Servicing more than 4,000 chain and independent retailers in the 6 New England States, New York and Pennsylvania, J. Polep is ranked as one of the top 12 convenience store distributors in the country. The company has Distribution Centers located in Chicopee and Woburn, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; and West Haven, Connecticut. The Polep family has been in the business of servicing its customers for over 110 years.
With its aggressive growth plans and targeted new acquisitions, J. Polep was looking for a strong and experienced enterprise software partner to help support the unique requirements of the food manufacturing and distribution industries.
“As a top supplier of a host of products ranging from food and beverages, wine and spirits, tobacco, candy and automotive products, J. Polep needed an advanced solution to successfully meet its business objectives,” said Joe Scioscia, vice president of sales, VAI. “S2K for Food provides a technology solution that’s specifically designed to meet their industry requirements for food distribution and manufacturing and provides the flexibility and enhanced capabilities to meet their future needs.”
“We selected VAI because of their reputation for outstanding customer support, aggressive product development and experience in the food manufacturing and distribution industries,” said Lori Polep, vice president and chief information officer, J. Polep Distribution Services. “VAI S2K will give us a complete ERP package and strong support team, which is critical to ensuring our company’s ongoing success.
About VAI (Vormittag Associates, Inc.)
VAI is a leading independent mid-market ERP software developer renowned for its customized solutions and ability to automate critical business functions for the distribution, manufacturing, specialty retail and service sectors. An IBM Premier Business Partner, VAI is the 2012 IBM Beacon Award Winner for Outstanding Solutions for Midsize Businesses. VAI continues to innovate with new solutions that leverage analytics, business intelligence, mobility and cloud technology to help customers make more informed business decisions in real-time and empower their mobile workforces. VAI is headquartered in Ronkonkoma, NY with branch offices in Florida, Illinois and California. For more information, please contact Diane Dady at 800-824-7776, ext. 4729 or visit www.vai.net.
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