Hanover Displays to use Microsoft Dynamics AX

Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by The Manufacturer

The electronic sign manufacturer says it will use Microsoft Dynamics AX from Columbus IT as its new Enterprise Resource Planning system.

Hanover Displays makes passenger information systems for the transport industry, including LED signs. The company, established in 1985, has sold products in over 50 countries around the world. Ben Richardson, IT manager for Hanover Displays, said: “We have simply outgrown our current systems. Re-keying of data, a reliance on spreadsheets and the inability to gain real insight into our business was beginning to cause inefficiencies within the business. The fact that it came from Microsoft gave us the confidence that they would be around for a long time.”

Microsoft Dynamics AX will replace the three disparate systems Hanover Displays uses for finance, manufacturing and repairs. Mary Hunter, Columbus IT’s managing director, said she was delighted to be working with Hanover Displays. She added: “Hanover went through a very thorough selection process and we were thrilled that we were the chosen partner to implement Microsoft Dynamics.”

Columbus IT specialises in Microsoft Dynamics ERP for the manufacturing and distribution sector. The company is a Microsoft Gold Partner with 30 offices worldwide and has won the most partner awards from Microsoft globally.

Lorenzo Spoerry