Ahearn & Soper Inc. Acquires Provision Warehouse Management Software

Toronto, ON (February 21th, 2014)  Ahearn & Soper Inc. today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Provision WMS, from the Provision partnership.  Provision WMS is a mid-range supplier of leading edge Warehouse Management Software, and integrated Warehouse Management Systems.  Provision software supports an extensive and user configurable Workflow Management  capability to ensure that Warehouse Management can respond to customer requirements quickly and accurately.  Provision WMS has an established North American customer base and has provided solutions for Distribution, Manufacturing and Third Party Logistics (3PL) applications.

“This acquisition will permit Ahearn & Soper Inc., to deepen our already extensive set of hardware, software, supplies and services solutions for Warehouse management, and our investment demonstrates a commitment to continue to be a major player in this marketplace.  Provision WMS is also one of a very few Warehouse Management  Solutions with explicit support for Third Party Logistics (3PL) providers, which we see as a rapidly growing area of opportunity in North America”, said Paul Pope, VP and General Manager of Ahearn & Soper Inc.”

Provision WMS, will significantly expand Ahearn & Soper Inc.’s already extensive Software Product portfolio, adding Warehouse Management to Maintenance, Procurement/Inventory, Production Management, Labeling and Custom Data Collection applications.

“In our opinion Ahearn & Soper Inc. represents a great choice as the new owner of Provision WMS”, said Jack Toth, Vice President of Sales and Partner, Provision WMS.  “The combination of Ahearn’s financial strength and stability, extensive market presence and visibility and strong sales force, plus their commitment to continued development of the application, will enable us to take Provision WMS to the next level, and establish it as an industry leader.”

About Ahearn & Soper Inc.

Ahearn & Soper Inc. is a 130 year old Canadian privately held company which specializes in the supply of Automatic Identification related Software, Hardware, Supplies, Services and Integrated Systems, and has had long term partnerships with most of the major brand names in the industry.  Its extensive customer base includes Manufacturers, Distributors, Wholesalers, Retailers, Logistics Providers, Healthcare and Government.   Ahearn operates from multiple offices across all North American time zones, and can support customers with multiple site requirements.  For more information visit http://www.ahearn.com

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