October 13th, 2011, Guildford, UK – Dunelm Mill, the UK’s leading specialist homewares retailer, has expanded its partnership with Kewill, the leading provider of solutions that simplify global trade and logistics, to upgrade its current Kewill Trade Forms solution to the new Kewill Trade Quick Start platform, further improving order management with its suppliers by automating the processing of essential businesses orders.
Kewill Trade Quick Start is a fully scalable and cost-effective hosted order management system, remotely accessible from an online-portal, allowing Dunelm quick electronic transfer and full visibility of all supplier documents, such as invoices.
The new multi-year agreement will enable all of Dunelm Mill’s suppliers to migrate onto the new Kewill Trade Quick Start platform over the coming months. Dunelm decided on this upgrade in order to offer improved order management functionality to over 100 of its suppliers.
Peter Kelly, Deputy Finance Director at Dunelm, comments: “Kewill is a key service provider for managing our supplier order process. By upgrading our suppliers to the Kewill Trade Quick Start platform, we are looking forward to providing ever greater functionality and ease of use which will support our business growth plans over the coming years, as well as provide full visibility of order processing”.
An off-the-shelf hosted eCommerce solution, Kewill Trade Quick Start is maintenance free and is fully hosted by Kewill. Easily implemented within two-to-four weeks, it is fully scalable for future growth, with no limit on the number of suppliers utilising the system.
Jacquie Boast, COO EMEA at Kewill, comments: “Dunelm has been a valued customer of ours for many years. By upgrading to the latest solution, its suppliers will benefit from the best of breed order management system, making the entire process as simple and effective as possible, while continuing to support the company’s growth.”
About Kewill plc
Kewill delivers solutions that accelerate global trade and logistics. Our software solutions and deep domain knowledge enable our customers to drive revenue growth and measurable cost savings.
A global company, Kewill provides software that accelerates customs & forwarding, transportation & logistics, and eCommerce & B2B integration. All of our solutions and people are focused on increasing the speed of global trade for our customers.
Since 1972, Kewill has delivered global trade and logistics solutions to the most sophisticated companies in the world. Over 7000 companies use Kewill solutions including Bayer, Ingersoll Rand, DHL, UPS, TNT, Hankyu Hanshin, Scott’s & Co., Hitachi, WaverleyTBS, Mothercare, Black & Decker and Damco.