Socius Announces Creation of Advanced Distribution Partners for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Dublin, OH, January 23, 2010 --( Socius, a leading Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, announced today the creation of a new Microsoft Dynamics Partner Group focused on delivering world class Advanced Distribution solutions built on solutions from Microsoft Dynamics and TVH Consulting. Advanced Distribution Partners is a group of six elite Microsoft Partners who span the U.S. and specialize in providing clients with ultra sophisticated Distribution solutions. In addition to Socius, this group includes the following organizations: Collins Computing, InterDyn AKA, InterDyn BMI, Merit Solutions, Inc. and I.B.I.S., Inc.

The Advanced Distribution Partners’ channel is being announced after a contract was signed with Socius and TVH Consulting; granting the group the exclusive right to resell TVH’s MCC product with Microsoft Dynamics AX in the U.S. This Advanced Distribution for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 solution comprehensively addresses:

Warehousing, Procurement, and Supply Chain Management
Fulfillment & Shipping, including Cross-Docking
Point-of-Sale Integration, Automated Re-Stocking, and Vendor Managed Inventory
Detailed Demand Trending, Analysis and Sales Forecasting
Mobile Sales Force Support
Contact Center & Ongoing Customer Management Support
Special Promotions and Discounts
Marketing & New Customer Acquisition
Financial Risk Management
eCommerce and EDI Integration

The relationships between Supplier, Manufacturer, Distributor and customer are becoming increasingly intertwined, which is having an impact on the way Distributors do business. Many Distributors have created websites and are starting to fully comprehend the importance of implementing sophisticated tools which allow customers to do business with them directly online while managing the information directly in their enterprise system.

Customers are insisting on in improved levels of flexibility and responsiveness, this unprecedented access to information and industry knowledge makes them ideal candidates for the “Customer-Centric” Distributor. And at the forefront are the technological solutions which have brought about the current state of the industry – solutions like Advanced Distribution for Microsoft Dynamics AX.

"Through Socius and the Advanced Distribution Partners, the value of a superior Distribution solution will now be available in the United States,” said Guy Tubiana, President and Chairman of TVH Consulting. “Advanced Distribution for Microsoft Dynamics AX delivers the most powerful distribution capabilities from Mobile Sales Force Support to Detailed Demand Trending, Analysis and Sales Forecasting. We look forward to working with the Advanced Distribution Partners to help maximize the value that customers receive from their technology investments.”

“It is truly exciting to be working with the finest Partners in the Microsoft Dynamics channel,” said Andy Vabulas, Chief Executive Officer at I.B.I.S., Inc. He continues, “The ability of this partner group to deliver Advanced Distribution Solutions to the U.S. market in unmatched. Every one of these Partners is a long time award winning Microsoft Dynamics Partner focused on the Distribution Vertical market. Combined with the Microsoft Dynamics AX and the MCC by TVH Consulting products, we are able to offer the most complete and sophisticated Distribution Solution for the Microsoft Dynamics AX market today.”

“The focal point of our business is helping organizations become and remain successful,” said Jeffrey R. Geisler, Socius’ CEO. “Our partnership with TVH and the other Advanced Distribution Partners enables Socius to add value to business that are looking for new ways to succeed in a changing marketplace of the distribution industry.”

About Socius:

Socius is a strategic business consulting partner that provides comprehensive business management solutions to help companies leverage technology to accelerate their growth and profitability and compete more successfully in today’s economy. As a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, Socius represents the most trusted accounting, enterprise resource planning (ERP), business analytics, and customer relationship management (CRM) technologies on the market. Socius was the worldwide 2008 Partner of the Year for Microsoft Dynamics GP and a finalist for the same award in 2009. Backed by more than 25 years of award-winning experience, Socius proudly serves clients in Ohio and the surrounding area from its offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland, Ohio. Socius is a member of InterDyn, an international group of independent Microsoft partners that together form the leading global partner for Microsoft Business Solutions. As an InterDyn company, Socius offers the advantage of specialized talents and industry experience of more than 500 certified professionals supporting more than 3,500 customers worldwide. For more information, visit

About TVH Consulting:
Founded in 2003, TVH Consulting is an independent company specializing in information system consulting, implementation and integration using major international ERP software solutions. Generating turnover of €11 million in 2009, the company now has nearly 90 staff, including consultants and project managers that have gained solid experience in business expertise, both functional and technological.

With its own Research and Development centre in Maisons-Laffitte (France), TVH Consulting develops well-targeted vertical approaches in the fields of Specialized Distribution, Fashion, Food, Project Management, Large-Scale Retail suppliers and Distance Selling.

TVH Consulting operates mainly in Europe, as well as on other continents through a solid network of partners.

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