KCS appoints ISL as distributor for North Africa and Middle East

1st November 2012: Kerridge Commercial Systems, provider of software solutions to the distributive trades, announces the appointment of Information Systems Ltd (ISL) as an authorised distributor. From its base in Malta, ISL will be responsible for sales, installation and support of the company’s K8 system in North Africa and the Middle East.

ISL are a long established specialist in the development, sales, implementation and support of ERP solutions in North Africa and the Middle East and have been chosen for their market knowledge, experience and proven capabilities in developing new business opportunities.

Ian Bendelow, CEO Kerridge Commercial Systems, said, “We are very pleased to establish this strategic relationship with ISL.  As our customers in the distributive trades continue to take our products into new markets we are determined to ensure that we have necessary local resources and skills in place. In addition to our operations in the UK, South Africa, Holland and Ireland we have now implemented our first customer installations in Iceland, Norway, Mexico and France. With the addition of ISL we are now increasing our capacity and local knowledge in two more regions. We will continue to build Kerridge Commercial Systems and to support our customers where they need us to be. ISL brings a wealth of experience which will be of great benefit to our company and I look forward to supporting them in growing our customer base in North Africa and in the Middle East.
Joe Aquilina, CEO ISL said, “Our relationship with KCS goes back a long way and we are pleased to be appointed as authorised distributors for K8. We are extremely positive about this new opportunity to introduce the K8 system to our region. Already, there is a spirit of true partnership in our dealings with KCS and we will do all we can to echo the company’s success. We have translated the product to suit French-speaking African countries and Arabic translation is in progress. The addition of K8 to our ERP portfolio will further enhance our capabilities to offer distribution businesses in our regions a substantial competitive advantage.”

Ian Bendelow, “With ISL and K8’s proven capabilities, I believe we are perfectly placed to expand into the Middle East and North Africa. We will achieve our objectives by continuing to deliver easy-to-use, scalable and beneficial solutions to our customers and to help them to become more effective, more efficient and ultimately more profitable.