TimberWest Selects Sierra Systems and Microsoft Dynamics AX VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Systems Group Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia is pleased to announce that TimberWest Forest Corp have selected Microsoft Dynamics® AX for their ERP software upgrade project. The project addresses the need for a stable and highly scalable system to support continued growth. Managing and supporting growth is now a key issue faced by many forestry product companies. The market for wood products is rebounding and overseas demand is increasing. The Microsoft Dynamics AX solution will provide more streamlined business management capabilities to TimberWest particularly when transacting in multiple tax jurisdictions and currencies while allowing its strategic objectives to be met. "We are delighted that TimberWest selected Microsoft's Dynamics AX solution and Sierra Systems as their implementation partner," stated Chris Moffett, Director of Dynamics Sales at Sierra Systems. "We are likewise excited about the uptake of this solution in the local forest products industry which is a key market focus for us." "Sierra Systems is rapidly becoming one of our most important Canadian partners," stated Rob Adams, General Manager Microsoft Dynamics – Canada. "The investment made in our Dynamics platform by Sierra Systems, focused on key industries including forest products, is crucial to our mutual success. We look forward to supporting Sierra Systems and their customers through a very successful 2013 and beyond." Microsoft Dynamics AX is one of four Microsoft Enterprise Resource Planning solutions targeted at the mid-to-large market. Microsoft Dynamics AX closely integrates a variety of well-known Microsoft products including Office, SharePoint and SQL Server. This tight integration aids the streamlining of business operations and lowers the total cost of ownership. Dynamics AX is an ideal solution for forest product companies looking to simplify their business application environment. About TimberWest TimberWest is Western Canada's largest private managed forest land owner with 325,400 hectares/804,200 acres on Vancouver Island. The Company also owns renewable Crown harvest rights to 700,000 m^3 per year. TimberWest is privately owned by two leading Canadian pension funds, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation ("bcIMC") and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board ("PSP Investments"). www.timberwest.com About Sierra Systems Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and founded in 1966, Sierra Systems is a top tier IT services and management consulting firm offering a full range of management consulting, systems integration, and managed services tailored to the unique needs of each industry. With over 800 employees across North America, Sierra Systems has developed deep expertise in its targeted industries and has earned a reputation for delivering superior solutions that strengthen the business operations of organizations. www.sierrasystems.com CONTACT: Jessie Gill Senior Marketing Manager Sierra Systems Group Inc. 604 688 1371 email@example.com sierrasystems.com Sierra Systems Logo
TimberWest Selects Sierra Systems and Microsoft Dynamics AX
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