Sprouts Farmers Market Deploys Verisae Software
Dec 04, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Verisae, a provider of maintenance, energy, and environmental management software, announced that Sprouts Farmers Market, a grocery retailer, recently implemented core modules of the Verisae Connected Facility platform; Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Enterprise Refrigerant Management (ERM) and Enterprise Asset Purchasing (EAP) solutions.
According to a release, Sprouts operates more than 140 fresh and natural full-service grocery stores in eight southwestern states, with their highest concentration of stores in southern California, Arizona, Colorado, and Texas. Sprouts recently merged with Sunflower Farmers Market allowing Sprouts to continue growing and improving the customer shopping experience.
"Sprouts has had a long, successful history of sustainability, from energy conservation to industry leading low refrigerant leak rates," said Jerry Stutler, Vice President of Construction and Facility Engineering for Sprouts. "But we recognized, especially as we grow through acquisition, that we can do more to streamline our maintenance, energy and refrigerant management processes. Adopting Verisae's platform was the logical next step, and it's already producing results."
To support their aggressive growth strategy, Sprouts recognized the critical importance of managing enterprise-wide asset data. They sought best-practice capabilities for data entry, workflow and reporting, which ultimately led to signing a multi-year agreement with Verisae. The implementation allows Sprouts to immediately reduce costs by managing facilities and the individual assets within each facility.
"We are proud to partner with Sprouts on their journey to become a more sustainable enterprise. Their implementation of Verisae's Asset and Refrigerant Management solutions provide the foundation to create connected facilities that reduce operational costs and a more sustainable organization," says Jerry Dolinsky, Verisae's CEO.
With Verisae, Sprouts will aggregate and analyze data on the entire lifecycle of their assets including equipment procurement, parts and inventory tracking, remote monitoring of asset efficiency and management of third-party service contractors.
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