January 11, 2010
Michaels goes live with RedPrairie Warehouse Management and Workforce Management solutions
Specialty arts and crafts retailer manages over 37,000 SKUs across three distribution facilities using RedPrairie solutions
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – RedPrairie Holding Inc., a productivity solutions provider, has announced Michaels Stores, Inc. has gone live with RedPrairie’s Warehouse Management and Workforce Management solutions in three of its distribution facilities. The largest specialty arts and crafts retailer in North America, Michaels will use both solutions to help create new efficiencies in distributing over 37,000 different items to over 1,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada.
RedPrairie’s solutions support Michaels facilities in Alliance, Texas, Centralia, Wash., and Jacksonville, Fl., with plans to expand support to distribution centers in California, Illinois and Pennsylvania. Both the Warehouse and Workforce Management implementations were upgrades from a prior version.
“Businesses like Michaels represent an important segment in the U.S. retail market,” says RedPrairie CEO Mike Mayoras. “It’s a great pleasure dealing with organizations like theirs that are truly dedicated to the utmost in efficient supply chain practices.”
About RedPrairie Corporation
RedPrairie delivers productivity solutions to help companies around the world in three categories – workforce, inventory and transportation. RedPrairie provides these solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers looking to support business strategies that increase revenue, reduce costs and create competitive advantage.
With over 20 global offices and solutions that are installed at more than 34,000 customer sites in over 40 countries, companies trust RedPrairie workforce, inventory and transportation solutions to deliver an increase in productivity – with the flexibility to adapt as business needs change.
At RedPrairie, we understand today’s operational demands and we’re committed to delivering solutions that work. We’re committed to delivering solutions for the real world.
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