Getting in the Logistics Zone

Auto parts and accessories retailer AutoZone taps VoxWare for technology to support distribution facilities

Princeton, NJ — October 22, 2004 — AutoZone, a leading retailer of auto parts and accessories, said it has decided to implement VoxWare's VoiceLogistics solution for the logistics workforce.

"We looked at the systems available from different vendors, and determined that Voxware had the solution that was right for us," explained Mike Longo, AutoZone executive vice president of Supply Chain, IT, Mexico and Store Development.

Longo said AutoZone has over 3,400 stores in the United States and Mexico, and each store carries an extensive array of products for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks. "We keep our stores fully supplied with literally thousands of new and remanufactured hard parts, maintenance items and accessories, so our distribution facilities are a key part of our overall business strategy," he said. "By using VoiceLogistics to improve on-the-floor efficiencies, we will make our operations increasingly cost effective and competitive."

Tom Drury, CEO of Voxware, said, "Voxware is pleased to add a Fortune 500 company of AutoZone's reputation and stature to our roster of customers. AutoZone is known for competence and quality, and they have a well-crafted vision for the use of VoiceLogistics in their facilities. We are proud to be the vendor chosen to provide such an important technology to them."