CX powerhouse for Performance Marketing , E-Commerce and Webshop Design/Development
Munich/Rotterdam, 02. September, 2021: Digital solutions, consulting and software company valantic (www.valantic.com) expands further into Europe by joining forces with ISM eCompany (www.ism.nl), one of the leading full service agencies for digital commerce strategy, online marketing and webshop design in the Netherlands. By entering the Dutch market for the first time, the valantic CX powerhouse will be strengthened by more than 130 ISM digital commerce specialists and online marketing consultants. ISM and valantic combined will serve the overwhelming majority of all relevant e-commerce platforms and technologies such as Magento, Shopware or Spryker. Customers will benefit from digital commerce and consulting services spanning the entire lifecycle from strategy, branding and marketing to development and hosting.
ISM has been the digital commerce specialist in the Netherlands for almost 30 years. With its fully integrated portfolio starting with digital commerce and customer journey optimization and ending with the optimal deployment of online marketing channels, ISM’s rock-solid strategy always serves as the basis for achieving growth objectives on the path to digital transformation. Its customers include distinguished companies such as E-luscious, Primera, Intratuin, Strauss and Lampenlicht.nl.
ISM designs and develops custom-built digital commerce solutions on leading, field-proven platforms such as Magento, Shopware and others. Efficient online marketing and automation strategies designed by ISM guarantee the success of digital commerce platforms both now and in the future. With ISM’s solutions, companies can achieve their desired results at maximum ROI as quickly and smoothly as possible.
ISM’s single-stop offering covers all online marketing disciplines from consulting through to implementation, combined with in-depth technical prowess and complemented with sophisticated end-to-end marketing strategies as well as nearshore and offshore experience. ISM’s marketing services include SEO, SEA, e-mail marketing and marketing automation, conversion optimization, display advertising and social media advertising. ISM has won many awards including the Dutch CRO Award 2020.
The two companies are also culturally a perfect fit. Both companies combine technological expertise with industry knowledge and the human touch. valantic is committed to a holocratic partner model that highly values partner sovereignty and innovative entrepreneurial thinking. More than 1,000 customers place their trust in valantic, including 20 of the 30 companies listed on Germany’s DAX stock index, as well as many leading Swiss and Austrian concerns. With over 1,500 specialized solution consultants and developers, and sales exceeding EUR 210 million, valantic is represented in 22 locations in Germany, and internationally at 11 locations, now also including ISM in The Netherlands.
“We have been looking for a partner who would allow us to preserve our DNA while simultaneously sharing our vision of serving as a single source provider for our customers in order to maximize their digital commerce success. We wanted a partner who could complement our expertise and help us achieve the ultimate goal of further expanding our customer base and services portfolio. With valantic we are delighted to have found this perfect partner”, emphasizes ISM CEO, Niek Bosua. “With ISM, we’ve acquired a new partner that expands our business to the Netherlands for the first time and that further strengthens our expertise and solution competence in the areas of digital commerce design and development and end-to-to-end marketing automation. Both our multinational as well as our midmarket customers will greatly benefit from this new partnership, which is just a first step of expanding our business activities to the Netherlands,” explains valantic CEO and Partner, Holger von Daniels.