Versatile Mobile Systems (Canada) Inc.
TSX VENTURE : VMS

Versatile Mobile Systems (Canada) Inc.

May 24, 2005 03:15 ET

Edward Dillon & Company Ltd. Selects Versatile's Sales Supervisor™ Software

WOKING, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCMatthews - May 24, 2005) - Versatile Mobile Systems (Canada) Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VMS), today announced that Edward Dillon & Company Ltd., based in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, will be implementing Versatile's Sales Supervisor™ software to help execute its field sales and merchandising requirements.

The Sales Supervisor™ implementation will begin in Dublin during the month of July 2005. A pilot will be carried out in August 2005 following which it will be rolled-out to field based representatives by January 2006.

Sales Supervisor™ will be used to fulfill a number of specific requirements including; taking orders, carrying out detailed surveys, managing price and product promotions and guiding field based representatives on particular targets while at the client site. The system will also allow the representative to manage detailed customer information, create new business and show multi-media presentations to help push particular promotions.

Tom Duffy, Commercial Director at Edward Dillon & Company Ltd. stated that "The Versatile solution will give us the ability to capture all the data needed to make much better informed decisions."

Versatile has been increasing its presence in Ireland, having been awarded contracts with Cadbury Ireland and Diageo (owners of Guinness). Ireland has become a leading player in seeking out the benefits of new technologies. Larry Oliver, Managing Director, International Sales at Versatile noted that "Edward Dillon & Company Ltd are a forward thinking company that has both the desire and the technical expertise to make full use of the powerful tools available in Sales Supervisor™."

Sales Supervisor™ will be fully integrated with the back office system of Wellington Computer Service, known as LiquiStat. Sales Supervisor™ has the ability to integrate with this system and also to communicate with business intelligence software to create detailed reports. These were some of the key requirements that had to be met.

About Edward Dillon & Company Ltd.

Edward Dillon & Company Ltd. has a long history as suppliers of quality wines and spirits to the wholesale and retail trade in Ireland. The company exclusively represents many leading International brands including Hennessy, Bacardi, Jack Daniels and Southern Comfort. It also represents many of the outstanding wineries of the world, such as Wolf Blass of Australia, Fetzer of California, Bolla of Italy and Meffre of France. Edward Dillon's involvement with the Irish hotel industry also includes the free customer service of a wine list consultation provided by Alan Crowley, the first Irish Master of Wine and one of only 220 Masters of Wine worldwide. Additional information is available at: http://www.edwarddillonco.ie.

About Versatile

Versatile provides mobile business solutions that enable companies to improve sales, marketing and distribution of their products. By using Versatile's technology, companies in the consumer packaged goods, and transportation industries have gained the benefits of supply chain visibility, shortened fulfillment cycles and improved customer satisfaction. Versatile's international customer list includes Cadbury Schweppes, Albertsons, Michaels, Nordstrom, K&L Distributors, and Kellogg. Versatile's Perfect Order division provides information technology services for the implementation, maintenance and security of mission-critical computing environments. Perfect Order has the ability to architect solutions involving both proprietary and third party components. Customers include Motorola, Tyco (AMP), Comcast, Adelphia Communications, Time Warner(AOL), Mellon Financial, HSBC, Astra Zeneca, and Bristol Meyers Squibb.

Additional information is available at http://www.versatilemobile.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This document may contain forward-looking statements relating to Versatile Mobile Systems' consolidated operations or to the environment in which it operates, which are based on Versatile Mobile Systems' consolidated operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict or are beyond Versatile Mobile Systems' control. A number of important factors including those set forth in other public filings could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward looking statements. Consequently readers should not place any undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. In addition, these forward looking statements relate to the date on which they are made. Versatile Mobile Systems disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Contact Information

  • Versatile Mobile Systems (Canada) Inc.
    John Hardy
    Chairman and CEO
    1-800-262-1633 or from Europe 011-425-778-8577
    or
    Versatile Mobile Systems (Canada) Inc.
    Fraser Atkinson
    CFO
    (604) 683-2915, ext. 214
    http://www.versatilemobile.com