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Kerridge Commercial Systems acquires Rain Data

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has completed the acquisition of Rain Data, which it says marks a significant step forward in KCS’s commitment to delivering enhanced product information and data solutions.

Rain Data provides product information management (PIM) and data solutions to automotive aftermarket companies of all sizes, from independent garages, globally recognised OEM to leading aftermarket brands.

The solutions enable businesses across the automotive supply chain to achieve greater operational efficiency through efficient sourcing of the right components significantly enhancing the client experience.

According to KCS, the acquisition of Rain Data further complements its comprehensive set of cloud based solutions for the auto parts, auto servicing, tyre and vertical distribution sectors globally which include parts catalogues, point of sale, payments, bookings, inventory management, purchasing, reporting, data and ecommerce.

Syd Coxon, Managing Director and Founder of Rain Data said: “Since our founding, we have had one clear vision: to bring world-class data solutions to replacement parts suppliers of all sizes. Today, we are excited to be joining our longtime partner, KCS, to bring our capabilities to a wider global audience.”

Ian Bendelow, CEO of KCS said: “We are excited to welcome Rain Data to KCS. This acquisition represents a significant milestone in our journey to empower businesses to achieve significant improvements with enhanced product information and data solutions. This acquisition underlines KCS’ commitment to innovation, best in class industry specific functionality and providing market leading solutions for the automotive aftermarket globally.”