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The Men's Wearhouse Moves Picking Operations to Linux with AL Systems

Teams work together to consolidate applications on a uniform IT platform without a hitch.
    HOUSTON, TX / ROCKAWAY, NJ, June 05, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- AL Systems, the leading supplier of software solutions for improving distribution, is pleased to announce that it is now providing pick, pack and warehouse control software solutions to Men's Wearhouse on the Linux operating system. The Men's Wearhouse now has a seamless interface to their warehouse management system and achieves the goal of standardizing multiple distribution center systems on a uniform IT platform.

"We were excited to work with The Men's Wearhouse on this project," said Jeff Allen, VP of Sales and Marketing for AL Systems. "We migrated our WCS and pick to light systems to Linux, and are also driving another vendor's pick lights and material handling systems, enabling Men's Wearhouse to preserve an existing hardware infrastructure while upgrading and modernizing their software applications."

"We have worked with AL Systems as a trusted partner for many years and were confident they would smoothly meet our requirements to migrate to the Linux operating system," said Dave Stevens, the Senior Vice President of Distribution at The Men's Wearhouse. "Our teams worked together to consolidate our applications on a uniform IT platform without a hitch."

About AL Systems
AL Systems provides clients with integrated supply chain software solutions that improve the flow of merchandise through distribution centers. AL Systems solutions include paperless picking, packing and putting; cross-docking, in-motion manifesting; RFID; high-volume manifesting; automated print & apply solutions; and automated sortation and conveyor control (WCS). We help our clients reduce order fulfillment costs and distribute goods faster and more accurately. Clients of AL Systems include companies such as Gymboree, Urban Outfitters, Simon & Schuster, REI, Talbot's, and The Men's Wearhouse. AL Systems has been helping clients improve distribution operations for more than 30 years. For more information about AL Systems, a Briarcliff Solutions Group company, visit http://www.alsystems.com.

About The Men's Wearhouse
Founded in 1973, Men's Wearhouse is one of North America's largest specialty retailers of men's apparel with 1,292 stores. The Men's Wearhouse, Moores and K&G stores carry a full selection of designer, brand name and private label suits, sport coats, furnishings and accessories and Men's Wearhouse and Tux stores carry a limited selection. Tuxedo rentals are available in the Men's Wearhouse, Moores and Men's Wearhouse and Tux stores.
For additional information on Men's Wearhouse, please visit the company's website at http://www.menswearhouse.com.


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