CLEVELAND, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software solutions, today announced that Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover, Md., has selected the Agilysys Stratton Warren System to streamline inventory and procurement operations at the new $500 million gaming and entertainment destination currently in development at Arundel Mills.
"We were impressed by the superior quality product presented to us by Agilysys," said Jody Madigan, chief financial officer for Maryland Live! Casino. "With its dynamic capabilities that automate the entire procurement process from start to finish, we knew the Stratton Warren System was the perfect fit for the world-class gaming destination we are developing."
The Agilysys Stratton Warren System is a full-featured inventory and procurement software solution that maximizes purchasing power and reduces operational costs. Recognized as a leading inventory and procurement system in the hospitality industry, it automates the entire procurement process -- from requisition to invoice -- and provides a fast and measurable return on investment by identifying the most suitable suppliers, reducing labor costs and waste and helping eliminate time-consuming and error-prone paper documents.
Features of the Agilysys Stratton Warren System include budget tracking, business intelligence functionality, automated email bid capability, multiple par level functionality and wireless mobile computer enhancements. Maryland Live! Casino also will use the system's menu/recipe analysis module to manage food and beverage costs and build recipes that maximize revenue."In the current economy, it's imperative that purchasing staff focus their efforts on the strategic elements of the procurement process," said Jim Dennedy, president and CEO of Agilysys. "The Agilysys Stratton Warren System will allow purchasing staff at Maryland Live! Casino to leverage their knowledge and experience in the areas where it counts most, resulting in tighter financial controls, increased compliance, enhanced productivity and more effective supplier negotiations." Located at the Arundel Mills Mall in Anne Arundel County, Md., the new $500 million Maryland Live! Casino will be one of the largest gaming, retail and entertainment destinations in the country, with 4,750 slot machines and electronic table games, nationally acclaimed restaurants, designer name brand shopping and a state-of-the-art live entertainment venue. Maryland Live! Casino is scheduled to open Summer 2012, pending approval from the Maryland State Lottery Agency. Maryland Live! Casino is being developed by The Cordish Company. About Agilysys Agilysys is a leading developer and marketer of enterprise software, services and solutions to the hospitality and retail industries. The company specializes in market-leading point-of-sale, property management, inventory & procurement and mobile & wireless solutions that are designed to streamline operations, improve efficiency and enhance the consumer's experience. Agilysys serves casinos, resorts, hotels, foodservice venues, stadiums, cruise lines, grocery stores, convenience stores, general & specialty retail businesses and partners. Headquartered in Cleveland, Agilysys operates extensively throughout North America, with additional sales and support offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore and Hong Kong. For more information, visit http://www.agilysys.com. PR Contact: Bill Gergely, Agilysys, 440-519-8188, firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Agilysys
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