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Navigator Quick Demo: Purchase Process, SAP Business One

  Purchase Process B1 Today's Quick Demo from Navigator's Director of Sales, Curt Maxwell, focuses on Purchase Process within SAP's Business One platform. Some of the topics covered include Purchase Orders and Inventory Management.  

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Press Release: Rapid Rod Service Selects Navigator Business Solutions to Implement SAP ByDesign

Rapid Rod Service (Salt Lake City, UT) — Navigator Business Solutions has announced that Rapid Rod Service, a high-growth, privately owned oil-field service, has selected Navigator Business Solutions to implement SAP ByDesign internally. Rapid Rod Services was formed in 2008 in Canada, and since inception has built an extensive fleet of equipment, providing conventional rod and coiled rod service and maintenance to meet the production needs of their clients.  After a merger in 2013 which saw an additional office open in Texas, Rapid Rod has seen continued growth which has enabled the organization to build up to it’s 5 current locations and over 100 employees in the US and Canada.  During the span, Rapid Rod has attributed its success to strict focus, flexible equipment, specialty marketing, and legendary customer service.  Due to its continued growth, Rapid Rod chose SAP ByDesign, a unified enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, to automate their operational processes, streamline workflow, and manage inventory across the entire organization.  An additional catalyst was in working with Phoenix DAS software which provides field connectivity for oilfield services.  The partnership between Navigator & Phoenix DAS continues to enable Gas & Oilfield Services companies to have a full range of mobility and organization in all capacities as both software platforms work together seamlessly and leverage absolute control. “There’s really nothing like it out there” said Lee Rowe, CEO at Rapid Rod Services.  “The removal of paper and ability to unify two accounting systems into a real time reporting platform is tremendous to Rapid Rod.”   Rowe continued “We are definitely eager to prove the system’s capabilities”. About Navigator Business Solutions Navigator Business Solutions is the premier Cloud value added reseller and SAP Cloud Partner of the Year for SAP Business One and ByDesign software platforms, services and proprietary add-on software. Navigator’s cloud first, agile methodology has enabled effective implementations for over 500 small and medium sized manufacturers, distributors, professional and commercial service providers, retailers, and industrial focused companies worldwide. www.nbs-us.com About Rapid Rod Service Rapid Rod Service provides an array of services including pump and polish rod changes, broken rod repairs, unseating down-hole pumps and franc isolation programs.  Rapid Rod currently operates 33 rigs and works for over 100 Senior and Junior oil and gas producers in Western Canada and the Southern USA.  Rapid Rod strives for top tier service paired with industry performance while investing in the best equipment to add value to their customers.   www.rapidrodservice.com About Phoenix DAS The Phoenix DAS software platform helps optimize business processes across your entire organization—from the field to the executive suite—reducing costs and DSO, improving resource utilization, and increasing productivity and transparency to make better business decisions and improve profitability. The modular Phoenix platform is fully mobile, intuitive, easy-to-use and offers full offline capability.  Phoenix allows you to manage your entire workflow in one place in real time.  www.phoenixdas.com The original PR can be found here.   Contacts Navigator Business Solutions Eric Dahl, 801-642-0123 Vice President, Marketing marketing@nbs-us.com

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Navigator Named to 2016 Top 100 by Bob Scott’s Insights

Top100VARsSALT LAKE CITY - May 27, 2016 -- Navigator Business Solutions has again been named to Bob Scott's Insights Top 100 VARs (Value-Added Resellers) for the year 2016. The Top 100 VARs are chosen from organizations specializing in the sale and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and accounting software.  Selection to the notable list is based on key factors such as growth and annual revenue. "The perennial acknowledgements from Bob Scott are important to Navigator Business Solutions" said Eric Dahl, Vice President of Marketing for Navigator. "They validate our relentless new business growth strategy, while also acknowledging our efforts to retain Navigator customers as customers for life.  Our expectation is to remain a Top 100 staple by providing unequaled value to our customers at every step." The list is located in the Spring 2016 edition of Bob Scott's Insights.  A link to the downloadable issue can be found here. About Bob Scott Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community via his email newsletters for 16 years. He has published this information via the Bob Scott's Insights newsletter and website since 2009. He has covered this market through print and electronic publications, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as editor of Accounting Technology, from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and has continued to address that market as executive director of the Progressive Accountant since 2009. About Navigator Business Solutions Navigator Business Solutions is the premier Cloud value added reseller and SAP Cloud Partner of the Year for SAP Business One and ByDesign software platforms, services and proprietary add-on software. Navigator's cloud first, agile methodology has enabled effective implementations for over 500 small and medium sized manufacturers, distributors, professional and commercial service providers, retailers, and industrial focused companies worldwide. www.nbs-us.com

