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AAG France deploys Manhattan Active Warehouse Management and Manhattan Active Transportation Management to meet demand

of regional repairers , through a network of 16 warehouses and more than 1,000 shops , providing vehicle maintenance and repairs , spare parts , paint , PPE , workshop equipment and even tools . The ambition behind the rollout of a new 50,000 m ², state-of-art warehouse facility , south of Paris , is to showcase its operational excellence and provide a hub to serve the entire country .

Manhattan Associates has announced that France ’ s largest independent distributor of truck and automotive parts , Alliance Automotive Group France ( AAG ), will unleash the power of Manhattan Active Warehouse Management and Manhattan Active Transportation Management , at its latest state-of-art warehouse facility as part of a strategic initiative to expand its product range , improve customer service , reduce order processing times and cut its carbon footprint .

As a subsidiary of one of the world leaders in the sector , Genuine Parts Company , AAG France supplies tens of thousands
“ In a market where competition is so fierce and unrelenting , it is necessary to reinvent oneself constantly ,” said André Falbo , Transformation Director , AAG France . “ To support growth we recognised we needed to take our customer promise to the next level by increasing our product offering and cutting delivery times . We also understood the importance of minimising our CO 2 emissions and fuel consumption from an environmental perspective too .”

Zoho Finance Platform achieves 50 % year-over-year growth

Zoho Finance Platform has achieved 50 % year-over-year ( YOY ) revenue growth , supporting more than half a million businesses across more than 160 countries .

Driving the growth is the global expansion of its cloud-based accounting application , Zoho Books , which now supports 180 currencies , 17 languages and is backed by a comprehensive global tax engine that solves country-specific tax compliance challenges .
Following the launch of Zoho Books in Mexico , a few weeks after launching in Kenya , the accounting application now supports 14 editions , including a global version .
“ There are not many finance platforms in the market available to growing global businesses . This requires supporting multiple countries , complying with constantly evolving tax and regulatory rules . By offering 14 editions of Zoho Books – and growing – we ’ re moving towards being the most comprehensive financial platform in the world ,” said Raju Vegesna , Chief Evangelist for Zoho .
“ We will continue to be innovative , challenge the conventional wisdom and raise the bar in the industry on what a finance platform can be and how businesses globally can benefit from it .”
Launched in 2011 , Zoho Books is among Zoho ’ s five highest-grossing products , with revenue growing 50 % YOY . The accounting application offers editions across the globe , including the US , UK , Canada , India , Australia , UAE , Kenya and Mexico . Zoho Books is a government recognised tax-compliant solution in the UK , Saudi Arabia , UAE and India .
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