telent Selects TECSYS - Signs An Initial Agreement In Excess of One Million CAD Dollars



    MONTREAL, June 5 /CNW Telbec/ - 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 http://www.telent.com

    About TECSYS:
    ------------

    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.

    The statements in this news release relating to matters that are not
historical fact are forward looking statements that are based on management's
beliefs and assumptions. Such statements are not guarantees of future
performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties, including but not
limited to future economic conditions, the markets that TECSYS Inc. serves,
the actions of competitors, major new technological trends, and other factors
beyond the control of TECSYS Inc., which could cause actual results to differ
materially from such statements. More information about the risks and
uncertainties associated with TECSYS Inc.'s business can be found in the MD&A
section of the Company's annual report and annual information form for the
fiscal year ended April 30th, 2006. These documents have been filed with the
Canadian securities commissions and are available on our website
(www.tecsys.com) and on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).

    Copyright (C) TECSYS Inc. 2007. All names, trademarks, products, and
    services mentioned are registered or unregistered trademarks of their
    respective owners.




For further information:

For further information: TECSYS Inc: Solutions and general info:
info@tecsys.com; Investor relations: investor@tecsys.com; TECSYS Inc.,
www.tecsys.com, (514) 866-0001, (800) 922-8649; telent plc: Trade press:
helen@bcspr.co.uk, +44 (0)7809 221 012

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