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Kerridge Commercial Systems acquires Rain Data

Kerridge Commercial Systems strengthens its product information and data solutions with the acquisition of Rain Data

Kerridge Commercial Systems acquires Rain Data

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), the global provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and business management software provider for distribution, servicing and rental businesses has completed the acquisition of Rain Data. This acquisition marks a significant step forward in KCS’s commitment to delivering enhanced product information and data solutions.

Rain Data provides innovative product information management (PIM) and data solutions to automotive aftermarket companies of all sizes, from independent garages, globally recognised OEM to leading aftermarket brands. The solutions enable businesses across the automotive supply chain to achieve greater operational efficiency through efficient sourcing of the right components significantly enhancing the client experience.

The acquisition of Rain Data further complements KCS’ comprehensive set of cloud based solutions for the auto parts, auto servicing, tire and vertical distribution sectors globally which include parts catalogues, point of sale, payments, bookings, inventory management, purchasing, reporting, data and ecommerce.

Syd Coxon, Managing Director and Founder of Rain Data said, “Since our founding, we have had one clear vision: to bring world-class data solutions to replacement parts suppliers of all sizes. Today, we are excited to be joining our long-time partner, KCS, to bring our capabilities to a wider global audience.

Ian Bendelow, CEO of KCS said, “We are excited to welcome Rain Data to KCS. This acquisition represents a significant milestone in our journey to empower businesses to achieve significant improvements with enhanced product information and data solutions. This acquisition underlines KCS’ commitment to innovation, best in class industry specific functionality and providing market leading solutions for the automotive aftermarket globally.

About Rain Data

Rain Data is a trusted partner for businesses seeking to leverage data for competitive advantage. Rain Data products include a world leading product information management (PIM) solution for spare and accessory automotive parts as well as generalised product catalogue data extract, transform and load capabilities.

About KCS

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) is a market-leading vertically focused cloud ERP and business management software provider with over 34,000 customers worldwide. KCS’s industry specific cloud software suites support complex, vertical specific workflows, and provide mission critical solutions that enable its clients to source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively. KCS has offices in the UK, Europe, USA, across Africa, the Nordic countries and Australia.

KCS serves customers in 76 countries and has 1,300 staff worldwide.

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