Simply Ice

Simply Ice is a family-owned business that has been providing packaged ice to the South Australian market operating since 2007. Since inception, the company has built up a solid reputation as a supplier of 5kg and 10kg bags of ice, as well as bulk ice, to a range of customers including the metro chemical, hospitality, and food manufacturing industries, and retail stores.

Lustre J is a premier wholesaler of fashion, accessories and jewellery based in Melbourne, Victoria. Positioned as one of the key players in the Australian wholesale market, the company sources handcrafted jewellery from Turkey, Seychelles, Montana USA, South Africa, and the Philippines. Arkin Kavaz, founder and managing director, started the business in 2011. Whilst small in size, the company’s reach has grown considerably since inception and supplies stock to retailers across Australia.

Frankho Foods - Food case study

Based in Malaga, Western Australia, Frankho Foods is a food manufacturing and wholesale business that supplies a range of 500 products including nuts, dried fruit, beans, pulses and confectionary to retailers in Western Australia. Fouad Khoury, Frankho Foods founder and director, has been running the business since its inception in 1998. What started as a one-man business now employs 40 people, including six sales reps and three drivers. The company has been using Mobileezy since 2008, and runs Mobileezy Enterprise along with MYOB Account Right Live. 

Premium Allsands and Premium Waste Management is a waste and sand extraction business based in Waroona, WA. Whilst the business has been in operation for a number of years, it was taken over by Budi and Kristy Sumich and Ryan and Joanne Murphy – two dedicated couples who saw great potential in the local business – in October 2014. Since then, the two couples have been making changes to improve the business’s efficiency and success.

I have been providing bookkeeping services and business advice to my clients for a number of years. The last three years, however, have been a game changer in this industry with the introduction of affordable and amazing efficiency solutions - predominantly in the form of cloud-integration packages. For a while now, my clients have been asking me how I could help them to incorporate their ideas with new technology. I was driven to find a solution that would satisfy both their needs and my inquisitive nature. I chose Mobileezy following a demonstration of its functions.

Huon Plumbing is a small family-run business based in Huonville, Tasmania. Brian Kruse is the Manager and the plumbing business was originally started by his father. Huon Plumbing performs mainly residential plumbing work with much of its business being derived from real estate agencies. The business has three vans out on the road servicing clients and one part-time administration staff person (Brian’s mother) in the office. The company has been using Mobileezy for many years and now runs Mobileezy Business along with MYOB Account Right Live.

Tool and Machinery Sales (TMS) is a family-owned business that has been operating for 22 years. As the name suggests, the company sells and distributes tools and machinery to the engineering and construction sector through its retail store, online store and mobile van sales. It has a large number of product lines which include different metals, tools and inserts. TMS is a small business with two sales representatives in Queensland who service the whole of Australia.

Aussie Ice Ventures

Aussie Ice Ventures manufactures and distributes packaged ice to retail service stations, convenience stores, hotels and supermarkets throughout the greater Melbourne metropolitan area, and country areas between Lakes Entrance and Geelong in Victoria. They are a high transaction company with a low net return per invoice, with average invoices typically amounting to less than $30.00. The packaged ice is typically delivered to customers in 5kg and 10kg bags by a team of 15 drivers. The drivers are responsible for the delivery of stock, payments, and paper-based invoicing.