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L – R: Gaurav Bansal, Vaibhav Bansal and Suresh Bansal of Kiran Consultants at PackPlus 2016 at Pragati Maidan. Photo PSA

Noida-based Kiran Consultants provides ERP and CRM for efficient management of enquiry, production, waste and costing for packaging and label industries. The company started its operations with the development of standalone Foxpro-based applications, which have been running live since 1987 at many companies in Noida. “The days of running standalone financial and accounting packages are gone. Implementing ERP has become a necessity if you want to stay in competition. A good solution can help a company grow and earn better profits. Our clients have benefited and grown manifold after implementing our ERP solution,” says Suresh Bansal of Kiran Consultants.

Kiran Consultants participated at the recently concluded PackPlus 2016 event where it demonstrated its ERP – Flexibiz – and CRM solutions to visitors at its stand. According to Bansal, Flexbiz ERP provides for a low cost-of-ownership and fast return on investment solutions. With trends moving toward everything available and accessible on the move, in 2015 Kiran Consultants launched its mobile ERP application, hosted on the Cloud. The mobile ERP runs on iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows phones and tablets. “In 2016, we came up with a CRM application assisting the marketing personnel in pre-sales and post-sales activities,” adds Bansal.

“Although we are a very old company in the industry, we had never participated in any exhibition till now. This is our first exhibition after all these years. We’re also associated with Uflex and have helped them with our solutions. We consciously took so long to reach out to the industry in a big way because we already had a few dedicated clients; they still continue to be our esteemed clients. But now we think that we should reach out to more companies because our solutions can help them too,” says Bansal.

Speaking about the PackPlus exhibition, Bansal says, “I am glad that we participated at this event. We have received some serious enquiries and people are showing great interest in our products.”

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