GuestLogix Inc.
TSX : GXI

GuestLogix Inc.

August 05, 2015 07:00 ET

GuestLogix Announces Strategic Partnership with Enterprise Mobility Provider Comply365

Companies Collaborate to Deliver Integrated Mobile Retailing, Content and Productivity Solutions to the Passenger Travel Industry

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 5, 2015) - GuestLogix Inc. (TSX:GXI), the leading global provider of ancillary-focused merchandising, payment and business intelligence technology to airlines and the passenger industry, today announced a partnership agreement with Comply365, Inc., whereby the Company will offer the Wisconsin-based SaaS provider's document management and productivity solutions with its retailing and mobile point of sale technology for iOS, Android and Windows platforms. The collaboration of these innovative technology companies will allow customers access to a uniquely integrated solution specifically designed for the passenger travel industry. The Company's proven retail solutions for smartphones and tablets will be paired with Comply365's industry leading document management, forms, learning management and compliance management tools, expanding on the capabilities delivered to existing and prospective customers, with a focus on higher return on investment in the tablet and smartphone technologies.

"In collaboration with Comply365, GuestLogix is now providing operators with a single integrated solution for onboard retailing and mobile content that enhances crew productivity, and in turn, the passenger experience," said Brett Proud, GuestLogix President & CEO. "Having previously teamed up for industry events and to support the needs of a customer, we've received overwhelming interest from airlines, rail and bus operators, which has proven there is considerable demand for an integrated offering. The strength of a joint solution has quickly become apparent, making this a highly strategic move that will benefit both companies as well as our customers and partners."

This joint offering combines the expertise of two industry leaders to offer turnkey solutions to the travel & transportation industries, including software solutions, hosting services, payment solutions, business intelligence tools, device management services, smart devices, payment peripherals and device servicing. Together, GuestLogix and Comply365 will enable operators to implement a unified crew support model that translates into cost reductions and improved services, along with access to a single helpdesk, support and service level agreement policies.

"Comply365 consists of a team of innovators and problem solvers with a proven track record of delivering best in enterprise solutions and services for our clients," said Kerry Frank, CEO and Co-Founder of Comply365. "We see the same key attributes and values within GuestLogix, such as passion, drive and perseverance, together with a customer-centric approach. By combining our best in breed solutions, we are able to offer a robust, streamlined retailing and document management solution to the travel industry."

GuestLogix and Comply365 first collaborated as sponsors of the ISPY event in January 2015, where airline crew and management professionals participated in competitions using tablets that were preloaded with GuestLogix' retail platform and crew engagement functionality, including Comply365's feedback forms and manuals. This opportunity showcased to the industry how the combined solution can be leveraged to further enhance retail performance and the passenger experience, and was met with great enthusiasm, highlighting the need for such an integrated solution.

"We're always looking for new ways to improve processes, performance and the bottom line for our customers," said Patrick O'Neill, COO & Managing Director, GuestLogix Business Unit. "Via our unified solution, operators can do away with disparate solutions and vendors, and better equip frontline staff to perform at their best, delivering the highest customer service with minimal confusion and ease of access to information, all from a single platform. We look forward to demonstrating the value and extent to which our joint technology will benefit crew productivity and improve the passenger experience."

GuestLogix and Comply365 are already delivering benefits to operators, having deployed a unified solution across their first joint customer, and with an official partnership now in place, are braced for continued success across all passenger travel sectors.

About Comply365

Comply365 is an innovative software company that helps companies improve efficiency, accelerate productivity, reduce costs and manage compliance with an easy-to-use content distribution platform that makes it easy to access and act on the crucial communications, content, tasks and training employees need to work each day. With mobile applications, business automation, and real-time reporting, clients can work smarter and faster, anywhere, on any device. Founded in 2007, Comply365 has over 300,000 users leveraging its cloud-based solutions and best-in-class customer service. For more information visit www.comply365.com.

About GuestLogix

GuestLogix Inc. (TSX:GXI), is a global leader in comprehensive merchandising, payment and business intelligence technology delivered to the passenger travel industry, both onboard and off-board. Bringing over a decade of expertise as the industry's most trusted onboard transaction processing partner to airlines, rail operators and elsewhere in the passenger travel industry, GuestLogix powers the industry's growing reliance on ancillary revenue generation. Both direct to operators as well as through partnerships with global leaders in catering, duty-free, inflight entertainment and self-service retail experts, the Company provides the payment services touching over 1 billion travelling consumers each year. On December 23, 2014, GuestLogix announced the acquisition of OpenJaw Technologies, a Dublin-based technology company focused on travel retailing innovation in the e-commerce segment. GuestLogix' global headquarters and centre for product innovation is located in Toronto, with regional offices located in Dallas, London, Dublin, Galway, Madrid and Hong Kong, and product innovation labs located in Moncton and Kraków. More information is available at www.guestlogix.com and www.openjawtech.com.

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This news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations, which involve risks and uncertainties associated with GuestLogix' business and the environment in which the business operates. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking, including those identified by the expressions "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate", "expect", "intend", and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company or its management. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts, but reflect GuestLogix' current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under "Risks and Uncertainties" in the Filing Statement filed on May 4, 2015 with the regulatory authorities. GuestLogix assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements.

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