SOURCE: Ki Solutions

September 19, 2006 15:46 ET

Drive Medical Picks Ki Solutions and SAP Wholesale Distribution mySAP All-in-One Solution to Help Streamline Business Operations

Medical Supplies Company Chooses Ki Solutions to Implement ERP Technology

IRVINE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 19, 2006 --Ki Solutions, a leading enterprise software solution provider in the middle market business segment, announced today that it has been selected by Drive Medical, one of the leading manufacturers and distributors of durable medical equipment in the United States to implement Ki4Wholesale Distribution SAP® All-in-One Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

Drive Medical's corporate offices are located in Port Washington, New York and operate from three (3) 125,000-square-foot distribution centers located in Hauppauge, New York; Pico Rivera, California; and Atlanta, Georgia. The new technology will streamline Drive Medical's operational processes in a fully integrated system and provide long-term benefits to its customers.

"The new software includes a fully integrated warehouse management system, automated supply chain management function and state-of-the-art customer relationship management (CRM) system." According to Richard Kolodny, Executive VP of Drive Medical, "The new ERP system will enable the Company to continue its rapid growth pattern, and provide greater efficiencies throughout our manufacturing and distribution network resulting in greater customer satisfaction."

Ki Solutions has teamed with SAP, the world's premier provider of business software solutions, to create the prepackaged, easily customizable, industry-specific mySAP™ All-in-One solution. Ki4 Wholesale Distribution includes preconfigured best practice scenarios, tools and accelerators for a cost-effective implementation. "In working with SAP and Ki Solutions, Drive Medical is gaining from proven vertical industry expertise and best practices in business process management, packaged in an affordable, easily implemented solution designed specifically for midsize enterprises," says Michael Sotnick, senior vice president, SME, SAP Americas.

Ki Solutions' expert team provides a proven comprehensive methodology to successfully implement the solution, which includes: project management, change management, training, documentation, knowledge transfer and customer support.

"We are excited to have Drive Medical leverage our Ki4 Wholesale Distribution Industry templates to manage their operations," says Paula Milano, CEO and co-founder of Ki Solutions. "The business technology solution is flexible and will enable Drive Medical to adapt to market and growth demands."

About Ki Solutions

Ki Solutions provides end-to-end enterprise business solutions for emerging and mid-market companies. An SAP certified channel partner, Ki Solutions offers a solutions-oriented approach to solving business problems. With an understanding of customers' business needs in specialized industries, including life sciences, wholesale/distribution and consumer packaged goods, Ki Solutions provides mySAP™ All-in-One solutions to companies in the United States. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Ki Solutions also has offices in Massachusetts. Visit Ki Solutions on the web at www.Ki4SAP.com.

About SAP

SAP is the world's leading provider of business software solutions. Today, more than 30,000 customers in over 120 countries run SAP® software -- from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small and midsize enterprises to suite solutions for global organizations. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver® platform to drive innovation and enable business change, mySAP™ Business Suite solutions are helping enterprises around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP industry solutions support the unique business processes of more than 25 industry segments. With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol "SAP." Additional information is available at www.sap.com.

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