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RedPrairie Unveils food service management solution for petroleum and convenience store operators

RedPrairie Corporation, a world leading consumer driven optimization company, has introduced its Food Service Management solution for petroleum and convenience stores. The solution optimises food service operations for retailers, including food preparation, production planning, recipes and fresh item management. This information can be fully integrated with inventory, labour and sales data for an accurate forecast of production and labour requirements and assistance with minimising waste.
Popular and widely used by leading food service operators such as Culver's, Dunkin Brands, Cara, Popeye's and Church's Chicken, RedPrairie's Food Service Management solution is now available to petroleum and convenience store (PCS) operators. Sheetz, Inc., one of America's fastest growing family-owned convenience store chains, uses RedPrairie's solution to reduce its food service costs through an improved alignment of demand with production plans and food inventory.

"Petroleum and convenience retailers have been looking hard at the inside of the store to make up for the shrinking margins on fuel," said Kevin Saum, VP and GM of Petroleum C-Stores for RedPrairie Retail Productivity Solutions division. "Many operators are now looking towards fresh and prepared foods to improve their in-store margins and add customer visits and loyalty. RedPrairie is unique in our ability to provide a fully integrated convenience store and food service solution."

As a long-time technology vendor to the food service industry, RedPrairie has developed a platform that uniquely handles the many requirements of fresh food management. PCS retailers can now set up recipes for depletion and use sales forecasts to 'prep' items to meet demand while minimising waste. Retailers with smaller food service offerings can add value by tracking paper goods used with each item sold, or tracking waste on donuts at the end of the day. Prep worksheets take the guesswork out of how many hot dogs and sausages to put on the grill each hour, and when to make a new batch of coffee.

Food Service Management is an integral part of RedPrairie's E2e(TM) Retail suite, which provides the most comprehensive, integrated suite of applications available today for managing petroleum, food service, retail, and hospitality. Together, these solutions address the full spectrum of site and headquarters operations, including workforce management, inventory management, operations management, learning management and performance management.
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Redprairie corporation
lucy allen
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