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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 Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)319
Revenue (FY, 2017)£32.2 M(+16%)

Key People/Management at Kerridge Commercial Systems

Ian Bendelow

Ian Bendelow

CEO
David Liddle

David Liddle

Chief Product Officer
Alan Cross

Alan Cross

Executive Vice President North America
Nigel Bedford

Nigel Bedford

CFO
Martin Turbitt

Martin Turbitt

CTO
Des Nangle

Des Nangle

Managing Director, South Africa
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Kerridge Commercial Systems Office Locations

Kerridge Commercial Systems has an office in Hungerford
Hungerford, GB (HQ)
Charnham Park
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Kerridge Commercial Systems Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1977

Time since last funding

4 years ago

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Kerridge Commercial Systems Revenue

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Kerridge Commercial Systems's revenue was reported to be £32.19 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

32.2m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

27.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

86.4%

Net income (FY, 2017)

7.8m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

8.9m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

8.5m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

8.5m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

6%(12%)5%

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Current Assets

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

PP&E

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

Net Income

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Dividends Paid

1.5m6.9m3.0m

Cash From Financing Activities

16.4m(1.6m)800.0k(2.2m)(6.2m)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

135.7k

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Kerridge Commercial Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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Kerridge Commercial Systems Blogs

Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT

Kerridge CS is pleased to provide MTD compliant software. Find out why K8 is the perfect solution for your business.

The Benefits of ePOD

Tony Pey, Head of Product Marketing at Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), explains how using a computer system with integrated ePOD (electronic point of delivery) as part of its delivery management solution will enable you to manage every aspect of the delivery cycle. 

The Evolution of IT Support

Chris Owen, Chief Support Officer at Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), explains some of the methods that IT support teams use to solve your technological problems.

How to Combat Shopping Cart Abandonment and Win Back Customers

Shopping cart abandonment can lead to major concerns for online businesses, especially when they experience them in high levels. Considering the fact that at least 50% of all carts are abandoned during the online shopping cycle, it is important that online merchants do everything in their power to…

7 Essential ERP supplier support staff questions you should ask

Do you feel valued, secure and all swotted up about your prospective ERP solution? If you still feel like you need to get some answers from your supplier, you’re in luck. Kerridge CS has come up with seven essential questions that you need to get the answers to before you invest in Enterprise Reso…

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…
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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, David Liddle and Alan Cross.

  • How many employees does Kerridge Commercial Systems have?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems has 319 employees.

  • What is Kerridge Commercial Systems revenue?

    Latest Kerridge Commercial Systems annual revenue is £32.2 m.

  • What is Kerridge Commercial Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest Kerridge Commercial Systems revenue per employee is £100.9 k.

  • Who are Kerridge Commercial Systems competitors?

    Competitors of Kerridge Commercial Systems include R1Soft, Netsuite and New Continuum.

  • Where is Kerridge Commercial Systems headquarters?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems headquarters is located at Charnham Park, Hungerford.

  • Where are Kerridge Commercial Systems offices?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems has an office in Hungerford.

  • How many offices does Kerridge Commercial Systems have?

    Kerridge Commercial Systems has 1 office.