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Kintetsu World Express Selects Manhattan Associates Supply Chain Commerce Solutions to Run Integrated Logistics Operation

CAPE TOWN and ATLANTA - April 1, 2014 - Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc., (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced that Kintetsu World Express South Africa (KWE SA), a market leader in integrated logistics services and part of the Kintetsu World Express global network, has selected the Manhattan SCALE™ product suite to optimize its regional supply chain operation and to support business growth. Manhattan SCALE™ provides a flexible, state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution management platform, capable of supporting the group's activities in a range of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive and high technology and will help drive revenue and margin growth by enabling improved service levels and greater operational efficiency.

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Peninsula Beverage Company Satisfies Thirst for Coca-Cola Products with Logility Voyager Solutions

Peninsula Beverage Company Satisfies Thirst for Coca-Cola Products with Logility Voyager Solutions

Enhanced Visibility and More Accurate Forecasts Strengthen South African Bottler and Distributor’s Sales and Operations Planning Process

ATLANTA – December 18, 2012 – Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced Peninsula Beverage Company (PenBev), one of South Africa’s bottlers and distributors of Coca-Cola products, has achieved impressive results following its implementation of Logility Voyager Solutions™. Through the use of Logility’s advanced supply chain management software, the company has increased forecast accuracy by 20 percent at the item/plant level and is able to utilize the enhanced visibility and more accurate data to strengthen its sales and operations planning (S&OP) process.

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Key Takeaways from Manhattan’s 2012 User Conference, Macy’s Supply Chain Plans and Cloud Computing

Last week, I attended Manhattan Associates' Momentum 2012 conference. The theme of this year's conference (its largest ever with more than 1,000 attendees) was "Platform Payoff"– a continuation of the "Platform Thinking" message the company introduced two years ago. Now that Manhattan (an ARC client) has about 200 customers live on its platform solutions, the company is highlighting the operational, technology, competitive, and financial payoffs customers can achieve by deploying a platform solution.

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