Next Proteins, Inc. Improves Supply Chain Efficiency with SPS Commerce’s EDI Service for Sage MAS 90 ERP

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Web-based EDI Service Streamlines Order Fulfillment with NEXT Protein’s 3PL Partners and Retail Customers

SPS Commerce (NASDAQ: SPSC), a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, today announced Next Proteins, Inc., makers of DESIGNER WHEY, America’s #1 protein since 1993, is using SPS’ web-based EDI Service for Sage MAS 90. With the automated system, Next Proteins, Inc. is streamlining order fulfillment with third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and retail customers, including FST Logistics, AAFESH-E-B, Fred Meyer, Kroger, Publix Super Markets, Rite Aid Pharmacy, SUPERVALU and Vitamin Shoppe.

“By integrating SPS Commerce’s EDI Service with our MAS 90 system, we have hands-free order fulfillment that we can trust,” said Paul Koch, IT Manager at Next Proteins, Inc. “We are electronically connected to our retail and grocery customers, as well as our 3PL, FST Logistics. Today we are using SPS’ EDI service to exchange the majority of our purchase orders, invoices, warehouse documents and shipping notices with supply chain partners. In addition to saving time, provides the accurate and timely communications that our customers need.”

SPS Commerce’s EDI Service for Sage ERP systems, integrated using SWK Technologies’ MAPADOC solution, helps suppliers more easily exchange supply chain documents with trading partners. The on-demand service delivers greater functionality with less cost and risk than traditional EDI software. Suppliers, like Next Proteins, Inc., are enabled to exchange sales orders, advance ship notices, invoices, warehouse shipments and other required documents with trading partners around the globe. The integrated EDI Service offers suppliers a single integration point from their MAS 90 ERP system to SPS, instead of creating unique EDI maps for each transaction/customer combination.

“We are pleased to offer Next Proteins, Inc. an integrated EDI service that can grow to meet the needs of its expanding business,” stated Archie Black, President and CEO of SPS Commerce. “Next Proteins, Inc. joins more than 1,300 suppliers using our services with Sage ERP systems to more efficiently work with trading partners.”

To learn more about SPS’ solutions for Sage ERP systems, visit

For more than 15 years, DESIGNER WHEY has created the greatest-tasting, results-proven products in the marketplace including powders and beverages that help consumers live healthier lives with the benefits of "nature's perfect protein". America's #1 protein since 1993, DESIGNER WHEY has dedicated more than $10.5 million to research and development. DESIGNER WHEY is scientifically proven to enhance the fat-burning, muscle-building benefits of exercise. DESIGNER WHEY powers a full line of premium-quality products such as the new BIGGEST LOSER PROTEIN powder, DESIGNER WHEY Protein•2GO® – single-serving packets for an on-the-go lifestyle, and DESIGNER WHEY ProteinBLITZ™, the latest in ready-to-drink refreshment. DESIGNER WHEY'S BIGGEST LOSER PROTEIN, featured on NBC television’s mega-hit reality weight loss show, is designed to help real people get real results with their overall health and nutrition needs. For more information on the company or the full line of DESIGNER WHEY products please visit

About SPS Commerce
SPS Commerce is a leading provider of on-demand supply chain management solutions, providing integration, collaboration, connectivity, visibility and data analytics to thousands of customers worldwide. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a Software-as-a-Service model to improve the way suppliers, retailers, distributors and other customers manage and fulfill orders. Our platform features pre-built integrations used by current and new customers alike, spanning 2,700 order management models across 1,300 retailers, grocers and distributors, as well as integrations to over 100 accounting, warehouse management, enterprise resource planning, and packing and shipping applications. More than 35,000 customers across more than 40 countries have used, making it one of the largest trading partner integration centers. SPS Commerce has 37 consecutive quarters of increased revenues and is headquartered in Minneapolis. For additional information, please contact SPS Commerce at 866-245-8100 or visit

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