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Manhattan Associates Names Ahold Delhaize USA TMS Innovator of the Year

Grocery Retailer Honored at Manhattan Momentum 2018

ATLANTA, May 31, 2018

Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) announced that it has honored supermarket and ecommerce leader Ahold Delhaize USA as its TMS Innovator of the Year. Ahold Delhaize was recognized for its achievement in implementing TMS technology to improve route optimization and backhaul revenue generation. The award was presented at Momentum 2018, Manhattan Associates’ annual customer conference, which took place May 21-24 in Hollywood, FL.

As one of the country’s largest food retail groups, Ahold Delhaize serves a network of local brands that reaches millions of shoppers each week across the U.S. Partnering with Manhattan Associates has given Ahold Delhaize access to actionable, real-time insights across its extensive transportation network, helping to ensure that operations run efficiently and effectively and that deliveries are accurate and on time.

“At Ahold Delhaize, we take pride in our ability to deliver fresh, healthy food through our great local brands. Having a comprehensive, end-to-end TMS in place is integral to making that happen,” said Tim Rohrbaugh, vice president, Logistics, at Retail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize company. “Working with Manhattan Associates has enabled us to revolutionize our networks and achieve the insight needed to ensure that our routes are optimized, our fleets are efficient and that customers always receive their goods.”

The retailer’s TMS initiative touched virtually every aspect of the company’s vast network, consolidating manual systems and increasing visibility of transportation fleets. Working with Manhattan Associates, Ahold Delhaize was able to track and trace all of its transportation moves to increase service levels and automation across its routes.

“Manhattan Associates is dedicated to innovation and continually evolving our solutions to help our clients adapt to the dynamic demands of today’s transportation landscape,” said Bob Howell, senior vice president, Americas Sales, Manhattan Associates. “We’re proud to see the application of our technology solutions help leading brands like Ahold Delhaize improve operations and efficiencies across their networks, helping them become better, faster and smarter as they continue to Push Possible®. We applaud their transportation management achievements.”

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