Saturday, May 21st, 2011 - Magenta Technology
LONDON – Medical Couriers (, the UK’s only specialist medical courier service, have commissioned Magenta Technology ( to implement an advanced end-to-end operational platform that will support their business growth, streamline back office operations and enhance customer service.

As a division of Medical Services Limited, the largest provider of patient transport services to the NHS and private healthcare sectors in England and Wales, it delivers human organs, tissues, blood, and nuclear medicine to hospitals, laboratories and clinics.

Adopting a specially customized version of Magenta’s Echo System, Medical Couriers is looking to strengthen its position in the highly competitive courier market.

Joe Sheehan, Managing Director for Medical Services said, "The new Magenta system is going to be key for Medical Couriers’ continuing growth and future development. We expect to see immediate tangible benefits from this project in terms of improved efficiency, operations visibility and – more than anything else – customer service. We have been in the market for more than 30 years and know from experience that advanced effective technology is the key to success both in keeping our current customers happy and growing our customer base.”

Richard Puddephatt, CEO of Magenta commented, “We are extremely proud that Medical Couriers has selected Magenta to deliver another ground breaking solution. We look forward to working with the innovative Medical Couriers team and to delivering them a system that will support them in their future business goals for growth and success.”

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Magenta Technology

Founded in 1999, Magenta Technology is a leading provider of real-time dynamic software scheduling solutions for flagship players of the transportation industry. Magenta enables them to do more business with the same resources at a lower operational cost. The company provides its customers with competitive advantage and higher margins while enabling them to manage the complexities of an increasingly unpredictable world.

Magenta delivers a combination of complex highly customized real-time dynamic scheduling solutions built to specific business requirements of our customers, and easily implemented off-the-shelf products for 3PL and 4PL providers offered on the Software as a Service model.

Magenta is a UK-based, privately-held company, which is exclusively focused on the creation of efficient dynamic scheduling solutions. With 70 staff based in the UK and Russia, hundreds man-years of development have been spent on establishing world leadership in this sector. Magenta forms part of the Eurovestech (EVT) portfolio of companies (

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About Medical Couriers

Medical Couriers, a division of Medical Services Limited, can trace its roots back to Harley Street Runners, a small foot messenger service walking the medical mile in London’s West End 30 years ago.

Today it operates a fleet of motorcycles and vans and remains the UK’s only fully-qualified medical courier service handling pathology, blood transfusion and sterilisation products, medical notes and x-rays.
It operates a 24/7 service from a network of locations in London, Brighton, Warrington, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Swansea.


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