Kerridge Commercial Systems

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.
Company Growth (employees)
Hungerford, GB
Size (employees)
256 (est)
Kerridge Commercial Systems was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Hungerford, GB

Key People/Management at Kerridge Commercial Systems

Ian Bendelow

Ian Bendelow

Chief Executive Officer
Nigel Bedford

Nigel Bedford

Chief Financial Officer
Alan Cross

Alan Cross

Executive Vice President North America
David Liddle

David Liddle

Director of Research & Development
Martin Turbitt

Martin Turbitt

Chief Technical Officer
Des Nangle

Des Nangle

Managing Director, South Africa
Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

European Sales Director

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

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Time since last funding

about 3 years


Kerridge Commercial Systems Financials

Kerridge Commercial Systems's revenue was reported to be £27.9 m in FY, 2016 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

27.9 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

24.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

6.3 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

6.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

6.2 m

Cash (30-Sep-2016)

7.6 m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


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

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

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

Net Income

532 k865 k1.5 m1.7 m1.2 m7 m6.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Dividends Paid

1.5 m6.9 m

Cash From Financing Activities

16.4 m(1.6 m)800 k(2.2 m)(6.2 m)
    GBPY, 2016


    127.6 k

    Financial Leverage

    2.1 x
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