Powell Christensen Chooses iRely for Integrated Software Solution

Published in CSP Daily News

Wash.-based petroleum distributor to implement fully integrated petroleum solution

GRANDVIEW, Wash. -- Powell Christensen Inc., dba R.E. Powell Distributors, recently forged a partnership with iRely LLC, a leading developer of commodity software solutions, to implement a fully integrated, single software solution across the company.

iRely provides software for physical commodities including petroleum distributors. It serves more than 400 commodity processors, traders, distributors and manufacturers in more than 12 countries from its headquarters in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Powell Christensen is a diversified company with major interests in fuel, lubricant and propane distribution, convenience stores, truckstops, automobile sales and real estate. It services the states of the Pacific Northwest, Alaska and portions of Canada, including more than 300 retail dealer sites in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

The company is based in Grandview, Wash., and it is currently ranked as the 14th largest privately owned company in the state of Washington.

"We're very pleased to partner with such a well-known and respected industry leader like Powell Christensen Inc.," said Pete Schmidt, business unit leader at iRely. "We knew that this partnership would present us with an opportunity to showcase the full capabilities of iRely, as well as help Powell Christensen Inc. provide the best service possible to all their customers across Washington."