UTi adopts RedPrairie Warehouse Management in Spain

RedPrairie’s Spanish partner Alfaland Sistemas implements WMS for leading global logistics provider

STOKENCHURCH, U.K. RedPrairie Corporation, a productivity solutions provider, announces that its warehouse management solution (WMS) is supporting the global logistics company UTi at its Guadalajara site in Spain. The implementation was carried out by RedPrairie’s Spanish partner Alfaland Sistemas, a division of the Alfaland Group, which is dedicated to providing automation solutions, management systems and improved control of the supply chain.

UTi operates 20 distribution centres and employs 759 people across its Spanish network. The company provides sophisticated logistics and value-added services for a wide range of customers.

RedPrairie’s WMS allows UTi to easily integrate additional clients within its supply chain operations. The latest customer to benefit from the system is FON, a manufacturer and supplier of WiFi equipment. Implemented at UTi’s warehouse in Azuqueca de Henares, Guadalajara, RedPrairie’s system ensures the company has full traceability of products from dispatch to final delivery and that all serial numbers are recorded for security.

“RedPrairie provides a cost effective solution that can accommodate our growth,” said Adolfo Cancelo, Director Logistic Engineering & Development at UTi. “We now have the functionality and flexibility to more than meet the operational needs of our wide range of customers.”

Martin Hiscox, Managing Director and President International, RedPrairie, commented, “With over ten years experience implementing our WMS, Alfaland has delivered a successful solution allowing UTi to take their business to the next level.”

About UTi

UTi Worldwide Inc. is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. UTi’s services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services. Through the supply chain planning and optimization services, UTi assists its clients in designing and implementing solutions that improve the predictability and visibility and reduce the overall costs of their supply chains. Uti’s global and diverse customer base ranges from large multinational enterprises to smaller local businesses and includes clients operating in industries with unique supply chain requirements such as the pharmaceutical, retail, apparel, chemical, automotive and technology industries. It reported revenues of $3.6 billion for our fiscal year ended January 31, 2010.

Uti’s global network of freight forwarding offices and contract logistics and distribution centers are strategically located in 63 countries and staffed by a team of more than 19,500 experienced and skilled people. It also serve clients in 81 additional countries through independent, agent-owned offices.

About Alfaland Sistemas

Alfaland Sistemas is the systems division of the Alfaland Group  and has over 20 years of experience in automating the supply chain.

Alfaland Sistemas’s customers are active within 3PL, distribution, retail, food and pharmacy. Amongst others they can benefit from customized solutions using software tools such as RedPrairie’s warehouse, transportation and workforce management solutions, LXE & Motorola RF terminals, CISCO wireless networks, voice systems operated by Vocollect and SGF systems for truck fleet management.

About RedPrairie Corporation

RedPrairie delivers productivity solutions to help companies around the world in three categories – workforce, inventory and transportation. RedPrairie provides these solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers looking to support business strategies that increase revenue, reduce costs and create competitive advantage.With over 20 global offices and solutions that are installed at more than 34,000 customer sites in over 40 countries, companies trust RedPrairie workforce, inventory and transportation solutions to deliver an 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 RedPrairie.com.

SOURCE: RedPrairie.co.uk

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