Logility Customers Highlight Digital Transformation and the Role of Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization in the Sales and Operations Planning Process at the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

ATLANTA — May 8, 2018 — Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, invites attendees of the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference to attend the roundtable, Multi–Echelon Inventory Optimization Meets Sales & Operations Planning, and the session, Husqvarna Group Goes Digital with Global Supply Chain Transformation. The conference, located at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Ariz., will be held May 14 — 17, 2018.

Supply chain organizations are asked on a daily basis to accomplish the seemingly impossible: reduce costs while improving service levels and delivering a platform for profitable growth and business agility. With the vast amount of data available, today's advanced supply chain platforms help companies streamline planning complexity, boost visibility and optimize their operations to achieve business goals. The sessions will share examples of how leading companies have turned to the innovative Logility Voyager Solutions supply chain platform to automate routine processes, make smarter decisions faster and free planners to focus on strategic initiatives that drive the business forward.

Sessions at a Glance

Title: Multi–Echelon Inventory Optimization Meets Sales & Operations Planning
Speaker: Sean Willems, Ph.D., Haslam Chair in Supply Chain Analytics, University of Tennessee, and chief scientist, Logility
When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 12:30 PM GMT
Where: SLR2
About: Multi–Echelon inventory optimization (MEIO) right–sizes and recommends where to hold inventory across all tiers of a global supply chain network to ensure optimum availability of products, parts and materials. Dr. Sean Willems will discuss how companies that embrace MEIO achieve higher customer service levels while reducing overall working capital.

Title: Husqvarna Group Goes Digital with Global Supply Chain Transformation
Speaker: Valentin Dahlhaus, Senior Vice President Group Operations, Husqvarna Group
When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 3:30 PM GMT
Where: SPS10
About: Husqvarna Group, a global leading producer of outdoor power products and innovative solutions for forest, park and garden care, will discuss its global supply chain transformation into a unified digital platform for distributors and manufacturers. Husqvarna Group will highlight how improved supply chain planning has increased visibility, fueled double–digit improvements in forecast accuracy, boosted cash conversion cycles and led to superior customer service.
Logility, a Premier Sponsor of the conference, welcomes attendees to stop by booth #501 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://www.logility.com/company/events-and-conferences/.

About Logility
With more than 1,300 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
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