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Logility, Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimise the supply chain, have announced that Logility Voyager Solutions enable companies to further green supply chain initiatives by helping reduce energy consumption, lowering carbon emissions, and reducing excess inventories to minimize the overall impact on the environment.
Companies are moving beyond thinking about a green supply chain and are setting specific goals and investing in initiatives to improve supply chain operations with a more eco-conscious approach, said Mike Edenfield, president and CEO, Logility. Since these sustainability initiatives touch all areas of the supply chain, each company must evaluate the impact on costs and revenue growth within their specific global network. Logility Voyager Solutions help companies advance sustainability objectives while also maximizing supply chain efficiencies to achieve and maintain a competitive advantage.
By optimising global supply chain management, Logility Voyager Solutions support sustainability efforts in a number of ways including: improving forecasting for new product introductions that are focused on environmentally friendly products; planning the roll-out of enhanced packaging that minimizes waste and includes recycled materials; reducing inventories by quickly sensing changes in consumer demand and synchronizing market demand with production goals; increasing manufacturing efficiency by optimizing changeovers and tracking specific green Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) featured within Logility Voyager Solutions; and modeling complex supply chain networks to better plan production and distribution.
Logility Voyager Solutions also enable companies to go green by improving transportation planning and management which leads to reduced fuel consumption and lower emissions. With Logility, companies can more efficiently and cost-effectively plan distribution routes with suppliers and customers; maximise capacity and move full containers; consolidate multiple customer orders and eliminate expedited and extra shipping costs for on-time delivery while honoring customer delivery dates.
Sustainability efforts have certainly changed the way companies look at their global supply chain operations and Logility Voyager Solutions provides the flexibility to model a variety of factors and support better decision-making as each enterprise navigates through specific sustainability initiatives, continued Edenfield. Logility Voyager Solutions help our customers plan multiple scenarios, visualize the trade-offs and merits of each plan and implement the best plan for both their business and the environment.
Logility recently participated in an APICS vendor webcast, Thinking about a Green Supply Chain with John Davies, vice president, sustainability forum, AMR Research.
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative, best-of-breed supply chain solutions that help small, medium, large and Fortune 1000 companies realize 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 optimization; 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).