Frank Miller Lumber Chooses VAI's S2K Enterprise Suite to Streamline Lumber Facilities

March 16, 2010

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. -- March 16, 2010 -- VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.) announced today that Frank Miller Lumber Company, Inc., has selected VAI’s S2K Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software Suite to streamline warehouse management operations and automate data entry.

VAI is a leader in ERP solutions for the distribution, manufacturing, retail and service industries, and an IBM Premier Business partner.

For over 100 years, Union City, Indiana-based Frank Miller Lumber has been a trendsetter in the hardwood lumber industry. The company specializes in producing premium hardwoods for flooring, cabinetry, architectural millwork and furniture. Frank Miller Lumber’s high quality, quarter-sawn lumber is preferred by manufacturers for the decorative detail that it provides.

The manufacturer selected VAI’s S2K because of its ability to replace several software packages with one comprehensive system. S2K will also allow Frank Miller Lumber to exchange its multiple servers for one IBM Power 6 Server, which will lower cost and energy usage.

Jeff Naylor, Project Manager, Frank Miller Lumber, commented, “After researching many different application providers in the ERP market, we unanimously selected VAI. Prior, we had been running numerous software packages separately, which led to wasted time, money and resources through manual data entry. Because of S2K’s ability to integrate applications, it is an excellent fit for Frank Miller Lumber.”

Tony Milano, Eastern Region Territory Manager, VAI, said, “Frank Miller Lumber is known for its exceptionally high-quality products. The company was in need of a simpler solution for managing its distribution, inventory and retail operations. S2K will provide an integrated data and warehouse management system for Frank Miller Lumber’s two warehouse facilities and one retail outlet.”

S2K Enterprise is a sophisticated software suite that facilitates business operations, manages the supply chain, reduces costs and improves customer relationships.

About Frank Miller Lumber Company, Inc.

For over 100 years, Frank Miller Lumber has been synonymous with the highest quality quartersawn lumber in the hardwood industry. From Asia to Western Europe to North America, the world's increasing interest in the unique grain pattern and incomparable strength of quartersawn lumber is on the rise. Frank Miller Lumber sets the standard in this market. FML hardwoods are ideal for high-end cabinetry, furniture, architectural millwork, and flooring. Our quartersawn lumber is the same fine quality wood used by artisans for the past century. We truly quarter saw our lumber, taking no short cuts. In addition to exceptionally high quality quartersawn lumber, we are known for the variety of services we can deliver. Our 100% commitment to customer satisfaction has led to lasting relationships that stand the test of time. Our sales team is empowered to make things happen! Put us to the test - Frank Miller Lumber - A Cut Above The Rest®.

About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)

VAI is an award-winning software developer and an IBM Premier Business Partner. Designed for the mid-range market, S2K Enterprise is used by a wide variety of mid-sized companies worldwide, with a number of clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, food and related service industries. Advanced applications such as Warehouse Management Systems, EDI, CRM and e-Business provide companies the power to leverage their information technology investment. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, New York, with branch offices in Miami, Orlando, Chicago and Oroville, California. For more information, please contact Diane Dady at 800-824-7776, ext. 236 or visit (www.vai.net).

 

For more information, please contact:

Diane Dady
VAI
631-619-4729
Christine Randle
DPR Group, Inc.
240-686-1000