What is K8?
K8 is a fully integrated trading and business management solution for distributors, wholesalers, merchants and retailers. Combining an array of modules, K8 helps you source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively.
K8 is designed to help you get closer to your customers, build profits, and manage your margins. From your sales team, to your back office, K8 has been developed by distributive trades experts to improve the day-to-day performance of your team.
One Integrated Solution for your Business
Innovative, flexible supply channels are essential if you're looking for a sustainable future in today’s dynamic market. K8 can support you across your business through a wide selection of inclusive software modules.
Each module integrates seamlessly into the trading and business management platform, enabling you to control every aspect of finance, trading, logistics, and management.
Perfect for any Business - Large or Small
K8 is used by many distributive trade customers, large and small – across the world. K8 can support you if you are running a small business from a single shop; and equally support you if you have several distribution centres, a network of showrooms and an internet trading hub. From two users to several thousand – K8 will support you growing your business no matter the size.
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Flexible – Your Business, Your Way
You will want to run your business your way and K8 can be configured to match your requirements. From the choice of which modules to use, to how the system and dashboards are set-up, and who has access to what functionality, it can all be configured for you within K8. You can choose what you want to see and where, ensuring that your team are always focused on the task at hand.
K8 – On-premise or in the Cloud
For even greater flexibility and scalability, K8 can be deployed on-premise (on your hardware) or hosted in our cloud – K-cloud. Our cloud solution supports your growth so you don't need to worry about restrictions due to hardware performance.
We also take all the day-to-day hassle out of managing your K8 system and offer a range of disaster recovery and business continuity options to protect you if the worst does happen.
Source, Stock, Sell, Service
All of the modules within K8 have been developed for the distributive trade and can support you in the key tasks of sourcing, stocking, selling and servicing your products.
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Sales Order Processing
Fast, accurate and efficient K8 supports your sales team on the road, on the phone or at the trade counter, with an easy-to-use ePOS,simple quotation, customer specific pricing, full invoicing and analysis, and rapid order entry.
Purchase Order Control
Ordering (scheduled, back-to-back, manual, recommended), supplier invoice matching, forecasting, central purchasing, importing and goods received tracking – giving you complete control of your stocking and inventory processes.
Giving total visibility of your stock holding across your business locations ensures you minimise stock holdings while ensuring you always have product to sell.
Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Cashbook and Assets – complete control of your business accounting, integrated into your trading system.
Business Intelligence – giving you clear business insights by measuring and monitoring your overall business performance. Including customisable Director, Finance and Manager dashboards, you have a complete overview of Sales, Order Book, Stock, Suppliers Creditors & Debtors and Company Finances, that then enable you to drill down to any individual detail. All in an easy to use graphic display.
Customer Relationship Management
Managing details on your customers, suppliers and prospects, the K8 integrated CRM gives you instant access on any contact, enables targeted marketing, and improves customer support. eCommerce – enabling you to trade online with order taking, stock management and customer accounts all still controlled by K8, the simplest and quickest way to trade effectively on the internet.
And there are many more integrated modules included in K8 to help you run your business:
Works Order Software
Document Control System
Offline Trading System
Digital Signature Capture
K8 Website Builder Software