Tierra Sol acquired by GESCO (other divisions Shnier) Fully Integrates with Dancik Navigator

CARY, NC – Oct 14, 2016 - Dancik International, provider of integrated software solutions focused on servicing the building materials, lumber, floor coverings, home décor, electrical and plumbing distribution, wholesale and retail markets, announced today that Tierra Sol, recently acquired by GESCO (also owner of Shnier) has fully integrated with Dancik Navigator (DNav), to help support their strategic vision for substantial growth of their floor covering distribution business.

Tierra Sol, founded in 1979, is a leading Western Canadian and U.S. Pacific Northwest based ceramics and stone distribution company. The company sources globally while servicing locally, from each of four facilities located in Seattle Washington, Vancouver BC, Calgary and Edmonton AB. Tierra Sol's customers include those in the retail, commercial and builder related channels.

Tierra Sol will become the second major operating division of GESCO, a privately held national floor covering distribution company. GESCO other operating division which is well known to the floor covering industry is ShnierShnier is a leading national provider of globally sourced products, value-add marketing and merchandising programs and finance, logistics & IT services. The company serves over 3,000 customers in retail, commercial and builder based markets, from each of five distribution facilities coast to coast within Canada.

Tierra Sol went live with DNav approximately six months from the point of acquisition by Shnier, “The Dancik team have been very professional & integral with the level of support and intellect they have provided us.  This is a project that can take upwards of 9, 12 or 18 months, and with their assistance, we went live in a record time of 5 months which was in large part because of them.” said Doug Wilcox, Vice President of Supply Chain, Logistics & IT, GESCO.

“Dancik will help to further integrate, build and support the Tierra Sol Brand. Implementation of DNAV will benefit our customers, suppliers, and employees, to further support accelerated growth in the Canadian and US marketplace,” said Ed duDomaine, President & CEO, GESCO.

Alan Cross, KCS Executive Vice President North America, stated “The Dancik team were delighted to support the GESCO acquisition integration team at GESCO.  All parties worked extremely closely and diligently to ensure an on-time go live of the Dancik DNav software, and I am confident that Tierra Sol will be hugely successful as part of the GESCO family”.

 

For more information on Tierra Sol visit, http://www.tierrasol.ca.

For more information on Dancik International visit, www.dancik.com.

 

 

*Dancik International is a Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) Group company.