Supply Chain Innovators Take Center Stage at Manhattan Associates’ Momentum EMEA 2007

Attendance at Momentum Conferences Worldwide Breaks 2,000 Level with Inaugural Industry Event for EMEA Supply Chain Community

PARIS and ATLANTA (October 08, 2007) –

Over the next two days, leading supply chain solutions provider, Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH), will stage the final leg of its series of Momentum supply chain conferences that take place around the world each year. With events already successfully hosted in Las Vegas, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo, this year’s EMEA conference – an extension of previous European events to reflect the company’s expanded geographical footprint across the entire Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region – concludes the company’s 2007 global roster of industry conferences. The 5 events have attracted a combined record total of more than 2,000 delegates that include many of the world’s most innovative supply chain practitioners.

The focus for Momentum EMEA 2007, taking place at the Sofitel Bercy in Paris, is “Value through Innovation”, and features a high profile line-up of industry speakers who will highlight examples of supply chain best practice and innovation from across the entire EMEA region. Agenda highlights include case study testimonials from the:

* chief executive officers of Tesco Direct, the fast expanding direct-to-consumer business of the global retail giant, Le Coq Sportif, the international sportswear brand and Kolok (Bidvest Group), South Africa’s leading computer consumables company;
* supply chain directors of Woolworths, one of the UK’s leading retailers and The Co-operative Group, the world’s largest Co-operative society;
* IT directors of NYK Logistics, the global logistics services provider and Kiabi, France’s leading value-clothing fashion retailer.

The event will also feature strategic and tactical innovation insights from industry visionaries, highly respected keynote presenters, in-depth training and demonstrations and many networking opportunities for sharing ideas, perspectives and experiences on supply chain best practice.

“We’re delighted to be extending the event this year to welcome many new members of our user community from across the Middle East and Africa, to add to our continually growing customer and partner base throughout our traditional geographical focus areas of Western, Central and Eastern Europe,” commented Steve Smith, vice president, EMEA at Manhattan Associates. “We’re confident that the format for this year’s event will provide both new and returning delegates with a great deal of value that they can take away to help inject new ideas for innovation and creativity in their own enterprises.”

Finally, Manhattan Associates is proud to be associated with and supported at Momentum EMEA 2007 by many of its key partners including HP, IBM, Microsoft, Intermec, Kineticsware, KORUS Consulting, LXE, Psion Teklogix, SDI Industries, Vocollect and Zebra Technologies.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates┬« provides global supply chain solutions to organizations that consider supply chain software, processes and technology strategic to market leadership. The company’s software portfolio includes five key Supply Chain Solution Suites: Planning and Forecasting, Inventory Optimization, Order Lifecycle Management, Transportation Lifecycle Management and Distribution Management. These solution suites are enhanced by Platform Applications – including Supply Chain Intelligence, Supply Chain Visibility and Supply Chain Event Management – that organize and deliver the information and processes needed to optimize supply chains across functions and locations within and outside an enterprise. A Supply Chain Process Platform provides a unifying architecture that fosters agility and scalability while minimizing solution implementation, evolution and support costs. More than 1,200 customers worldwide use Manhattan Associates’ global supply chain solutions to enhance profitability and build sustainable competitive advantage. For more information, please visit

Source: Manhattan Associates