Archived case studies

"Fail to prepare, prepare to fail," goes the saying. Happily, concrete pipe manufacturer Interpipe Holdings took heed of this advice and is now benefiting from a text book Accredo software implementation.

Eighteen months after moving to the Accredo business accounting platform, fuel card provider Far North Fuels is reveling in the faster reporting, improved automation and labour saving efficiencies it has gained.

The Needle Exchange Services Trust (NEST) has moved its business software platform onto Accredo – a change that is helping it better manage inventory and further improve administrative oversight.

When Neil Foster decided to give up accountancy and go into business as a supermarket franchisee, he had a good idea of the different financial accounting packages available on the market. But even so, identifying one that matched the unique needs of his business proved difficult - until he found Accredo.

Twelve months ago, New Zealand-owned and operated retail store Mason Appliances upgraded its business software from Profax to Accredo Mercury. After a smooth transition - thanks to on-the-ground support from Accredo reseller Baker Tilly Staples Rodway - the move is now paying dividends.

In the face of increasing growth, New Zealand clothing manufacturer Uniform Group realised its legacy financial accounting system could no longer adequately service its escalating workload.

With Accredo software providing the horsepower behind it, Torpedo7, the online bicycle retailer, was able to launch in double quick time.

Tileworks owner and director, Paul Castle, describes his Accredo business software system as "extremely flexible".
Founded in 1932, PGF Golf is Australasia's longest standing supplier of golfing equipment, but when Managing Director Brett Tucker and his associates purchased the company in 2001, the sales and dispatch processes were still stuck in the 1930s. "We needed to reduce the errors and delays that occurred between taking orders and dispatching them,” says Brett, “and we also wanted to free up our customer service people to generate income rather than just enter data."

As the invisible hand behind Torpedo7's rapid success, Accredo has leveraged keen pricing and second-to-none service to deliver outstanding revenue growth.

The combination of second-to-none support service by Accredo reseller Top Flight Computers and the inherent flexibility of the software to manage Pharmabroker's complex supply and distribution demands has seen the company stick with Accredo since the software was implemented in 1995.

The right business management system, together with excellent software support, has seen Auckland-based company ISL Industrial (ISL) not only survive in a competitive market, but helped its fortunes thrive.