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Interfloor Limited

About the Company

Headquartered in Lancashire, England, Interfloor Limited operates as a world leader in carpet underlays. The company was formed through the merger of some of the best-known brands in the floor coverings industry, including Duralay, Tredaire, Gipperrods and Floormaster. Supporting a diverse range of customers in the domestic and commercial flooring markets in over 70 countries, Interfloor offers underlays for various uses, including hotels and hospitality, marine, wood/ laminate and acoustic.

Situation & Strategy

Case Study Strategy: 

As Interfloor grew, they realized the need for better reporting and analysis. With the Movex® 10.6, Interfloor had to use screen dumps and cut-and-paste functionality to compile financial data into reports, but they were still lacking the functionality of detailed financial reporting. The process of creating various reports was time consuming, manual, and susceptible to error. Once the Interfloor IT team discovered an application that would solve this problem, the decision to acquire Spreadsheet Server for use with Movex® was a quick one.

Software Implementation

Case Study Software: 

Spreadsheet Server converts Excel into a tightly integrated analytical tool for any ERP system. Users can leverage the strength of their spreadsheets with seamless dynamic integration to their information, along with powerful drilldown capability to the lowest level of detail. It allows users to build a range of reports from simple ad hoc workbooks to complex dashboard-type views of critical business data.

Distribution Manager automates the distribution of reports from Excel.

Results

Case Study Results: 
  • Fast implementation and training for intuitive, user-friendly products
  • Transformed reporting from a multi-step, manual process to an automated, one-step process
  • Increased accuracy and flexibility for on-the-fly reporting

In a Nutshell

Case Study Summary: 

After a timely implementation, the Interfloor team was creating financial reports, dynamically in Excel. This enabled top executives to analyze the financial data with complete ability to drill-down to detail and sub ledgers. Not only has Spreadsheet Server saved time with monthly and day-to-day reporting and operations, but it has opened the door to new financial reports that Interfloor was simply not able to generate in their previous environment.

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