"Green" Businesses Like Encore Tire Recovery Select RedPrairie's Fleet Management Solution


Milwaukee, WI - RedPrairie Corporation, a leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today that Encore Tire Recovery, makers of a mobile tire shredding system that turns scrap tires into environmentally friendly products, has selected RedPrairie's Fleet Management solution to support their growing business.

According to Paul Merklinger, CEO of Encore, "Over 280 million scrap tires are discarded throughout the United States each year, posing the second worst environmental problem in the country, if not the world. Our 'Encore T2' mobile shredding vehicle has the capacity to shred 500 tires per hour which are later turned into environmentally friendly products at an Encore processing facility. RedPrairie's Fleet Management solution is going to allow us to scale our business, save money, and ensure our 'T2' fleet operations are efficient and environmentally-responsible."

Merklinger continued, "Combining RedPrairie Fleet Management with our financial management systems, we will be able to have more immediate financial information available to us. This is vital to managing a growth curve of up to 300 trucks in service over the next three years."

"Efficient fleet planning and daily routing saves fuel and time - critical factors to a growing and 'green' business like Encore," says Erv Bluemner, VP of Product Strategy for Transportation at RedPrairie. "As Encore continues to grow, we think they will see enormous efficiencies and cost savings from our Fleet Management solution."

About Encore

Encore Associated Leasing L.L.C. ("EAL"), a Michigan company, is a privately held, development stage company that was formed in 2003 for the manufacture and exploitation of the patented Encore "T2" vehicle in the United States and Canada. Paul G. Merklinger, the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, originally developed the Encore "T2" patents and is the promoter of EAL.

About RedPrairie Corporation

RedPrairie is a world leading consumer driven optimization company. Built on an advanced Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developed over the past 15 years, the RedPrairie integrated suite of solutions offers on-demand capabilities to over 32,000 sites worldwide for many of the world's largest companies.

RedPrairie's E2e(TM) solutions synchronize people and products throughout the customer buying cycle to ensure goods reach the right place at the right time. At the point of sale, this means consumers have access to desired products and that the store is staffed with the right people to help them make their purchases. In the production cycle, it means suppliers and manufacturers time and synchronize shipments and production based on demand signals from the retailer. And in the back room of the store, it means having the least amount of inventory, solving the "last yard" problem of the retail supply chain.

With 20 global service sites and standard service methods that have been validated over the last 30 years, RedPrairie provides unparalleled service and support. For additional information, call 1.877.733.7724, or access RedPrairie.com.

RedPrairie Public Relations Contacts:
North America
Renee Truttmann
262-317-2517
Renee.Truttmann@redprairie.com

UK
Lucy Allen
+ 44 (0) 1494 486636
lucy.allen@redprairie.com

Europe and Asia Pac
Nathalie Vanden Houwe
+32 (0)54 31 86 93
Nathalie.vandenhouwe@redprairie.com

Encore Public Relations Contact:
Encore
Denise Jenkins
734-905-7208
denisemjenkins@aol.com
encoretirerecovery.com

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