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Foodservice Distribution Giant McLane Looks to Use Retalix Traffic Management

McLane Company Inc., one of the world's largest foodservice distributors and grocery wholesalers, will implement the Retalix Traffic Management solution at 19 grocery distribution centers across the country.

Retalix Traffic Management is a comprehensive inbound freight management solution that interfaces with Retalix and other procurement and warehouse management applications. Orders are imported into the system and automatically analyzed for cost-saving and revenue-producing opportunities. McLane will deploy Retalix Traffic Management with an integrated Retalix Web Tendering module that enables users to access the company's community of carriers via the internet to obtain best rates and services for transporting goods into their facilities.

Retalix Traffic Management also includes carrier and vendor collaboration tools that save time and help users find new income-generating backhauls while improving critical performance metrics. The application also provides real-time insight into data such as PO status, load status, supplier locations and allowances, dock appointments at receiving warehouses and other critical information.

Founded as a small retail grocery store in 1894, today Temple, Texas-based McLane is recognized as a global powerhouse in distribution and logistics, delivering more than 10 billion pounds of consumer products per year to more than 60,000 locations-including convenience stores, mass merchandisers, chain restaurants, drug stores and movie theaters.

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McLane Company Inc., one of the world's largest foodservice distributors and grocery wholesalers, will implement the Retalix Traffic Management solution at 19 grocery distribution centers across the country.

Retalix Traffic Management is a comprehensive inbound freight management solution that interfaces with Retalix and other procurement and warehouse management applications. Orders are imported into the system and automatically analyzed for cost-saving and revenue-producing opportunities. McLane will deploy Retalix Traffic Management with an integrated Retalix Web Tendering module that enables users to access the company's community of carriers via the internet to obtain best rates and services for transporting goods into their facilities.

Retalix Traffic Management also includes carrier and vendor collaboration tools that save time and help users find new income-generating backhauls while improving critical performance metrics. The application also provides real-time insight into data such as PO status, load status, supplier locations and allowances, dock appointments at receiving warehouses and other critical information.

Founded as a small retail grocery store in 1894, today Temple, Texas-based McLane is recognized as a global powerhouse in distribution and logistics, delivering more than 10 billion pounds of consumer products per year to more than 60,000 locations-including convenience stores, mass merchandisers, chain restaurants, drug stores and movie theaters.

Visit www.retalix.com