ORLANDO, Fla., May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- RedPrairie Corporation, a productivity solutions provider, announced today its Workforce Management solution has gone live at eight Advance Auto Parts distribution centers. A leading automotive retailer in the United States, Advance Auto is also in the process of implementing RedPrairie's Transportation Management and Collaboration Portal solutions.
"Our company wanted a solution that could incorporate integrated time and incentive programs in a rapid and direct fashion," says Chas Scheiderer, Advance Auto's Senior Vice President of Supply Chain. "RedPrairie's Workforce Management has capabilities for both, and what we consider a simple and straightforward installation procedure. As a whole, we think it was the right choice for our business." Advance Auto is using Workforce Management to help provide real-time visibility into labor metrics enterprise-wide. Through a process of strategic project management, technological integration, and managed change, the company hopes to have the ability to deploy the right number of workers, with the right skills, at the right time to meet business objectives and customer demand.
"Companies like Advance Auto define progress in supply chain management," says RedPrairie CEO Mike Mayoras, "We congratulate the company on a successful go-live." Advance Auto Parts representative Frederick Neubert will speak at RedPrairie's 13th annual user conference, RedShift:2010, on May 11, 2010 at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes hotel in Orlando, Fl. More information is available online at http://redshift.redprairie.com.
About Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items in the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets. As of October 4 2008, the Company operated 3,352 stores in 40 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts and accessories can be found on the Company's web site at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.
ABOUT REDPRAIRIE 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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Supply Chain Management
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