One of the largest municipalities of Iceland “Gardabær” has taken up Centara for their sport centers, swimming pools, libraries and more. Gardabaer now joins almost all of the largest municipalities of Iceland using Centara, including Reykjavik the capital city of Iceland.
Gardabaer is a town with a population of around 15,000, close the capital. The local authority in Gardabaer provides a high level of services for residents of all ages in pleasant, tidy surroundings.
Gardabaer uses Centara´s ERP connector and input system to integrated with their current financial and accounting system. Items, inventory, staff, tender types and other data, flows seamlessly between the two systems resulting in less errors and more efficiency for employees of the municipality.
We are happy to have Elding – Adventures at Sea as our customer. Elding is a family owned company that offers exciting sea adventure and whale watching tours, from Reykjavik and Akureyri in Iceland.
Elding has a requirement for a reliable retail system that can run in a distributed environment, on land or on sea. With Centara intelligent retail cloud server, the system also enables Elding´s staff to serve their customers in their mobile environment. Elding´s customers are mainly tourists visiting Iceland. Elding operates with a point of sale online or at the dock. Furthermore, Elding runs small shops and café services aboard their whale watching ships to enrich their customer experience.
Rannveig Grétarsdóttir, CEO at Elding says “that the Centara system fits perfectly to Elding´s requirements in their distributed operation. We are excited about next steps and the possibilities to enhance our use of Centara system further in our sales and at the same time reducing cost.”
As of November 2017, Varda Capital as one of the largest investment fonds in Iceland, took part in the Company’s share increase and thereby becoming the largest shareholder in Centara.
Apart from the share increase, Varda Capital brings along considerable contact network and experience.
We are proud that Varda Capital chose Centara as its future investment option in the Retail Solutions.