Manhattan Associates Announces ‘Supply Chain Prescription for Recovery’

Online resource to give solutions for supply chain challenges during the current economic environment

ATLANTA (December 09, 2008) –

Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) today announced the “Supply Chain Prescription for Recovery” program, an online resource for companies looking for supply chain recommendations to insulate themselves from challenges caused by the current economic environment. Manhattan’s supply chain experts have identified six “prescriptions” to combat current supply chain issues–along with a set of expected business benefits–which will be posted on

“We having been working with our customer base to solve various supply chain problems during this challenging time and found many of the issues to be universal,” said Eddie Capel, executive vice president for product management and customer support, Manhattan Associates. “A broad spectrum of companies will benefit from these solutions.”

The first prescription, “Suppress Your Inventory Appetite to Run Lean,” was posted on Dec. 4 and focuses on the need to maintain service levels with less inventory, now that fuel prices are down and credit for new inventory is largely unavailable. Prescription #2 will be posted online on Dec. 18, with the remaining four coming every two weeks. To view these resourceful strategies to keep the lifeblood of your business flowing, please visit
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates® continues to deliver on its 18-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 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

Source: Manhattan Associates