Logility Named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Recipient for the Twelfth Year
Award Recognizes Massimo Zanetti Beverage USAs Success with Logility Voyager Solutions to Streamline Sales & Operations Planning and Significantly Improve Production Planning
ATLANTA — July 22, 2014 — Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced the editors of Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine named Logility to its annual listing of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. The award highlights the “100 Great Supply Chain Projects” of the past year and is the 12th year Logility has been honored for enabling extraordinary supply chain initiatives.
Logility was recognized for helping Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA Inc., a subsidiary of Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group SPA, a 100–plus year old vertically integrated coffee company headquartered in Treviso, Italy, streamline its sales and operations planning (S&OP) process, align production planning with resources, improve agility, and manage an increasingly complex global supply chain. Through its use of Logility Voyager Solutions™, Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA decreased planning cycle time by 66 percent, increased inventory turns, reduced inventory 14 percent, and is now able to produce multiple “what–if” scenarios to generate optimal plans and stay ahead of changes in its global supply chain.
Launched 13 years ago, Supply & Demand Chain Executive announced its first “100” list of supply chain solution providers, consultants and other organizations that were helping lead the way in transforming companies’ supply and demand chains. The 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 recognizes supply chain solution and service providers that have helped their clients attain measurable gains in ROI through innovative supply chain technologies and best practices. The submissions were evaluated by the magazine’s editorial staff primarily based on: ambitiousness/scope of the project (30 percent); creative application of technologies/solutions/services used (20 percent); extent of the business results/impact (40 percent); clarity of submission (10 percent).
“Today’s supply chains face complex challenges from globalization, the rapid pace of new product innovation and changing customer preferences,” said Mike Edenfield, president and CEO, Logility. “Leading organizations have turned to advanced technology to stay ahead of their competition and profitably grow their business. We are honored to be recognized by the editors of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and proud to be a partner in Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA’s supply chain success.”
About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive’s user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard–hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. On the Web: www.SDCExec.com.
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 solution suite which features performance monitoring 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, retail merchandise planning and allocation, and transportation planning and management.
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 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); 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). For more information about Logility, call 800–762–5207 USA or visit https://logilityinc.wpengine.com.
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