Milwaukee, WI – RedPrairie Corporation, the world’s leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today that Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc. (PLS), a leading third party logistics provider to the metals, lumber and building materials industry, has selected RedPrairie’s DLx® Transportation Management Solution (TMS) for enhancing order and shipment optimization. The solutions will enable PLS to provide the next generation of technology-enabled third-party transportation management services to its clients.
Since 1991, PLS has been providing third-party logistics management solutions that combine superior technologies, processes and personnel. PLS will utilize RedPrairie’s TMS optimization, workflow and event management tools to enhance its current transportation management system, eflatbed.com.
“PLS’s success has been based on providing our clients access to the best supply chain and transportation management technologies in the market. After months of evaluation, we recognized that RedPrairie’s TMS tools, specifically the COPLEX optimization engine, were superior to other tools available. Once implemented, we will enhance our technology to provide automated order and load optimization, continuous move and route optimization, customized event management triggers and a customizable work-flow,” explained Robert J. Dunn, President of Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc. “The combination of eflatbed.com and RedPrairie will elevate PLS’s technology platform to the pinnacle of planning and shipment execution solutions in the marketplace.”
Dunn continued, “We chose RedPrairie as our supply chain technology partner because of the superior functionality of its optimization tools, capacity to deploy in a modular fashion and its flexibility to meet the constantly changing business requirements of our clients.”
Comments John Jazwiec, RedPrairie Company Leader, “Pittsburgh Logistics is a technology pacesetter and 3PL leader to the metal and building supply industries. They have spent over fifteen years fine-tuning their technology and processes to meet the transportation needs of their clients. We’re glad they chose to partner with us to enhance their TMS offerings and we look forward to helping them attain the next level of their success.”
About Pittsburgh Logistics
Pittsburgh Logistics Systems, Inc is the leading third party logistics provider to the metals, lumber and building materials industries. PLS offers shippers a suite of services including outsourced transportation management, software, consulting and freight brokerage services. For additional information, access: www.pghlogistics.com.
About RedPrairie Corporation
RedPrairie is the world’s leading consumer driven optimization company. Built on an advanced Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developed over the past 10 years, the RedPrairie integrated suite of end-to-end (E2eTM) solutions offers on-demand capabilities to over 25,000 sites worldwide for many of the world’s largest companies. With 21 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 www.RedPrairie.com.