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Navigator Concludes Successful Week at SAP’s SAPPHIRE NOW & ByDesign Conference

This past wSapphireNowByDeek Navigator had a busy yet significant week attending multiple events in conjunction with SAP's annual SAPPHIRE NOW conference held in Orlando, Florida. On Monday, May 16th, Navigator co-sponsored SAP's Business ByDesign annual conference held at the Loews Royal Pacific resort, also in Orlando.  At the event, Grant Fraser, Navigator's CEO, spoke at a partner round table with leaders from other high profile partners of SAP.  Later Navigator's VP of Value Engineering, Richard Haugen, lectured on Building an ERP Foundation within a Digital Economy.  Within the presentation Mr. Haugen focused on how technology is changing within this connected world, but how the ByDesign platform is geared to benefit enterprises in nearly every capacity both currently and beyond.  In addition to the involvement listed above, Navigator also hosted a booth at the conference. A special reception for Navigator clients only was scheduled thereafter in a reserved meeting room.  At this exclusive reception Navigator clients mingled with one another before an intimate Q&A session with SAP ByDesign executives Rainer Zinow, Michael Schmidtt, and Pradeep Nair.  Finally, in perhaps what was the highlight of the reception, Navigator presented a gift to a lucky customer in a drawing.  The gift was a NexStar Evolution telescope, manufactured by Navigator partner, Celestron, and valued at over $2,000.  The winner of the award was Staci Burke from HB Communications. Following the successful ByDesign conference, Navigator leadership team shifted gears to attend SAP's renown SAPPHIRE NOW conference held May 17-19th at the Orange County Convention Center.  SAPPHIRE NOW, which is billed as the largest technology event, attracts tens of thousands professionals each year from around the world.  In addition to listening to the keynote address by SAP CEO Bill McDermott, taking in the sites, and networking with other industry experts, Navigator again made an influence by presenting at the event.  This time Navigator's Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Geoff Ashley, addressed the crowd on Expanding Capabilities by Extending Solutions into Microverticals. It was a significant week which enabled the team to connect and focus on future goals in an exciting environment.  Navigator will be announcing plans for subsequent customer events within the near future as plans are currently being made.

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Navigator Team celebrates 2016 President’s Club in Cancun

Thi16presclub2s past month a team of Navigator employees celebrated individual and collective successes in 2015 by being invited to President's Club.  This year the retreat was held in beautiful Cancun Mexico.  Navigator President's Club is an honor given to employees who work tirelessly towards meeting or exceeding their respective employee annual goals, and who also embody Navigator's Vision, Mission, and Values. At Navigator's annual All-Hands meeting in January of 2016, winners were announced by Grant Fraser, CEO, and informed that they and a significant other were invited to attend the all inclusive get-away. While in Cancun, employees enjoyed a myriad of activities in a terrific setting.  "It was an incredible time", remarked Brian Hedrick, Account Manager of Navigator's western accounts "the atmosphere was amazing, and the company was perfect." Plans are already being made for 2017 President's Club, to be held between April 17-24th of the coming year at a location to-be-determined.   Mr. Fraser has commented "We are looking at venues where we may go, but based on previous destinations, we can guarantee a great place, a great time, and most importantly, a happy 'significant other.'" 16presclub116presclub316presclub4

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Navigator Quick Demo: Production Overview, SAP Business One

ProductionOrderB1Today's Quick Demo from Navigator's Director of Sales, Curt Maxwell, focuses on Production Overview within SAP's Business One platform. Some of the topics covered include Work Orders, Materials, Cost, and Planned & Released Orders.  

