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Sheetz Partners with RELEX Solutions to Increase Store Growth

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Sheetz, based in Altoona, a major restaurant and convenience store chain in the Mid-Atlantic, recently partnered with RELEX Solutions, a provider of retail optimization software, to help position Sheetz for store growth, supply chain growth and dynamic product marketing opportunities.

The partnership will also allow the company to unify certain aspects of its demand planning processes to ensure an efficient flow of products from suppliers to stores.

“We are thrilled to partner with RELEX to optimize our supply chain management,” said Bill Ruggles, chief purchasing officer of Sheetz. “By partnering with RELEX, our enterprise demand planners have the ability to improve processes that support our distribution and inventory management strategies. RELEX will ultimately help ensure that Sheetz customers have what they want, when they want it, 24/7/365. »

Sheetz chose RELEX because of the company’s adaptable and unified supply chain management solution. The tool will improve collaboration and visibility across Sheetz’s vertically integrated network and support demand planning across its entire supply chain network within a single system.

The company employs more than 23,000 people and operates more than 630 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.

RELEX Solutions has more than 350 clients and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Its tools help traders adapt to the future.