Manugistics and Manhattan Associates Form Alliance

Bringing Together Leading Collaborative Supply Chain Management

And Execution Solutions for Global 2000



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Manhattan Associates and Manugistics Group, Inc.

    ATLANTA and ROCKVILLE, Md., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/
 -- Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq: MANH), a global leader in providing supply
 chain execution and collaborative commerce solutions, and Manugistics Group,
 Inc. (Nasdaq: MANU), the premier global provider of Enterprise Profit
 Optimization(TM) (EPO) solutions -- the powerful combination of supply chain
 management and pricing and revenue optimization solutions -- for enterprises
 and marketplaces, today announced a strategic alliance.
     Under the alliance, Manugistics will embed Manhattan Associates PkMS(R)
 advanced warehouse management system, which offers optimal order receiving,
 stocking, replenishment, allocation, labeling and shipping management, within
 Manugistics fulfillment offerings.  The aim is to provide companies with an
 integrated end-to-end fulfillment management and execution system for both new
 and existing distribution channels.
     "We are excited about this close alliance with an industry leader like
 Manugistics," says Richard Haddrill, Manhattan Associates president and CEO.
 "With this integrated solution for supply chain management and execution,
 customers can benefit from both companies' domain expertise and experience as
 well as proven technology.  Given the impressive synergy that exists between
 these two companies, we look forward to making this a strong relationship."
     "Manugistics continues to execute a strategy to provide our customers with
 comprehensive, best-of-breed solutions that help deliver a strong return on
 investment," said Greg Owens, Manugistics president and CEO.  "Integrating
 Manhattan Associates' suite of fulfillment solutions with Manugistics'
 intelligent supply chain solutions can provide our clients with significant
 additional value."
 
     About Manugistics Group, Inc.
     Manugistics is the leading global provider of Enterprise Profit
 Optimization (EPO) solutions -- the first solutions to simultaneously optimize
 a company's supply- and demand-side functions.  Manugistics EPO and
 Marketplace solutions help companies lower operating costs, enhance
 profitability and accelerate growth.  The company's list of clients includes
 industry leaders such as 3Com, Amazon.com, Boeing, BP, Brown & Williamson,
 Caterpillar, Cisco Systems, Coca-Cola Bottling, Compaq, DuPont, eConnections,
 Ford, General Electric, Harley-Davidson, Hormel, Levi Strauss & Co., Marriott,
 Nestle, Texas Instruments, Timberland, Unilever and United Airlines.  For more
 information, go to www.manugistics.com .
 
     About Manhattan Associates
     Manhattan Associates, Inc. is a global leader in providing supply chain
 execution and collaborative commerce solutions.  These solutions leverage
 state-of-the-art technologies, innovative practices and the company's domain
 expertise to enhance performance, profitability and competitive advantage.
 Manhattan Associates has licensed more than 800 customers representing
 1,100 facilities worldwide, which include some of the world's leading
 manufacturers, suppliers and retailers.  For more information about Manhattan
 Associates, telephone +1.770.955.7070 or visit www.manh.com .
 
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    ATLANTA and ROCKVILLE, Md., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/
 -- Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq: MANH), a global leader in providing supply
 chain execution and collaborative commerce solutions, and Manugistics Group,
 Inc. (Nasdaq: MANU), the premier global provider of Enterprise Profit
 Optimization(TM) (EPO) solutions -- the powerful combination of supply chain
 management and pricing and revenue optimization solutions -- for enterprises
 and marketplaces, today announced a strategic alliance.
     Under the alliance, Manugistics will embed Manhattan Associates PkMS(R)
 advanced warehouse management system, which offers optimal order receiving,
 stocking, replenishment, allocation, labeling and shipping management, within
 Manugistics fulfillment offerings.  The aim is to provide companies with an
 integrated end-to-end fulfillment management and execution system for both new
 and existing distribution channels.
     "We are excited about this close alliance with an industry leader like
 Manugistics," says Richard Haddrill, Manhattan Associates president and CEO.
 "With this integrated solution for supply chain management and execution,
 customers can benefit from both companies' domain expertise and experience as
 well as proven technology.  Given the impressive synergy that exists between
 these two companies, we look forward to making this a strong relationship."
     "Manugistics continues to execute a strategy to provide our customers with
 comprehensive, best-of-breed solutions that help deliver a strong return on
 investment," said Greg Owens, Manugistics president and CEO.  "Integrating
 Manhattan Associates' suite of fulfillment solutions with Manugistics'
 intelligent supply chain solutions can provide our clients with significant
 additional value."
 
     About Manugistics Group, Inc.
     Manugistics is the leading global provider of Enterprise Profit
 Optimization (EPO) solutions -- the first solutions to simultaneously optimize
 a company's supply- and demand-side functions.  Manugistics EPO and
 Marketplace solutions help companies lower operating costs, enhance
 profitability and accelerate growth.  The company's list of clients includes
 industry leaders such as 3Com, Amazon.com, Boeing, BP, Brown & Williamson,
 Caterpillar, Cisco Systems, Coca-Cola Bottling, Compaq, DuPont, eConnections,
 Ford, General Electric, Harley-Davidson, Hormel, Levi Strauss & Co., Marriott,
 Nestle, Texas Instruments, Timberland, Unilever and United Airlines.  For more
 information, go to www.manugistics.com .
 
     About Manhattan Associates
     Manhattan Associates, Inc. is a global leader in providing supply chain
 execution and collaborative commerce solutions.  These solutions leverage
 state-of-the-art technologies, innovative practices and the company's domain
 expertise to enhance performance, profitability and competitive advantage.
 Manhattan Associates has licensed more than 800 customers representing
 1,100 facilities worldwide, which include some of the world's leading
 manufacturers, suppliers and retailers.  For more information about Manhattan
 Associates, telephone +1.770.955.7070 or visit www.manh.com .
 
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