|By Business Wire||
|December 4, 2013 08:43 AM EST||
Demand Management, Inc., a leading global resource for supply chain management solutions, revealed today the winners of the awards it presents at its annual customer conference, DSCOVER. In all, the company recognized eight individuals for supply chain excellence in six product categories, and honored 13 of its longest-tenured customers for their loyalty dating back as far as 22 years.
The 24th Demand Solutions DSCOVER Conference was held Sept. 15-17 in Orlando, Fla. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the latest updates to Demand Solutions DSX and DS1 product suites, gain and share insights for increasing efficiency and cost savings, vote on future product enhancements, and benefit from the insights of Demand Management, Inc., President Bill Harrison.
As one of the highlights of the three-day agenda, the awards presentation honored the following users and customers for supply chain excellence on specific Demand Solutions planning modules:
Demand Solutions DS1 Forecast Management: Barry Hiett, Encompass Group
Demand Solutions DS1 Requirements Planning: Mike King, Drive Products
Demand Solutions DS1 Sales & Operations Planning: Josh Creasman, Mizuno USA
Demand Solutions DS1 Advanced Planning & Scheduling: Bill Dunbar, Certified Transmission Rebuilders
Demand Solutions DSX Forecast Management: Ramona Householder, SVP Worldwide; and Dan Baran, Art Van Furniture
Demand Solutions DSX Requirements Planning: Tai Hirosumi, Ventura Foods; and Ray Akkar, Smith-Cooper International
In addition, Demand Solutions recognized the following companies for their customer loyalty and for using Demand Solutions’ supply chain suite for 11 to 22 years: Amerex Corporation, Automationdirect, BeautiControl Cosmetics, CLARCOR Air Filtration, Friendly Ice Cream, Gates Corporation, Kerry Ingredients and Flavours, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Kimpex, PPG Industries, Stanley UK Services Ltd, Ventura Foods, and Woodstream Corporation.
“The companies we honored at DSCOVER 2013 are much more than just very loyal Demand Solutions customers,” explains Harrison. “They’re also market leaders who know how to form a bold vision for supply chain excellence and then execute upon it. We are honored to have them in the Demand Solutions family, and we look forward to recognizing more such achievements at our next DSCOVER customer conference.”
About Demand Management, Inc.
Demand Management, Inc. is a leading global supply chain planning software company that offers affordable, easy-to-use tools for manufacturers and distributors who want to increase forecast accuracy, improve customer service levels and reduce overall inventory to maximize profits and lower costs. The company offers the Demand Solutions supply chain planning suite for forecast management, demand planning, collaborative forecasting and inventory planning as well as modules for advanced planning and scheduling (APS), sales and operations planning (S&OP) and point of sale analysis. Demand Management, Inc. has over 25 years of experience working with supply chain professionals and has incorporated best practices and real-world business requirements in its software from its extensive customer base in 76 countries. Demand Solutions customers include Lonely Planet, Trek Bicycle and Avery Dennison. Demand Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Logility, Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA).
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