Newsquest Media Group choose NCS from Press Computer Systems
Newsquest Media Group Ltd has placed an order for NCS, the Circulation and Distribution solution from Press Computer Systems Ltd. The order covers all NCS modules, including Paid For (Newstrade), Direct Delivery, Subscriptions, Canvassing, Free Distribution and Leaflet Sales.
[ClickPress, Tue May 20 2008] Newsquest Media Group Ltd has placed an order for NCS, the Circulation and Distribution solution from Press Computer Systems Ltd.
The order to replace or upgrade the existing solutions covers all NCS modules, including Paid For (Newstrade), Direct Delivery, Subscriptions, Canvassing, Free Distribution and Leaflet Sales.
NCS will be Newsquest’s first national group wide solution, based on a common framework and will offer a single, centrally based, yet regionally tailored circulation and distribution solution. The fully resilient solution will be installed at one of Newsquest’s national data centres, with back up to another DR data centre.
With NCS already installed across a number of Newsquest centres, NCS offers proven interfaces to group accounting and payroll systems, the group-wide installation and consolidation of existing systems is under way and will see all NCS modules operational by end of 2009.
Graham Hodgson, Group IT Director, Newsquest Media Group Ltd said: “Newsquest's project team spent six months reviewing options and evaluating systems. We established that our existing partnership with PCS and their proven solution were the most effective option to fulfil our strategy and business goals. We look forward to delivering to our internal customers a powerful and enabling circulation and distribution solution”.
Mark Read, PCS’s Sales Director, said: “PCS welcomes this valued order and the opportunity to strengthen the good working relationship we have built with Newsquest.
“Our NCS development team are passionate about the product they have developed alongside our partners and we believe users will be extremely satisfied with the performance and wide-ranging functionality of NCS.
“The group order from Newsquest confirms NCS as a market leading solution, we believe that, in these challenging times, NCS will become an invaluable weapon for those tasked with the marketing of newspapers and magazines.
It is a sign of our strong belief in the future of NCS that we have added more development and customer services resource to the product, so that, with development input from our partners via our product advisory boards and product Focus Days, NCS will continue to grow from strength to strength.”