telent Selects TECSYS-Signs an Initial Agreement in Excess of One Million CAD Dollars

MONTREAL, June 5, 2007 - TECSYS Inc. (TSX: TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company announced today that telent plc (LSE: TLNT), a leading provider of technology services in the UK, has signed a five-year agreement with TECSYS, the initial value of which is 458,000 British Pounds (over one million Canadian Dollars). telent selected TECSYS' EliteSeries distribution and warehouse management software (WMS) and services to drive new process improvements in the company's commitments to its clients and achieve improved lead times in a highly sensitive contractual environment.

"We selected TECSYS because of their excellent proven product that matches our long term requirements," stated Alan Gillespie, telent telco services. "TECSYS possesses in-depth knowledge and experience in the WMS sector, backed by strong customer references. We are delighted with this partnership; moving forward, TECSYS is the right size and type of company for a long-term relationship with telent."

telent employs some 2,000 people, 1,500 of whom are field staff. The company supplies a broad range of communications support services to telecommunications operators, as well as to large enterprises and public sector agencies in the UK, Ireland and Germany. telent customers include: Tube Lines, Ericsson, Cable & Wireless, the Highways Agency, Network Rail, Die Bahn, Toll Collect and BT (British Telecom), with whom telent has long-term agreements for such major contracts as:

Nationwide electronic motorway toll system in Germany

BT's national telephone network

The supply of equipment and services for the renewal and maintenance of Network Rail's communication infrastructure Peter Brereton, President and CEO of TECSYS Inc. commented: "telent is the kind of quality organization that we are forging partnerships with to build the foundation for TECSYS Europe. This agreement represents another move forward in our business development initiatives and a clear testimony of TECSYS' acceptance by European customers. We are delighted with this partnership and welcome telent to the TECSYS family of customers."

The EliteSeries WMS (Warehouse Management System) application will be hosted by TECSYS in Montreal, Canada, and will initially be deployed in an 81,000 square foot Contract Marshalling Centre at Chase Point Coventry, UK, which is managed by telent. It will be used to control the receipt, storage, pick pack and shipment of both telent and customer-owned inventory for deployment on customer premises by telent's installation and commissioning teams. The deployment of TECSYS EliteSeries will provide telent with the ability to:

Improve inventory accuracy

Maximise warehouse space utilisation

Drive new process improvement initiatives in the warehouse and distribution activities

Enable the warehouse to offer transactional billing to customers

Offer new and existing customers improved lead times

Enhance telent third party logistics service offering

About telent plc

telent plc supplies a broad range of telecommunication and IT network services to enterprises, equipment vendors, public sector organisations and network operators in the UK, Ireland and Germany, leveraging its accumulated knowledge of customers' networks, its expert field force, its scale and reputation for quality.

The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol TLNT. Additional information about telent plc can be found at


TECSYS is a leading supply chain management software provider that delivers powerful enterprise distribution, warehouse and transportation logistics software solutions. The company's customers include about 800 mid-size and Fortune 1000 corporations in healthcare, giftware, office products, third-party logistics, and general wholesale high-volume distribution markets. TECSYS' shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TCS.

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