Press Release
For immediate release
25th January 2007

University of Sheffield and 123 Insight in MRP education partnership

Partnership aims to help Yorkshire SME manufacturing companies

123 Insight Limited, suppliers of the 123insight Production Management System, has entered into a partnership with University of Sheffield (UoS) whereby 123 Insight Ltd have supplied 200 licenses of 123insight for educational use, at no charge. The partnership with UoS allows 123 Insight Ltd to conduct free Evaluation Workshops thus making information about 123insight available for the University's local manufacturing community.

University of Sheffield - Manufacturing partnershipUniversity of Sheffield Management School has a strong link with the local industry and this partnership is an ideal example of knowledge transfer activities between higher education and industry.

Said Dr. S.C. Lenny Koh, Director of Logistic and Supply Chain Management Research Group, "After attending an evaluation workshop organised by 123 Insight Ltd I found 123insight to be the most straightforward and user friendly system available; an ideal MRP system for SMEs. I will use 123insight for teaching and I believe this application will effectively demonstrate how MRP works."

123 Insight Ltd already runs several Evaluation Workshops every month around the country, where prospective customers can understand the capabilities of 123insight, view the software in action and see how 123insight's subscription model allows them to implement a high-end MRP system without the usually associated large financial outlay and training requirements.

Guy Amoroso, Managing Director of 123 Insight Limited, added; "Today's graduates will be tomorrow's captains of industry. It is paramount that educational establishments have the right tools to equip students with the knowledge they need, and by providing the software at no cost I am proud to be able to play a part in that."

123insight a comprehensive production management system, covering everything from initial estimates and quotes, sales and purchasing, full stock, shop floor control, capacity planning, despatch, invoicing with accounts integration and interfacing options.

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