Almedina Group chooses SAGE ERP X3  solution for the overall management of its business. F5IT was the SAGE partner selected by Almedina to implement the Sage ERP X3  solution.

Given the challenges the group faces, it recently decided to restructure its management platform. To this end, the company searched in the national market for the solution that best fit its needs as well as one that gave assurances of functional and technological evolution towards a continuous monitoring of the business and dynamics associated with the sector in which they are inserted.

Given the challenges the group faces, it recently decided to restructure its management platform. To this end, the company searched in the national market for the solution that best fit its needs as well as one that gave assurances of functional and technological evolution towards a continuous monitoring of the business and dynamics associated with the sector in which they are inserted.

The SAGE ERP X3, was the solution that best qualified in a set of parameters defined by Almedina group. Of the various solutions studied, the SAGE X3 seemed a very flexible and reliable platform. Another important factor was the set of standard functionalities the solution provides, which will certainly facilitate and accelerate the implementation of the solution across the group.

Peter Arinto, IT responsible of the group.

The Almedina Group, showed throughout the selection process an objective knowledge of the parameters for the desired solution. For F5IT it was defiant during presentations to meet the needs proposed, testing the SAGE ERP X3 issues that were presented to us. SAGE ERP X3 choice, by the Almedina Group, is for us a huge responsibility and a challenging bet, the phase that follows is to implement and achieve our conviction that the chosen solution will respond fully to the needs of the whole group.

João MarçalF5IT – CEO

The implementation process began in June 2014, and the Go Live took place in the month of September 2014. The areas defined at this stage of implementation were: Purchases, Sales, Stocks, Fixed Assets, General and Analytical Accounting, intra-company processes, as well as all the peculiarities inherent to the group’s business model.

Currently the project is in a phase of consolidation and integration of the various Almedina Bookstores, publishers and WebSite Almedina Net.

About the Almedina Group

The Almedina Group, founded in 1955, is currently made up of the Publishers Almedina. Edições 70, Actual Editora, Minotauro, a network of 12 Libraries and Almedina Brazil.

Edições Almedina, widely recognized as a leader in the legal issues in Portugal, also publishes, among others, in the fields of medicine, psychology, education, economy and exact sciences. To improve and enhance these areas of operation acquires two new publishers, Actual Editora – in the area of Economics and Management – and Edições 70 – Recognized by the publication of books in the Social and Human Sciences.

Alongside the publishing business, the Group has been expanding its network of bookstores, which were emerging among leading academic centers in the country: Braga, Porto, Coimbra and Lisbon. Currently there are eleven physical bookstores and a virtual bookstore, www.almedina.net with a generalist background offer privileging editorial quality.