Alacrity to Provide Strategic Technology Consulting Services to Worldwide Chain Stores

October 2014

Alacrity Technologies is pleased to announce their latest strategic technology consulting assignment. Alacrity will provide strategic consulting services to Worldwide Chain Stores through the provision of a virtual CTO role performed by Dr. Andrew Boake, Alacrity’s Chief Technology Officer, supported by Alacrity’s CEO, Eric Veldboer, and Alacrity’s Java Competency Lead, Alessio Harri.

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 30-year period.

Under this arrangement, Alacrity will have specific responsibility for the architecture of the next generation supply chain solutions provided by WCS. This assignment cements an even stronger relationship between the two companies. Dr. Boake comments, “I am excited about being part of introducing systems into WCS’ clients that will enable them to become an integral part of the next generation supply chain, where integration, easy configuration, and visualization of key parameters of a complex environment are becoming increasingly important.”

CEO Joshila Makan is equally excited about the appointment and looks forward to the continuing success of the company and the added value Dr Boake will bring. Joshila reflects, “Andrew has considerable experience in all aspects of IT and has brought positive business change across numerous sectors. His appointment underpins our ambition to transform, modernise and grow the business going forward. I am delighted to welcome him to the team.”

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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.