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Alpha Trains implement Sycor.Rental

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Sycor.Rental – modern ERP industry solution

Sycor.Rental is a fully integrated, practical ERP industry solution for the rental, service, and maintenance of mobile goods and for "product as a service" business models, built on Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations. The solution combines the scalability and flexibility of the cloud with role-based, fully mobile access to data and functions. Companies have an overview of the entire rental process chain along with all other business processes in one solution. Rental processes are fully integrated into the standard Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations project module. The processes are backed by rental-specific asset lifecycle management and business intelligence functions as well as far-reaching and structured device specifications. Sycor.Rental therefore supports fast decisions through streamlined processes, user friendliness and ease of use.

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Alpha Trains, Continental Europe's largest private rolling stock lessor, has decided to implement Sycor.Rental on the basis of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations. The company will adopt the new finance system solution for its entire business going forward.

Alpha Trains is implementing Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations and Sycor.Rental. Currently the company with headquarters in Luxembourg owns and manages a fleet of about 380 locomotives and 435 passenger trains and supports major public and private operators in 13 European countries. "We are managing our leasing business with Sycor.Rental going forward", explains Ingo Wurzer, Chief Financial Officer at Alpha Trains. "The powerful rental functions of Sycor.Rental, the trend-setting basis of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations and Sycor's implementation competence proved convincing for us." 

"We are implementing both the finance and the rental process. In doing so, we will be going live with all legal entities at the same time, currently 20 companies in seven countries," says Sycor Project Manager Holger Dötsch.

Author: Tabias Kintzel, Sycor

Published by: Paul Blatherwick, on behalf of Sycor , May 2017 

About Sycor:

The Sycor Group is an international full-service partner and solution integrator (SI) for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (AX & CRM) and a Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider. The experts consult, implement, optimize and operate cloud, on premises, and hybrid scenarios. For major implementation and rollout projects the Sycor Group is a reliable partner, based on expertise in 80+ countries and with large systems up to 5,000 users. 650 employees and 19 locations worldwide (Europe, Asia, America) assure international delivery capabilities.

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Alpha Trains implements Sycor.Rental

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About Alpha Trains:

Alpha Trains is the leading rolling stock lessor in Continental Europe. Around 100 employees from 11 countries work in offices in Luxembourg, Antwerp, Cologne and Madrid.


Alpha Trains owns 435 passenger trains and 380 locomotives and offers tailor-made leasing solutions, comprehensive know-how in maintenance and vehicle repairs as well as long-term experience in the financing of new build projects. Alpha Trains' fleets are in use by many public and private operators in 13 European countries. Alpha Trains' shareholders are Arcus Infrastructure Fund, AMP Capital and Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investment).

The Microsoft Dynamics 365 added value partner

With consulting expertise “Made in Germany" Sycor provides customers with custom IT services and solutions for all divisions along the entire value chain, integrating individual solutions harmoniously into existing ones or setting up completely new infrastructure and application landscapes.

The comprehensive Microsoft Dynamics 365 portfolio (AX & CRM) is backed by extensive hosting services (full Microsoft stack) and complemented by solutions and services for Azure, Cortana Analytics, Power BI, SharePoint, Skype for Business, Office 365, and other online Microsoft products. In addition to that, Sycor offers software asset management and license consulting.

As an ISV, Sycor is a Microsoft Strategic Development Partner for rental, trade, service and maintenance of mobile goods and fleet management. Its industry solutions Sycor.Rental and Sycor.Fleet are genuine Microsoft Dynamics 365 solutions and available at the Microsoft AppSource. In the fields of manufacturing, retail, and professional services Sycor has consulting and development teams with many years of Microsoft Dynamics AX and industry expertise.

As a Microsoft partner, Sycor has many Gold and Silver competencies and maintains a quality management system certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001. ISO 27001 certification of the technology division confirms a robust information security management system. Sycor is a member of the Microsoft Dynamics Industry Partner Program EMEA in the areas of professional services and manufacturing.

The Sycor Group generated sales of EUR 71.7 million in 2016 with an average of 560 employees.


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