Discover Manhattan Associates in the news. Below you’ll find recent articles and media coverage of Manhattan Associates, our supply chain solutions, and our customers. From supply chain trade magazines to regional, national and international business publications, read what the press has to say about supply chain management.
Modern Materials Handling, September 22, 2011 by Bob Trebilcock - When it comes to reducing your overhead in a down economy, the first place most people look is labor. Warehouses, factories, equipment and software are largely fixed costs, especially if you’ve already acquired or leased them. Labor, on the other hand, is flexible: A company can add or subtract from head count to reduce its operating costs.
Retail Touchpoints, May 26, 2011 by Debbie Hauss - Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2011 sales of $26.4 billion. Covering both the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands, the organization operates over 800 department stores, furniture galleries, outlet stores and the macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites.
As part of its Direct Strategic Growth Initiative (DSGI) announced in 20005, Macy’s was focused on continuing to increase its ecommerce sales, with a goal of hitting $1 billion in sales in 2011, up from $250 million.
To do so, Macy’s implemented Manhattan solutions to tackle... View Article
Apparel Magazine, May 6, 2011 by Deena M. Amato-McCoy - You would be hard pressed to find a Men's Wearhouse television ad that didn't feature CEO George Zimmer assuring viewers, "You'll like the way you look. I guarantee it." To deliver on this pledge, the chain strives to have the right product at the time the shopper is ready to make a purchase - not an easy task for a multi-channel operation. In effort to "save the sale," according the Ken Muggeridge, the chain's vice president of operations, the chain uses an integrated platform that delivers optimal product to the proper retail channel.
MHD Supply Chain Solutions, September 4, 2010 by Editor - As one of the largest suppliers of office products in the world, Corporate Express has undoubtedly excelled themselves with the design, layout and development of their new Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) at Erskine Park, New South Wales, Australia. The largest warehouse of its type within the Corporate Express portfolio, Erskine Park is now the flagship distribution centre and has already attracted significant interest within the local FMCG industry.
Corporate Express worked closely with the Manhattan Associates design team and implemented the latest version... View Article
RIS News, December 28, 2009 by Christina Zarrello - As Under Armour’s business boomed, more orders meant a more complicated distribution network to manage. When their warehouse management system couldn’t handle the influx of orders they turned to Manhattan Associate’s state-of-the-art SCOPE® software. Under Armour had such great success with Manhattan’s WMS that they later incorporated Manhattan’s Extended Enterprise Management (EEM) and Labor Management (LM) Solutions. They have increased efficiency from 140,000 units a day to 225,000 units a day thanks to the software’s slotting optimization, zone... View Article
Material Handling Management, November 1, 2009 by Editor - Material Handling Management, November 2009 - by Eric Lamphier
What do ex-NFL running back Emmitt Smith and professional dancer Cheryl Burke have in common? Before they sambaed their way to the 2006 crown on "Dancing with the Stars"...not much. Transportation and warehouse management are no different. They seem to be strange dance partners at first glance. But, when the music is right and their steps are in synch, they can trip the light fantastic. View Article
Consumer Goods Technology, October 20, 2009 by Alarice Padilla & Alliston Ackerman - Under the best circumstances, it's a challenge to individually implement ERP and supply chain solutions, automate paper-driven processes or move to a larger warehouse. But try tackling it all at the same time. That's just what executives at Vera Bradley decided to do. View Article
RIS News, September 10, 2009 by Joe Skorupa -
Show 'em if you got 'em. Many people have called me to say, hey, you should do a top-10 retail go-live story about HolyGrailware or Customer-CentricTec or some other IT vendor. And I always say, sure, I'd love to, but I can't because it's not easy for most IT vendors to meet the criteria for this series of stories. However, it proved to be no problem for Manhattan Associates with its 1,200-clients. Check out Manhattan's top 10 recent retail go-lives. View Article
DC VELOCITY, September 10, 2009 by David Maloney - Although it had long since joined the ranks of multichannel marketers, the Orvis Co. was still struggling with a supply chain designed for an earlier business model. Would its bold new restructuring plan fly? View Article
Supply Chain Management, June 24, 2009 by Jessica Davies - In a market as competitive as grocery, customers will look elsewhere if a retailer can't meet their needs. Jessica Davies looks at how the world's largest consumer co-operative has embraced technology to improve the performance of its supply chain View Article