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February 10, 2016

Brands Africa selects Cquential for Cloud-based warehouse management

Cquential's WMS facilitates reduced operating costs; real time stock accuracy; tighter control; efficiency and accurate first time deliveries

Brands Africa selects Cquential for Cloud-based warehouse management

Cquential's WMS facilitates reduced operating costs; real time stock accuracy; tighter control; efficiency and accurate first time deliveries

Johannesburg Wednesday 10th February, 2016: Following a rigorous evaluation process Brands Africa has chosen Cquential's warehouse management solution
(WMS) to run its extensive warehouse facility.

Brands Africa is a leading distributor of FMCG products to the Central African Region. Based in Zimbabwe, the company boasts many years'
experience of successful trading in under developed markets, and turbulent environments. Brands Africa represents both local and international companies with strong brands providing leverage and recognition in these emerging markets.

Brands Africa CEO, Peter Tselentis, reveals the company engaged the services of an external supply chain consultant to assist with the process of finding a suitable WMS.

"We appreciated Cquential's pragmatic and open approach that included advising us to take a phased approach to roll out as opposed to implementing the comprehensive solution in one go - thereby giving us better control and change management ability. This highlighted Cquential's real understanding of effecting change in an operational environment."

He confirms that the implementation of the Cquential solution will improve stock accuracy, enhance Brands Africa's customer service and result in dramatic reduction in order turnaround times.

"It was refreshing to have advice from a potential supplier that was utterly focused on deploying the right solution for our company and the most successful roll-out methodology," adds Tselentis.

Cquential WMS for the cloud is the only cloud based WMS that has been completely developed in SA and is uniquely positioned to leverage what is happening in supply chain with the global trend towards a move to cloud.

Cquential CEO, Steve Mallaby notes the company's WMS, enables companies to manage all the elements of the warehouse essentially transforming it to become an integral part of the supply chain. "It has been developed to be an easy to deploy, cost effective warehouse management system that empowers businesses to effectively manage inventory, and drive integration plus collaboration across the supply chain," says Mallaby.

Mallaby confirms that Cquential's cloud based WMS facilitates operating cost reductions; provides real time stock accuracy and visibility, tighter control and efficiency, and accurate first time deliveries with fewer customer returns.

"The delivery of these mission critical improvements to Brands Africa's warehouse management capability translated into Cquential being a unique fit for the company's WMS requirements."

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About Cquential:

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Cquential Solutions is a software development and services company that provides complete solutions for Supply Chain and Warehouse Management.

Cquential WMS - our sophisticated Cloud Warehouse Management solution, has been developed in-house by our team of highly experienced warehouse and IT management experts. Cquential's globally competitive technology enables companies to transform their warehouses into strategic assets thus becoming an integral part of the supply chain. We work with customers to design and implement flexible, scalable, warehouse solutions that enable them to
rapidly respond to ever changing operational needs. Our solutions -
successfully deployed in South Africa and around the world - are suited to multiple warehouse environments from small to multi-national corporations and across multiple sectors from manufacturing, retail, chemical, food and beverage, to pharmaceuticals and logistics.

For further information log onto: www.cquential.com

Contact details:

Cquential:

Tel: +27 11 236 4360/Fax: +27 11 236 4361

Email: info@cquential.com

Blain Communications

Deirdre Blain

Mobile: +27 83 230 5522

E: blain@iafrica.com

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