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Cara Operations Centralizes Food Service System with RedPrairie


Leading restaurant group the first to implement RedPrairie's BlueCube Enterprise across Canada

Milwaukee, WI - RedPrairie Corporation, a world leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today that Cara Operations Limited, the largest full-service branded restaurant operator in Canada and leading caterer to the travel industry, has implemented RedPrairie's BlueCube Enterprise at restaurants across Canada. Cara restaurants Swiss Chalet Rotisserie & Grill, Milestone's Grill and Bar, Montana's Cookhouse, Kelsey's and Harvey's are already benefiting from the centralized service.

"Cara is synonymous with food and travel in Canada. We are pleased to offer Cara RedPrairie's solution to help optimize the company's labor, inventory, and operations management," said Pete Vavalides, Director of Sales for RedPrairie's Retail Productivity Solutions Group. "Together, we have successfully implemented BlueCube Enterprise, including the Workforce Management and Learning Management modules in Cara's restaurants."

"We were looking for a state-of-the-art, integrated operations management system at our restaurants to continue our focus on great service for our guests," said John Thompson, Vice President of IT for Cara Operations. "RedPrairie's BlueCube Enterprise suite sets the stage for a simple, secure and centralized system that will allow us to manage our operations from daily budgeting and forecasts of inventory to production planning at a superior level."

BlueCube Enterprise is the leading provider of integrated operations management systems to the food service industry. BlueCube Enterprise Solution for Food Service impacts virtually all site based operations-related environments including fresh item control, recipe management, and employee scheduling and time and attendance.

About Cara Operations Limited

Cara Operations Ltd. is Canada's leading branded restaurant and airline services organization. The company is more than 120 years old and operates some of the most recognized brands in the country including Swiss Chalet Rotisserie & Grill, Milestones Grill and Bar, Montana's Cookhouse, Kelsey's Neighbourhood Bar & Grill, Harvey's and Airline Solutions.

About RedPrairie Corporation

RedPrairie is a world leading consumer driven optimization company. Built on an advanced Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developed over the past 10 years, the RedPrairie integrated suite of solutions offers on-demand capabilities to over 25,000 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 www.RedPrairie.com.

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