ARC Advisory Group Ranks Manhattan Associates as ‘Leading Supplier of Warehouse Management Systems’

Solution represented as leading WMS in most global regions

ATLANTA (May 06, 2009) –

Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced its ranking as the leading Supplier of “Total WMS Software and Services” in ARC Advisory Group’s Warehouse Management Systems Worldwide Outlook, Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2013.

ARC Advisory Group produces the annual forecast which follows more than 80 suppliers of WMS solutions and gives a detailed analysis and forecast for the marketplace through 2013. The Manhattan Associates WMS solution achieved a first place ranking in the following categories:

* Total WMS Software and Services
* Suppliers of WMS Software
* Base WMS Software
* WMS Add-on Software Modules
* WMS Implementation Services
* WMS Maintenance Services
* WMS in North America
* WMS in the Middle East & Africa
* WMS in Asia
* WMS to Tier 1 Customers
* WMS to Tier 3 Customers
* Pharmaceutical & Biotech Manufacturers
* Wholesale/Distributors
* Apparel Retailers
* Department & General Merchandise Retailers

“Manhattan is the largest supplier of WMS solutions in the world. The company emerged as the leading supplier of WMS in Asia this year for the first time,” said Steve Banker, service director, supply chain management for ARC Advisory Services. “Manhattan also made huge strides in EMEA this year, moving up from the #6 WMS provider to the #2 provider of WMS in the region.”

Banker continued, “Not only did Manhattan Associates increase their global footprint, but they increased their solution footprint significantly by introducing some compelling WMS add-on modules — Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) and Workforce Schedule Optimization. In a marketplace where it is sometimes difficult to differentiate solutions, Manhattan has continued to extend the runway with science-based applications built exclusively for distribution centers.”

“Manhattan’s ranking in ARC’s Warehouse Management Systems Worldwide Outlook underscores our commitment to developing the type of solutions that give our customers a short term path to success while also delivering long term value,” said Eddie Capel, executive vice president, Global Operations, Manhattan Associates. “Our entire suite of Distribution Management solutions is designed to give our customers flexibility and the ability to add complementary solutions such as Supply Chain Intelligence, Total Cost-to-Serve or Labor Scheduling as their supply chain network continues to grow and mature.”

Manhattan Associates addressed this WMS market research report with its Distribution Management solution within the Manhattan SCOPE® (supply chain optimization, planning through execution) portfolio. Manhattan Associates’ Distribution Management is a complete suite of solutions to automate every link in the most complex supply chains. Distribution Management is anchored by Manhattan’s proven and industry-leading warehouse management solutions and is engineered for optimal collaboration and communication with an extensive network of suppliers and partners.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates® continues to deliver on its 19-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership. The company’s supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE®, a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimise their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan ILS(TM), a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft® .NET technology; and Manhattan Carrier(TM), a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.

Meet with supply chain leaders and learn how Manhattan SCOPE® can transform your supply chain into a competitive advantage at Momentum 09 on May 19-22 in Las Vegas, NV –www.manh-momentum.com.

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