Press Release

Hy-Vee Rings up Supply Chain Transformation With Manhattan Associates

ATLANTA, September 10, 2015

Grocery chain Hy-Vee, Inc. has selected industry-leading Supply Chain Commerce solutions from Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) as the foundation for its next-generation supply chain transformation. Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 235 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $8.7 billion annually.

Hy-Vee is well known for the wide selection and the freshness of the products it offers. Its continuous innovation and quality delivery require a highly efficient and reliable infrastructure. With Manhattan, Hy-Vee will move perishable and traditional items through its distribution network faster and with greater accuracy, giving its customers the quality and freshness that they want and the efficiency that the business expects.

“Manhattan Associates brings distinctive ideas to our business. Together, we have formulated a winning strategy that begins with our customer. Manhattan is a trusted, experienced partner with proven solutions and a long track record of success with such strategic initiatives,” said Karl Kruse, senior vice president of supply chain at Hy-Vee. “The company is a recognized leader with extensive experience across the grocery industry.”

The implementation will include Manhattan Associates’ Distribution Management and Distributed Order Management solutions across Hy-Vee’s five distribution centers.

The grocer will also use Manhattan Associates’ Labor Management solution,Slotting Optimization and Supply Chain Intelligence applications as part of the total transformation. In addition, Hy-Vee has selected Manhattan MET FastTrack™, a highly customizable training program that allows end users to discover more about Manhattan’s software capabilities during the implementation process. The web-based suite speeds adoption to maximize use across the enterprise.

“Hy-Vee is known for its brand promise of a helpful smile in every aisle and for its commitment to sustainable sourcing,” said Eric Lamphier, senior director, Manhattan Associates. “We are proud to partner with this innovative grocer and play such a pivotal role as it embarks on this transformational business initiative.”

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About Hy-Vee

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 235 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $8.7 billion annually. Hy-Vee ranks among the top 25 supermarket chains and the top 50 private companies in the United States. Supermarket News, the authoritative voice of the food industry, has honored the company with a Whole Health Enterprise Award for its leadership in providing services and programs that promote a healthy lifestyle. For more information, visit

About Manhattan Associates

Manhattan Associates makes commerce-ready supply chains that bring all points of commerce together so you’re ready to sell and ready to execute. Across the store, through your network or from your fulfillment center, we design, build and deliver market-leading solutions that support both top-line growth and bottom-line profitability. By converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution, our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers get commerce ready—and ready to reap the rewards of the omnichannel marketplace.

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