July 10, 2007 PathGuide Technologies, a leading provider of warehouse automation solutions for wholesale and industrial distributors, today announced that Rexel has joined its growing roster of electrical supply customers. Rexel, the number one worldwide distributor of electrical parts and supplies, along with independent electrical distributors J.H. Larson, Viking Electric (a subsidiary of Sonepar USA), and E.B. Horsman & Son have selected the PathGuide Latitude Warehouse Management System to automate operations for greater productivity and efficiency.


Our productivity and inventory control has really improved with Latitude, said Roy Bragg, operations manager at E.B. Horsman & Son. We were able to increase our picks per day without adding any new staff. We have also cut our inventory related mistakes to 1 out of every 1,750 lines; this fact alone has given us the ability to better serve our customers.


Latitude is a platform agnostic software suite that automates warehousing and distribution to provide real-time online information about all inventories. Latitude automates all operations from receiving and order picking to manifesting and truck route/stop management. It integrates with ERP business systems and is designed to help industrial distributors pick, pack and ship orders faster and more accurately, resulting in greater productivity and profitability.


Were seeing tremendous growth in the electrical distributor market, said Eric Allais, CEO, PathGuide Technologies. Latitude offers compelling functionality and value for distributors of all sizes, from the worlds biggest names to independent, single-location businesses.


Automation for Distributors of All Sizes

Latitude is designed to meet the needs of distributors of all sizes, from global leaders such as Rexel, to independent enterprises such as E.B. Horsman & Son, Viking Electric, and J.H. Larson. Established in 1900, E.B. Horsman & Son has 17 locations and is the only independently owned and operated electrical wholesaler in British Columbia. Viking Electric, established in 1964, carries products from more than 400 manufacturers and serves the electrical industry throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. J.H. Larson Company is a family owned independent distributor of electrical, plumbing, HVAC and data comm products. In business since 1931, the company is a top 100 distributor for the electrical industry with eight locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.


About PathGuide Technologies

PathGuide Technologies, Inc., a privately held company founded in 1989, is a leading provider of warehouse automation solutions for wholesale and industrial distributors across North America. PathGuides software and services help suppliers increase productivity and order accuracy, improve customer service and lower labor costs, ultimately driving greater profitability.  To learn how distributors of all sizes can benefit from improved warehouse management, visit www.pathguide.com.