Gatekeeper Business Solutions, a Labor Management System, Celebrates 12 Year Relationship with HDW

Deerfield Beach, Fla. August 23, 2011 – Gatekeeper Business Solutions, a leading provider of a proprietary labor management system announced its 12 year relationship with HDW, Inc.

Online PR News – 24-August-2011 – – Hardware Distribution Warehouses, Inc. was formed from the merger of three companies in November 1994. The predecessor companies were South States, Inc of Shreveport, LA, Henderson & Baird Company, Greenwood, MS and Higginbotham-Pearlstone Hardware Company, Dallas, TX. South States acquired Henderson & Baird in 1984 and Higginbotham-Pearlstone in 1994 and operated both as wholly owned subsidiaries until merging them on November 1, 1994, into South States. At the same time, South States changed its name to Hardware Distribution Warehouses, Inc., more commonly known as HDW, Inc.

This merger and name change were a result of the parent company being purchased by an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. The ESOP funded the purchase with loans through local banking institutions. As the loans were repaid, employees earned stock shares as part of an employee benefit plan.

HDW has employed Gatekeeper Business Solutions labor management system since 1999, which includes Gatekeeper’s proprietary time and attendance and payroll processing applications.

“We are privileged to have provided HDW a system and support that has met their needs during the past 12 years of growth and economic change” said Peter Dehlinger, President, Gatekeeper Business Solutions, Inc. “With continued emphasis on superior client support, and development of our next generation .net version, Gatekeeper is constantly striving to exceed HDW’s expectations and future requirements.”

Gatekeeper Business Solutions helps mid-level private and public sector companies manage labor costs and maximize profits. Their user-friendly, cost effective, web enabled labor management system provides everything a company needs to gain a competitive edge in today’s marketplace. Gatekeeper Business Solutions proprietary labor management software tools include time and attendance, integrated payroll, scheduling and data collection devices.

About Gatekeeper Business Solutions, Inc.
Gatekeeper Business Solutions, Inc., a labor management systems company, offers a proprietary suite of software tools (LMS) that includes time and attendance, scheduling, integrated payroll processing, and human resources for midlevel private and public sector companies. The company has provided a broad range of technology based solutions to manage labor costs to over 600 clients nationally. For more information, please visit the company’s web site at