|By Marketwired .||
|August 7, 2014 08:01 AM EDT||
MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/14 -- TECSYS Inc. (TSX: TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company, announced today that Accelerated Christian Education (A.C.E.), a TECSYS customer since the mid-nineties, has extended its partnership with TECSYS to modernize its technology; upgrading the full suite of its software applications to TECSYS' Java-based platform for a seamless end-to-end management of its supply chain.
For close to 20 years, A.C.E. has been relying on TECSYS' supply chain management software to deliver some 4,000 educational products to primarily schools in over 140 countries. The company distributes curriculum, training and educational supplies directly to students at home and to thousands of schools on six continents. The number of schools using A.C.E.'s curriculum has grown from a handful in the early seventies to several thousand today.
Dr. Gregory D. Mutsch, Executive Director of Business Administration at A.C.E., commented: "A strong ethical partnership and dependable supply chain platform are two great reasons to stay the course with TECSYS. At this juncture of our development, we could have looked at other supply chain software providers. TECSYS' integrity, professionalism and commitment to us, individually and to our business, are the glue that clearly cemented our partnership for years to come. Moving forward, we see TECSYS as the one-stop shop for our supply chain matters where everything that we do is under the TECSYS umbrella."
From its beginning, A.C.E. has maintained high standards and remained committed to setting children on a path for success. The goal is the same today: to prepare children for the world and give them the academic and spiritual tools necessary to achieve their God-given potential.
Founded in 1970 by Dr. and Mrs. Donald Howard, Accelerated Christian Education is an organization that starts Christian schools and produces academic K-12 Christian school curriculum. Dr. Howard opened the first school with 45 students to use the A.C.E. program in Garland, Texas. By 1971, A.C.E. had added six new schools and by 1980 there were over 3,000 Christian schools in the United States associated with A.C.E. Today there are thousands of schools and many thousands of homeschools in over 140 different countries worldwide that use the A.C.E. programs.
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 over 600 mid-size and Fortune 1000 corporations in healthcare, heavy equipment, third-party logistics, and general wholesale high-volume distribution industries. 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, 2014. 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 © TECSYS Inc. 2014. All names, trademarks, products, and services mentioned are registered or unregistered trademarks of their respective owners.
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