Five Companies Recognized for Driving Supply Chain Excellence Through People, Process, Technology, and Data Initiatives
ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SCM–Demand Management, Inc., a leading global resource for cloud-based supply chain management solutions, congratulates the recipients of the 2019 Accelerator Awards presented at the 2019 Velocity Conference. The Accelerator Awards recognize companies that have turned to solutions from Logility, Inc., Demand Management, New Generation Computing, Inc., and Halo Business Intelligence to transform and significantly improve their business planning processes, overcome complex supply chain challenges, and tap into new data sources.
This year’s Accelerator Award winners are Follett, Siemens Healthineers, Leupold & Stevens, Jockey International, Inc., and Smithfield Foods. These enterprises were recognized for leading transformative digital supply chain initiatives that resulted in significant business impact through the innovative use of people, process, technology, and data.
Siemens Healthineers provides a good example of the improvements and operational performance achieved by the 2019 Accelerator Award winners. This leading medical technology company operates a complex, capital-intensive supply chain. Transforming the delivery of patient care, Siemens Healthineers’ digital initiative focuses on optimizing inventory expiry dates to cost-effectively meet customer service goals. Siemens Healthineers turned to the Demand Solutions DSX™ cloud platform to optimize inventory investments, improve service levels, and create a healthier supply chain for confident and cost-effective patient care. Over the past couple of years, the Siemens Healthineers team has noted a marked decrease in expired inventory leading to reduced working capital.
“Companies that are serious about improving their business results can’t go wrong by focusing on achieving supply chain excellence,” said Bill Harrison, president of Demand Management, Inc. “The Accelerator Award winners are setting the pace in disciplines such as demand optimization, supply optimization, and manufacturing optimization. We at Demand Management congratulate all five winners and look forward to supporting them as they continue to tackle their most significant supply chain challenges.”
About Demand Management, Inc.
Demand Management, Inc. is the leading global provider of the Demand Solutions software-as-a-service (SaaS) supply chain planning software. These affordable, easy-to-use solutions for manufacturers and distributors are designed to increase forecast accuracy, improve customer service levels, and reduce overall inventory to maximize profits and lower costs. Designed to run on Azure, a cloud service from Microsoft, the Demand SolutionsDSX supply chain planning solution offers functionality for demand optimization, supply optimization, manufacturing optimization, integrated business planning/sales and operations planning, team collaboration, retail optimization, and data visualization.
Demand Management has worked with supply chain professionals for over 30 years and has incorporated their best practices and real-world business requirements into its software. The Company’s extensive customer base across 81 countries includes Siemens Healthcare, AutomationDirect.com, and Newfoundland Labrador Liquor Corporation. Demand Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Logility, Inc., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of Forbes Magazine’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America.
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