Kerridge Commercial Systems celebrates 40th anniversary

Published:  20 April, 2016

This year Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) is proud to be celebrating 40 years of providing innovative computer software solutions to the distribution sector.

Ian Bendelow, chief executive officer, said: ”Although computer technology has progressed dramatically over the past 40 years and business needs have changed considerably, we have remained true to our company’s ethos. Focusing on the needs of our customers, we deliver quality solutions to address their business needs and technical innovation that adds real value to their bottom line.”

Mr Bendelow continued: “For our customers we bring consistency, stability, longevity and innovation. We are particularly proud to have established many long-term relationships and to have seen our customers develop and prosper. Those long-term relationships, many of whom have been with us for 10, 20 and more than 30 years, really make a difference.

“Driven by entrepreneurial opportunities our customers are constantly innovating and it has been our job to support those opportunities and also bring technology innovation. It is amazing to reflect on how 40 years of supporting distributors/wholesales and merchants has evolved.”

In addition to UK operations in Hungerford, Bourne End and Newcastle, the company, which employees 400 staff, also has major facilities serving customers in Ireland, Netherlands and South Africa. In 2015, KCS expanded in to North America opening offices in North Carolina. The KCS Group now has around 800 customers, serving 6,000 locations and 80,000+ users in 18 countries.

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