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Pump up your game day with some help from abas ERP customer, Mayflower

Mayflower, abas ERP customer, distributes balloons

Is your football party missing something? Anyone can put out some chicken wings and cold beer, but the real fans among us need something more… abas ERP customer Mayflower Distributing brings extra flare to your living room with their festive balloons.

Mayflower, based in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, was founded in 1981 as a general merchandise distributor that sells party supplies. As the business evolved, they decided to focus their inventory on balloons. Mayflower sells a huge variety of balloons for all different sports, and when it comes to football, they cover everything from college logos to teams in the NFL.

So is there a favorite? While balloon popularity is dependent on Mayflower’s client base, many of the football-related balloons they sell are for New York and New Jersey teams. They also have a large client base in Southern California, so the San Diego Chargers have gained some major balloon popularity as well.

Steven Huston, who was instrumental in selecting abas ERP, said that in the balloon distribution industry they deal with a wide customer base that includes larger companies with special requirements. With abas ERP, they were able to make customizations that meet those company’s needs.

“abas ERP’s infrastructure is very flexible,” said Huston. “The ability to make customizations easily and generate the kind of reporting we needed is what motivated our decision.”

Huston said abas ERP has also improved their reporting processes. Since balloons can have a wide range of different characteristics, being able to conduct detail-oriented searches within their product master has streamlined their reporting processes and made them faster.

abas is an innovator of ERP solutions for mid-size business aspiring to be leaders in their industry. We use our 30+ years of experience to deliver exactly what our customers need – software that is agile, intuitive, sustainable for the long term, and that works anywhere around the world.

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