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South Africa: Port Elizabeth based auto supplier to implement K8

16th July 2014: Since their inception in 1997, DAR Automotive has been a reputable supplier of world-class brands in industrial and automotive engineering components.

The company has 3D design, project management and drafting capabilities, it always strives to offer their clients cost savings and value engineering. DAR Automotive Director, Yolande Roy, said on the new partnership “We found the K8 system to be user friendly and together with KCS’s flexibility in structuring a cost-effective proposal, that made sense to both DAR and KCS, made our ERP selection even easier.” DAR Automotive also supplies world-class brands in industrial as well as a range of automotive glass, lamps, body panels, propeller shafts, brake parts, gaskets, radiators & fans, tensioners, CV joints & shafts, engine valves, electric fuel pumps, clutch kits and suspension parts.

“K8’s rich trading as well as specific functionality in associated, alternative and product supersessions provided a great value proposition. Their understanding of our business made it easy for us to choose K8 over the competition,” added Yolande.

Des Nangle, Managing Director, commented: “Kerridge Commercial Systems has a great record in supporting suppliers of automotive parts, our flagship product K8 has rich functionality and the ability to scale to the future growth requirements that DAR aspire to. They had the choice to use the system the parent company has standardized, but chose to implement K8. We are pleased to have them join the large user base we have in South Africa”.

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James Mitchell, Kerridge CS Managing Director in the UK and Ireland, said: "This rebrand marks a really exciting time in the evolution of MAM Software, as we gear up for the next generation of our growth of provision of IT solutions to the automotive distributive sector as a core part of the KCS group."