We are delighted to have chosen VisionID and CORE Integrated Business Solutions to support our agri operations moving forward
Leading mobile computer technology company VisionID has just completed a €250,000 deal to provide Dairygold Agri stores with Zebra handheld computers and wireless infrastructure which will track and trace all stock in their 39 agri business outlets throughout Munster.
Under the terms of the agreement, VisionID, which is based in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, will provide the Zebra MC3090 handheld devices and Zebra wireless access points devices for stocktaking and other product-related functions.
Managed services supporting the hardware in the field are provided in conjunction with CORE Integrated Business Solutions based in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork who have provided their entire "sector specific" CORE|Agri software solution in Dairygold’s Agri Division including Branch Business Systems, Milling, Contracts, Transport Scheduler etc., this integrates with the group financials provided by Oracle.
VisionID sales director Cathal Murtagh said the deal would include the preloading of software and staging of the devices - making the entire process and delivery to the stores as seamless as possible.
"It is great to see Dairygold supporting local, indigenous Irish owned companies like VisionID and CORE Integrated Business Solutions", said Mr Murtagh.
"This deal will have an extremely positive impact on both VisionID and CORE Integrated Business Solutions. Importantly, it will be a beacon for similar Irish companies seeking a one stop shop for in-country service and support. We look forward to working with Dairygold as they continue to support Irish business and local communities", Mr Murtagh added.
Working with firms in Clonmel and Mitchelstown is very much in line with Dairygold’s ethos, it said. “Having reviewed a lot of different solutions from different vendors, we are delighted to have chosen VisionID and CORE Integrated Business Solutions to support our agri operations moving forward”, said Catherine McGovern, Dairygold Dairygold Co-Operative Society Limited is Ireland's largest farmer- owned business.
With 39 stores in Cork, Tipperary, Limerick and Clare, the objective of Dairygold’s Agri-Trading operations is to deliver real value to farmers, supplying high quality competitively priced farm inputs and supplies.
After a strategic review of their business information systems, it was recommended that the future BIS strategy should include replacement of all legacy systems.