24 May 2016
By admin

Supplying tractor parts to all corners of the globe, David Brown Parts has grown from humble beginnings as a home-run enterprise to a leading importer and exporter of rare tractor parts.

Company overview

One of the world’s leading suppliers of David Brown Tractor parts, David Brown Parts is a trusted supplier to tractor enthusiasts worldwide.

Number of employees: 10 – 15
Website: davidbrownparts.com

Software and processes replaced

Sage Line 50, Microsoft Excel, various manual processes.

Challenges

  • Disconnected manual processes meant that sales and purchasing were overly complex and difficult to manage.
  • Over reliance on accountant and bookkeeping services to keep on top of financial performance.
  • Complex Bills of Materials and serial numbering was becoming too problematic for a manual process.

Solution and outcomes

  • Multi-currency cloud accounting has helped David Brown Parts keep track of their performance in a challenging global environment.
  • Inventory and stock management has been fully automated using location and part specific serial numbering.
  • Automated Bills of Materials allow control over products, parts and components to avoid part mismatches keep on top of stock levels.
  • Cashflow management has improved, leading to more efficient supply chain management and forward requirements planning.
  • Improved customer focus, increasing turnover by 48%.
  • Financial reporting is more accurate, and the reliance on accountancy and bookkeeping services is reduced.

Testimonial

Central ERPĀ® has changed my life. I now have the freedom to access my information from anywhere, meaning I have more time to grow my business, rather than focusing on unnecessary day-to-day tasks.

Peter Williams - David Brown Parts Ltd

Case studies

  • Just Rollers plc

    Formed in 1970, Just Rollers plc is the UK's leading manufacturer of rubber and……

    • Logiplex Solutions

      Logiplex Solutions Ltd manage their complex retail and IT services requirements with Central ERPĀ®.……

      • AJ Tensile Fabrications

        Starting up as a one-man sub-contract welding operation in 2000, AJ Tensile has grown……

        • James Gourmet Coffee

          James Gourmet Coffee manage their international supply chain, production planning and complex financial reporting……