Leading European Aviation Services Provider is Implementing PENTAGON 2000SQL
Fokker Services B.V. considers selection of PENTAGON 2000SQL a “strategic decision”
New York, New York, October 11, 2004 PENTAGON 2000 Software, Inc. announced today that implementation of PENTAGON 2000SQL by Fokker Services is proceeding apace and is on schedule. Fokker Services licensed PENTAGON 2000SQL for several hundred concurrent users in May 2004, following a comprehensive, international search among leading general and aviation-specific ERP systems. The current scope of the implementation aims at Fokker Services conducting all Materials Management, Component Repair, Customer Service and Accounting activities in PENTAGON 2000SQL
Commenting on the decision to license PENTAGON 2000SQL, Mr. Erik Geertsema, VP Component and Material Services, said, “…it was nothing less than a strategic decision. Fokker Services needed an integrated system to support our growth as a full service provider in a highly competitive market. With PENTAGON 2000SQL we found a complete aviation-oriented application, which gives us that growth potential. With the introduction of PENTAGON 2000SQL, we will phase-out not less than five legacy systems and reduce the work load.”
When asked about his experience working on the Fokker Services implementation, Yossi Mofaz, VP ERP Systems at Pentagon 2000 responded, “This is the largest implementation conducted by our company. The experience has been tremendous, mostly because the team at Fokker Services is so professional. They have dedicated high-level staff to work full-time on ensuring a smooth implementation and we have been blessed with broad-based enthusiasm for the project in the Fokker Services user community.”
Implementation of PENTAGON 2000SQL at Fokker Services is scheduled to continue through the second quarter of 2005.
About Fokker Services B.V. (www.fokkerservices.com)
Fokker Services was established in 1996 with the express mission of providing OEM-level support for the worldwide Fokker aircraft fleet by ensuring its continued, competitive operation. Fokker Services is the Type Certificate holder for all currently operational Fokker aircraft types, including the F27, F28, Fokker 50/60 and Fokker 70/100 series. Combining the expertise of an aircraft manufacturer and provider of aircraft support services, Fokker Services is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive, life-long, customized aircraft and fleet support packages to aircraft operators. Eight years after being founded, Fokker Services is going beyond the boundaries of the Fokker fleet, utilizing its unique expertise to provide MRO and logistic support services on a variety of commercial and military aircraft types. Fokker Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Stork NV, an industrial technology group with approximately 14,000 staff and $2.5 billion turnover.
About PENTAGON 2000 Software, Inc.
PENTAGON 2000 Software Inc. is a leading supplier of enterprise software systems in the Aerospace, Defense and Electronics industries. PENTAGON 2000 develops, licenses and supports PENTAGON 2000SQL, a state of the art, fully integrated software system that conforms to the unique business processes, quality assurance systems and regulatory requirements found in the Aerospace, Defense and Electronics Industries. PENTAGON 2000SQL is the leading, integrated solution for enterprises and functional units engaged in the following operations and activities:
Parts Distribution and Brokerage
Repair and Overhaul of Complex Equipment
Heavy Aircraft Maintenance and Depot Maintenance
PMA, Build-to-Print and Discrete Manufacturing of Technical Products
Commercial and Military Air Fleet Operation
Fixed Base Operations
For more information on PENTAGON 2000SQL, Contact:
PENTAGON 2000 Software, Inc.
15 West 34th Street, Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10001
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