Atlanta - June 6, 2011 - > Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) was honored as the “Best Third Party Provider” at the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association Awards, for its strategic thinking and leadership that has resulted in high-impact supply chain practices and partnerships. Manhattan was selected based on its partnership with Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), providing solutions from the Manhattan SCOPE® solution suite that have supported the growth of the leading retailer’s direct-to-consumer business.
Macy’s leverages Manhattan’s Warehouse Management, Slotting Optimization and Labor Management solutions from the Distribution Management suite within its distribution centers in Tennessee and Arizona, which support distribution processes to more than 850 Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department stores in 45 states.
“Manhattan’s strategy in supply chain execution and ability to integrate have enabled Macy's to continue its success in a growing and emerging industry and helped support our growth in omnichannel initiatives and store fulfillment capabilities,” said Pam Sweeney, senior vice president, logistics systems, Macy’s, Inc. “Manhattan’s products have provided the platform to enable sales growth at an accelerated pace while realizing all key operating metrics.”
Randy Salley, vice president, supply chain for Hewlett Packard—the title sponsor of the VICS Collaborative Commerce Achievement Awards—presented the award to Eddie Capel, Manhattan Associates executive vice president and chief operating officer, at a ceremony held on June 1, 2011 at the Orlando World Center Marriott.
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Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 21-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 organisations optimize their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan SCALE™, 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.