Ahearn & Soper buys Provision WMS

by MM&D Online staff

Toronto, ON—Ahearn & Soper Inc has completed the acquisition of Provision WMS, from the Provision partnership. Provision WMS is a mid-range supplier of Warehouse Management Software and integrated Warehouse Management Systems. Provision WMS has an established North American customer base and has provided solutions for distribution, manufacturing and third party logistics (3PL) applications.

“This acquisition will permit Ahearn & Soper Inc, to deepen our already extensive set of hardware, software, supplies and services solutions for warehouse management, and our investment demonstrates a commitment to continue to be a major player in this marketplace.  Provision WMS is also one of a very few solutions with explicit support for 3PL providers, which we see as a rapidly growing area of opportunity in North America”, said Paul Pope, VP and general manager of Ahearn & Soper Inc.”

Provision WMS, will significantly expand Ahearn & Soper Inc.’s already extensive Software Product portfolio, adding warehouse management to maintenance, procurement/inventory, production management, labeling and custom data collection applications.

“In our opinion, Ahearn & Soper Inc represents a great choice as the new owner of Provision WMS,” said Jack Toth, vice-president of sales, and partner, Provision WMS.  “The combination of Ahearn’s financial strength and stability, extensive market presence and visibility and strong sales force, plus their commitment to continued development of the application, will enable us to take Provision WMS to the next level.”