United Natural Foods Selects Supply Chain Systems

United Natural Foods has selected systems from each suite of the Manhattan Scope supply chain process platform, designed to optimize its supply chain from planning through execution.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — United Natural Foods here has selected systems from each suite of the Manhattan Scope supply chain process platform, designed to optimize its supply chain from planning through execution.

The systems, from Atlanta-based Manhattan Associates, include those from: the Distribution Management product suite, which will be implemented within UNFI distribution centers across the country; the Transportation Lifecycle Management suite, designed to optimize the delivery of more than 60,000 products to more than 17,000 customers; the Inventory Optimization and Demand Forecasting solutions, for inventory replenishment; the Order Lifecycle Management suite for order fulfillment; and Supply Chain Intelligence and Supply Chain Visibility applications, for insight into supply chain performance.

"Our supply chain transformation is driven by an overall goal of improving our service to customers while better managing inventory and ultimately the operating performance for our company, as well as our vendors and suppliers," said John Stern, senior vice president and chief information officer, UNFI, in a statement. "In addition, a fully optimized supply chain will support our plans for growth over the next 3-5 years."

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