Flextronics Global Services Improves Customer Supply Chain Visibility With RedPrairie Solutions

May 5, 2009

SINGAPORE, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Flextronics Global Services (FGS), a strategic business unit of Flextronics and one of the most respected global providers of post-manufacturing logistics services to the electronics and high-tech industries today announced that it has successfully begun the rollout process of RedPrairie's warehouse management system (WMS) and transportation management system (TMS) across its global network of facilities. This improvement in supply chain visibility directly addresses the increased need for customers to make real-time changes at various points in the supply chain in order to accommodate fluctuations in market demand. Beginning with a successful pilot program implementation in December 2008, Flextronics expects full migration of RedPrairie's WMS and TMS systems to occur over the next 24 months. According to John Wrenn , senior IT director for FGS, "The implementation of RedPrairie's WMS and TMS systems is a key part of the process we are undertaking at FGS to achieve greater standardization, efficiency and scalability across our global network of sites so that we can provide our customers with greater visibility throughout their entire supply chain and an improved service in terms of the flexibility to interface data in and out of the system."

A significant strength of FGS is its ability to integrate a combination of internally developed proprietary IT solutions with best-of-breed applications to seamlessly communicate with the IT systems of their suppliers, third party providers and customers. Strategic system improvements, such as the global deployment of RedPrairie's WMS and TMS systems, ensure that FGS provides its customers with cutting-edge IT solutions as an integral part of its overall service offering. After a thorough review process, FGS selected RedPrairie's WMS and TMS systems for the product's collaborative functionality and unique customer-oriented approach to visibility within the post-manufacturing supply chain.

John Wrenn continued, "The fact that we were able to replace our proprietary, internal WMS and TMS systems, with minimal customization requirements or disturbance to our customers, proves that RedPrairie was the right choice."

John O'Sullivan , president FGS added, "By moving to one single platform across our global network of sites we will cut operational overheads, deliver efficiency improvements, reduce costs for customers and enable rapid and reliable implementations of new business. By offerring our customers the tools that they need to improve their competitive position, we are also strengthening our own position, so everybody wins."

About Flextronics Global Services

Flextronics Global Services (FGS) is a strategic business unit of Flextronics and one of the most respected global providers of supply chain logistics services. Its comprehensive suite of services are fully optimized to the specific requirements of our customers operating within the computing, consumer digital, infrastructure, industrial, mobile and medical markets. Flextronics Global Services has an expansive global footprint that consists of more than 20 sites strategically located across 13 countries.

About Flextronics

Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEMs. With fiscal year 2009 revenues of US$30.9 billion, Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.

About RedPrairie® Corporation

RedPrairie delivers productivity solutions to help companies around the world in three categories--inventory, transportation and workforce. RedPrairie provides these solutions to manufacturers, distributors and retailers looking to reduce cost, increase sales and create competitive advantage. With over 20 global offices providing services to over 40,000 sites in 50 countries, companies trust RedPrairie inventory, transportation and workforce solutions to deliver an immediate increase in productivity--with the flexibility to adapt as business needs change. At RedPrairie, we understand today's operational demands and we're committed to delivering solutions that work. We're committed to delivering solutions for the real world.

For additional information, visit RedPrairie.com.

SOURCE  Flextronics 
    -0-                           05/05/2009
    /CONTACT:  Warren Ligan or Cindy Klimstra, Investor Relations,
+1-408-576-7722, investor_relations@flextronics.com, or Renee Brotherton, Vice
President, Corporate Communications, +1-408-576-7189,
renee.brotherton@flextronics.com, all of Flextronics/
    /Web Site:  http://www.flextronics.com
                http://www.redprairie.com /

CO:  Flextronics; RedPrairie Corporation

ST:  Singapore

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