Manhattan Associates Recognised for Leadership Innovation in Supply Chain Operations
SYDNEY and ATLANTA, October 08, 2014
Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc., (NASDAQ: MANH), today announced it has won The Malcolm Walker Leadership Innovation in Supply Chain Operations Award 2014, for its distribution management solution, Manhattan SCALE™. The award recognises significant contribution, participation, and continuous improvement to innovation across warehousing and distribution, fleet operations, transport and 3PL in the Australian marketplace.
Manhattan SCALE is built on a common Microsoft-based platform and enables companies to rapidly adapt to changing operational needs, while quickly achieving return on investment. The product suite features supply chain intelligence, trading partner management, yard management, warehouse management and labour management capabilities.
Industry leading Australian companies such as eStore Logistics, Fashion Biz and GraysOnline drive their supply chain operations with Manhattan SCALE, allowing them to continually enhance customer service and improve profitability through more streamlined distribution operations, better inventory management and increased efficiencies and productivity.
Raghav Sibal, managing director, Australia & New Zealand, at Manhattan Associates commented, “We are honoured to receive the 2014 Malcolm Walker Leadership Innovation in Supply Chain Operations Award for our globally recognised and industry-leading solution Manhattan SCALE. Manhattan prides itself on being a leader in innovation – and this is certainly one of the cornerstones of our success over the last twenty five years. In the last six years alone, we have invested $US300 million in research and development (R&D). It is through our ongoing commitment to R&D that we are able to ensure our solutions are constantly advanced to meet the demands of the ever-changing marketplace.”
Sibal continued, “This award, together with a number of other industry awards we have won this year including The Australian Business Award for Innovation, further reinforces Manhattan’s position as an innovator and leader within the supply chain industry.”
The Malcolm Walker Leadership Innovation in Supply Chain Operations Award is one of the seven categories of the Logistics Association of Australia (LAA) Leadership in Logistics Awards, which recognise excellence in the logistics and supply chain management profession, as well as outstanding leadership contribution to the industry in Australia.
The Logistics Association of Australia (LAA) Leadership in Logistics Awards, presented annually, seek to recognise and support excellence in the logistics and supply chain management profession in Australia. The Awards programme encompasses 7 categories, which includes The Malcolm Walker Leadership Innovation in Supply Chain Operations Award, The Keith Campbell Leadership in Logistics Mentoring Award and The Kim Rothwell Leadership in Logistics Education Award. The LAA Leadership in Logistics Awards are awarded to companies and individuals for outstanding leadership contributions to logistics and supply chain continuing professional development in Australia, as well as improvement and change management to the industry.
Manhattan Associates brings companies closer to their customers. We design, build and deliver market-leading Supply Chain Commerce Solutions that drive top line growth by converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution and efficiency. Our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers around the world adapt to the challenges of the omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.