Catalyst will implement SAP WM Software and Add-On Components
Milwaukee, WI, August 18, 2003 — Catalyst International, Inc. (OTC: CLYS.OB), a global provider of supply chain execution SCE) solutions, today announced that Daydots, the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of food safety products and solutions, has chosen Catalyst to leverage its SAP investment and optimize the efficiency of its supply chain. Catalyst will implement the SAP LES (Logistics Execution System) Warehouse Management (WM) application and Catalyst software components to extend the functionality of their warehousing solution. Catalyst is one of the few and largest SAP-certified Services Partners focused specifically on SAP LES.
Daydots supplies food service operators nationally and internationally from its distribution center in Fort Worth, TX. Growing at a rapid rate and looking to expand product lines, the company has outgrown their current warehouse management solution. Daydots plans to kick-off the facility upgrade of their 100,000-square-foot warehouse immediately, with a planned go-live date of October 2003. Catalyst will optimize and implement the SAP WM software and manage the RF infrastructure development and integration with automated material handling systems.
"We use SAP to manage our enterprise, but we were concerned initially about whether the warehousing component would be robust enough to fit our distribution needs. After considerable research and evaluation, Catalyst showed us how they could optimize the SAP solution to match our supply chain needs,“ said Andy Milliorn, Director of Operations for Daydots.
"With our nearly 25-years‘ experience in supply chain applications and long term partnership with SAP, we are now able to offer several options to meet companies‘ logistics challenges. We will help them identify the solution that is best for their business, whether it‘s centered on best-of-breed, SAP enterprise or some combination of software components and services,“ said Jim Treleaven, Catalyst President and CEO.
"Choosing the right software is the first step to success œ integration and flawless execution are also essential. Catalyst offers the software and the services to help our customers succeed,“ Treleaven continued.
Based in Fort Worth, Texas, with facilities in Europe, Australia and Asia, Daydots is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of food safety solutions. "Making the world a safer place to eat," Daydots offers a wide array of food safety products and services including its original day-of-the-week food safety labels, specialized training courses and numerous tools and systems. The Daydots Foundation for Food Safety is dedicated to the support of food safety education and research. For more information or to purchase products online, visit the company's Web site at www.daydots.com.
Catalyst International, Inc. (OTC: CLYS.OB) delivers software and solutions that enable companies to optimize the performance of their enterprise supply chains. Catalyst is the only resource that combines 24 years of industry leadership in warehouse and logistics software development with an in-depth understanding of ERP systems. Catalyst has provided successful SCE solutions for customers around the world, including Boeing, Brown Forman, Office Max, Panasonic, Rayovac, Subaru, and The Home Depot. It is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI and has offices or representatives in the UK, Italy, France, Mexico and South America. For more information, call toll-free 800-236-4600 or visit www.catalystwms.com.
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