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					                          IKA provides the technology to cope with International
                                     Supermarket’s rapid expansion
          IKA’s systems greatly improves communication between the warehouse and store




Since the start, International       EPOS Solution                        Business benefits                   What they say...
Supermarket has always done
their best to provide customers
                                     Together with this rapid growth      Information flow within the         “IKA has been providing me
fresh, first class quality and the
reasonable prices on their           Mehmet faced new challenges          business was also greatly           systems for over 15 years
products. International              and as his preferred technology      improved by creating a secure
                                                                                                              now, and they have been a
Supermarket actively searches for    partner IKA worked closely           virtual web network using
                                                                                                              major factor in the growth
the newest and the highest quality   with Mehmet to implement             broadband internet connection
products from around the world                                            where orders from the store are
                                                                                                              of my business. IKA have
                                     front and back office systems to
allowing its customers to taste      enable his business better serve     sent or viewed online and stock     always worked closely with
produce from many different                                                                                   me and are always there to
                                     his customers. The Epos system       levels are optimized both at the
countries.
                                     was upgraded and POS                 warehouse and the store hence       help me make important
International Supermarket owned      terminals increased to 8 lanes       reducing response times. Casio      business decisions. I was
and managed by Mehmet Oztas is       to cope with increased               DTX-10 handheld terminals with      very worried about the lack
a specialist ethnic food store       business. The back office            IKA’s Retail v1.0 software were     of communication between
mainly specializing in               operations were also                 utilized for ordering, stock
Mediterranean Foods. Mehmet                                                                                   my store and warehouse as
                                     streamlined and optimized to         control and recording deliveries.
has been so successful in                                                 The combination of the
                                                                                                              it was vital that both sites
                                     reduce the stock replenishment
delivering value for his customers                                                                            knew the status of the other
                                     time as the stock was now kept       handhelds built in laser barcode
that his business grew
                                     at a different location. One of      scanner and the database in         in order to maximise their
exponentially in the past five
years and in the process he has      the challenges was centered          IKA’s Retail v1.0 software          efficiencies. After looking to
acquired two more units next to      around the fact that Mehmet's        allows delivered and stock items    IKA they implemented an
his store and moved his              business specialized in fresh        to be easily entered onto the       internet network which
stockroom to a nearby warehouse.     fruit and vegetables which           system. The business also
Keeping the majority of the stock                                                                             provides the link between
                                     required extreme attention as        benefits from an ongoing
in a different location to the                                                                                both the sites. ”
                                     these had a very short shelf life.   training and support program
actual store would have caused
serious problems, due a break        The new system installed             where both IKA’s project            Mehmet Oztas – (managing
down in communications,              enables Mehmet to keep his           managers and Mehmet's
                                                                                                              director).
however IKA worked closely           profitablity on target by            managers meet on a regular basis
with International Supermarket to    generating orders based on           to review and improve systems
find a solution.                     seasonal demand and past sales       as and when required.
                                     history.




                                                                                                                Contact:
                                                                                                                IKA Retail Solutions Ltd
                                                                                                                Ph: 020 8886 3100,
                                                                                                                Email: sales@ikaepos.com

				
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