Lockheed Martin Selects Manhattan Associates to Optimize Complex Transportation Network

Transportation Lifecycle Management Software-as-a-Service delivers flexibility, quick time-to-market

ATLANTA (April 23, 2008) –

Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced that Lockheed Martin has selected Manhattan Associates’ Transportation Lifecycle Management (TLM) to optimize its transportation management processes. As part of the Manhattan SCOPE(TM) (Supply Chain Optimization — Planning through Execution) portfolio, TLM enables Lockheed Martin to maintain complete control of its network and confidently make the right transportation decisions based on costs, service needs, locations and carrier commitments.

Lockheed Martin will deploy Manhattan’s solution to dynamically optimize logistics and execute shipments across its multi-national, multi-modal, multi-leg transportation network. TLM will optimize inbound and outbound transportation moves through a single user interface, and provide a holistic view of Lockheed Martin’s transportation network. The system will enable Lockheed Martin to avoid events that cause delays and precisely orchestrate deliveries, all while reducing costs. As a result, Lockheed Martin will be able to anticipate workflow, optimize equipment and labor, plan more effectively, and guarantee improved customer satisfaction.

Manhattan’s subscription-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) TLM offering will initially manage transportation for Lockheed Martin divisions domestically, with international locations to follow.

“With more than 35 shipping and receiving facilities in combination with more than 1,000 suppliers, Lockheed Martin was looking for a solution to help us manage and optimize our complex distribution environment,” said Leon LaTant, manager, transportation services for Lockheed Martin.

“Manhattan Associates’ TLM enables Lockheed Martin to accurately address every step of its global distribution,” said Jeff Mitchell, executive vice-president, Manhattan Associates. “TLM helps companies optimize supply chain operations to achieve their business goals — reducing inventory levels and delivering product when and where customers want it, so that partners are satisfied and revenues improve,” he concluded.

Manhattan offers both SaaS and perpetual licensed software for Transportation Lifecycle Management so that customers can choose the form that best matches their goals for functionality, control, speed to market and return on investment.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 17 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(TM), a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimize 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 Management, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.

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Source: Manhattan Associates