Construction machinery giant Kobelco selects IFS Cloud for greater agility and customer responsiveness USA – English — USA : English – PR Newswire

Global construction equipment manufacturer opts for IFS solution to transform business performance of entire supply chain

LONDON , Nov. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IFS , the global cloud enterprise software company, today announced that Kobelco Construction Machinery CO., LTD. (Kobelco Building Machinery), the global leader in construction equipment, has selected IFS Fog up   to improve their ability to respond to customers. The solution will introduce advanced digital transformation in the field and enhance market responsiveness within its entire supply chain, from procurement to manufacturing, sales, and service management, at a time of continuing disruption worldwide.

This major agreement will see IFS Cloud implemented with regard to 8, 000 users across Kobelco’s operations in 11 countries, starting with its home market in Japan .

Its construction gear can be customized in the field and requires individualized management even after sale, and Kobelco found the previous platform was unable to support the required functionality without the development of a huge add-on system. IFS Cloud, by contrast, provides unmatched functionality, the ability to handle customer’s customization management and  integration with services, improving the quality plus speed associated with service Kobelco provides in order to customers. The IFS suite of solutions will optimize all of Kobelco’s global procedures in production, supply chain management, logistics, final assembly, service and sales.

“IFS Solutions has a proven track record of supporting the core operations of global machinery manufacturers and has a high level of expertise that contributes to the realization associated with business transformations, ” said Hiroyuki Hosomi , Managing Executive Officer, Kobelco Structure Machinery. “We expect it to also have the capability to achieve a high level of responsiveness to expanding global customers. ”

The particular implementation of IFS Cloud will be executed by IBM Japan, Ltd. (IBM Japan) a leading systems integrator along with a confirmed track report of implementing ERP options for many companies inside Japan plus globally. This is the particular first time IFS has collaborated with IBM Japan within ERP, and IFS will continue to expand this collaboration.  

“Kobelco Construction Machinery is transforming to meet customer requirements through innovation, excellence, and the ability to adapt quickly to changes in demand. We are proud in order to partner with them on their digitalization journey, ” said Michael Ouissi, Group Chief Operating Officer, IFS. “IFS will deliver the next-generation ERP capabilities plus comprehensive solution set that Kobelco needs for end-to-end optimization in today’s rapidly-changing markets where organizational agility and responsiveness are essential. inch

About Kolbeco Construction Equipment

Kobelco building machinery is in charge of the particular manufacture, product sales and support of structure machinery as a company associated with KOBELCO Team. They have main 3 flagships of hydraulic excavator, crane, environmental recycling machine, and have manufacturing bases in Japan , China , Thailand and India , spreading the business globally. They adopt their original “blue green” as their product color, implying that will they want to be in harmony with the particular city plus people, and it is safe and accessible.

In addition to the development associated with environmental technologies such as low fuel consumption and lower noise, they are also promoting the operationalization of “intangible” businesses using ICT construction products and DX solutions under the slogan of “Creating a Jobsite for Anyone”.

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About IFS

IFS develops and delivers cloud business software regarding companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, plus manage service-focused operations. Within our single platform, our industry specific products are usually innately connected to a single data model and use embedded electronic innovation so that our own customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers—at the Moment of Service™. The industry experience of our people and of the growing ecosystem, together with a commitment to deliver value at every single step, has made IFS the recognized leader and the particular most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team associated with 5, 500 employees every day live our values of speed, trustworthiness and collaboration within how we support our 10, 000+ customers. Learn more about how our own enterprise software solutions can help your business today at ifs. com.

About IBM Japan

IBM Japan is the Japanese entity of IBM Corporation, which is operating in more than 175 countries all over the world. It supports clients’  company transformation plus digital transformation through a full range of services, from basic research and business consulting to IT system development and maintenance. For a lot more information, visit .

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