Goya Foods Selects Manhattan SCOPE® To Improve Efficiency, Lower Costs

Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, has selected solutions from the Manhattan SCOPE® solution portfolio from Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) to optimize its distribution and transportation processes.

ATLANTA (June 14, 2010) –

Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, has selected solutions from the Manhattan SCOPE® solution portfolio from Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ: MANH) to optimize its distribution and transportation processes. Goya will implement Manhattan’s Warehouse Management, Slotting Optimization and Labor Management solutions in 12 distribution centers located in the United States, Puerto Rico and Spain, which will work with solutions from the Manhattan Transportation Lifecycle Management suite to optimize global distribution of more than 1,600 food products from the Caribbean, Mexico and both Central and South America.

“Our supply chain upgrades will significantly improve the efficiency of the Goya Foods organization while driving down overall costs and improving service to our customers and vendors,” said Peter Unanue, executive vice president, distribution for Goya Foods. “Manhattan’s solutions will support our future growth while also getting our products to shelves faster.”

The Manhattan SCOPE portfolio is developed on a supply chain process platform that facilitates the communication of cross-suite applications to address specific supply chain requirements for the goals of each Manhattan customer. The solutions selected by Goya Foods are within the Distribution Management and Transportation Lifecycle Management suites and are designed to seamlessly optimize day-to-day processes from one common interface, in real time.

The solutions within the Distribution Management suite enable optimal collaboration and communication with an extensive network of suppliers and partners inside and outside the four walls of a distribution center. The Transportation Lifecycle Management suite of solutions are designed to completely optimize transportation processes to reroute around trouble spots, coordinate deliveries precisely and deliver more, faster, and for less money.

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About Goya Foods

Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, and has established itself as the leader in Latin American food and condiments. Goya manufactures packages, markets and distributes over 1,600 high-quality food products from the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. Goya products have their roots in the culinary traditions of Hispanic communities around the world; their combination of authentic ingredients, robust seasonings and convenient preparation make them ideal for every taste and every table. For more information on Goya Foods, please visit www.goya.com
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 20-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 organisations optimize their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan SCALE(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.

Source: Manhattan Associates

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