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.
Apparel, March 12, 2013 by Jordan Speer - This week kicks off a 125-day celebration to mark the 125-year anniversary of Belk, founded by William Henry Belk in 1888. The occasion will be celebrated with 125 days of prizes and 125 days of giving — employees will be given work time to volunteer with local schools and charities — not to mention the launch of more than 125 exclusive designs.
Georgia Trend, March 1, 2013 by Ben Young - Logistics doesn't exactly get a bad rap, but you won’t hear it discussed often at parties. In its broadest sense, the term means “the handling of the details of an operation.” Once applied specifically to the military, it has come to be most associated with transport: imports and exports, switchyards, trucks and trains, last-mile connections, inventory and supply coordination, truckers and loading docks – all the components of moving goods from one place to another.
Modern Materials Handling, February 1, 2013 by Maida Napolitano - When the athletic footwear maker flipped the switch on its 520,000-square-foot paperless DC it completely transformed the way it processed orders. Today its mobile equipment affords real-time inventory management, improved communication among floor supervisors, and new efficiencies in shipping operations.
Logistics Week, June 22, 2012 by Anuja Abraham - Lennox International Inc. is a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets, operating six U.S. distribution centers to serve their customers. During peak season, their business increases five times the normal rate, creating a five day lead time. To meet the need for overnight delivery, Lennox International implemented Manhattan’s Warehouse Management and Slotting Optimization solutions from the Distribution Management suite and Transportation Procurement from the Transportation Lifecycle Management suite, along with Supply Chain... View Article
Modern Materials Handling, August 1, 2011 by By Lorie King Rogers - Nature’s Best is a privately held distributor of natural and organic grocery products that supplies retailers in 11 western states. But the company’s passion for its product and growing success caused new challenges to crop up.
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
Fulfilment & Logistics, May 26, 2011 by Marcia MacLeod - Should you opt for tailored multi-channel stock management, or rely on a ‘traditional’ WMS? Marcia MacLeod finds that classic WMS providers have plenty to offer e-retailers
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
Supermarket News, May 3, 2010 by Mike Garry - Faced with increasing competition and shrinking margins, Nature's Best decided it could gain greater efficiencies — and reduce touches — by consolidating its multi-building distribution center into a single warehouse. At the same time, it invested in new supply chain management technology from Manhattan Associates, Atlanta. Nature's Best selected three applications from Manhattan Associates' Scope Distribution Management product suite: Warehouse Management, Slotting Optimization and Supply Chain Intelligence. View Article