BJ’s Wholesale Club Selects RedPrairie TMS

Operator of East Coast warehouse clubs looks to reduce transportation costs


Atlanta—Jan. 18, 2012—RedPrairie Corp., a supply chain and retail technology provider, announced that BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. plans to use RedPrairie Transportation Management System to streamline its transportation operations and reduce costs.

RedPrairie’s TMS is a rapidly deployable solution that enables wholesale clubs and retailers to improve operational efficiencies by automating transportation tasks and optimizing the planning of shipments.

BJ’s Wholesale Club will be able to better monitor carrier performance and shipment activities throughout the supply chain.

“We look forward to a continued effort with RedPrairie to improve the management of our transportation,” said Trevor LaChapelle, vice president, manager of Global Transportation at BJ’s Wholesale Club. “Their TMS offers us a scalable and flexible solution to support our on-going needs.”

BJ’s Wholesale Club operates more than 190 clubs in 15 states, from Maine to Florida. It provides members with merchandise at prices significantly lower than supermarkets, supercenters, department stores, drug stores and specialty stores.

“To provide BJ’s members with top-quality brand-name merchandise at the best possible prices, our supply chain must remain efficient,” said Jeff Desroches, senior vice president, director of Logistics for BJ’s Wholesale Club. “As part of our overall supply chain strategy, RedPrairie’s Transportation Management System allows us to make better decisions to manage our costs.”

 

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