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Netherlands-Based Caterpillar Dealership Goes Live on Lawson for ESM&RPon Equipment and Pon Power Modernizing Operations (January 09, 2012)
ST. PAUL, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/12 -- Lawson Software, an Infor affiliate, today announced that Netherlands-based Caterpillar dealership Pon Equipment and Pon Power has completed the pilot of its implementation of the Lawson application for Equipment Service Management and Rental (ESM&R).
Pon Equipment and Pon Power is one of Europe's largest Caterpillar dealerships and service providers, covering Denmark, Norway, Sweden and The Netherlands. Pon Equipment and Pon Power supplies its customers with parts and primary products, including power systems and large, standard and compact equipment from Caterpillar. The equipment is used in mining, road construction, and civil engineering. The Power Systems are used in the marine and oil & gas sectors.
The Lawson for ESM&R application helps dealers manage, track and coordinate service for their equipment throughout the equipment lifecycle. Lawson for ESM&R supports a dealer's global supply chains, links back to manufacturers, and helps dealers manage internal sales, finance, service, warranty and rental departments to promote better customer service and equipment maintenance.
Pon Equipment and Pon Power replaced a range of legacy in-house systems. The Lawson application is providing an organization-wide view into the company's business operations, helping to bring greater efficiency in business reporting at all levels of the organization.
"The purpose of our project is to transform and modernize Pon Equipment and Pon Power's operating model and business infrastructure in order to drive substantial improvements in business performance," said David Turner, CEO of Pon CAT. "The main goals are to create a simplified, common and integrated business; to bring innovation and consistency to how we view and serve our customers; and to create a platform that enables us to achieve sustained growth. The implementation of the pilot project has gone well and we have appreciated the involvement of the Lawson team members in making the pilot of our project a success."
"We greatly value the trust the executive team and staff of Pon Equipment and Pon Power have placed in Lawson," said Stephan Scholl, Lawson CEO. "Pon Equipment and Pon Power's success is further validation of the value we can provide to customers in equipment service management and rental industries around the world."
About Lawson Software
Lawson Software is an Infor affiliate with more than 4,500 customers worldwide, primarily in specific services, trade and manufacturing/distribution industries.
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