Entries by Andy Bell

ALE makes Qlik Sense their Global BI Solution

Vanilla Solutions are pleased to announce that ALE, one of the world’s leading international heavy transport and lifting contractors, have selected Qlik Sense as their Global BI solution. “With the help of Vanilla Solutions, we evaluated both QlikView and Qlik Sense to ensure we selected the correct product to meet our reporting requirements in the […]

Elaine’s story: Exceeding user expectations

In 1993 I worked for a well-known shipping company and was stationed in Singapore, implementing an IT Business System across South East Asia.  The Internet had arrived, but was not yet reliable and businesses spurned it in favour of dedicated point-to-point leased lines for data transfer. These were the very early days of EDI, and […]

Babcock chooses NovaCura Flow as their business-wide mobile platform

Vanilla Solutions are pleased to announce that Babcock, the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation, have selected NovaCura Flow as their business-wide mobile solution for their Marine & Technology Division. Flow will be used across Babcock’s Rosyth and Devonport sites to provide mobile work order management, manufacturing execution and logistics capabilities.  The choice of Flow […]

Client in Profile: Phil Barratt, Mayerton

Name: Phil Barratt Title: Business Systems Manager Company: Mayerton VS: How did you find out about Vanilla Solutions? PB: I met Vanilla at an IFS User Group conference in 2010. I was looking for some help with database problems and Vanilla were working closely with a specialist and referred us across. Vanilla weren’t IFS Partners […]

Vanilla Interface reaches ¾ Million Transactions

Thompson & Morgan, one of the UK’s largest Mail Order Seed and Plant companies, needed to integrate their IFS system with their courier company Whistl, using the advanced carrier routing software Route Genie, to enable parcel tracking to the customers’ door. The Situation: After reviewing interface proposals from available service providers, Thompson & Morgan chose […]

New Employee Announcement

Vanilla Solutions Limited are delighted to welcome Abigail Ridgway as our new team member. Abigail joins us in the role of Head of Sales and Marketing. Abigail will be managing both the sales and marketing departments at Vanilla HQ bringing with her some exciting ideas regarding ways in which we can improve customer support at […]

What If Vanilla Solutions did Partnerships?

Internally we’ve been discussing how we establish more formal partnerships with our customers. Some current and prospective customers have raised this topic and, as a company, we’ve had a number of conversations around what form these might take, what the benefit to all parties would be and how they might work commercially. This got me […]