Logility Announces General Availability of Industry-Leading Supply Chain Management Suite
Logility Voyager Solutions 7.5 features enhanced performance management capabilities, deeper demand chain planning functionality, expanded supply chain planning optimization, robust transportation planning, and increased flexibility to further propel demand-driven supply chains
ATLANTA (February 14, 2006) Logility, Inc. (NASDAQ: LGTY), a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced the general availability of Logility Voyager Solutions™ 7.5, the industry-leading supply chain management suite. This latest version includes enhancements to help distribution-intensive companies use the Internet to gain visibility of key metrics; support demand-driven business strategies; manage dynamic global supply chain activities; optimize transportation operations; and accelerate sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes.
The Logility Voyager Solutions 7.5 release combines input from customers and industry experts with the latest technology advancements to help companies gain a competitive advantage and more easily support their demand-driven supply chain initiatives.
“Logility’s newest release, Voyager 7.5[’s]…improvements and enhancements target usability, interactivity, and configurability of the User Interface,” said Lora Cecere, research director, in a September 1, 2005 AMR Research Alert. “Unlike many of its competitors, Logility continues to successfully launch products with sufficient improvements to make customers want to upgrade. The 7.5 release appears to continue this tradition.”
“Our goal is to make relevant supply chain information available to business decision makers across the enterprise, which requires flexible supply chain software with built-in performance management capabilities,” said Mike Edenfield, president and CEO of Logility. “Logility Voyager Solutions 7.5 feature robust, collaborative web-based functionality to help companies more easily support a demand-driven supply chain, one focused on improving productivity, reducing costs and increasing perfect orders.”
Logility Voyager Solutions is a comprehensive and fully integrated supply chain management suite that has been built on a collaborative, performance-based internet architecture. Deep demand planning, flexible inventory and global sourcing management, optimized supply and production planning and robust transportation planning and management are critical to the distribution-intensive businesses Logility serves in industries like consumer goods, food and beverage, apparel, durable goods, wholesale distribution and aftermarket service parts.
Robust performance management capabilities are embedded across all areas of Logility Voyager Solutions. Additional enhancements by business process area include:
Sales and Operations Planning balances and synchronizes operational plans to help meet corporate goals and objectives.
Demand Chain Planning spans demand management, life cycle and inventory planning, enables companies to use key performance indicators (KPIs) to better manage supply chain performance, shape demand, and share forecasts and replenishment plans with customers, suppliers and logistics partners.
Supply Chain Planning optimizes material, inventory, production, sourcing and distribution assets. Enhancements include the streamlined release of purchasing, manufacturing and transfer orders via the web; load building capabilities for unconstrained replenishment; and the ability to model long-range constraint-based plans.
Transportation Planning and Management elevates a company’s transportation operations to a new level of operational efficiency by offering enhanced optimization, streamlined shipment execution and managed freight accounting capabilities supporting multi-modal shipping operations.
Warehouse Management enhancements include consolidation in order shipping; unit splitting for improved workflow efficiency; dynamic allocation from containers; advanced shipment planning and automatic shipment notice (ASN) receipt; and more flexible picking/putaway workflows.
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With more than 1,100 customers worldwide, Logility is the leading provider of collaborative supply chain planning solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions feature performance monitoring capabilities in a single Internet-based framework and provide supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; supply and global sourcing optimization; transportation planning and execution; and warehouse management. Logility customers include Bissell, Huhtamaki UK, Katun Corporation, McCain Foods, Mill’s Pride, Pernod Ricard, Rand McNally, Sigma Aldrich, and VF Corporation. Logility is a majority owned subsidiary of American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information about Logility, call 1-800-762-5207 or visit www.logility.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, changes in general economic conditions, technology and the market for the Company’s products and services, including economic conditions within the e-commerce markets; the timely availability and market acceptance of these products and services; the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines and companies; the effect of competitive products and pricing; the Company’s ability to satisfy in a timely manner the requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the rules and regulations adopted under that Section; the uncertainty of the viability and effectiveness of strategic alliances; and the irregular pattern of the Company’s revenues. For further information about risks the Company could experience as well as other information, please refer to the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended April 30, 2005 and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For more information, contact: Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, Logility, Inc., 470 East Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305, (404) 261-9777. FAX: (404) 264-5206 INTERNET: http://www.logility.com or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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