Claritum and ADS Solutions® Announce Strategic Partnership

Published November 2016

Wholesale Distributors Get More Control Over Procurement

Bath, UK (November 15, 2016) – Claritum, a provider of cloud based spend management solutions, today announced a partnership with ADS Solutions®, a leader in business management solutions for wholesale distribution. ADS Solutions Accolent ERP® software is a fully integrated end-to-end ERP solution built on a web architecture that can be deployed in the Cloud or installed on-premises. Accolent ERP delivers the full suite of business functionality required by wholesale distributors. Through Claritum’s partnership with ADS Solutions, Claritum users will be able to leverage Accolent ERP’s full range of ERP features including advanced inventory control, sales, CRM, customer service, warehouse management, fulfillment, automated invoicing and accounting, as well as to tap Accolent ERP’s powerful, fully-integrated e-commerce platform. In turn, Accolent ERP users will now be able to take advantage of Claritum’s streamlined processes for sourcing, procurement and invoicing to deliver significant, measurable and sustainable cost savings and process efficiencies. Accolent ERP customers also gain access to Claritum’s extensive supplier network. With over 3,000 suppliers across 35 countries, Claritum is trusted by global enterprises, regional businesses and fast growing procurement service providers to manage sourcing events exceeding US$3Bn. “Claritum’s partnership with ADS delivers great benefits all round. Claritum customers will be able to automate more of their business, including warehouse management, fulfillment and shipping by using the Accolent ERP,” said James Samuels, CEO of Claritum. “Accolent users will also be able to grow revenues and margins through improved sourcing delivered by integration with Claritum. We’re really excited about working in partnership with ADS to grow our businesses in Europe and North America.” “This partnership gives Accolent ERP customers the ability to evaluate and collaborate more effectively with their suppliers,” said Ann Grace, ADS Solutions Director of Marketing. “With Claritum, Accolent ERP users can search and find potential suppliers from thousands of pre-registered vendors and drill down to assess capabilities, accreditations, performance data, markets served and key contacts. As a result, Accolent ERP users will be able to shorten their RFQ cycles to get the best possible pricing and monitor their vendors’ performance.” “The partnership between ADS Solutions and Claritum brings together Spend Management and ERP,” said Daniel Ervin, CEO of Phoenix Fire, the channel development company who advised ADS Solutions. About Claritum Claritum’s cloud based spend management platform streamlines sourcing, procurement and invoicing for low value, frequently ordered products and services, referred to as ‘tail spend’. Claritum integrates easily with buy-side ERP and financial platforms and supply side estimating, production, warehouse and fulfillment systems to automate the entire source to settle process. Claritum is trusted by global enterprises, regional businesses and procurement service providers to deliver significant, measurable and sustainable cost savings and process efficiencies. Claritum is headquartered in Bath, UK. About ADS Solutions® ADS Solutions is a leader in providing powerful, intuitive and easy-to use Cloud ERP software to wholesale distributors. ADS Solutions’ Accolent ERP software delivers fully integrated, end-to-end functionality for wholesale distribution, including sales, inventory control, warehouse management, fulfillment, pricing, purchasing and e-commerce capabilities. Accolent ERP’s functionality is optimized for the SMB Wholesale Distribution market across a broad range of vertical industries. ADS Solutions is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area in Novato, California, USA. To learn more about the combined benefits of Claritum and Accolent ERP, please visit