The Men's Wearhouse Transitions Picking Operations to Linux

— July 14, 2009

AL Systems, a supplier of software solutions specifically designed to improve distribution, announced that it is providing pick, pack and warehouse control software solutions to The Men's Wearhouse on the Linux operating system.

AL Systems reports that with the implementation, The Men's Wearhouse now has a seamless interface to its warehouse management system and achieves the goal of standardizing multiple distribution center systems on a uniform IT platform.

Commenting on the project, Jeff Allen, vice president of sales and marketing for AL Systems, said: "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 The Men's Wearhouse to preserve an existing hardware infrastructure while upgrading and modernizing [its] software applications."

As a corporation, The Men's Wearhouse is one of North America's largest specialty retailers of menÃ.‚¬™s apparel with 1,292 stores, including The Men's Wearhouse, Moores and K&G.

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