MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) -TECSYS Inc. (TSX:TCS), an industry-leading supply chain management software company, announced today that the LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario) has selected TECSYS' warehouse and distribution management software solutions to automate the LCBO's Specialty Services distribution operation, and further enhance its service to customers.

With some 18,000 products and 2010-2011 sales of $4.55 billion, the LCBO is Canada's largest retailer of wine, spirits and beer. It is also one of the world's largest purchasers of beverage alcohol, buying wine, spirits and beer from more than 70 countries for Ontario consumers and licensees.

Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, the LCBO operates some 617 stores and various other outlets across Ontario, as well as five regional warehouse facilities. This integrated distribution and retailing network makes quality domestic and imported products regularly available to its customers.

In addition to its 617 stores, the LCBO also operates Specialty Services through which customers can obtain beverage alcohol products that are not readily available through stores or the LCBO Vintages website.

Hugh Kelly, Senior Vice-President, Information Technology at LCBO stated: "In the last decade or so, our Specialty Services operation has grown steadily, and has become more complex with changes in the consignment business. We needed to support the product movement with a commercially-proven software technology. TECSYS came highly recommended because of its robust software and people expertise."

About the LCBO

The LCBO is a provincial government enterprise employing some 7,000 people and operates more than 600 stores across Ontario supplied by five regional distribution centres. The LCBO makes more than 18,000 products available to Ontario consumers through stores, special order programs, online and catalogues. LCBO is Canada's largest retailer of wine, spirits and beer with sales in 2010-11 exceeding $4.55 billion.


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 more than 500 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.

TECSYS' integrated suite of supply chain execution applications are warehouse-centric and its warehouse management software is complemented by distribution management software, transportation management software and business intelligence solutions that enable customers to seamlessly execute order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay processes without barriers.

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, 2010. These documents have been filed with the Canadian securities commissions and are available on our website ( and on SEDAR (

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