SIG moves ahead with K8

International distributor invests in new IT system

1st November 2012:  Kerridge Commercial Systems today announces that European distributor SIG have signed a contract for K8 – the market leading trading and financial system. K8 will be installed into the company’s 300+ branches across the UK covering around 2,000 users. A market-leading system, widely used by the distributive trades, K8 will provide SIG with advanced integrated capabilities across its customer-facing delivery operations, back office and management information areas. The system will become an essential asset for business improvement, decision making and performance monitoring.  

Prior to placing the order for K8, SIG carried out an exhaustive market review of suitable systems. Ultimately, at the end of a very comprehensive selection process, K8 was chosen. SIG considered that K8’s capabilities delivered the greatest range of quantifiable benefits. Furthermore, the system offered impressive functionality and flexibility which were important requirements given the company’s diverse product base and operational activities.