New Luxury Property Implements Industry-Leading Inventory and Procurement
BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 10 /CNW/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a
leading provider of innovative IT solutions, including specifically-designed
hospitality industry solutions, announced today that MGM Grand Macau in Macau,
China has selected the Materials Management System (MMS) inventory and
procurement solution from Agilysys to streamline operations, increase
efficiency and reduce costs at the new 600-room luxury property, which is
scheduled to open in December 2007.
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Recognized as the hospitality industry's leading inventory and
procurement system, the MMS solution automates the entire procurement process
-- from food and beverage to general property materials -- and provides a fast
and measurable return on investment by reducing labor costs and waste and
eliminating time-consuming and error-prone paper documents. With MMS, tasks
that once took hours or days can be completed with the click of a mouse,
enabling buyers to focus on the strategic elements of the purchasing process.
The scaleable software system includes modules for bar coding, inventory, menu
& recipe analysis, nutritional analysis, purchasing and retail.
"In a highly competitive market like Macau, hotels that want to gain a
competitive advantage need technology that allows them to work smarter and
more efficiently," said Tina Stehle, senior vice president and general
manager, Agilysys Hospitality Solutions. "The Materials Management System
streamlines the entire inventory and procurement operation and enables buyers
to make more intelligent purchasing decisions. Hotels that use the system can
expect to conserve resources and increase profitability, both immediately and
in the long run."
About Agilysys, Inc.
Agilysys is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions to corporate
and public-sector customers, with special expertise in select markets,
including retail and hospitality. The company uses technology -- including
hardware, software and services -- to help customers resolve their most
complicated IT needs. The company possesses expertise in enterprise
architecture and high availability, infrastructure optimization, storage and
resource management, identity management and business continuity; and provides
industry-specific software, services and expertise to the retail and
hospitality markets. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., Agilysys operates
extensively throughout North America, with additional sales offices in the
United Kingdom and China. For more information, visit http://www.agilysys.com.
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