Bear Wood Leverages Quickbooks Investment with TRAKware ETO Software
Edmonton, AB -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/18/2012 -- Trakware Systems is a leading provider of profitability and productivity business optimization software for small to midsize project, contract, engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing, fabrication, and construction companies. The company announced an agreement with Bearwood Concepts, a high end hospitality industry fabricator and manufacturer to provide and implement the ProjectTRAK suite of software. Bearwood based in Tulsa, Oklahoma designs, develops and manufactures commercial environments with a special focus on fixture related products for the retail and high end hospitality Industry. The firm specialties include Custom Perimeter Walls, Center Fixtures, Showcases, Back Islands, Dressing Rooms, Service Counters, for customers like Dillards, Macy's, Saks 5th Ave, 7-Eleven, Cherokee Nation, AAFES & Nexcom. Bearwood has strong growth projections and selected TRAKware to power their business into the future based on TRAKware’s scalability and scope.
Bearwood could no longer sustain an internal legacy or home-grown database solution to run the business. Visibility to real-time business data was an essential requirement to make strategic and tactical business decisions. The goal was to find a cohesive solution starting with estimating that would automatically populate the contracts or projects won to enable:
- Production management
- Automatic creation of Bills of Material (BOM's)
- Material requirements
- Inventory management
- Labor scheduling and tracking (shop floor and field)
- Work order creation
- Change management and releasing
Seamless integration with Intuit’s QuickBooks was also key requirements. Many businesses struggle with getting essential data from manual processes, disparate software programs, and remote employees. The result is often lost data, poor customer service, and management decisions based upon inaccurate or untimely customer, project and financial data. Companies, like Bearwood, see a TRAKware demo, then implement a fully integrated manufacturing solution from Trakware and dramatically improve the effectiveness and profitability of their small business. More than 50% of Trakware’s customers run QuickBooks.
About Trakware Systems Inc.
Founded in 1995, TRAKware software empowers business-critical functions such as estimating, scheduling, project management, business process management, workflow and optimization, job costing, production management, inventory, capacity management and planning, shop floor and field installation labor/material data collection. TRAKware integrates with existing, and leading software providers for financial accounting (Intuit QuickBooks, Sage, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Oracle Financials), engineering design, optimization, payroll and wireless.
TRAKware's innovative and proven parametric configuration engine provides leading benefits to estimating, manufacturing, and engineering, throughout the entire project lifecycle. Companies facing challenges similar to Bearwood should arrange a demonstration of the TRAKware solution by calling 780-264-6838.
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