Verizon Wireless selects Logility Voyager Solutions

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Rapidly expanding wireless communications provider strengthens supply chain processes to support new customer growth

Logility, Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, has announced that Verizon Wireless, a leader in delivering wireless communication innovations to the mass market, has selected Logility Voyager Solutions to strengthen its supply chain by improving inventory, demand and sales and operations planning.

"We recognised the need to strengthen our supply chain planning processes to support our growth plans," said Mark Smith, executive director of finance operations, Verizon Wireless. "Logility Voyager Solutions will enable more effective inventory management and provide Verizon Wireless with a better view of customer demand. This will ensure that inventory is available for new customer growth and customer service levels are increased."

With Logility Voyager Solutions, Verizon Wireless will be able to synchronise forecasting, planning and inventory management to enable a more demand-driven supply network. Verizon Wireless will be able to better create and revise supply plans based on the real-time status of demand and inventory which will help to increase forecast accuracy, reduce inventory and drive higher customer service levels.

"Logility provides robust, best-of-breed capabilities for creating a demand- driven enterprise which is critical to maintaining a competitive advantage in today's global marketplace," said Mike Edenfield, president and CEO, Logility. " We look forward to supporting Verizon Wireless as they strive to meet new customer demand, improve customer service levels and grow their presence in the wireless industry."

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 60.7 million customers. The largest US wireless company and largest wireless data provider, based on revenues, Verizon Wireless is headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 66,000 employees nationwide. The company is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone ( NYSE and LSE: VOD).

About Logility

With more than 1,240 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative, best-of-breed supply chain solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realise substantial bottom-line results in record time.

Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management solution that features performance monitoring capabilities in a single Internet- based framework and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and global sourcing optimisation; manufacturing planning and scheduling; transportation planning and management; and warehouse management. Logility customers include Brown Shoe Company, McCain Foods, Pernod Ricard, Sigma Aldrich, and VF Corporation. Logility is a majority owned subsidiary of American Software ( Nasdaq: AMSWA).

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