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Navigator Named One of Ten Fastest Growing SAP Companies

thesiliconreview-sap-logo-16-us(SALT LAKE CITY, UT)- Navigator Business Solutions announced today that it was named as a member of the 10 Fastest Growing SAP Companies for 2016 by The Silicon Review magazine.  Published in the April issue of The Silicon Review, the annual list recognizes top growing companies affiliated with SAP’s partner program. Chosen due to noteworthy year after year growth, Navigator already has an established tradition as a perennial award-winning SAP Gold partner.  With renewed focus in vertical markets, Navigator appears poised to continue their practice as an industry leader while further expanding their reach. Over the past several years, Navigator’s progressive focus on cloud-based technology within the ERP space has separated them from many other SAP partners.  This focus on the cloud has enabled them to win significant business and create a successful track record of on-time and on-budget implementations within both SAP’s Business One and ByDesign platforms. “This is a terrific recognition for Navigator”, stated Eric Dahl, Navigator’s Vice President of Marketing.  “As we continue to work carefully towards our aggressive company goals, we believe Navigator will be an expanding force for years to come.” The Silicon Review is the world’s most trusted online and print community for business & technology professionals. Their community members include thought-provoking CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, IT VPs and managers, along with countless IT professionals.   About Navigator Business Solutions Navigator Business Solutions is the premier Cloud value added reseller and SAP Cloud Partner of the Year for SAP Business One and ByDesign software platforms, services and proprietary add-on software. Navigator's cloud first, agile methodology has enabled effective implementations for over 500 small and medium sized manufacturers, distributors, professional and commercial service providers, retailers, and industrial focused companies worldwide. www.nbs-us.com

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Navigator Sales Teams Recharge During Q2 Summit

ThQ2 2016 Sales Summitis past week Navigator held it’s Q2 Sales Summit over 3 days at Navigator Headquarters in Pleasant Grove, UT.  The entire sales team joined for the summit where a wealth of information and best practices were presented in addition to new tactics and strategy to further secure Navigator as a globally recognized, top VAR (value added reseller) of ERP software.   Dozens of presentations were given by the Navigator leadership team over the three day event.  Among them Grant Fraser, CEO of Navigator, discussed best practices and building upon a foundation of growth.  David Snyder, VP of Services, took time presenting on strategic dependencies.  Richard Haugen, VP of Value Engineering, introduced vertical specific information within targeted industries.  Curtis Fry, CTO, addressed integration and IP elements.  And Eric Dahl, VP of Marketing, presented branding updates and pipeline expansion initiatives.   However, the majority of the summit was led by Navigator’s SVP of Sales and Marketing, Geoff Ashley.   It was Mr. Ashley’s vision to hold the summit as a way to celebrate Navigator’s largely successful Q1 campaign, while shifting focus to continued growth and revenue capture for the remainder of 2016.  Other topics addressed by Mr. Ashley included creating trusted relationships, shortening the sales cycle, defining the dynamic working relationships of the sales teams, and generally expanding Navigator’s reach to new levels.   Overall, the event strengthened uniformity and cohesiveness within the sales teams while enabling future successes through fresh strategy and goal setting.  The team will again meet during Navigator’s semi-annual All Hands Meetings to be held in July 2016.

