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2019-10-24

weclapp convinces expert jury: Also in 2019 among the finalists of the “ERP systems of the year” award

Marburg, Germany, 24 October 2019 – weclapp SE, a subsidiary of 3U HOLDING AG (ISIN: DE0005167902), once again achieved a leading position in the ERP System of the Year award (https://system-des-jahres.de/). A jury of renowned experts moderated by Prof. Dr. Norbert Gronau, University of Potsdam, awarded the prize after careful preliminary examination of the written applications. The catalogue of criteria comprised seven categories: Implementation methodology, customer communication, industry suitability, ergonomics, concrete customer use, research and development as well as technology. 17 companies were shortlisted and were given the opportunity to present three of the criteria in more detail in a competitive presentation.

In his presentation, Ertan Özdil, CEO of weclapp SE, first referred to the versatile online customer communication approaches. weclapp owes the growth of the first years on the market exclusively to intensive online communication via the Internet, among other things with the information site erp-system.de as well as specialist and reference articles in trade and online media. The resulting close customer loyalty and support is also reflected in the various information and interaction channels operated by weclapp.

The flexible use of the platform in various industries is supported by the architecture of the system, which is widely open to developers on the customer side in the weclapp community; it offers them various possibilities for programming their own, industry-specific add-ons. Customers will soon automatically receive the proven, special functionalities for their respective business model when identifying the industry they are active in.

Compared to other ERP systems, weclapp also stands out due to its fast and cost-effective implementation with the customers. Current examples demonstrate: Also thanks to the intuitive usability, a clearly structured onboarding project structure and the iterative implementation of customer requirements ensure low implementation costs and project durations.

The jury emphasized a number of points in its statement: As an open platform, weclapp enables the integration of numerous other applications and is characterized by a high degree of flexibility and individualization. Thanks to product-oriented research in the area of future topics such as artificial intelligence, the software constantly receives new, smart functionalities that make the customers’ workflows even more efficient. In terms of user experience, the intuitive usability of the system, weclapp was also able to set itself apart from the competition.

"We are grateful and proud of the result," said Ertan Özdil pleased: "It motivates us to continue giving our best every day on our way to becoming Europe's leading cloud ERP provider. A very special thank goes to our team, but especially to our customers and partners, whose constructive feedback contributes day after day to making weclapp continuously better!”

 

Further information:
Dr. Joachim Fleïng
Investor Relations
3U HOLDING AG
Tel.: +49 6421 999-1200
Fax.: +49 6421 999-1222
E-Mail: IR@3U.net

About 3U:
3U HOLDING AG (www.3U.net) has its headquarters in Marburg, Germany, and was founded in 1997. It is the operating management and investment holding company at the head of the 3U Group. It acquires, operates and sells companies in the three segments of ITC (Information and Telecommunications Technology), Renewable Energies and SHAC (Sanitary, Heating and Air Conditioning Technology). The 3U Group has successful and profitable business models based on megatrends in all three segments. It continues to expand its business activities dynamically, particularly in its strongest growth areas of cloud computing and online trading, in which it is striving to achieve leading positions in the market. 3U HOLDING AG’s shares are traded on XETRA, Tradegate and on the German regional stock exchanges (ISIN: DE0005167902; identifier: UUU).