VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACL today announced that Alsco Inc., a leader in the linen and uniform rental services industry, has selected cloud-based ACL™ GRC as a solution to simplify the audit management process and increase collaboration among teams throughout the company's 140 branches worldwide.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, Alsco specializes in providing business solutions that include the rental services for linens, uniforms, and hygiene products across a wide range of industries, such as healthcare, food processing, restaurant, automotive, and industrial.
Alsco was in search of an integrated system to manage the audit team's working papers electronically, as opposed to working through shared drives and various documents, which created a complex and unmanageable workflow. ACL's cloud-based solution proved to be attractive, as it enables individuals on different teams, spread across various locations, to complete work using the same templates and archive information within a single, comprehensive system.
"The big influencers in our decision to build the relationship with ACL included the easy implementation, cloud-based software, which allows our auditors to work using their mobile devices, and the fact that we didn't have to make a substantial hardware purchase or heavily invest in IT," said Brandie Llewelyn, Information Systems Audit Manager at Alsco. "With little time or effort, all of our team members will be able to immediately and vastly improve the sophistication of their audit management."
ACL GRC helps organizations build a lean program framework that is easy to implement and can be used by an assortment of departments, including risk management and audit. Once the solution is put into action, it provides users a competitive advantage by enabling teams to achieve a more organized and efficient workflow, regardless of work site location.
"We're finding that many of our customers are not only becoming increasingly comfortable with the idea of moving business processes into the cloud, but are actually demanding it," said Sean Zuberbier, Vice President, Worldwide Sales at ACL. "It's crucial for a company like Alsco, which has operations around the world, to possess the ability to securely access projects in real-time from any location."
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