News | March 13, 2009

ALDI, Inc. Selects RedPrairie Transportation Management (TMS) Solution For Distribution Management

Source: RedPrairie

RedPrairie Corporation, a world leading consumer driven optimization company, has announced ALDI Inc.'s selection of RedPrairie's Transportation Management (TMS) solution to coordinate shipments across ALDI's network of North American distribution centers.

ALDI is a leading international grocery retailing industry with nearly 1,000 stores in the U.S. alone. Serving more than 18 million customers each month, the company features an assortment of its own ALDI select brands, and applies exceptionally efficient business and operational practices to save customers up to 50 percent on purchases.

ALDI's team evaluated multiple product offerings, and after an extensive review process, selected RedPrairie for its best-of-breed functionality and unique store-oriented approach to supply chain management.

RedPrairie's TMS streamlines all aspects of the transportation life-cycle and provides a collaborative planning and scheduling environment enabling Stores, DC's, Suppliers and Carriers to more easily control the complexities of global distribution.

"RedPrairie is very fortunate to be able to work on projects like these," says Mike Mayoras, RedPrairie CEO, "ALDI's customer-focused business model has coupled exceptionally well with RedPrairie's store-based approach to supply chain management."

About ALDI, Inc.
ALDI, a leader in the international grocery retailing industry, entered the U.S. market in 1976. Today nearly 1,000 U.S. ALDI stores are located in 29 states primarily from Kansas to the East Coast serving more than 18 million customers each month. A select assortment discount grocer featuring its own ALDI select brands, ALDI applies smart and efficient operational and business practices to save customers up to 50 percent on their grocery bill. ALDI sells more than 1,400 of the most frequently purchased grocery and household items in manageable, non-bulk packaging. For more information visit

About RedPrairie Corporation
RedPrairie is a world leading consumer driven optimization company. Built on an advanced Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developed over the past 15 years, the RedPrairie integrated suite of solutions offers on-demand capabilities to over 40,000 sites worldwide for many of the world's largest companies.

RedPrairie's E2e™ 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 21 global service sites and standard service methods that have been validated over the last 30 years, RedPrairie provides unparalleled service and support. For more information, visit

SOURCE: RedPrairie