Kurt Peters , Senior Executive Editor
-- Junction Solutions Closes the Year with 100% Increase in Revenue --
Lincolnshire, IL - January 11, 2007 - Junction Solutions, the largest provider of vertical industry focused enterprise software and services based on the Microsoft platform, today announced its end of quarter for the close of 2006. Junction Solutions added many significant and large new customers for both its JunctionMCR and JunctionF/B vertical industry products in the fourth quarter including Miles Kimball, Musco Olive, Crutchfield and Tire Factory.
“With JunctionMCR, we will have a much greater level of functionality and scalability across the enterprise,” says Stan Krangel President at Miles Kimball Company. “We will now be able to serve customers better, prepare for future growth, and at the same time improve the bottom line through JunctionMCR’s control and integration of processes, systems and channels.”
Successful fourth quarter live customer implementations of both JunctionMCR and JunctionF/B include: ArcOne, H-E-B and Redcat Motors.
“We are extremely pleased with the progress of the rollout of Junction Solutions’ Food & Beverage solution,” said Linda Espino, Microsoft Dynamics AX Project Business Leader at H-E-B. “Our team’s effort combined with Junction’s consulting organization has provided results that are nothing short of outstanding.”
Junction Solutions closed the year with revenue up 100% from 2005, and recently announced the release of two major releases of its Multi-Channel Retail and Food & Beverage products. In both 2005 and 2006, Junction Solutions received Inner Circle status, Presidents Club and an invitation to the National Systems Integrator (NSI) program from Microsoft; all accomplishments earned by firms whose sales achievement ranks them at the top echelon of the Microsoft Business Solutions global network of value-added reselling partners. Membership in this elite group recognizes outstanding partners whose commitment to customers is reflected in their constant dedication to achieving high levels of customer satisfaction, active pursuit of product and technological advancement, and impressive sales performance.
Brian Carpizo, President and CEO of Junction Solutions, said, “2006 was a great year for our customers, Microsoft, and Junction Solutions. We plan to accelerate our investment across the board in 2006 to add to our innovative industry focused software, implementation, and support services in order to improve our global penetration of the upper mid market in the industries we serve. We are also looking forward to the capabilities gained from the upcoming releases of the Microsoft products our solutions are based on, including Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0 and Windows Vista.”
Junction Solutions continues to expand its customer base by delivering industry-specific features to both the Multi-Channel Retail and Food & Beverage industries. JunctionMCR addresses the unique challenges of measuring marketing effectiveness, improving customer service and streamlining order fulfillment, while providing control and integration of processes, systems and channels. JunctionF/B extends Microsoft Dynamics AX’s full-featured ERP solution to handle food-specific needs such as recipes, co-products, disassembly operations, lot costing, lot traceability, commodity pricing, variable grades and quality management.
About Junction Solutions
Junction Solutions delivers comprehensive enterprise applications that enable companies to achieve profitable growth by streamlining processes, improving operational efficiency and building tighter connections with their customers and suppliers. Our industry-specific features for multi-channel retailers and food & beverage companies, integrated with the Microsoft Dynamics AX flexible and proven ERP application, give customers proven return on investment and lower total cost of ownership. As a Gold Certified Microsoft Business Partner, we combine business process know-how with comprehensive services for a high-value, low-risk implementation. For more information, visit our web site at: http://www.junctionsolutions.com.