IBS wins order from leading US distributor of medical equipment

IBS wins order from leading US distributor of medical equipment Merry X-Ray, leading US distributor of radiology equipment and products in the field of medical imaging, has signed an agreement with IBS for ASW business software. The order includes solutions for e-business and supply chain management, inventory control, after sales services, VMI and financials, as well as business and profitability analysis. The order value is some SEK 10m. Merry X-Ray, with its operations in 25 states in the US, has advanced requirements regarding e-business, customer service and logisitcs. - The order is well in line with IBS' focus on B2B e-business supply chain management, says Magnus Wastenson, VP International Marketing, IBS. The market is entering a new phase. Before, you often had to tailor advanced e-business systems. Many companies have now discovered ready-to-implement software packages with sophisticated functions for both Internet communication and the underlying logisitics and business systems. IBS holds a leading position in this field, a position confirmed by, among others, the US market analysts, AMR Research. For more information, please contact: Magnus Wastenson, VP International Marketing, IBS AB Tel: +46 (0)8 6272515, +46-(0)70 6272515 Email: magnus.wastenson@ibs.se Staffan Ahlberg, CEO, IBS AB Tel. +46 (0)8 6272420, +46 (0)70 6272420 Email: staffan.ahlberg@ibs.se IBS AB, with headquarters in Stockholm, is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. The IBS Group is a world-leading international supplier of web- enabled business and supply chain management software and professional services for large and mid-sized companies. IBS has some 2,400 employees and 5,000 customers in more than 40 countries. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/28/20000928BIT00140/bit0001.pdf http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/09/28/20000928BIT00140/bit0002.doc

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