Epson America Inc. Selects Logility to Streamline Supply Chain Operations

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Logility

    ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Logility (Nasdaq:   LGTY), the leading
 supplier of business-to-business collaborative commerce solutions to power
 e-Business and optimize the supply chain, today announced that Epson America
 Inc., a leader in high-quality, award-winning digital imaging products, has
 chosen Logility Voyager Solutions(TM) to streamline supply chain operations.
     Epson America is primarily a distributor of Epson products including
 printers, scanners and accessories coming from Asia-Pacific.  Epson selected
 Logility Voyager Solutions for its strength and flexibility in providing a
 demand and replenishment solution that will improve inventory management.
     "Epson chose Logility Voyager Solutions based on the solutions'
 intuitiveness and ability to implement quickly without extensive consulting
 services," said Alan Pound, chief financial officer and vice president of
 Operations for Epson America.  "Logility offered key components that included
 deployment capabilities, which helps when we have products coming in from
 overseas to determine where the demand is highest and where those products
 should be deployed."
     "Proper inventory management is critical for meeting customer demand,
 particularly in the highly competitive environment Epson faces every day,"
 said Logility CEO Mike Edenfield. "Logility Voyager Solutions will help Epson
 optimize inventory levels."
     Logility Voyager Solutions is an integrated suite of e-Business and supply
 chain optimization solutions that enable suppliers, manufacturers,
 distributors and retailers to more effectively optimize activities along their
 respective supply chains and collaborate with trading partners to increase
 revenue, reduce cycle times and improve customer service.  Logility's B2B
 collaborative commerce solutions expand the number of strategic business
 processes such as planning, forecasting, promotion planning, sourcing,
 warehousing and transportation that can be executed via the Internet.
     Epson will be using Logility Voyager Solutions' Demand Planning and
 Inventory Planning.  Demand Planning reconciles demand history, orders, point-
 of-sale (POS) data and other information to produce comprehensive overviews of
 demand by item, location, customer and/or group.  Inventory Planning
 calculates the optimal balance between inventory quantities and desired levels
 of service based on industry best practices.
 
     About Epson
     Epson offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image
 output products for the consumer, business and graphic arts markets.  The
 company is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS)
 solutions for the retail market.
     Founded in 1975, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based
 Seiko Epson Corp., a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality
 technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality,
 compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency.  Epson America, Inc.
 has headquarters in Long Beach, Calif.
 
     About Logility
     Logility is the leading provider of B2B collaborative commerce solutions
 to power e-Business and optimize the supply chain.  Logility Voyager Solutions
 enable networks of trading partners including Net Markets, suppliers,
 manufacturers and retailers to collaborate, integrate and synchronize their
 planning and e-fulfillment operations.  Logility customers have realized
 substantial bottom-line results in record time.  Voyager Solutions are CPFR(R)
 compliant, open, scalable and application service provider ready, facilitating
 even the most complex trading partner networks.  Logility is proud to serve
 such customers as ConAgra, Heineken USA, McCormick & Company, Pharmacia &
 Upjohn, Reynolds Metals, SmarterKids.com, Sony Electronics, Timex and VF
 Corporation.  For more information about Logility call 1-800-762-5207 or visit
 www.logility.com .
     Logility Voyager Solutions is a trademark of Logility. CPFR is a
 registered trademark of Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Standards (VICS). For
 more information on CPFR go to www.cpfr.org or www.vics.org .
 
 

SOURCE Logility
    ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Logility (Nasdaq:   LGTY), the leading
 supplier of business-to-business collaborative commerce solutions to power
 e-Business and optimize the supply chain, today announced that Epson America
 Inc., a leader in high-quality, award-winning digital imaging products, has
 chosen Logility Voyager Solutions(TM) to streamline supply chain operations.
     Epson America is primarily a distributor of Epson products including
 printers, scanners and accessories coming from Asia-Pacific.  Epson selected
 Logility Voyager Solutions for its strength and flexibility in providing a
 demand and replenishment solution that will improve inventory management.
     "Epson chose Logility Voyager Solutions based on the solutions'
 intuitiveness and ability to implement quickly without extensive consulting
 services," said Alan Pound, chief financial officer and vice president of
 Operations for Epson America.  "Logility offered key components that included
 deployment capabilities, which helps when we have products coming in from
 overseas to determine where the demand is highest and where those products
 should be deployed."
     "Proper inventory management is critical for meeting customer demand,
 particularly in the highly competitive environment Epson faces every day,"
 said Logility CEO Mike Edenfield. "Logility Voyager Solutions will help Epson
 optimize inventory levels."
     Logility Voyager Solutions is an integrated suite of e-Business and supply
 chain optimization solutions that enable suppliers, manufacturers,
 distributors and retailers to more effectively optimize activities along their
 respective supply chains and collaborate with trading partners to increase
 revenue, reduce cycle times and improve customer service.  Logility's B2B
 collaborative commerce solutions expand the number of strategic business
 processes such as planning, forecasting, promotion planning, sourcing,
 warehousing and transportation that can be executed via the Internet.
     Epson will be using Logility Voyager Solutions' Demand Planning and
 Inventory Planning.  Demand Planning reconciles demand history, orders, point-
 of-sale (POS) data and other information to produce comprehensive overviews of
 demand by item, location, customer and/or group.  Inventory Planning
 calculates the optimal balance between inventory quantities and desired levels
 of service based on industry best practices.
 
     About Epson
     Epson offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image
 output products for the consumer, business and graphic arts markets.  The
 company is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS)
 solutions for the retail market.
     Founded in 1975, Epson America, Inc. is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based
 Seiko Epson Corp., a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality
 technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality,
 compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency.  Epson America, Inc.
 has headquarters in Long Beach, Calif.
 
     About Logility
     Logility is the leading provider of B2B collaborative commerce solutions
 to power e-Business and optimize the supply chain.  Logility Voyager Solutions
 enable networks of trading partners including Net Markets, suppliers,
 manufacturers and retailers to collaborate, integrate and synchronize their
 planning and e-fulfillment operations.  Logility customers have realized
 substantial bottom-line results in record time.  Voyager Solutions are CPFR(R)
 compliant, open, scalable and application service provider ready, facilitating
 even the most complex trading partner networks.  Logility is proud to serve
 such customers as ConAgra, Heineken USA, McCormick & Company, Pharmacia &
 Upjohn, Reynolds Metals, SmarterKids.com, Sony Electronics, Timex and VF
 Corporation.  For more information about Logility call 1-800-762-5207 or visit
 www.logility.com .
     Logility Voyager Solutions is a trademark of Logility. CPFR is a
 registered trademark of Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Standards (VICS). For
 more information on CPFR go to www.cpfr.org or www.vics.org .
 
 SOURCE  Logility