Alacrity Agrees on Offshore Development Contract with Worldwide Chain Stores

October 2014

Alacrity, a leading South African-based software services and solutions company, is pleased to announce that it has agreed on a long-term arrangement with Worldwide Chain Stores for the provision of offshore development services.

Worldwide Chain Stores

Worldwide Chain Stores

Worldwide Chain Stores (WCS) is an internationally recognised provider of software solutions and services, dedicated to improving the performance and profitability of an organisation’s supply chain. Specialising in warehouse management, procurement and labour management solutions, WCS has an enviable history in providing world-class solutions to large organisations in North America, Europe and Africa over a 48-year period.

As part of the agreement, Alacrity will provide technology direction, enterprise and solution architecture services and a full service set across the entire systems development life cycle (SDLC) for WCS’ warehouse management and procurement solutions.

“Alacrity has both the ambition and capability to be a recognised provider of offshore software solution services. Our expertise within our chosen competencies is comparable to anyone,” says Eric Veldboer, Alacrity’s CEO. “We are very excited about the partnership with WCS and the long-term value it will bring both organisations.”

Joshila Makan, CEO of Worldwide Chain Stores, is equally excited about the partnership: “With the launch of WCS’ next-generation technology platform, CSnx, it was vital that we invested in access to the right skills, expertise and experience. We chose Alacrity for their innovation, thought-leadership and expert capabilities in our chosen technologies.”

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Alacrity Technologies

Alacrity Technologies is a privately held software company that provides services and crafts software solutions to fit a specific business and technology domain. For more than a decade, Alacrity has provided the South African financial services and retail industries with exceptional software solutions, strategic services and IT resources.