SLGA Selects TECSYS' Warehouse and Distribution Management Solutions
MONTREAL, December 12, 2012 — TECSYS Inc. (TSX: TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company, announced today that SLGA (Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority) has selected TECSYS' warehouse and distribution management software solutions to upgrade SLGA's technology platform enabling the organization to pursue its goals of growth, efficiency and improved management of their supply chain.
SLGA operates 79 liquor stores and a Special Order Service throughout Saskatchewan that allows customers to obtain beverage alcohol products not available through SLGA stores. The organization also has contracts with approximately 188 rural businesses to sell beverage alcohol on its behalf, and more than 440 private off-sale outlets throughout Saskatchewan that purchase wine and spirit products through SLGA.
To upgrade its distribution management system, SLGA conducted a rigorous and extensive RFP process to source the best solution aligned with the long-term strategic needs of the organization. In the end, SLGA opted for TECSYS; a decision that represents a balanced function, fit, user friendliness, ongoing support and overall cost of ownership. SLGA were particularly impressed by TECSYS' team of professionals for their experience and expertise.
TECSYS' fully integrated system will upgrades SLGA's legacy technology and will enhance SLGA's capabilities in several key areas; most notably integrated visibility enterprise-wide, improved business intelligence, demand planning and efficient processes that will enable SLGA to reach its business goals.
With SLGA, TECSYS is the supply chain management solutions provider to three of the provincial liquor board authorities in Canada. The Company also provides supply chain management solutions to a number of private distributors and third-party logistics providers of wine, liquor and beverage in Canada and the U.S. TECSYS' integrated suite of supply chain execution applications are warehouse-centric and its warehouse management software is complemented by distribution management software, transportation management software and business intelligence solutions that enable distribution organizations to seamlessly execute order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay processes without barriers.
The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) is a Treasury Board Crown Corporation responsible for the distribution, control and regulation of liquor and most gaming across the province. SLGA achieves this through socially responsible, fair and cost-effective services and programs delivered by employees at its head office and distribution centre in Regina, an office in Saskatoon, 79 liquor stores, 188 rural franchises and a specialty wine store franchise in Regina.
SLGA is the main distributor of, and sole licensing agent for the sale of, beverage alcohol in Saskatchewan. It owns and manages all video lottery terminals (VLTs) and owns and manages the slot machines at six casinos operated by the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA). SLGA licenses and regulates most forms of gaming including: bingo, raffles, casinos, break open tickets and horse racing. SLGA also registers all provincial gaming employees and gaming suppliers.
TECSYS provides transformative supply chain solutions that equip our customers to succeed in a rapidly-changing omni-channel world. TECSYS solutions are built on a true enterprise supply chain platform, and include warehouse management, distribution and transportation management, as well as complete financial management and analytics. Customers running on TECSYS' Supply Chain Platform are confident knowing they can execute, day in and day out, regardless of business fluctuations or changes in technology, they can adapt and scale to any business needs or size, and they can expand and collaborate with customers, suppliers and partners as one borderless enterprise. From demand planning to demand fulfillment, TECSYS puts power into the hands of both front line workers and back office planners, and unshackles business leaders so they can see and manage their supply chains like never before.
TECSYS is the market leader in supply chain solutions for health systems and hospitals. Over 600 mid-size and Fortune 1000 customers trust their supply chains to TECSYS in the healthcare, service parts, third-party logistics, and general wholesale high-volume distribution industries. TECSYS' shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TCS.
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