Manufacturing and distribution

The frequent need for innovation and adaptability is amplified by strong economic pressures, resulting in the need for cost-effective and robust IT environments ready to meet today’s fast-paced changes head-on. our solutions provide the Manufacturing and distribution sector with the technology they need to support their business goals.

Customer Story

A major importer and distributor of Beverages into Nigeria with a distribution base that stretches across the federation came to Netcom for technology consultancy to assist in streamlining their operations. They have a head office in Lagos mainland, distribution centers in Port Harcourt, Abuja, Benin, Calabar, and Lagos Island, and more than 10,000 SKU’s of products.

The Challenge

Growth over the years had not been matched within the company's IT systems and processes. Internet access across the branches was poor, emails took forever to download, and the company was a target for cybercrime. Additionally, visibility to stakeholders on its transactions had become an issue, stakeholders were not getting their financial reports on time, managing inventory stock levels and satisfying customer orders were becoming concerns. They needed a technology partner with ability in working with medium sized companies that could support their digital transformation.

The Netcom Solution

After a thorough audit of the IT infrastructure and systems, Netcom recommended and implemented a suite of technology

Dedicated internet access was installed for all sites giving them the speed & availability needed for the cloud migration with & a Sophos next generation firewall to protect & control the network.

The offices LAN & WIFI were upgraded using a Unifi multi-application network operating system giving visibility of all devices & applications on the network with intuitive dashboards & real time information & control.

Migration from the legacy email solution to Microsoft 365 with innovative Office apps,intelligent cloud services & world-class security as well as additional email security to further protect against anti-phishing,anti-malware,anti-spam,unwanted attachments removal & protection on demand.

Older user systems (laptops & desktops) were changed & upgraded to the latest OS as well as protected with endpoint security allowing users to work securely on any device, & collaborate safely online, at work or at home, from remote offices & in the field.

Dynamics 365 was implemented as their ERP software which combines CRM, supply chain, financial management, & Power BI powered dashboard & analytics.

Finally, Netcom provided managed on site & remote IT Support allowing the client to concentrate on their company & growing revenues while we look after their IT.