • Developed and advanced supply chain solution to cope with a broad assortment and large volumes
  • Achieve scalability to supoprt an aggressive acquisition strategy

RESULT

  • IT and inventory costs down 50%
  • Single face to customers (multi-channel sales)
  • Order placed before 5 pm delivered next day
  • Single software solution for all legal entities in six countries