Kerridge Commercial Systems

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KCS provides specialist software, services and support to deliver fully integrated trading and business management solutions to companies in the distributive trade – wherever they are in the world. With a unique depth of knowledge and experience in the distributive trades that stretches nearly 40 years, our wide range of clients includes wholesalers, distributors, merchants and retailers from small traders to multinational enterprises. Our technical experts are thought leaders in trading and management technology, and our innovative and flexible approach ensures our customers partner with us for the long-term. We have been in this business for nearly 40 years, delivering software to meet the specific requirements of this sector. Many of our clients have been with us from the beginning. Today, we offer a comprehensive solution based on the K8 business management system, with a wide range of supporting and managed services. Kerridge Commercial Systems is an Oracle Gold Partner and Microsoft Partner. Our mission is simple: to design and deliver high performance, integrated ERP solutions that enable our distributive trade customers to source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively. Currently, we employ over 400 people at offices in the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands and South Africa. We currently support over 800 customers and worldwide distributors at more than 5000 locations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.
TypePrivate
Founded1977
HQHungerford, GB
Websitekerridgecs.com
Employee Ratings3.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2020)335
Revenue (FY, 2018)£32.7 M(+2%)

Key People/Management at Kerridge Commercial Systems

Ian Bendelow

Ian Bendelow

CEO
James Mitchell

James Mitchell

Managing Director, UK and Ireland
Cary Anderson

Cary Anderson

Vice President and General Manager, North America
Giuseppe Martini

Giuseppe Martini

Managing Director, South Africa
Nigel Bedford

Nigel Bedford

CFO
Fred Loos

Fred Loos

Managing Director, Netherlands
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Kerridge Commercial Systems Office Locations

Kerridge Commercial Systems has offices in Hungerford, Dartford, Gateshead, Milton Keynes and in 10 other locations
Hungerford, GB (HQ)
2a Herongate
Dartford, GB
Blake House, Schooner Court Admirals Park, Crossways Business Park
Gateshead, GB
Earlsway
Milton Keynes, GB
8 Danbury Ct
Sheffield, GB
4th Floor, Fountain Precinct, Balm Green, Sheffield City Centre
Wooburn Green, GB
Regatta Place, Marlow Rd
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Kerridge Commercial Systems Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1977

Time since last funding

5 years ago

Kerridge Commercial Systems investors

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Kerridge Commercial Systems Revenue

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Kerridge Commercial Systems's revenue was reported to be £32.66 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

32.7m

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

28.1m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

86%

Net income (FY, 2018)

8.8m

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

6.9m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

6.4m

Cash (30-Sept-2018)

3.4m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

11.6m18.9m25.5m28.5m30.1m26.5m27.9m32.2m32.7m

Revenue growth, %

6%(12%)5%

Cost of goods sold

2.4m3.9m4.3m4.5m4.2m4.8m3.8m4.4m4.6m

Gross profit

9.2m15.1m21.2m24.0m25.9m21.7m24.2m27.8m28.1m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

4.5m7.5m8.7m8.5m8.1m3.6m7.6m8.5m3.4m

Accounts Receivable

2.5m2.7m4.5m4.9m4.6m4.9m4.8m4.5m6.0m

Current Assets

7.6m11.5m14.3m16.1m15.8m15.6m16.2m23.6m39.1m

PP&E

307.0k421.0k917.0k1.2m1.1m868.0k896.0k1.0m1.1m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

532.0k865.0k1.5m1.7m1.2m7.0m6.3m7.8m8.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

5.5m6.2m5.8m6.5m7.7m

Dividends Paid

1.5m6.9m3.0m5.1m

Cash From Financing Activities

16.4m(1.6m)800.0k(2.2m)(6.2m)
GBPY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

117.9k

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Kerridge Commercial Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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Kerridge Commercial Systems News and Updates

Kerridge Commercial Systems Completes Acquisition of MAM Software Group, Inc.

HUNGERFORD, England, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerridge Commercial Systems ("KCS"), a market leader in software, services and support solutions for trade, wholesale, manufacturing and distribution customers worldwide, today announced it has completed its acquisition of MAM Software...

MAM Software Group, Inc. Agrees to be Acquired by Kerridge Commercial Systems for $12.12 per Share in Cash

BLUE BELL, Pa. and HUNGERFORD, England, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- MAM Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: MAMS) ("MAM Software" or "MAM"), a leading global provider of on-premise and cloud-based business management solutions for the automotive parts, tire and vertical...

Kerridge Commercial Systems Blogs

Manufacturing Barometer Report

The Manufacturing Barometer is a survey that is carried out amongst UK SME manufacturers quarterly by SWMAS. It has been established to gauge the opinions of manufacturers in-line with the UK’s industrial strategy and debate within the industry. The winter 2017/18 Q3 edition of the report has rec…

How Can You Achieve Digital Transformation?

Tony Pey, Head of Product Marketing, examines how to really achieve digital transformation, by using IT to change your business’s culture and behavior.

IoT Problems: Are Connected Devices Secure?

As we have discussed in great detail on our blog, the Internet of Things (IoT) has changed how manufacturers operate. While the move is undoubtedly positive, offering numerous benefits, the increased use of connected devices has made manufacturers more vulnerable to cyberattack. 

Measurement & Evaluation for Informed Business Decisions

Monitoring business performance on the basis of timely and accurate information is a key priority for decision-makers in the fast-moving distributive trades. K8 Business Intelligence gives individuals or departments access to secure, centralised data at the precise level they need to perform thei…

Annual Manufacturing Report 2018: The Highlights

It seems like only yesterday we published our review of the Annual Manufacturing Report 2017. Since then, manufacturing has been a whirlwind of data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Brexit uncertainty — and before you’ve had time to think, 2018’s edition of the report has landed on your desk. In…
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Kerridge Commercial Systems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kerridge Commercial Systems founded?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems was founded in 1977.

  • Who are Kerridge Commercial Systems key executives?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems's key executives are Ian Bendelow, James Mitchell and Cary Anderson.

  • How many employees does Kerridge Commercial Systems have?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems has 335 employees.

  • What is Kerridge Commercial Systems revenue?

    Latest Kerridge Commercial Systems annual revenue is £32.7 m.

  • What is Kerridge Commercial Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest Kerridge Commercial Systems revenue per employee is £97.5 k.

  • Who are Kerridge Commercial Systems competitors?

    Competitors of Kerridge Commercial Systems include NetSuite, R1Soft and Kainos.

  • Where is Kerridge Commercial Systems headquarters?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems headquarters is located at 2a Herongate, Hungerford.

  • Where are Kerridge Commercial Systems offices?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems has offices in Hungerford, Dartford, Gateshead, Milton Keynes and in 10 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kerridge Commercial Systems have?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems has 14 offices.