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 - inventory, transportation and workforce. RedPrairie provides these solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers looking to reduce cost, increase sales and create competitive advantage.

With over 20 global offices providing services to over 34,000 sites in 40 countries, companies trust RedPrairie inventory, workforce and transportation solutions to deliver an immediate 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.

For additional information, call 1.877.733.7724, or visit www.RedPrairie.com.

RedPrairie Public Relations Contacts:

NORTH AMERICA
Kari Janavitz
+1 262 317 2526
Kari.Janavitz@redprairie.com

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Emma Easterbrook
+44 1435 873 080
Emma@FieldworksMarketing.co.uk

NORDICS, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA
Patrick Qureshi
+45 2160 7021
Patrick.Qureshi@RedPrairie.com

MAINLAND EUROPE
Luc Zanders
+31 40 2302532
Luc.Zanders@RedPrairie.com

ASIA PACIFIC
Fauziah Osman
+65 6521 9554

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