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Fast React Wins Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade 2008


Fast React wins Queen’s Award

(UK, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008) Fast React Systems Limited is delighted to have achieved the prestigious Queen’s Award in recognition of their outstanding achievements in International Trade.

A global supplier of software based solutions for the apparel, footwear and textile industries, the Fastreact software provides improved planning and control for companies involved in the manufacturing, sourcing and retailing of fashion products. The Company's Fastreact range of solutions, developed in Derby, UK, provides the level of visibility and control demanded by the modern Global supply-chain, delivering improved performance and real competitive advantage to customers.

Andrew Brown, Group Managing Director commented, "The Queens Award is an honour, a fantastic achievement and a credit to the people who work in the business. It is a mark of recognition, achieved only through the combined efforts and commitment of the entire Fast React Team and overseas partners. We are passionate about 'setting ourselves apart' through the quality of solutions and service that we provide AND we are also passionate about the fashion industry. Through our dedication to this sector and constant investment in Fastreact, we look forward to providing 'World Best' solutions for many years to come". 

Fast React Customers

Existing customers include well known names such as Mulberry, Barbour, Reiss, Gina Shoes, John Lobb, Burberry and Next Sourcing Limited plus a huge range of prominent overseas manufacturers supplying major brands and retailers: Marks and Spencer, Adidas, Nike, Victoria’s Secret, Gap and JC Penney.

Riccardo Romani, Director of Production at Calzedonia: "Congratulations to the Fast React team. Calzedonia Group companies have been using Fastreact for a number of years and this is linked back to our Head Office in Italy. The new collaborative planning initiative from Fast React also allows greater collaboration with third party suppliers and this is something we are now working on with the FR team. We are delighted that Fast React Systems have achieved this award. Our own experience with Fastreact has been very positive. We have seen the benefit of working with a team of industry experts and real business benefits from the solution. We would recommend Fastreact to all garment companies."

Today Fast React Systems is a Global company with regional offices in UK, USA, Thailand and Hong Kong and with additional staff and Agents in numerous countries. Fastreact solutions are used in over 35 countries worldwide.

For more information, please visit: www.fastreact.co.uk

Ben Hanson Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.