IBS News for year 2011

Team Computing Expands Capability to Include Hosting of IBS Enterprise Cloud Solutions »


Australian Value-Added Reseller is Also Preferred Hardware Provider Down Under for IBS.

IBS Bookmaster Introduces Cloud Computing Solutions »


Hosted Applications Added to Industry’s Most Complete Digital Publishing Solution

Good Will Publishers Selects IBS Bookmaster to Drive Business Growth »


Publishing House to Implement IBS Bookmaster to Streamline Operations, Unify IT Systems and Support Evolution to Digital Media-centric Publishing

IBS Launches Enterprise Vertical Leadership Program »


Company’s Customer-Focused Realignment Continues Announcement of Enterprise Vertical Leadership Program for Key Industry-Leading Companies

The World’s Largest 3rd Party BPCS Services Practice, Announces Additional Momentum with Industry Leaders. »


International Business Systems (IBS) Provides BPCS Consulting Support, EDI services, and Data Integration for BPCS Clients Mohawk Fine Paper and Nelson Stud Welding.

Folsom, CA, October 27, 2011 – International Business Systems (IBS), a leading BPCS ERP services provider, announces the go live of EDI Services and data integration for two BPCS customers.

IBS Debuts New Cloud, Mobile, Distribution Intelligence Offerings at Global Customer Summit »


Symphony Services Continues Investment in Accelerating Product Road Map STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 13, 2011 – International Business Systems (IBS), a global leading integrated ERP and supply chain provider, today announced the addition of cloud and mobile offerings to its flagship IBS Enterprise solution during its Global Customer Summit.

Bookmaster Receives the BIC Supply Chain Excellence Award Accreditation »

IBS is delighted to announce that Bookmaster has achieved the BIC accreditation for Supply Chain Excellence.

IBS announces the formation of the CEO office »


The board of directors at IBS AB has today appointed Christian Paulsson as new acting CEO and COO. Mr. Paulsson will assume the new position on June 29th, 2011.

IBS Pharma standard implemented as a comprehensive solution within six months  »


Pharmaceutical wholesaler Gesine introduces IBS industry solution step by step   Smooth live start thanks to implementation method IBS FasTrax.

Shareholder proposals for Board of Directors in IBS AB (publ) etc. in relation to the annual general meeting to be held on 22 June 2011  »


Resolution on the number of board members, resolution on fees and other compensation to the board of directors, election of board members and the chairman of the board, and resolution on fees to the auditor (items 11 – 14)

IBS Bookmaster continues to grow international awareness at BookExpo America (BEA) »

The buzz around the publishing industry at both the London Book Fair and the recent BookExpo America is the digital revolution. IBS Bookmaster has enjoyed a lot of attention at both shows because its strategy is focused on delivering software solutions to meet the demands of the digital supply chain.

Annual General Meeting 2011 in IBS AB »

Annual general meeting in IBS AB will be held Wednesday 22 June 2011 at 9.00 a.m. (CET), at the company´s premises at Hemvärnsgatan 8 in Solna. Registration and entering start at 8.30 a.m.

The Book Industry Takes a Bow »

IBS Bookmaster was delighted to take its place at the annual Bookseller Industry Awards Ceremony. The great and the good from the business of publishing and selling books came together at the London Hilton on Park Lane to meet, drink, eat and dance as well as to applaud the achievements of some of the industry’s shining stars.

Statement by the Board of Directors of IBS in relation to the public takeover offer by Symphony Technology Group »


IBS reports lower Q1 earnings and need for additional capital

The Board of Directors of IBS unanimously1   recommends the shareholders of IBS to accept the public takeover offer by Symphony Technology Group.

Symphony Technology Group announces a recommended cash offer of SEK 1.75 per share in IBS AB »


Symphony Technology Group via Sweden Acquisition Corp. (“STG”) hereby announces a recommended offer to the shareholders in IBS AB (“IBS” or the “Company”) to acquire all the shares in IBS for SEK 1.75 in cash per share, regardless of share class (the “Offer”). The IBS class B shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX First North (“First North”).

