SYDNEY, Australia and ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supply Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates, Inc., (Nasdaq:MANH), today announced it has won The Australian Business Award for Product Innovation 2014, for its distribution management solution, Manhattan SCALE™. The award recognizes product leadership through the practical application of innovative solutions for new and existing markets and by providing a point of differentiation from competitors.
Manhattan SCALE is a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions, built on a common Microsoft-based platform (Microsoft .NET technology) and designed to be rapidly implemented and deployed to meet the needs of organizations around the world.
In Australia, companies like Fashion Biz, eStore Logistics and GraysOnline use Manhattan SCALE to drive customer service and profitability improvements through more streamlined warehouse operations, better inventory visibility and increased efficiencies and productivity.
Raghav Sibal, managing director, Australia & New Zealand, at Manhattan Associates commented, "We are very honored to receive the 2014 Australian Business Award for Product Innovation for our globally recognized and industry leading solution, Manhattan SCALE. We have a strong focus on research and development, investing more than US$300 million in our Supply Chain Commerce Solutions since 2006. This ensures our solutions are regularly updated, helping our customers to stay one step ahead of the competition in their respective industries. This award is further testament to our ongoing commitment to our customers here in Australia and around the world."
"We are extremely fortunate to work with some of Australia's most innovative brands, who not only bring our solutions to life, but also use our technology to drive best practice within the industries in which they operate. In particular, many companies in the retail sector have derived considerable benefit in the area of customer service improvement and margin enhancement."
The Australian Business Awards are an international, all-encompassing awards program honoring organizations that demonstrate the core values of business excellence, product excellence, sustainability and commercial success in their respective industries. The Awards are an opportunity for organizations to gain that competitive advantage by having their projects, initiatives, contributions and products and services recognized.
Nominations from organizations throughout Australia were received this year in 10 categories including The Australian Business Award for Enterprise, Technology, Service, Brand and Marketing Excellence. For more information about the 2014 Australian Business Award for Product Innovation, please visit http://www.businessawards.com.au.
About the Australian Business Awards
The Australian Business Awards are a comprehensive national awards program recognizing organizations across all industries and sectors via an established set of business and product award categories.
Now in its ninth year, the programme engages with leading organizations across key industry segments through the acknowledgment of innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, service excellence, sustainability and community contribution. The Australian Business Awards provide a notable opportunity for organizations to be recognized for well-managed, high-performing industry leading initiatives via an established set of award categories. Initiatives can include but are not limited to projects, programs, processes, services, systems, technologies, developments, ventures and undertakings.
The Product Awards honor new and established brands for their innovative product development and technological achievements. Products can be tangible or intangible from any of the following main types: manufactured goods, devices, platforms, equipment, services, systems, programs, activities, software, information and knowledge.
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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