Inventory Optimization Case Study and Supply Chain Best Practices Feature J.R. Simplot and Logility on Stage at 2013 CSCMP Global Conference

ATLANTA — October 15, 2013 — Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, will present in two educational sessions at the 2013 Global CSCMP Conference in Denver, CO, October 20 — 23, 2013.

CSCMP Sessions

  • Introduction to Quantitative Multi–Echelon Inventory Optimization: Math You Can Apply Today. Sean Willems, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Operations Management at Boston University’s School of Management and Chief Scientist, Logility will help ignite your inventory optimization initiative as he discusses the math behind multi–echelon inventory optimization (MEIO) and explores how you can drive benefits for your business every day. Dr. Willems will also discuss the secrets to managing successful postponement, SKU rationalization and service–level optimization. The session will be held on Monday, October 21 at 2:00 pm MDT in room #203.
  • S&OP Drives Inventory Optimization and Rapid ROI at J.R. Simplot. Brian Van Ausdle, Director of Business Systems, at The J.R. Simplot Company will describe how they transformed their business by changing its culture, practices, and tools. In doing so he will expand on the key elements to a successful S&OP implementation and the tools required to drive results. Attendees will also learn about how J.R. Simplot plans to leverage inventory optimization to synchronize demand and supply planning and take its sales and operations planning (S&OP) process to the next level. The case study session will be co–presented by Ed Thompson, senior vice president of global services at Logility and will take place Tuesday, October 22 at 1:30 pm MDT in room #502.

Celebrating its 50th year, the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the leading worldwide professional association dedicated to education, research, and the advancement of the supply chain management profession. With more than 8,500 members globally, representing business, government, and academia from 63 countries, CSCMP members are the leading practitioners and authorities in the fields of logistics and supply chain management. For additional information on the CSCMP Conference visit:

About Logility Voyager Solutions™
Recognized industry–wide for its rapid implementation, quick ROI, ease–of–use, and ability to solve complex problems, Logility Voyager Solutions is a comprehensive supply chain management solution which features performance monitoring and analytics capabilities to increase supply chain visibility and boost performance in key areas including demand, inventory and replenishment planning, sales and operations planning (S&OP), manufacturing planning and scheduling, supply and inventory optimization, transportation planning and management, and warehouse management.

About Logility
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative, best–of–breed supply chain solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realize substantial bottom–line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning and management; and warehouse management. Logility customers include Fender Musical Instruments, Hewlett–Packard, Parker Hannifin, Sigma–Aldrich, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information about Logility, call 800–762–5207 USA or visit

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