Ronkonkoma, N.Y. – April 8, 2010 – VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.) (www.vai.net), a leader in enterprise solutions for the distribution, manufacturing, retail and service industries, and an IBM Premier Business Partner, today announced a partnership with Hauppauge, N.Y.-based Numeric Computer Systems, Inc. (www.ncssuite.com ) to provide its Xpedium xMobility Suite of products to enable the mobile worker to perform various tasks in the field.
Numeric Computer Systems’ (NCS) Xpedium division is a leading provider of mobility solutions that allow mobile workers to execute a variety of functions using a handheld mobile computer or smartphone. Tasks such as surveys, orders, shelf audits, cash collections and invoices are configured in a workflow to effectively and efficiently capture and report data to the enterprise on a real-time basis. The complete solution includes the Xpedium xLink middleware solution to allow accurate and secure communications and transaction updating between the mobile device and VAI’s S2K Enterprise Software. xLink does this through an interface with S2K to maintain an electronic record of all transactions.
VAI’s S2K Enterprise Software is a comprehensive software suite that provides companies with the power to streamline business operations, manage the supply chain, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction—crucial to successfully competing in today’s tough economic climate.
VAI’s integration of the NCS Xpedium xMobility Suite benefits companies by offering an electronic, real-time means of capturing source data and transmitting it real-time for processing, while ensuring the most up-to-date and accurate information for decisions made by the enterprise. The capture of signatures, pictures and other data will reduce paper costs and handling and increase cash flow.
Joseph Scioscia, Director of Sales, VAI, commented, “VAI had been looking for a partner for its S2K Enterprise to enhance our mobility offerings, and seized the opportunity to work with NCS on its platform to deliver this functionality. This relationship will provide a complete mobility solution that is comprehensive, integrated and scalable.”
“VAI’s world-class enterprise solutions are the perfect platform for our Xpedium Mobility software,” said Bob Zink, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Xpedium division of Numeric Computer Systems. “Integrating the Xpedium xMobilty System into the S2K Software Suite will deliver valuable enhancements for VAI customers and provide the capacity for immediate tracking of transactions being created outside the four walls of the enterprise.”
About Numeric Computer Systems, Inc.
Numeric Computer Systems, Inc. is a premier global provider of supply chain execution solutions supporting the Direct Store Delivery process. Designed for the demands of the direct store delivery (DSD) market, NCS automates both back office functions and the requirements of mobile sales/delivery workers focusing on the fast moving consumer goods industry including baked goods, beverages, dairy, frozen foods and snacks. Headquartered in Hauppauge NY, NCS has regional offices in Dallas, San Francisco, San Juan, Sydney, Auckland and Jakarta.
The NCS division Xpedium is expressly focused on providing mobility to the marketplace. Led by world class management and leveraging leading technology, Xpedium is already a leading provider of mobility solutions. Xpedium’s team includes first class project managers and developers with unparalleled industry and mobility experience.
About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)
VAI is an award-winning software developer and an IBM Premier Business Partner. Designed for the mid-range market, S2K Enterprise is used by a wide variety of mid-sized companies worldwide, with a number of clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, metals, food and related service industries. Advanced applications such as Warehouse Management Systems, EDI, CRM and e-Business provide companies the power to leverage their information technology investment. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York, with branch offices in Miami, Orlando, Chicago and Oroville, California. For more information, please contact Diane Dady at 800-824-7776, ext. 236 or visit (www.vai.net).