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BJ’s taps RedPrarie to streamline transportation operations

Atlanta -- RedPrarie Corp., a global supply chain and retail technology provider, announced that BJ’s Wholesale Club plans to use RedPrairie’s transportation management system to streamline its transportation operations and reduce costs. The solution is designed to enable 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, VP, manager of global transportation at BJ’s Wholesale Club, which operates more than 190 locations. “Their TMS (transportation management system) offers us a scalable and flexible solution to support our on-going needs.”

“BJ’s Wholesale Club is all about value,” added Jeff Desroches, senior vice president, director of logistics for BJ’s. “To provide BJ’s members with top-quality brand-name merchandise at the best possible prices, our supply chain must remain efficient. 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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