October 2013

Hallgarten Druitt becomes the latest wine merchant to go live on the award winning Wine System supplied by Microsoft Gold partner TVision Technology Ltd. The UK go-live follows on the from the US subsidiary, Wine Cru’s go-live in August. TVision also implemented sister company Pieroth’s Dynamics NAV solution some 5 years ago.

“Hallgarten has demonstrated its confidence in the Wine System and TVision with this latest project,” Richard Thompson, TVision Technology Ltd. “We are very pleased to be furthering our partnership with the group in the UK and the US.”

The solution replaces four systems; Maginus distribution and Dream accounts in the UK and SX with a bespoke order processing solution in the US.

“We had long been feeling the limitations of our old systems,” Howard Falk, Hallgarten Druitt. Maginus required a major upgrade in order to support growth and drive efficiencies. This lead to a review of systems and Dynamics NAV was thought to offer the best all round solution”

The initial project has included finance, sales order processing, customer relationship management and warehousing, both under bond and duty paid. It is fully integrated with the Paragon route planning system. The efficiency gains throughout the business are expected to start delivering return on investment within 12 months.

“The Wine System on Microsoft Dynamics NAV opens up the ability to push on with other projects that we expect to progress, such as ecommerce,” Howard Falk. “The technology has the flexibility that has proven it can keep pace with our business for many years to come.”

Developed by TVision Technology and built on the Dynamics NAV platform, the Wine System is a software solution specifically designed for the needs of the wine distribution industry.  By unifying the operational and accounts functions within one solution, the Wine System provides a complete solution that connects across the whole business providing the opportunity to integrate processes from marketing to ecommerce to credit control.

Richard Thompson, TVision Technology Ltd comments, “We’ve been developing the software for over 12 years now. Each new customer brings a new flavour which Dynamics NAV allows us to meet based on our Wine System. The Hallgarten / Wine Cru experience validates how TVision can provide the ultimate software ERP experience to end users based on many years of software development.”

Dynamics NAV is part of the Microsoft Dynamics suite of professional business applications and provides the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.

Surrey based TVision Technology is a Microsoft Gold ERP Partner.  Established in 1999, TVision has clients throughout the UK as well as managing multiple projects at clients’ overseas locations.  TVision has always focused exclusively on Dynamics NAV and has developed three Dynamics NAV based market solutions: for wholesale distribution industry, The Wine System for the wine and drinks distribution industry and Agency Time for the recruitment industry.