Surviving the Digital Age »

The BookMaster interview

Surviving the Digital Age with Davinder Bedi, Managing Director, BookSource

In our latest in a series of interviews with key players from the publishing industry, we have spoken to the MD of one of our longest standing and most valued customers, Davinder Bedi of BookSource. As a full service distribution outsourcing company rather than a publisher, we wanted to know how the digital content revolution would affect his business. The answer was a lot more positive than we would have expected.

IBS Dynaman Provides a Tasty Warehouse Management Solution for Vergeer Holland »


International Business Systems AB (IBS) has announced another important sale of its Dynaman Warehouse Management System to Vergeer Holland in the Netherlands. Vergeer Holland is a national and international distributor of locally made own brand and private label cheese products to specialty cheese shops, processing plants, supermarkets and wholesalers.

IBS Appoints Authorized Reseller for Spain and Portugal »


International Business Systems AB (IBS) has announced the appointment of Teksajo Sistemas de Informação Lda as an authorized reseller for Spain and Portugal. Teksajo will provide IBS with an additional sales channel in the key vertical markets of Pharma, Electro and Book Distribution in Iberia.

IBS Annual Report for 2010 »


Stockholm, Sweden, April 20, 2011 – International Business Systems (STO: IBS B) leading provider of distribution business software, has today announced that the IBS Annual Report for 2010 now is available at the Investors section of the web-site.

IBS Bookmaster conducts its annual survey at London Book Fair »


Nearly 80% of publishers expect eBook sales to surpass physical books within 15 years

Upbeat. Buoyant. Good Business.
IBS Bookmaster at the London Book Fair 2011 »


After months of preparation and planning, another London Book Fair comes to a close and this could be our most successful yet. We had pre-arranged meetings with several publishers and distributors each day. In addition, we saw repeat visitors coming onto our stand again from previous years, giving us an indication that projects are no longer on hold. Over the course of the show we took an encouraging number of enquiries, several of which look like very interesting, ‘live’ projects.  This marks a change in attitude towards investment in IT budgets from last year.  Integrated, enterprise-wide systems like Bookmaster ultimately automate a publisher’s entire business and the intention to invest in this direction is clearly evident.

IBS Bookmaster hits the social media airwaves »


You may already have noticed that IBS Bookmaster has initiated a global social media marketing program.  We have a Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/The_BookMaster as well as a discussion group on LinkedIn, also called ‘The Bookmaster’.  Here on our website we have a dedicated news section capturing all the highlights from our blogs and interviews.

La Grange Selects IBS to Meet Demands of Rapid Growth  »


IBS has announced that IBS Dynaman, the advanced integrated system for warehouse and production environments, has been selected by electrical wholesaler, La Grange. It has been selected to support the rapid growth of La Grange and to help the organization meet the demands of incorporating increased product lines and sales.

Allinox adds Efficiency to Warehouse Operation with IBS »


Allinox has signed a significant contract to implement IBS Dynaman; an advanced, integrated system for warehouse and production environments.

Providing Fulfillment for Digital Publishing »

It is still less than 10% of the overall share of the publishing market but digital publishing can no longer be put off or disregarded. Kindles, iPads and more are shaping the evolution of digital publishing. But for the publishers and distributors of all this digital content, just knowing where to make the right investments in the technology that can make all of this happen quickly, effectively and profitably, is a massive headache.

IBS Bookmaster – Rising to the digital challenge »

Claire Peel (global Marketing Manager) interviews Viv Makila (head of P&D) and finds out more about Bookmaster’s roadmap in 5 minutes and 54 seconds. 

Strengthened leadership and vision for IBS Bookmaster »

IBS Bookmaster enters 2011 after a solid year which saw many positive changes.  During 2010 the Bookmaster business focused on improving customer relationships, achieved growth through winning significant new business, as well as renewing product investment.

IBS Year-end Report January - December 2010 »


After a weak performance in the first half-year, IBS initiated a full business review in the beginning of the second half-year which resulted in substantial actions on cost reductions and revenue generating programmes resulting in significantly improved performance.

IBS leave Cockpit to Triona »


International Business Systems (STO: IBS B), a leading provider of business software for wholesale and distribution, today announced that it sells Cockpit, IBS solution for transportation management, to Triona AB. The agreement means that Triona will take over all operations, including the employees and develop the next generation of the system.