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Irish Hardware and Building Materials Association Customer Case Study

Success Stories

TrueCommerce creates electronic trading community for national industry body


When the Irish Hardware and Buildings Materials Association (IHBMA) wished to achieve cost savings and improve business performance across its membership, it turned to GS1 and TrueCommerce for help.

The Solution

Collectively the parties worked together to define a solution specifically for the industry. As a result TrueCommerce configured its core functionality - Secure Managed File Transfer (SMFT) network, its web trading portal and EDI integration software – to create a solution ideal for all parties, whatever shape or size.


The benefits include reduced processing costs which directly improve the bottom line, no handling of paper, no lost files, increased accuracy and the freeing up of staff to focus on core issues including sales.

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