ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq:MANH) announced today that it has been ranked as the global leading supplier of "Total WMS Software and Services" in ARC Advisory Group's "Warehouse Management Systems Global Market Research Study, Market Analysis and Forecast Through 2018."
In the report ARC Advisory Group Enterprise Software Analyst Clint Reiser stated, "Manhattan Associates was the worldwide leading supplier of WMS solutions in 2013, as it has been for the last decade. Manhattan's Supply Chain Process Platform (SCPP) provides a foundation for optimizing across applications such as WMS, yard management, and TMS. These cross-functional work flows are of value to manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers."
The report also calls out the movement towards omni-channel commerce as a significant catalyst for growth in the WMS market. Reiser states, "This omni-channel paradigm shift is increasing demand for WMS solutions by the retail sector and brand manufacturers with direct channels, as these companies continue to respond to the changing fulfillment requirements. Manhattan is well-situated to capitalize on this multi-channel fulfillment transformation due to its well-established warehouse management solution set, distributed order management offering, and store inventory and fulfillment offering."
Manhattan Associates also led in 21 of the 36 categories tracked by ARC, including:
"Our Supply Chain Commerce solutions help many of the world's largest companies get commerce ready and turn their supply chains into a powerful competitive edge. We are very proud that Manhattan's world-leading WMS is the engine that powers many of these commerce transformations," said David Landau, vice president, product management, Manhattan Associates. "The successful execution of our platform strategy, worldwide team of industry experts and focus on the customer are all indicators of our enduring market leadership."
Published annually, the ARC study follows more than 40 suppliers of WMS solutions and provides a detailed analysis and forecast for the marketplace through 2018.
About Manhattan Associates
Manhattan Associates brings companies closer to their customers. We design, build and deliver market-leading Supply Chain Commerce Solutions that drive top line growth by converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution and efficiency. Our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers around the world adapt to the challenges of the omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.
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