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Barakat International selects Epicor ERP

Food distributor to deploy Epicor ERP to improve productivity and efficiency

Epicor ERP is able to handle the requirements of complex distribution operations such as Barakat, says Kanaran.
Epicor ERP is able to handle the requirements of complex distribution operations such as Barakat, says Kanaran.

Broad line food distribution company Barakat International is set to deploy Epicor ERP to improve its productivity and efficiency, and to create new growth opportunities.

The UAE-based distributor, which supplies meat and seafood products to high end hotels, restaurants and catering companies in the GCC, aims to improve automation across business processes; gain better management of governance, risk and compliance; and better decision support, and scalability of solutions.

The deployment will be handled by Epicor partner ATG Solutions.

"We were in search of an all-in-one, end-to-end ERP solution that will enhance efficiencies across our operations," said Ramkumar Menon, director for Bifco-Barakat International. "The implementation of Epicor ERP not only met our needs, it complements our ongoing commitment to providing excellent service to our customers."

"Epicor understands the complexity of running a distribution-based company like Barakat International," said Anish Kanaran, director channel, Epicor Middle East. "Epicor ERP is the perfect tool to facilitate the planning, assembling, shipping and delivering of the goods that their customers require within certain deadlines. This implementation demonstrates our commitment to understanding the needs of our clients, providing them with reliable solutions and inspiring them with best practice insights that give them a competitive edge."