RedPrairie: RedPrairie Warehouse Management goes live in Cabot Creamery distribution center

60,000 square foot warehouse uses solution to ship 450,000 pounds of cheese per day

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – RedPrairie Corporation, a leading consumer-driven optimization company, has announced its Warehouse Management (WMS) solution has gone live in Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s 60,000 square foot distribution center in Montpelier, Vt. An 89-year-old dairy farmer-owned cooperative and award-winning cheese maker, Cabot uses RedPrairie’s solution to help ship an average of 450,000 pounds of cheese each day.

The solution is currently running in Cabot’s distribution center and two production sites, helping to effectively track and trace product from the point it is manufactured to when it is shipped from the warehouse.

“We originally chose RedPrairie for the company’s expertise in the food and beverage industry, as well as for their command of cutting edge technology” says Ralph Viscomi, Cabot’s Senior Vice President of Information Services, “Cabot is very sensitive to our customers’ demands, so we needed a solution that was flexible and capable of adapting on a moment’s notice. RedPrairie met that challenge easily and effectively.”

RedPrairie’s Warehouse Management (WMS) solution maintains its flexible nature through 35 years of proven food & beverage experience, and offers a host of features specifically tailored for the industry. Capabilities including superior product rotation; freshness, date and lot controls; catch weight; and variable aging ensure that companies with a serious commitment to quality can raise the bar in overall supply chain processes.

“RedPrairie is dedicated to helping our clients meet their customers’ needs,” says RedPrairie CEO Mike Mayoras, “We’re very proud to be working alongside a company who places such a high premium on service.”

About Cabot Creamery Cooperative

Cabot Creamery Cooperative has been in continuous operation in Vermont since 1919, and makes a full line of cheeses, yogurt, sour cream, cottage cheese and butter. Best known as makers of “The World’s Best Cheddar,” Cabot is owned by the 1,400 dairy farm families of Agri-Mark, the Northeast’s premier dairy cooperative. For additional information on Cabot Creamery, visit