Levin Furniture Selects RedPrairie WMS to Improve Labor Productivity and Gain Distribution Efficiencies : Leading furniture retailer will use Warehouse Management System (WMS) to increase productivity and improve customer satisfaction with faster order processing

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RedPrairie Corporation, a world leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today that Levin Furniture is implementing RedPrairie’s Warehouse Management Solution (WMS) at its distribution center in Smithton, Pa. Levin, a leading furniture retailer based in Pennsylvania, chose RedPrairie to gain distribution efficiencies through faster and more accurate order fulfillment and improved productivity.

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The RedPrairie WMS was the logical choice for us. They have a proven track record in the furniture industry, and the WMS has the features we need to automate functions and tasks to be more efficient with our warehouse operations. This will prepare us to control current costs and support our expansion in the future.

Levin Furniture chose RedPrairie to replace an outdated legacy warehouse solution and to gain visibility into merchandise across Levin's internal supply chain. The new RedPrairie solution will provide system-directed tasks to improve picking and putaway accuracy and employee productivity. The solution will also enable Levin to benchmark results for warehouse workers to further optimize efficiency.

Levin Furniture will gain several new features important to their industry with the warehouse management solution (WMS), including task interleaving, wave picking, and aisle locking. The RedPrairie WMS will integrate with Levin's existing Escalate system.

Ward Dingmann, VP of Operations for Levin Furniture, says, "The RedPrairie WMS was the logical choice for us. They have a proven track record in the furniture industry, and the WMS has the features we need to automate functions and tasks to be more efficient with our warehouse operations. This will prepare us to control current costs and support our expansion in the future."

About Levin's Furniture

Levin's Furniture is a 'Top 100' home furnishings retailer based in Smithton, Pennsylvania. The company was founded by the Levin family in 1920 and has expanded to twelve stores in Western Pennsylvania and Northeast Ohio, employing approximately 750 associates. For more information, visit http://www.LevinFurniture.com.

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 32,000 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 20 global service sites and standard service methods that have been validated over the last 30 years, RedPrairie provides unparalleled service and support. For additional information, call 1.877.733.7724, or access http://www.RedPrairie.com.

RedPrairie is a registered trademark of RedPrairie Corporation.

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RedPrairie Corporation, a world leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today that Levins Furniture is implementing RedPrairies Warehouse Management Solution (WMS) at its distribution center in Smithton, Pa.

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