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TMCNet:  Tri-Ed Distribution Selects Blue Ridge Demand Forecasting and Replenishment to Secure Industry-Leading Supply Chain Visibility and Control

[February 26, 2013]

Tri-Ed Distribution Selects Blue Ridge Demand Forecasting and Replenishment to Secure Industry-Leading Supply Chain Visibility and Control

Atlanta, Georgia, Feb 26, 2013 ( via COMTEX) -- Leading SaaS demand forecasting, planning, replenishment and analytics provider Blue Ridge announced today that Tri-Ed Distribution has selected the Blue Ridge Demand Forecasting and Replenishment solution. Tri-Ed, North America's largest independent distributor of surveillance, low voltage, home automation and network infrastructure products, teamed with Blue Ridge to increase their already strong customer fill-rates with better supply-chain visibility.

Tri-Ed selected the Blue Ridge Demand Forecasting and Replenishment solution to augment the supply-chain capabilities of their ERP system. The company recognized that the Blue Ridge system provided another level of precision and visibility in forecasting that could elevate customer service levels and give the company even greater control over inventory levels. "The Blue Ridge Demand Forecasting and Replenishment solution enables us to improve our product forecasts at a much more precise level," stated Pat Comunale, Tri-Ed CEO. Comunale continued, "Precision visibility, for today and far in the future, means we service our customers even better to increase our leadership position in the industry." Improved product availability for vendors and customers also motivated Tri-Ed to implement the Blue Ridge solution. "Exceeding customer expectations is always our number one mission," stated Comunale. "An advanced forecasting and replenishment solution means we stay ahead of change in our industry to have the right products available when customers need them." Blue Ridge recognizes Tri-Ed's commitment to enhance company operations and customer service is world-class. "Pat has assembled a strong team at Tri-Ed that clearly understands the strategic advantage that exceptional supply-chain performance gives them," stated Greg White, CEO at Blue Ridge, "The improved execution and visibility allows them to anticipate change and act quickly without unnecessary cost." About Blue Ridge Blue Ridge leads the way in enterprise-class Software-as-a-Service supply chain solutions. Blue Ridge solutions and services turn inventory investments into cash flow and revenue generation opportunities. The company's robust cloud-based solutions deliver a tightly-integrated, yet flexible architecture for demand analytics, forecasting, planning, replenishment, SKU rationalization and other demand-driven optimization solutions to provide a sound foundation on which companies can solidify and enhance their supply chain initiatives. To find out why global supply chain leaders such as CVS, Home Hardware, Burris Logistics, CRP Industries, Europris, K. Ekrheim, Martin Brothers and Procurator trust Blue Ridge's unmatched solutions and expertise as their inventory alignment partner, visit About Tri-Ed Tri-Ed is North America's largest independent distributor of surveillance, low voltage, home automation and network infrastructure products. We are proud to provide state-of-the-art solutions from the industry's leading manufacturers of CCTV, IP Video, access control, fire, intrusion, sound, communications, structured cable, and home automation products. Serving customers, vendors, and the industry as a whole is our privilege and priority. Our commitment to excellence is threaded throughout the entire company and is exemplified by our Leadership Team - Pat Comunale, President and Chief Executive Officer, and James Rothstein, Executive Vice President. Everyone at Tri-Ed works passionately to exceed expectations, one customer at a time. Tri-Ed is a transformed company. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you and exceed your expectations.

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