Coca-Cola signs major tech deal with Scottish Firm

04/07/2024

specialist, today announces a multi-year partnership with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies, to drive their network transformation journey across Europe.

Under the agreement, Systal will support more than 6,500 devices in 300 locations across 11 European countries. 

Systal has supported CCEP for over six years through a multi-partner agreement, helping the drinks giant strategically transform its network by facilitating a new manufacturing system, rationalising its supply chain, and increasing product diversification.

The new direct partnership provides CCEP with business continuity across its manufacturing and distribution network infrastructure and empowers Systal to more rapidly and effectively deliver the higher value and flexibility needed to accelerate CCEP’s network transformation journey. 

Technology enablement and innovation are central to CCEP’s business strategy and ambitions to become the world’s most digitised bottler.

From sustainability goals such as reducing the environmental impact of making, moving and packaging, to increasing product diversification across new categories such as coffee and alcohol, CCEP’s critical network infrastructure sits at the core of their transformation strategy.

“We are thrilled to officially go live with our direct service as CCEP’s trusted technology services partner.” said Neil Wisbey, CIO at Systal.

“Our team’s agility and dedication to providing a higher value service delivery has been the bedrock of our CCEP partnership over the past six years.

“We are excited to continue supporting CCEP as they innovate and transform their critical network infrastructure.

Tim Davies, Director of Infrastructure and Network Services at CCEP said: “We are excited to partner with “Systal”, a company known for its expertise in Network infrastructure solutions.

“This contract will significantly enhance our operational efficiency and allow us to better serve our customers and stakeholders”.

Recognised as one of the fastest-growing UK technology businesses, Systal has experienced consecutive years of strong double-digit revenue growth, most recently by 77%.

This scaling success is attributed to Systal’s commitment to higher quality delivery excellence, reflected further by its inclusion as the only new entrant of 17 businesses in Gartner’s 2023 Magic Quadrant™ for Managed Network Services.

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