|[December 03, 2012]
Logile Announces Implementation of Its Enterprise Labor Model™ (ELM™) and Enterprise Execution and Compliance Management (EC5™) Solutions at Giant Eagle, Inc.
SOUTHLAKE, Texas --(Business Wire)--
Logile Inc., a provider of Real-Time Workforce Management and Execution
Management Solutions, announced today that Pittsburgh-based multi-format
food and fuel retailer Giant Eagle, Inc. has implemented Logile's
state-of-the-art Enterprise Labor Model™ (ELM™) solution and is
implementing Logile's Enterprise Execution and Compliance Management
(EC5™) solution to use across its supermarket banners and convenience
Logile's Enterprise Labor Model™ (ELM™) solution expands Giant Eagle's
labor modeling capabilities by providing a web-based system to
dynamically manage their store specific fixed activities,
characteristics, department profiles and volume drivers. "Logile's
solution has enabled us to empower our Store Leaders with greater
ownership and customization of the fixed activities and characteristics
in their stores," said Dan May, Giant Eagle's Senior Vice President of
Supply Chain and Giant Eagle Business Systems. "The dynamic nature of
our business and the often changing physical layouts of our stores make
it necessary for us to have an equally dynamic modeling system. The
Logile system allows our Store Leaders to better plan for and execute
the activities needed to maintain their departments and deliver
world-class customer service."
"Logile's unique solution and track record of integrating with existing
wrkforce management tools was paramount in our decision to engage
them," said May. "The Logile solution complements our engineering
approaches, existing systems and our overall strategy towards in-store
execution." May continued, "We like the possibilities the Logile systems
offer and will continue to explore the robust opportunities associated
with the technology."
Purna Mishra, Logile's founder and CEO, stated, "Giant Eagle is well
known in the industry for their best-in-class use of labor modeling and
planning systems, including their Giant Eagle Business Systems (GEBS)
methodology. Logile's solutions will increase Giant Eagle's ability to
more accurately plan, execute, and manage their store tasks."
Mishra added that, including Giant Eagle's implementation, Logile's
solutions are now used by major retailers at over 2,000 store locations
throughout the United States.
About Giant Eagle
Giant Eagle Inc. is one of the nation's largest food retailers and
distributors with approximately $9.9 billion in annual sales, which
would place the company among the top 30 largest privately held
companies on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations list. Giant
Eagle is also a recent recipient of Grocery Headquarters'
Retailer of the Year Award and the EPA's ENERGY STAR (News - Alert) Retail Partner of
the Year Award. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the
number one supermarket retailer in the region with 230 supermarkets and
179 fuel and convenience stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north
central Ohio, northern West Virginia and Maryland.
About Logile, Inc.
Logile, Inc. provides real-time workforce and execution management
solutions, combining proprietary software applications with expert
professional services in both traditional and SaaS (News - Alert) models. Logile's
groundbreaking enterprise class solutions, supported under Web 2.0 with
rich interface and mobile interaction, simplify management of
challenging workforce and execution management requirements while
allowing users to plan, execute, optimize and measure performance at any
level of the organization.
Logile, Inc. is privately held with its headquarters and solution
hosting data center in Richardson (News - Alert), Texas, retail consulting
professionals in Pittsburgh, PA; Charlotte, NC; Dallas and San Antonio,
TX; Scottsdale, AZ; and peripheral software support in Jinan, China. For
more information, visit www.logile.com.
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