December 3, 2009

RedPrairie to go public

Supply chain management software and systems specialist announces plans for an initial public offering.

By Mark B. Solomon

RedPrairie Holding Inc., a leading provider of supply chain management software and systems, has announced plans for an initial public offering.

Privately held RedPrairie, headquartered in Waukesha, Wis., said it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed offering of an undetermined portion of shares to the public. The company declined to elaborate.

RedPrairie has more than 34,000 customers in approximately 40 countries. It generated nearly $300 million in revenues in 2008.

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Mark B. Solomon
Executive Editor - News
Mark Solomon joined DC VELOCITY as senior editor in August 2008, and was promoted to his current position on January 1, 2015. He has spent more than 30 years in the transportation, logistics and supply chain management fields as a journalist and public relations professional. From 1989 to 1994, he worked in Washington as a reporter for the Journal of Commerce, covering the aviation and trucking industries, the Department of Transportation, Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to that, he worked for Traffic World for seven years in a similar role. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Solomon ran Media-Based Solutions, a public relations firm based in Atlanta. He graduated in 1978 with a B.A. in journalism from The American University in Washington, D.C.

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