ATLANTA - November 1, 2005 - Leading supply chain solutions provider, Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH), and UPS, the world`s largest package delivery company, have further strengthened their offerings through the UPS Ready™ Program. Customers can access UPS`s service portfolio through Manhattan Associates` Warehouse Management solution and select more efficient shipping options for the flow of goods through their supply chain. The bundling of UPS`s service portfolio with Manhattan Associates` Warehouse Management solution supports customers around the world with a uniform set of global solutions, which help reduce customer costs of doing business and increase supply chain visibility.
For more than ten years, Manhattan Associates has offered an option within its Warehouse Management solution to manifest and ship packages via UPS. Implemented for numerous customers, this shipping functionality includes calculating shipping charges, adding special charges, producing manifests, and uploading new zoning charts and rate tables directly from carriers. The solution has benefited a variety of companies in all industries-from logistics service providers to multi-channel operations, including shippers-to-retail, business-to-business and direct-to-consumer. Manhattan Associates` participation in the UPS Ready Program now provides customers with the most current UPS service portfolio and capabilities.
"As a UPS Ready Program participant, Manhattan Associates has again demonstrated their commitment to maintain a high water mark in the industry by making the full portfolio of UPS services available to a broad constituency. Their industry-leading Warehouse Management solution has been enhanced to include UPS shipping, visibility and informational capabilities that help customers better manage their supply chain," said Jordan Colletta, UPS`s vice president of customer technology marketing.
"Manhattan Associates is pleased to strengthen its relationship with UPS by participating in the UPS Ready Program because of the value the combined solution creates for our clients-greater ease and more options in shipping goods to customers," said Jeff Cashman, Manhattan Associates vice president for business development, alliances and strategy. "Working with a licensed and experienced UPS-approved provider means companies can reduce time and cost during implementation. Increased visibility to shipments and inventory means managers and supervisors can make more informed business decisions and provide greater customer service."
UPS is the world`s largest package delivery company and a global leader in supply chain services, offering an extensive range of options for synchronizing the movement of goods, information and funds. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, UPS serves more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. UPS`s stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange (UPS) and the company can be found on the Web at www.UPS.com.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Manhattan Associates® is a leading supply chain solutions provider. The company`s demand intelligence, advanced planning, supply chain planning, supply chain execution and business process platform capabilities enable its more than 1200 customers worldwide to enhance profitability, performance and competitive advantage. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.
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