Delta Shelving Systems Earns 2012 Summit Award at Consona Connect User Conference

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Shelving and Wire Products Manufacturer Uses IntuitiveTM ERP Software to Achieve Significant Improvements Across Business

Consona Corporation (Consona), a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes, today announced at its Consona Connect 2012 user conference that Delta Shelving Systems (Delta), an Australia-based manufacturer of shelving and wire products, is a 2012 Summit Award winner for its use of Consona’s Intuitive ERP software.

Delta was selected due to the significant improvements the company has achieved across all facets of its business.

Delta used the Intuitive ERP solution to achieve the following results:

  •     Significant sales and engineering time savings, resulting in a 50 percent reduction in sales administration and processing overhead, while also seeing a dramatic increase in quote turnaround time
  •     Increased inventory visibility and accuracy, along with:

o    Inventory reduction of 48 percent
o    Current liabilities reduction of 18 percent
o    Stock take variance reduction of 83 percent

  •     Improved production planning and scheduling, resulting in 10 percent reduction in indirect labor and 61 percent reduction in direct labor
  •     Significant reduction in the overhead for quotation and ordering processes as a result of Delta’s EXPRESSIT portal, used for more than 70 percent of order intake
  •     Increased customer satisfaction due to improved production and shipping processes (consistently delivering 100 percent in full, on time compared with previous average of 80 percent)

Due to the high degree of customization with its products, Delta used the Intuitive Advanced Configurator software in conjunction with the Intuitive ERP solution to drive these results. “While Intuitive ERP was found to be a strong solution overall, it was the strength of the Intuitive Advanced Configurator product and its ability to meet our requirements for high product customization that was a key driver in the selection of Intuitive ERP,” said Stephen Friend, Group Systems Integration Manager, Delta.

“We’re thrilled to honor Delta with a Summit Award at Consona Connect 2012,” said Jeff Tognoni, CEO, Consona. “The improvements the company has recognized across its business using the Intuitive Advanced Configurator and Intuitive ERP solutions are to be commended.”

About Consona’s Summit Awards
At every user conference, Consona Corporation hands out Summit Awards to recognize customers that demonstrate excellence in utilizing both core and add-on Consona solutions to reinvent their business, achieve a strong return on investment in a relatively short period of time, improve overall business performance, or show steady business growth and a passion for implementing and mastering new technologies.

About Consona Corporation
Consona Corporation is a worldwide leader in providing CRM and ERP software and services for companies of all sizes. Consona is dedicated to becoming a valued business partner by helping each and every customer continuously improve business processes over time. Toward this mission, Consona invests in the people, processes, technology and tools needed to provide its customers with a unique combination of customer care; product fit; a broad range of consulting, IT and business services; and industry expertise. Consona serves more than 4,500 customers worldwide and across a variety of industries. Battery Ventures VI LP and Thoma Bravo LLC jointly own Consona. For further information, visit, e-mail, or call (888) 8 CONSONA.

About Delta Shelving Systems
Delta Shelving Systems is a privately owned company based in Sydney, Australia. The company was founded in 1984 as a manufacturer of shelving systems and wire products. Learn more about Delta Shelving Systems and its products at

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