February 29th, 2012, Guildford, UK – Currie European Transport has signed a multi-year agreement to implement the well-proven Kewill Transport. The solution will enable Currie’s to better plan and manage full loads, part loads and groupage as their business expands, improving customer service and operating efficiencies. Currie European is a major logistics service provider that operates over 700 trucks and trailers across Western Europe on behalf of its clients and has operations in France, the Netherlands as well as the UK.
Currie European has grown rapidly since being founded in 1977 and is committed to the use of technology to ensure consistent delivery performance and high customer satisfaction. The Kewill solution was selected after the evaluation of a number of major transport management systems providers. The Kewill Transport solution will be utilised throughout Currie European’s entire multi-country operations, which Kewill’s Managed Services will deliver as a hosted solution across the UK, the Netherlands and France.
Kewill has a strong focus on the logistics sector and a history of successfully delivering transport and logistics solutions across the globe. Kewill Transport has a strong international pedigree and leverages on experience from hundreds of successfully delivered projects. Kewill’s Managed Services team has extensive experience hosting solutions for local, international and global logistics clients.
Steve Walls, Business Systems Director at Currie European, comments, “We are in a dynamic industry and experiencing strong growth which requires our business to be agile whilst meeting our customers’ demands and the constant pressure on controlling our costs. We need to invest in technology to differentiate. We have outgrown our existing transport management system and the Kewill solution will provide a robust and proven platform that we can deploy quickly to help us meet and exceed the demands of our customers, as well as drive greater efficiencies within our daily operations.”
Jacquie Boast, COO EMEA at Kewill, states, “Currie European is a well established and much respected logistics service provider and we are delighted that they have chosen Kewill for their multi-country deployment of Kewill Transport. When compared to our competitors, it was clear that Kewill Transport has the deep functionality required by Currie European and will provide them with the expertise and ability to operate efficiently and effectively support customer base from their operational centres within the UK Netherlands and France as well as help drive future expansions plans. Currie European’s decision to have their Kewill Transport solution delivered as a fully managed hosted system via our Managed Services Team further leverages on our experience and reputation for hosting critical customer systems on a regional and global basis. We are very pleased to welcome Currie European as a client to Kewill.”
About Currie European
From a head office located in Dumfries, South Scotland, Currie European provides logistics and transport services across Western Europe. Its depot network extends to France and Holland as well as covering the length and breadth of the UK.
Currie has a substantial asset base, operating in excess of 700 trucks and trailers on behalf of its clients. Able to move consignments from a single pallet to a full load, Currie also offers a range of added-value logistics services. These include airfreight transport solutions, warehousing and facilities management as well as integrated logistics for the furniture industry.
Long term partnerships are at the heart of the Currie European business. Arrangements with clients, suppliers and other logistics service providers all form important parts of the Currie strategy.
Currie clients benefit from the power of its state-of-the-art information systems. All deliveries are satellite tracked, providing clients with total visibility and peace of mind.
About Kewill plc
Kewill is a leading provider of technology solutions that enable Logistics Service Providers and Shippers to move goods domestically and across international and global borders. Our products empower companies to connect and optimise the performance of their local, international and global transport and logistics operations. Kewill delivers world-class software in the areas of freight forwarding, customs and export compliance, parcel shipping, transportation & warehousing, eCommerce and B2B integration. Our customers rely on our innovative software and extensive domain knowledge to improve their business processes, information exchange and management visibility to drive revenue growth, deliver cost savings, improve profitability and meet the changing needs of their customers.
Established in 1972, Kewill has over 7,000 customers around the world including Bayer, Black & Decker, Damco, DHL, Hankyu Hanshin, Hitachi, Ingersoll Rand, Mothercare, UPS, Scott’s & Co., TNT and WaverleyTBS.