PRLog (Press Release) - Sep. 19, 2013 - Scottsdale, Ariz. – September 19, 2013 – JDA®Software Group, Inc. (http://www.jda.com/), The Supply Chain Company®, today announced that Pets at Home (http://www.petsathome.com/), the largest retail chain in the UK for pets and pet care products, has selected JDA® Warehouse Management (http://www.jda.com/solutions/warehouse-management/) to support its continuing growth and improve service delivery to its stores and all-channel customers.
Pets at Home provides pet food, pet-related products and accessories, along with tips and advice to keep pets healthy and happy through its more than 350 stores across the UK . The retailer’s aging warehouse management system (WMS), coupled with its recent acquisitions into the equine and veterinary sectors, prompted the decision to improve its WMS to support its continued growth as an all-channel retailer.
“As one of the leading specialty retailers in the UK, we believe it is important to make strategic investments to continue to improve the level of service we provide to our customers,” said Phil Hackney, logistics director, Pets at Home. “The JDA warehouse management system gives us a platform for future growth that will enable us to improve service levels, lower distribution costs and give us the flexibility to integrate any future acquisitions.”
“We are pleased to see Pets at Home select our JDA Warehouse Management solution as an integral component of their service delivery model and growth platform,” said Mark Morgan, regional vice president, EMEA at JDA Software. “Our WMS will enable Pets at Home to meet its go-forward business objectives by enabling greater flexibility as the company grows.”
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