Rollout of evoPOS to entire MFG estate completed

by 14 June 2021

We are delighted to announce the completion of the rollout of evoPOS to MFG’s entire estate.

Starting in October 2019, the first phase of the project converted 473 sites to evoPOS, followed by phase 2 – the install of evoPOS to MFG’s existing Iridium2 (legacy Oracle system) estate – a further 445 sites.

In addition, all sites were linked to our evoHeadOffice solution – allowing MFG to control product ranging, pricing and promotions across their estate.

Working with our partners, Oxhoo, Celestra, PLM Global and MDT, the project was completed in May and saw.

  • 918 sites upgraded
  • 1604 evoPOS installed
  • 918 back offices installed

The average store closure time was just over 2 hours.

Bob Laidlaw, Operations Director at TLM Technologies said: “We learnt many lessons on the journey, not least how to cope with 2 national lockdowns, critical stock being delayed by congestion at Felixstowe container port, new import restrictions as a result of Brexit, a global shortage of semiconductors and to top it all – the equipment earmarked for the final tranche of sites being marooned on the Ever Given in the Suez Canal! We are therefore extremely proud that we still delivered this project ahead of time and exceeded customer expectations.”

Going forward, as a trusted supplier to MFG, we have begun to install the pilot phase of our evoBackOffice solution to MFG sites – this will enable them to aggregate data from all their back-office systems.

Paresh Patel, IT director at MFG said: “We are delighted with the evoPOS rollout across our entire estate. It’s reliable with a modern user interface that needs minimal training on. It has all the functions and features we need to deliver great customer service and, at the same time, it allows us to easily control product ranging, pricing and promotions across our entire estate.”

Read the full Press Release here

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