Allan Dow, Ed Thompson and Karin Bursa Recognized for Elevating the Role of Supply Chain within the Enterprise and Helping Shape the Industrys Future Leaders
ATLANTA — April 11, 2018 — Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, is proud to announce three of its executive leadership team were named Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2018 Provider Pros to Know. Allan Dow, president, Ed Thompson, executive vice president of customer success, and Karin Bursa, executive vice president, were each recognized for their dedication to helping elevate the understanding and importance of supply chain to drive business value and their continued work with universities to shape future supply chain leaders.
Allan Dow's leadership and consistent focus to deliver solutions, support and services critical for companies to stay ahead of changing market needs has helped distinguish Logility as the leading provider of supply chain planning and retail optimization solutions. Over the past three years, Logility has opened seven new offices around the world to deliver localized support and overseen the launch of new innovative solutions including Logility Voyager Integrated Business PlanningTM. In addition, he led the acquisition of both AdapChain, a developer of solutions that streamline the integration of enterprise systems with supply chain solutions, and Halo Business Intelligence, an advanced analytics provider that utilizes artificial intelligence and machine learning to help companies make smart decisions faster.
As the leader of Logility's global customer success team, Ed Thompson is known for his "hand–on" approach to building long–term customer relationships. With more than 30 years of practical supply chain experience, he helps organizations optimize their supply chain and retail planning performance, and bridge the supply chain talent gap through Logility University, an in–person and online training and certification program. Through his leadership, the global services, training and support team have helped customers develop award–winning supply chains that drive tangible bottom line benefits in record time.
Today's supply chains face multiple challenges from a shortage of experienced talent to the need for greater visibility, accuracy and quick response to stay ahead of rapidly changing market requirements. Karin Bursa, executive vice president, is one of the industry's top supply chain resources providing practical advice to help companies develop robust and mature supply chain practices across a wide–range of disciplines including sales and operations planning (S&OP), demand planning, multi–echelon inventory optimization, retail optimization, advanced analytics and more. At the University level, she is engaged with several programs and acts as a mentor to rising supply chain professionals.
"It is an honor to be recognized alongside Ed Thompson and Karin Bursa, two professionals that exemplify Logility's commitment to deliver exceptional service in every facet of our operations," said Allan Dow, president, Logility. "Companies face tremendous pressure to reduce costs amid growing customer service requirements and fierce competition. The supply chain is a powerful lever for these organizations to drive customer service improvements, product profitability and overall growth. I am proud to work alongside every member of the Logility team as we help companies overcome their supply chain challenges and seize new opportunities."
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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://www.logility.com.
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