Metal and Steel

Case Study

Case Information

Location: Chicago, IL

Number of Users: 27

Type of Company: Distribution (Iron & Steel, Import/Export And Domestic Trading)

Former Solution: N/A


This global iron & steel trading company has an over 300-year history in Japan with offices in 20 different countries. in Asia, North and South America, Europe and other areas. Its USA subsidiary has 11 branches throughout the country and approximately 50 employees.


Microsoft Dynamics NAV


  • Strengthened internal control and access to data due to a standard template across all subsidiaries
  • Better financial visibility across all global offices

Modules Implemented

  • Financial Module
  • Sales Module
  • Inventory Control Module
  • Bank Module
  • Fixed Asset Module
  • Purchase Module

Business Challenges

Client’s headquarters in Japan had installed Microsoft Dynamics NAV through a local partner and client (as a subsidiary) was seeking a partner in the United States who could use the global standardized template from headquarters while also customizing for its unique operational requirements. Client’s current system was also a discontinued product and previous vendor had terminated all support.

Client Testimonial

“It was much easier and smoother that we had imagined to convert from an on-premise Microsoft Dynamics GP to a cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics GP. Now that we are on the cloud, our environment is can handle future changes within our company or externally on a global scale.”

Why They Chose Calsoft

With offices throughout North America and Asia, our mission is to maximize our clients’ business performance by understanding their needs and applying our in-depth expertise in Microsoft Business Software.


Robust experience in ERP systems and competitive pricing


Strong operational understanding of distribution and steel industries


Local support in the United States