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Press Release: House of Forgings Selects Navigator Business Solutions to Implement SAP ByDesign

HOF logo(Salt Lake City, UT) — Navigator Business Solutions has announced that House of Forgings, a diversified ornamental iron and wood stair parts distributor, has selected  Navigator Business Solutions to shift its company procedures and operations onto a single streamlined software platform; SAP ByDesign. House of Forgings was formed in 2001, and has grown steadily throughout its tenure.  New ownership assumed control of the company in 2010, and since that time House of Forgings has distinguished itself as a progressive company with a drive for innovation, technology, and overall forward thinking within the metal and wood stair space.  House of Forgings operates three corporate locations within the state of Texas (Grand Prairie, Austin, and Houston) and has a staff totaling 85 employees. Due to its continued growth and success, House of Forgings chose SAP ByDesign, a unified enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, to automate their operational processes, streamline workflow, and manage inventory across the entire organization. This process involved identifying and picking the proper platform (several solutions were considered) through an experienced partner specialist.  This partner would also need to properly implement the software to the unique standards and needs of the company. “We found Navigator’s presentation and informative sales process to answer all of our questions clearly, and in depth” said Jeremy Hair, CFO at House of Forgings.  “The improved efficiency, which will now allow House of Forgings to operate a singular management solution, was a major element in helping us make our decision to employ SAP ByDesign.”   Hair continued “For all intents and purposes, SAP seemed to be a great fit, and we are excited to prove its celebrated capability.” It is anticipated that once installation is complete, House of Forgings will significantly streamline operational efficiencies which will allow them to spend greater time and focus within digital marketing efforts, a main component of their business plan. “We are thrilled to provide House of Forgings with a total software solution that will meet their needs universally” remarked Geoff Ashley, Navigator Business Solutions Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing.  “We also look forward to referencing House of Forgings as yet another Navigator success story as they are now better equipped to capture their true potential moving ahead.” About Navigator Business Solutions Navigator Business Solutions is the premier Cloud value added reseller and SAP Cloud Partner of the Year for SAP Business One and ByDesign software platforms, services and proprietary add-on software. Navigator’s cloud first, agile methodology has enabled effective implementations for over 500 small and medium sized manufacturers, distributors, professional and commercial service providers, retailers, and industrial focused companies worldwide. www.nbs-us.com About House of Forgings House of Forging has over 120 years of collective stair experience in the distribution of metal and wood stair components.  A continuously growing business, House of Forgings understands what is required to properly serve their customers through working vendor relationships, current remodeling trends, new products & finishes, and online & printed marketing literature, to name a few.   House of Forgings’ abundant stock makes them the largest independent manufacturer and importer of ornamental wrought iron stair parts in the country.  As they grow, their plan is to open up additional distribution facilities across the United States to provide faster delivery and superior service. www.houseofforgings.net   The original PR can be found here.   Contacts Navigator Business Solutions Eric Dahl, 801-642-0123 Vice President, Marketing marketing@nbs-us.com

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Press Release: Alerion Capital Group invests in Navigator

alerion_capital_groupAlerion Capital Group announced today it made a major investment in Navigator Business Solutions (“Navigator”), an award winning value added reseller of cloud based enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and SAP Cloud Partner of the Year every year since 2009. Navigator is a progressive, well-respected full service software partner, offering its clients a suite of fully integrated solutions geared to small and medium sized businesses within the manufacturing, distribution, professional services, commercial services, and retail industries.  Navigator has over 20 locations in the USA and Canada, with customers and delivery capability spanning the globe.  Navigator has helped over 500 small to mid-sized companies achieve success, with agile and rapid implementations all delivered on-time and on-budget at an industry leading 95% success rate. “This is a strategic milestone for our company, our employees and our customers.  The investment by Alerion will help us advance and accelerate our highly regarded cloud first methodology to a broader reach.  I look forward to continuing to guide Navigator to the next level with our mission to provide an outstanding experience for our customer and our employees,” stated Navigator CEO Grant Fraser. Navigator Business Solutions Navigator is the premier Cloud value added reseller and SAP Cloud Partner of the Year for SAP Business One and ByDesign software platforms, services and proprietary add-on software. Navigator’s cloud first, agile methodology has enabled effective implementations for over 500 small and medium sized manufacturers, distributors, professional and commercial service providers, retailers, and industrial focused companies worldwide. www.nbs-us.com Alerion Capital Group Alerion Capital Group is a private equity firm that invests in technology sector, middle market companies aligned with the group’s extensive management experience at leading technology firms. The Power of Capital and the Insight of Experience© enable us to advise and help companies expand their potential. www.alerion.com

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