Vanilla Solutions are pleased to announce that ALE, one of the world’s leading international heavy transport and lifting contractors, have selected Qlik Sense as their Global BI solution. “With the help of Vanilla Solutions, we evaluated both QlikView and Qlik Sense to ensure we selected the correct product to meet our reporting requirements in the […]
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Entries by Andy Bell
The developed world is gloriously full of sparkly new things to tempt us. On balance, that’s probably a good thing as we need consumer demand to keep our factories, shops and service businesses open and, in turn, keep us all in work and able to buy the sparkly new things. I think you need to […]
In 1993 I worked for a well-known shipping company and was stationed in Singapore, implementing an IT Business System across South East Asia. The Internet had arrived, but was not yet reliable and businesses spurned it in favour of dedicated point-to-point leased lines for data transfer. These were the very early days of EDI, and […]
Vanilla Solutions are pleased to announce that Babcock, the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation, have selected NovaCura Flow as their business-wide mobile solution for their Marine & Technology Division. Flow will be used across Babcock’s Rosyth and Devonport sites to provide mobile work order management, manufacturing execution and logistics capabilities. The choice of Flow […]
Name: Phil Barratt Title: Business Systems Manager Company: Mayerton VS: How did you find out about Vanilla Solutions? PB: I met Vanilla at an IFS User Group conference in 2010. I was looking for some help with database problems and Vanilla were working closely with a specialist and referred us across. Vanilla weren’t IFS Partners […]
Thompson & Morgan, one of the UK’s largest Mail Order Seed and Plant companies, needed to integrate their IFS system with their courier company Whistl, using the advanced carrier routing software Route Genie, to enable parcel tracking to the customers’ door. The Situation: After reviewing interface proposals from available service providers, Thompson & Morgan chose […]
Vanilla Solutions Limited are delighted to welcome Abigail Ridgway as our new team member. Abigail joins us in the role of Head of Sales and Marketing. Abigail will be managing both the sales and marketing departments at Vanilla HQ bringing with her some exciting ideas regarding ways in which we can improve customer support at […]
As a completely independent provider of services and software solutions to the IFS Applications community and the wider ERP marketplace, we’re at liberty to pick only the very best complementary products for your ERP solution. We think that one of the very best products out there is Flow from Novacura, our partner in Sweden.
Internally we’ve been discussing how we establish more formal partnerships with our customers. Some current and prospective customers have raised this topic and, as a company, we’ve had a number of conversations around what form these might take, what the benefit to all parties would be and how they might work commercially. This got me […]
Some 8 years ago, I was sitting in a campsite in Douentza in northern Mali sharing a jug of pastis with Jerome, the site’s French proprietor. As our conversation turned from his Paris-Dakar glory days and my various motorcycle-based misadventures, we got onto the more practical topic of what we were both doing in the […]