Darlington-based Agility Systems has won a contract worth 250,000 to provide an advanced supply chain solution to help Morphy Richards track, manage and distribute its electrical products.

Agilitys iLink middleware solution will provide the giant electrical manufacturer with advanced warehouse management, transaction dual cycling, accurate identification and location of stock, and efficient picking processes underpinned by Agility pallet tracking systems.

In addition, Agility will work with Morphy Richards to create a new management marshalling console, which is powered by the iLink solution. The console will allow Morphy Richards to track sales orders at any point within the supply chain.

Morphy Richards is part of Glen Dimplex Group, the world's largest electrical heating business. Founded in 1973, Glen Dimplex Group operates in the worldwide domestic appliance industry, employs 8,500 staff and has an annual turnover of 1.5 billion.

Agility Systems specialises in ERP systems integration and has extensive knowledge of warehouse efficiency, logistics and information management. Established in 1995, the firm implements these solutions to a wide range of clients all over the world. It also supplies warehouse optimisation solutions, efficiency monitoring and full transaction controls. Agility also specialises in supply chain execution over multiple ERP systems including GEAC, JD Edwards and BPCS.

Simon Storey, business development director at Agility, explains: This very important contract win will assist Morphy Richards in a very complex logistical operation. We will be able to give the company increased visibility over its extensive range of stock and real-time control over transactions.

Trevor Burrows, IT Director at Morphy Richards adds: We already have an effective logistics system in place but with Agilitys expertise we can process our stock movements and track our stock far more effectively. We look forward to working with Agility on other areas of our business and Im sure the partnership will be a long and successful one for both parties.

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