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Sargento Foods exceeds customer expectations with RedPrairie Warehouse Management upgrade


Distribution facilities successfully produce and ship high quantities of cheese each week

RedPrairie Corporation, a productivity software provider, has announced that Sargento Foods Inc., a leading manufacturer, packager and marketer of natural cheese, has successfully upgraded to a new version of RedPrairie Warehouse Management.

“RedPrairie’s Warehouse Management solution has been critical to our success for over five years,” says Dennis Roehrborn, VP of Logistics at Sargento Foods. “By upgrading the solution in our Plymouth, Wis. distribution center, and satellite plants in Kiel and Hilbert, we are better equipped to exceed customer expectations for accurate order fulfillment and on-time delivery. With the support of RedPrairie’s project team, we were able to complete the upgrade with minimal downtime and disruption. Moreover, the implementation was a success, exceeding our target goal for productivity within the Plymouth distribution center.”

RedPrairie’s Warehouse Management solution offers a series of functionality specifically tailored to the food and beverage industry, including superior product rotation; freshness, date and lot controls; catch weight; and variable aging support. The company was recently named the top Warehouse Management solutions vendor for the Food and Beverage Industry in ARC Advisory Group’s Warehouse Management Systems Worldwide Outlook report.

“RedPrairie places a high premium on developing long-term, high-value relationships with our customers,” says RedPrairie CEO Mike Mayoras. “We’re pleased that Sargento Foods continues to see productivity gains in their business from our solutions, and we’ll look for further ways to help bring more value to their business.”

About Sargento Foods
Sargento Foods Inc. has demonstrated its passion for cheese and cheese-based solutions throughout its history. Founded in 1953 in Plymouth, Sargento is a leading manufacturer, packager and marketer of natural shredded, sliced and snack cheeses, cheese appetizers, ingredients and sauces. Sargento is owned and operated by the Gentine family.

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