Northeast-based Agility Systems has won a major contract to provide specialist software solutions to Westcon Group, one of Europes leading IT distribution companies.
The Agile Logistics Suite, which will be implemented over the next six months, will be installed at Westcons distribution centres at four European sites: two in the UK, one in Germany and one in Holland, to improve the efficiency of the companys operations and supply chain management.
Agility Systems specialises in ERP systems enhancements to extend functionality in warehousing and logistics. Established in 1995, the firm implements these solutions to a wide range of clients all over the world and has extensive knowledge of warehouse efficiency, logistics and information management as well as supplying warehouse optimisation solutions, efficiency monitoring and full transaction controls. The company also specialises in supply chain execution over multiple ERP systems including SAP, JD Edwards, Navision, INFOR System 21and BPCS.
Westcon is a specialty distributor of advanced technology products, presenting a range of services, support programs, training, and additional tools to help make its customers more profitable and competitive in advanced technology markets. The distributors portfolio comprises products from some of the world's leading security, network and communications equipment vendors, including Cisco, Avaya, Nortel, Juniper and Polycom.
The Agile Logistic Suite purchased by Westcon will help automate certain processes, improving accuracy and overall efficiency--which in turn will benefit Westcons growing customer base.
Geoff Clarkson, European Logistics Director for Westcon Group European Operations said: In a fast-paced and highly competitive industry like IT distribution, we are always looking for tools that help us drive value to our customer community. The Agile Logistics Suite from Agility improves automation capabilities, helping us efficiencies for both Westcon and its customers.
Simon Storey, General Manager of Agility Systems, said: At Agility we aim to provide logistical excellence through software innovation, something which fits extremely well with Westcons position as an industry leader. We have been working very closely with the firm over the past few months to deliver a system which is right for them and I am confident they will see the benefits in a surprisingly short period of time.