Warehouse Management reports place Manhattan WMS as Solution Leader
ATLANTA and Las Vegas — May 19, 2008 — Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced that its Warehouse Management Solutions have achieved leadership status in two of the most important and influential warehouse management systems industry analyst reports published in 2009. The announcement was made at Momentum 2009 in Las Vegas, NV, a meeting of supply chain leaders from the most innovative and successful brands in business today.
"Manhattan Associates invests more in supply chain research and development than any other company in the world and that commitment is reflected in the glowing reports from these respected industry analysts" said Eddie Capel, executive vice president, Global Operations, Manhattan Associates. "It is this dedication to continually improving supply chain processes that directly enhances the innovation and functionality our customers expect from Manhattan's WMS."
Manhattan Associates addressed each WMS market research report with its Distribution Management solution from Manhattan SCOPE®,: Supply Chain Optimization — Planning through Execution, which offers a truly holistic supply chain approach from beginning to end to give customers complete control of their network to confidently make the right decisions based on costs, service needs, locations and carrier commitments.
Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems"
Manhattan Associates was positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner, Inc's Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems¹ report. Gartner evaluated over a dozen WMS solution providers in their Magic Quadrant research.
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ARC Advisory Group's Warehouse Management Systems Worldwide Outlook, Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2013
ARC Advisory Group² produces the annual forecast which follows over 80 suppliers of WMS solutions and gives a detailed analysis and forecast for the marketplace through 2012. The Manhattan Associates WMS solution achieved a first place ranking in the following ranking criteria.
"Manhattan is the largest supplier of WMS solutions in the world. The company emerged as the leading supplier of WMS in Asia this year for the first time," said Steve Banker, service director, supply chain management for ARC Advisory Services. "Manhattan also made huge strides in EMEA this year, moving up from the #6 WMS provider to the #2 provider of WMS in the region."
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Manhattan Associates' Distribution Management is a complete suite of solutions to automate every link in the most complex supply chains. Distribution Management is anchored by Manhattan's proven and industry-leading warehouse management solutions. It is engineered for optimal collaboration and communication with an extensive network of suppliers and partners. For more information on Manhattan associates' Distribution Management solutions, go to — http://www.manh.com/distribution_management/index.html
Momentum 2009 is currently underway (May 19-22) at the Palazzo Resort in Las Vegas, NV. For more information about Momentum, please visit http://www.manh-momentum.com.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Manhattan Associates® continues to deliver on its 19-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership. The company's supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE®, a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimise their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan ILS™, a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft® .NET technology; and Manhattan Carrier™, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.
¹ Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Warehouse Management Systems" by C. Dwight Klappich, et al. April 6, 2009.
² ARC Advisory Group "Warehouse Management Systems Worldwide Outlook, Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2013" by Steve Banker, April 9, 2009.