Fasteners & Fixing


Fasteners & Fixings Software

Designed to fulfil the specific requirements of a Fasteners & Fixings stockist, Merlin Business Software offers a fully integrated suite of multi-user applications.
Encompassing Sales Order Processing, Stock Control, Invoicing, Sales, Financials – Merlin will streamline your business processes, saving you time and money.

 

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INDUSTRY NEWS

 

Instock Disposables: Our Hosted Experience

Having dealt with Merlin Business Software since 2004 we have recently upgraded to the latest version of Merlin.  We are delighted we did as the new system has improved our efficiency immensely and has brought great benefits to our customers. We have also taken a giant leap in technology by having our system hosted.  Business […]

What you need to know about PaaS

Most businesses are familiar with cloud computing and its ability to deliver agility, scalability, convenience of anywhere access and drive down costs. However, there is a compelling case for organisations to venture further, utilising “Platform as a Service” (PaaS) to further accelerate innovation. PaaS accelerates the development and deployment of a variety of applications, whether […]

UK manufacturing ‘strongest growth for three years’

The UK’s manufacturing sector picked up further in November to its strongest level for almost three years, according to a closely watched survey. The Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) also showed employment in the sector grew. The news adds to other recent data showing that the UK economy is putting the economic crisis years behind […]

Understanding the CPR

In a recent article in Fastener+Fixing Magazine, Barbara Sorgato, Secretary of the European Consortium of Anchor Producers, gives her thoughts on the latest CPR regulations. “To read the CPR is crucially important, both to understand how to grasp this opportunity towards a free European internal market, and to confute misleading information of the CPR…” Here […]

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Customer testimonials:

John Taylor Fasteners
How has Merlin helped your business grow?
Merlin has allowed us to better define our activity in a number of market places. When we were purely servicing the fasteners it was a very narrow and bespoke field, we had to learn as we go with that diversification, and the quality of information we have been able to extract from Merlin has allowed us to act upon and grow into new places.
What are your favourite Merlin features?
The elements of Merlin we have particularly appreciated as a business are it’s a very simple package to pick up. It’s a very intuitive learning curve for new staff joining the business. Being a small family company and not having a dedicated IT department, or training HR department it’s a very important asset in terms of cost and how easily it integrates new staff into the business.
Equally there are other benefits within its functionality that we found very much a time saver. There is an import facility that allows us to bring pricing in from our suppliers in the form of csv or excel documents, which allows us to update and constantly stay on top of prices changes, which was a very manually intensive process prior to introducing Merlin.
Mark GosneyCommercial Manager, John Taylor Fasteners