Multi Million Pound Contract for Logica With GPU Power Distribution

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Logica

    LONDON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Logica today announced a new multi
 million pound contract with GPU Power Distribution to deliver a new asset
 management transformation programme.
     The Logica-run programme will allow GPU Power Distribution to increase
 levels of network performance with a lower capital investment and a decrease
 in operating costs.  The creation of the new core asset management system will
 underpin the entire programme.
     At the heart of the solution will be a core asset register based on
 modules from the mySAP.com suite.  The programme will cover the areas of data
 acquisition, performance management, investment planning and solution
 generation.
     John Chandler, Logica's utility networks and services director, said,
 "This is an important development for GPU Power Distribution and we are
 pleased to be supporting the business going forward.  We have a proven track
 record in delivering these kind of solutions and are confident that together
 we will be able to ensure the success of the programme."
     Commenting on the programme Kenton Bradbury, GPU Power Distribution's
 asset management director, said, "We have been delighted by the level of
 support we have received from Logica right through this process.  The company
 has been both flexible and responsive in identifying the requirements
 necessary for the success of this system, which will be critical to our future
 success in the UK."
 
     Note:
     Logica is a leading global solutions company providing management and IT
 consultancy, systems integration, products, services and support.  Logica's
 clients operate across diverse markets including telecoms, financial services,
 energy and utilities, industry, distribution and transport and the public
 sector.  The company has over 11,000 staff in 28 countries worldwide.  Founded
 in 1969, Logica is listed on the London Stock Exchange where it is part of the
 FTSE100 index of the largest UK listed companies.
 
     GPU Power Distribution owns and operates the electricity distribution
 network on behalf of GPU Power UK, previously Midlands Electricity.
 
 

SOURCE Logica
    LONDON, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Logica today announced a new multi
 million pound contract with GPU Power Distribution to deliver a new asset
 management transformation programme.
     The Logica-run programme will allow GPU Power Distribution to increase
 levels of network performance with a lower capital investment and a decrease
 in operating costs.  The creation of the new core asset management system will
 underpin the entire programme.
     At the heart of the solution will be a core asset register based on
 modules from the mySAP.com suite.  The programme will cover the areas of data
 acquisition, performance management, investment planning and solution
 generation.
     John Chandler, Logica's utility networks and services director, said,
 "This is an important development for GPU Power Distribution and we are
 pleased to be supporting the business going forward.  We have a proven track
 record in delivering these kind of solutions and are confident that together
 we will be able to ensure the success of the programme."
     Commenting on the programme Kenton Bradbury, GPU Power Distribution's
 asset management director, said, "We have been delighted by the level of
 support we have received from Logica right through this process.  The company
 has been both flexible and responsive in identifying the requirements
 necessary for the success of this system, which will be critical to our future
 success in the UK."
 
     Note:
     Logica is a leading global solutions company providing management and IT
 consultancy, systems integration, products, services and support.  Logica's
 clients operate across diverse markets including telecoms, financial services,
 energy and utilities, industry, distribution and transport and the public
 sector.  The company has over 11,000 staff in 28 countries worldwide.  Founded
 in 1969, Logica is listed on the London Stock Exchange where it is part of the
 FTSE100 index of the largest UK listed companies.
 
     GPU Power Distribution owns and operates the electricity distribution
 network on behalf of GPU Power UK, previously Midlands Electricity.
 
 SOURCE  Logica