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Dollar General will use Aldata Master Data Management and Synchronized Store and Warehouse Demand Based Replenishment.
Helsinki, Finland, January 3, 2010— Aldata Solution, a global leader in retail and distribution improvement software, announced today that Dollar General, a leading U.S. retailer, has selected Aldata for its next generation integrated supply chain solution.
With sales of $12.7 billion over the last twelve months ending October, 2010 and over 9,200 stores in 35 states, Dollar General is the nation’s largest small box discount retailer. This agreement will enable Dollar General to utilize Aldata Master Data Management and Synchronized Store and Warehouse Demand Based Replenishment to improve supply chain efficiency across their business, providing total inventory visibility across nine distribution centers and its store base with optimization of inventory levels from supplier through to the store shelf.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dollar General to the Aldata retail customer community,” said Bertrand Sciard, president and CEO, Aldata. “Dollar General’s choice of our integrated retail supply chain solutions will enable them to reduce manual processes, improve visibility and eliminate costs, enabling them to better serve their customers across the USA.”
About Dollar General
Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 70 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at low everyday prices in convenient neighborhood locations. With more than 9,200 stores in 35 states, Dollar General has more retail locations than any retailer in America. In addition to high quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Hanes, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
Aldata is a global leader in supplier to consumer business optimization. We help reduce costs, time, and waste, for retailers, distributors, and manufacturers, while improving availability, service, and customer retention. Founded in 1986, Aldata has an unparalleled track record of delivering successful projects for the world’s largest retail and consumer brands, wholesale and distribution organizations, and specialist store chains. More at: www.aldata-solution.com