Schneider National Reduces Empty Miles With Manhattan Carrier

Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH), today announced that Schneider National Inc., a premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, has implemented solutions from Manhattan Carrierâ?¢ to optimize load and driver utilization acros

ATLANTA (October 02, 2008) –

Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH), today announced that Schneider National Inc., a premier provider of transportation, logistics and intermodal services, has implemented solutions from Manhattan Carrier(TM) to optimize load and driver utilization across its Van/Truckload and Bulk business units. Schneider National selected the Drop&Swap® solution to enable the company to quickly identify service, home-time and utilization issues anywhere within its fleet and determine the optimal “swap” to honor its commitment to driver time-at-home while also enhancing customers’ service and delivery experience.

“The Manhattan Carrier Drop&Swap solution presents a better, faster way to monitor loads, mitigate disruptions in service, meet last-minute customer requests and reduce both costly relays and empty miles across our network,” said Dan Van Alstine, senior vice president and general manager, truckload, Schneider National. “More importantly, Drop&Swap is enabling us to get our drivers home when requested without impacting service.”

Manhattan Carrier, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry, also includes the Driver&Load®, Fuel&Route®, Profit Analyzer, Bid Response and Load Analyzer solutions, designed to enable North American truckload (TL) motor carriers and private fleet operations to improve network balance and increase resource utilization for maximum efficiency and profitability. By offering comprehensive management and day-to-day analysis of information, motor carriers are able to make strategic decisions to overcome business challenges.

“As the global leader in logistics and transportation services, Schneider National echoes our brand promise — to get products to the right place, on time and on budget, whether by truck, ship, train or air,” said Jeff Mitchell, executive vice president, Americas operations, Manhattan Associates. “Schneider National is a perfect partner to demonstrate the value of Manhattan Carrier.”
About Schneider National, Inc.

Schneider National, Inc. is a premier provider of transportation and logistics services enhancing the standard of living worldwide. The nation’s largest truckload carrier, Schneider serves more than two-thirds of the FORTUNE 500 companies and offers the broadest portfolio of services to small, medium and global shippers across the globe. The company’s transportation and logistics solutions include van/truckload, dedicated, expedited, bulk, western regional, intermodal, transportation management, freight brokerage, air/ocean freight forwarding, customs house brokerage, transloading and distribution, supply chain management, supply chain advisory services, and freight audit and payment (Europe).

Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Schneider National has provided expert transportation and logistics solutions for more than 70 years. A $3.4 billion company, Schneider National employs 21,400 transportation and logistics experts worldwide, including operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.schneider.com.
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 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.

Source: Manhattan Associates

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