Maines Delivers Enhanced Customer Service and Traceability With Retalix Power Delivery
Solution to Improve Supply Chain Accuracy and Provide Proof of Delivery for Foodservice Distributors
DALLAS, March 19, 2012 -- Maines Paper and Food Service, Inc. will provide enhanced delivery capabilities and customer service to its clientele with Retalix® Ltd.'s (Nasdaq:RTLX) Power Delivery solution. The software application will track shipments from Maines' warehouses to their customers' receiving doors, while providing proof of delivery, mobile delivery capabilities, efficient invoice reconciliation and increased accuracy.
The system will go live in 2012 and will support 11 Maines warehouses that deliver to clients in 33 states throughout the United States. Power Delivery integrates with the Conklin, N.Y.-based distributor's existing implementation of Retalix's Warehouse Management software, providing a seamless, comprehensive warehousing and delivery solution.
"Power Delivery will help us improve our delivery accuracy, enhance our traceability initiatives, and provide greater visibility into our warehousing and delivery activities—all while reducing costs across our enterprise," said Sumit Koli, director of performance improvement at Maines. "In addition, the ability to easily and seamlessly integrate Power Delivery with our existing deployment of Retalix Warehouse Management, combined with Retalix's industry experience and commitment to partnership, made our decision easy."
John Taylor, executive vice president and general manager of SCM for Retalix USA, said, "We are very pleased to strengthen our relationship with Maines through the deployment of another leading product from our supply chain management portfolio. Maines is among the top companies in the industry leading the charge for more effective traceability processes and technologies in the supply chain. Our Power Delivery and Warehouse Management solutions provide Maines with the tools needed to achieve improved traceability, by efficiently and accurately tracking each product from its point of origination through its point of delivery."
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About Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc.
Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc., is one of the largest independent foodservice distributors in the country. A third-generation, family-owned business, Maines has over a 90-year history of helping restaurant owners and managers maximize the performance of their restaurants and foodservice operation and helping them quickly adapt and profit from changing marketplace conditions. Their customized distribution process and many other consultative services result in lowering costs and improving profitability for their customers. In addition to the broadline and customized foodservice divisions, Maines offers their products through their retail division MaineSource; chemical and beverage equipment sales, installs and service through ServiSolutions; all of the day-to-day and highly specialized produce needs through Produce Express; internet-based recruiting and hiring services through WyckWyre (wyckwyre.com); internet-based restaurant operational tools (labor scheduling and management, inventory management and point-of-sale analytical tools) through WhenToManage (whentomanage.com); and restaurant consultative services through its consulting division, Restaurant Results, Inc. Maines has a revenue base in excess of $3 billion, and their services are provided by more than 2,000 highly motivated associates serving their customers from 11 distribution centers with coverage in 33 states. For more information about Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc., please visit maines.net
Retalix is a leading global provider of innovative software and services to high volume, high complexity retailers, including supermarkets, convenience stores, fuel stations, drugstores and department stores. The company's products and services help its customers to manage and optimize their retail operations, differentiate their brand and build consumer loyalty, while providing retailers with the flexibility and scalability to support ongoing business transformation and growth. Retalix offers solutions for point-of-sale (POS), sales channels and in-store management (including mobile and e-commerce), customer management and marketing, merchandising, and logistics. By leveraging a multitude of deployment options, including Software-As-A-Service (SaaS), Retalix serves a large customer base of approximately 70,000 stores across more than 50 countries worldwide. The Company's headquarters are located in Ra'anana, Israel, and its North America headquarters are located in Plano, Texas. Retalix stock trades on the NASDAQ and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.
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