SOLNA, Sweden, June 9, 2014 – International Business Systems (IBS), a global leading integrated ERP and supply chain provider, today announced a partnership with LibroTech Consulting to provide support services to IBS customers in the publishing industry.
IBS is the trusted industry leader of ERP and WMS distribution software, preferred for consistently improving operational efficiencies and business performance for mid-market companies challenged by the complexities of managing distribution. Its IBS Bookmaster software helps book publishers and distributors in print and digital with their enterprise management needs.
With 25 years of experience, LibroTech Consulting brings strong competencies in IBS Bookmaster installations and will provide project management, technical support and other services to maximize return on investment.
“Deploying an ERP system can be a daunting task, so IBS is creating an agreement with LibroTech Consulting to ensure the process is expedited for our valued customers,” said Tim Conroy, General Manager of the Americas, IBS. “LibroTech Consulting has a strong IBS Bookmaster pedigree and the technical expertise to deliver on business objectives.”
The global publishing industry is expected to grow to an estimated U.S. $348-billion in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 2.3 percent, according to Lucintel, a global market research firm.
“We welcome the opportunity to serve IBS Bookmaster customers and help them navigate the changing landscape of the world of publishing,” said Glen VanDerHart, President at LibroTech Consulting. “Our partnership with IBS gives its customers a major resource to help them manage business growth and maximize their technology investments.”
IBS applications are designed to provide benefits such as lower IT cost through fixed monthly fees, reduced business risk, faster time to value and greater flexibility combined with the advanced functionality of the IBS industry-leading ERP and Supply Chain solutions.
About IBS Bookmaster
IBS Bookmaster is a fully-integrated ERP system for traditional and digital publishers with strong distribution management capabilities. It supports industry best practices and offers services consistent with the highest standards of book trade efficiency. Used by publishers and distributors in 16 countries, Bookmaster, a highly scalable solution, requires little or no modifications for use, allowing customers to leverage the same standard core system worldwide.
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