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Success Story

Ska Brewing

With Ekos in place, Ska can focus more on an overall strategy for continual growth. Leaving all the mind-boggling details to Ekos to handle.

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  • 1995 Ska opened their doors
  • 63 Employees
  • 22 Distributors
  • You can find Ska beer in 4 countries

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  • 11 States served via distribution
  • 36K+ Barrels produced in 2017
  • 12% Annual Growth over 13 years

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Ska Brewing isn’t new to the brewing game, but each period of growth for them translates to a different learning curve with a new set of complex operations to figure out. They also opted to self-distribute in addition to working with outside distribution companies. While this allows them more control and less financial output, it brings a constant set of hoops they need to jump through and a constant state of perplexity concerning behind-the-scenes operations. They needed a clear financial reporting system, as well as a system that could account for all the day to day nuances of their business.

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Their strength lies in diving deep into each of their distribution markets. Cautious of expanding too quickly without understanding a market, identify who they’re selling to and what those people are looking for. Focusing on future strategy, made them realize daily brewery operations tasks were keeping sales at arm’s length. Enter Ekos – stepping in to organize Ska Brewing’s sales, allowing them to get back to managing their brewing.

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Ska Brewing has implemented the Ekos platform, allowing them to transition their sales system into an easy to view and use brewery management software. Doing the legwork for them, so they’re set up and ready to rock. With Ekos in place, Ska Brewing can focus more on an overall strategy for continual growth. Leaving all the mind-boggling details to Ekos to handle. Keeping them prepared to continue moving forward with new ideas and future plans!