Winn-Dixie Invests in Freshness with Manhattan Associates Solutions

Atlanta: Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates Inc. announced at the Momentum 2012 conference that Winn-Dixie has selected solutions from Manhattan Associates' Distribution Management and Transportation Lifecycle Management product suites to drive supply chain operations and get its products to shelves faster and more efficiently.

"We looked to Manhattan Associates Supply Chain solutions to help us drive our key initiative of providing the freshest dairy, meat and produce from local providers to our customers," said Chris Scott, senior vice president, supply chain and logistics of Winn-Dixie. "Our goal is to bring the farm closer to the fork by connecting every link in our supply chain operation."

Winn-Dixie purchased Manhattan's Warehouse Management, Slotting Optimization and Labor Management solutions from the Distribution Management suite of the Manhattan SCOPE portfolio, along with Yard Management and Fleet Management solutions from the Transportation Lifecycle Management product suite. In addition, the American grocer purchased Supply Chain Intelligence, Total Cost to Serve, and the Extended Enterprise Management product suite.

"Manhattan's work with grocery leaders has helped us craft capabilities extremely well-suited to the industry—wisely using fuel, fully tapping capacity in trucks and warehouses and intelligently delivering different types of products with varying shelf lives to the right stores at the right time," said Jeff Mitchell, executive vice president, Americas, Manhattan Associates.