Harrison, Walker & Harper Unifies Five Companies with Microsoft Dynamics SL

Published: September 10, 2014

About

Founded in 1887, Harrison, Walker & Harper is a family owned enterprise consisting of operating units in construction, logistics and supply chain,capital solutions, and wood manufacturing. Its construction unit is the oldest construction company in the state of Texas, providing design/build general contracting, engineering, and industrial services to clients throughout the southwest. Headquartered in Paris, Texas, Harrison, Walker & Harper's business units include HWH Construction and Industrial Services, Rodgers Wade, We Pack Logistics, the HWH Group, and We Stow.

Business Situation

For over 125 years, Harrison, Walker & Harper (HWH) has built a reputation for quality,value and integrity in the markets it serves. Now in its fifth generation of family ownership, HWH has grown organically and through acquisition. Its family of companies performs services across several business sectors including: full service design/build construction and engineering (HWH); wood manufacturing of high end retail fixtures and casework (Rodgers Wade); site selection and new market tax credit financial services (HWH Group); packaging, warehousing and distribution (We Pack Logistics); and sales and leasing of portable storage containers (We Stow). In 2006, HWH set out to consolidate its back office and create a single suite of teams, systems and people to unify its companies and brands.

Business Benefits

  • More accurate billing and improved AR
  • Supports weekly payroll for over350 employees
  • Unified family of companies with a single, flexible system
  • Centralized accounting and payroll staff
  • Built a foundation for future growth
  • Real time financial analysis and reporting capabilities

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