Then perhaps the following press release could be of interest. It's probably a big yawn for everybody else, but HighJump Solutions of Minnesota has emailed to tell us about the installation of its software at Quality Bicycle Products, one of America's biggest P&A suppliers

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Quality Bicycle Products Selects HighJump Software(R) to Provide Strong Foundation for Continued Growth

HighJump Solutions to Help Streamline Operations and Provide Unmatched System Adaptability in Fast-Paced, Complex Distribution Environment

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 2: HighJump Software, the leader in providing comprehensive and adaptable supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, today announced that Quality Bicycle Products, Inc. (QBP) has selected HighJump’s Supply Chain Advantage(TM) suite to maximize operational efficiency, inventory accuracy and employee productivity at QBP’s headquarters in Bloomington, Minn. QBP, the cycling industry’s largest parts and accessories distributor, chose HighJump over other leading SCE vendors because of its robust, standard functionality and adaptability, both of which will be key to supporting QBP’s long-term growth strategy and ability to meet internal quality standards. Additional consideration factors in the selection included HighJump’s best practices-based implementation methodology and customer-first philosophy.

HighJump will empower QBP to achieve its goal of improving its industry- leading order accuracy and fill rates on its growing list of product offerings. The company currently processes incoming orders on a same-day shipping basis and expects to drive its operational capacity even higher with improved work direction and inventory management processes. The HighJump system will offer increased flexibility in how orders are processed, enabling QBP to enhance the service level it provides to its customers.

"Because of QBP’s success and continued growth, our warehouse environment is extremely fast-paced and ever-changing. We selected HighJump because they offered the best combination of robust, adaptable solutions and a proven implementation process that will drive our operations in a way that supports expansion in both the short and long term," said Matt Moore, distribution manager of Quality Bicycle Products. "By upgrading our processes with HighJump’s functionally rich solutions, we fully expect to achieve an outstanding ROI through immediate improvements in space utilization, planning and employee productivity."

"The combination of HighJump’s depth and breadth of functionality, best practices-based implementation, unmatched adaptability and ease of upgrades will empower QBP to effectively and affordably manage their growth," said Chris Heim, president and CEO of HighJump Software. "With the HighJump system, QBP will have real-time information for every item in inventory and every customer order in process. This visibility will empower them to maximize customer satisfaction."

About Quality Bicycle Products

Quality Bicycle Products is the largest parts and accessories distributor in the cycling industry. QBP offers dealers from all over the world an encyclopedic selection of bicycle products from a 1,000-page catalog, a renowned custom wheel service, a specialty bike building program, and several proprietary brands. QBP remains a leading bicycle advocate within the industry. For more information, please visit:

About HighJump Software(R)

HighJump Software(R) is the leader in providing comprehensive and adaptable supply chain execution solutions that leverage best practices gained from more than 700 successful implementations in some of the most demanding and complex business environments. HighJump’s RFID-enabled product suite includes advanced, tightly integrated solutions for warehouse and yard management, transportation management, supply chain visibility and event management, trading partner enablement, collaborative inventory management and data collection. HighJump’s solutions combine rich functionality, a proven implementation methodology, unmatched adaptability and fast upgrades to empower customers with the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership-a value proposition unmatched by any other solution provider. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn., HighJump Software can be reached by e-mail at ; by phone at 800.328.3271; or by visiting the Web site at .

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