Mid-market food and beverage companies face many of the same challenges as their larger competitors but without the resources to support expensive technology solutions or long, involved implementation projects. RedPrairie, a provider of real-time, end-to-end logistics solutions, has released a new version of its best of breed warehouse management system, DLx Warehouse, containing the specific processing requirements food and beverage companies require running on the cost effective WIN 2000 platform.

The release has been coupled with RedPrairie's DLx Xpress rapid implementation methodology to enable swift deployment of food and beverage functionality, such as multilevel holds, catch weights, expiration dates and recall processing. This combination of advanced technology and easy deployment provides competitive advantage and rapid ROI.

The DLx Warehouse/D 6.0 release runs on the Microsoft WIN 2000 platform using either Oracle or SQL Server databases. It is available with industry- specific deployment packages for consumer goods, food and beverage, and other environments. For food and beverage companies, the system has extensive functionality to manage multi-level holds, time holds, catch weights, shelf life, expiration dates, quality assurance, recall processing and many other distribution functions.

DLx Xpress combines a streamlined implementation methodology with industry- specific best practice process models. RedPrairie uses Six Sigma principles as the foundation for this deployment methodology. Six Sigma is a widely recognized and accepted approach to achieving process quality and consistency.

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