Two Major Caterpillar® Dealers Select TECSYS' WMS Solution to Manage Their Parts Distribution and Improve Customer Service

MONTREAL, May 30, 2007 - TECSYS Inc. (TSX: TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company announced today the addition to its customer base of two major Caterpillar Dealers in the U.S., solidifying the company's position in this market as a strategic partner and enabling those dealers to handle Caterpillar's 20/20 initiative. The two organizations are:

A Caterpillar Dealer with 28 branches and 1400 employees in the northeastern part of the U.S.

A Caterpillar Dealer with 12 branches and 400 employees in the south-central part of the U.S.

Both organizations needed to move away from their labour-intensive logistics operations and acquire a warehouse management system compatible with the Caterpillar Dealer environment. Of equal importance was their need for a system that provided clear visibility across their enterprises and supported, in real-time, their vital customer services operations.

The two dealers' decisions were partially based on two customer referrals, the latter being from Milton CAT, TECSYS' latest implementation in the Caterpillar Dealer environment. In addition to these referrals, the two organizations were convinced by TECSYS' unique capabilities, which include:

TECSYS' EliteSeries for IBM System i, a proven product in the Caterpillar Dealer environment and its integration to the Dealers' Business System (DBS)
Expertise in distribution and specific experience in Caterpillar Dealers' operations
Know-how to be able to plug into the IBM System i legacy system
Ability to integrate the EliteSeries for IBM System i with automated material handling devices such as conveyors, put-to lights and carousels.
Technology that provides full visibility, in real-time, as to what is happening in the entire organization

TECSYS' EliteSeries WMS for IBM System i, in addition to its vast WMS functionality, includes advanced kitting with multi-level bills of materials and work orders, enhanced pallet and load building, wave picking, as well as TMS courier integration for major providers such as UPS and FedEx. EliteSeries WMS for IBM System i offers a browser-based user interface, new queries on key reporting indicators using iTopia(TM) (TECSYS' tool for transforming data into knowledge), proof of delivery applications, Web-based order life cycle tracking and tracing, a flexible third-party billing component and versatile activity-based costing.


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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