LCG's two divisions consolidate data with Access Dimensions

LCG (part of the NORSAN GROUP) is an organisation built up of two divisions that share a central inventory; HGS andNORSAN UK. LCG plans to remove their old outdated system, reliant on manual entry and duplication of data, in favour of automated processes with Access Dimensions, to integrate and consolidate finances throughout the company.

Robert Wicks, Director for LCG explains, "Our old system and processes were completely outdated. We recognised that we had room for major improvement, as we operated a separate order processing system for each division and a separate combined accounts package. This proved to be a timely and costly practice for the company. We knew we needed a new system that could eliminate data duplication and expedite the day-to-day business processes."

Rob continues, "When a sale was made from either division, we previously had to manage that action firstly through either of the ageing HGS or NORSAN UK, SOP systems then duplicate that through a standard Sage accounts package. This resulted in us re-keying data. This wasn't proving to be a viable option for anymore."

"With Access Dimensions we've eliminated that time consuming, data duplicating process as Dimensions automates and updates data thanks to consolidation, making it accessible companywide."

He continues, "With Access, we get the whole process in one system - everything from; accounting ledgers, credit control, sales, purchasing, stock management, system security and greater control and visibility of data and documents." For LCG the victory was eliminating the re-entry of data between the two subsidiaries and having a much more advanced platform from which to run business reporting and intelligence.

Ian Roper, SCS Divisional Director for Access Group explains, "With the implementation of Access Dimensions, LCG now has the ability to consolidate information and data. This is important for the two divisions within the company where they share the same stock. Previously LCG had multiple pathways between the divisions to complete an order. Now with Dimensions, LCG will reduce that to one automated process."

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Access is a leading author of fully integrated business management software. The portfolio spans solutions for ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation and manufacturing. More than 10,000 UK businesses and not-for-profit organisations use Access solutions to improve their performance, profitability and drive growth, unlocking their business potential through improved business insight. Vertical focus and industry-specific solutions differentiate Access in the market and templated solutions make for rapid and easy deployments. Using Access software to automate operations, streamline processes and share real-time business information anytime, anywhere, businesses can benefit from significant performance improvements. Access is one of the top five fastest growing UK software developers in The Sunday Times Buyout Track 100 2012 and featured in last year’s Profit Track 100. On-going commitment to excellence, customers and employees has also placed the company among the UK’s top employers in The Sunday Times’ 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ 2011. In the past 12 months Access has completed seven M&A deals including, thankQ, French BI specialists Prelytis and Delta Software, plus the Access customer base of a number of resellers.