Logility Announces 2019 Accelerator Award Winners
Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, unveiled the recipients of the 2019 Accelerator Awards presented at the 2019 Velocity Conference. This year, Follett Corporation, Siemens Healthineers, Leupold & Stevens, Jockey International, Inc., and Smithfield Foods, Inc. were recognized for leading transformative digital supply chain initiatives that resulted in significant business impact through the innovative use of people, process, technology and data.
This year’s Accelerator Awards recognize a select group of companies that have turned to solutions from Logility, Demand Management, Inc., New Generation Computing, Inc. (NGC) and Halo Business Intelligence to significantly transform and improve their business planning processes, overcome complex supply chain challenges and tap into new data sources. In addition, each company has demonstrated an on-going commitment and leadership role to continuously improve their supply chain and retail operations and embrace digital transformation to accelerate their time to market and boost customer service.
Highlights of the 2019 Accelerator Award winners’ improvements and operational performance include:
Follett – Fall Rush Division. Follett Corporation operates 1,200 on-campus stores and is one of the nation’s largest retailers of college licensed apparel. The Fall Rush Division, available in more than 500 campus stores as well as through online channels, has experienced rapid growth since its launch in August 2018. The company turned to the Andromeda Cloud Platform from NGC to automate and accelerate its planning processes. Since implementing NGC’s SaaS solution, the Fall Rush Division has reduced cycle times significantly by automating manual processes, improving collaboration and trust with sourcing partners and vendors, and increasing visibility and confidence to move new products to market quickly.
Siemens Healthineers, a leading medical technology company, operates a complex, capital intensive supply chain. Transforming the delivery of patient care, Siemens Healthineers’ digital initiative focuses on optimizing inventory expiry dates to cost-effectively meet customer service goals. Siemens Healthineers turned to Demand Solutions DSX cloud platform to optimize inventory investments, improve service levels and create a healthier supply chain for confident and cost-effective patient care. Over the past couple of years the Siemens Healthineers team has noted a marked decreased in expired inventory leading to reduced working capital.