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Aptus Software and Manhattan Associates Join Forces in Romania

Partnership to extend Aptus’s service offering in Romania and enables Manhattan to build a foothold in this key area of Eastern Europe

BUCHAREST, June 05, 2013

Global supply chain commerce provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced that Aptus Software, a market leading software company specializing in logistics and supply chain management, has been named a GeoPartner (geographical partner) to market, sell, implement and support the Manhattan SCALE™ solution suite in Romania.

“The appointment of Aptus Software underlines Manhattan’s ambitions for growth in this key region within Europe,” commented Martin Lockwood, senior director at Manhattan Associates. “With the global economic recovery gathering pace, we expect that local logistics services providers, manufacturers and retailers will see their own growth accelerate in Romania in the coming months and into 2014 and we believe our powerful and competitively priced supply chain technology solutions, along with the local expertise of Aptus Software, can help them not only make the most of the growth opportunity that exists but at the same time help them optimise the efficiency of their supply chains.”

Oszkar Bara Laszlo, chief technology officer at Aptus Software, commented, “With the combined strengths of Manhattan Associates and Aptus, we’re able to provide a range of supply chain solutions, including Warehouse Management, that takes local and international companies to the next level in terms of their supply chain optimization capability in the Romanian marketplace. This solution will help companies streamline their supply chain operations at the same time as enabling them to capitalize on the growth opportunity presented by an improving regional and global economic outlook.”

“Aptus’s partnership with the global leader in warehouse and supply chain management solutions will be mutually beneficial,” continued Laszlo. “It will help Manhattan build its operations in Romania and strengthen our own position in the market, enabling us to offer local and international companies operating in Romania additional options for supply chain expertise."

Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Bucharest, Aptus is the only software company in Romania specializing in the delivery of end-to-end solutions for logistics & supply chain management.

Manhattan SCALE™ is a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft.NET® technology designed to be ‘scaled to fit and ready to run’ for companies with execution-focused supply chain needs who desire speed-to-value and resource-light system configuration, implementation and maintenance.

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About Aptus Software

Aptus Software, part of the Avitech Co group, is the official representative partner of Manhattan Associates in Romania & Hungary. The company is headquartered in Bucharest. Currently Aptus is the only software company in Romania specializing in the delivery of end-to-end solutions for Logistics & Supply Chain Management. From forecasting, to planning, to executing and monitoring, Aptus has a wide range of best-of-breed solutions such as: Warehouse Management Systems, Manufacturing Execution Systems, Demand Forecasting & Replenishment Planning solutions, Production Planning & Scheduling, Task Management & Field Service among others. For more information, please visit

About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 23-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 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

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