Logility and Brightstar Highlight Sales and Operations Planning Success Across a Complex Global Supply Chain at S&OP Innovation Summit

ATLANTA — January 24, 2017 — Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, invites attendees of the Innovation Enterprise: S&OP Innovation Summit to attend the session, Planning for Multiple Supply Chains. The summit, located at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, will be held January 25 — 26, 2017.

Today’s supply chains face many challenges including shortened product life cycles, more frequent new product introductions and greater demand for increased service levels. Brightstar, the #1 specialized wireless distributor and a leader in innovation and diversified services for the wireless industry, operates a highly complex global supply chain that must be responsive to shifts in demand and the diverse needs of its customers. In this session, attendees will learn how Brightstar has leveraged Logility Voyager Solutions™ to develop a robust and repeatable sales and operations planning (S&OP) process, drive forecast accuracy, foster collaboration with customers and suppliers, optimize inventory investments, and increase visibility across its supply chain to reduce their markdowns and out–of–stocks.

Session at a Glance
Title: Planning for Multiple Supply Chains
Speaker: Santos Carrillo, IT manager, Brightstar
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 2:30 PM PST
Where: Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Celebrity 6

Logility, a Gold Sponsor of the conference, welcomes attendees to also stop by booth #1 to learn more about Logility’s industry–leading supply chain optimization and retail planning solutions.

To learn more or see where Logility will be at next, please visit: https://logilityinc.wpengine.com/events/industry–events.

About Logility
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies realize substantial bottom–line results in record time.  Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management and retail optimization solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); Integrated Business Planning (IBP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning and allocation; and transportation planning and management. Logility customers include Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information about Logility, call 800–762–5207 USA or visit https://logilityinc.wpengine.com.

Forward–Looking Statements
This press release contains forward–looking statements that are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by statements made herein. These factors include, but are not limited to, continuing U.S. and global economic uncertainty, the timing and degree of business recovery, unpredictability and the irregular pattern of future revenues, dependence on particular market segments or customers, competitive pressures, delays, product liability and warranty claims and other risks associated with new product development, undetected software errors, market acceptance of Logility’s products, technological complexity, the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines, companies and services, as well as a number of other risk factors that could affect the Company’s future performance. For further information about risks the Company and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to American Software, Inc’s. current Form 10–K and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  For more information, contact:  Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, American Software, Inc., (404) 264–5477 or fax: (404) 237–8868.

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