Supply Chain Digital takes a closer look at one of the leading providers of innovative supply chain solutions - Manhattan Associates.
About Manhattan Associates
Established in 1990, Manhattan Associates, is an innovative provider of supply chain and omnichannel technology to help leading companies around the world run better. Its solutions strive to increase efficiency, maximise profitability, boost revenue and power growth.
“For nearly 30 years, Manhattan Associates has been committed to delivering solutions that help customers transform their businesses. As the only technology provider with solutions that unify commerce from the warehouse to the store, we partner with companies to help them accomplish things they never have before,” states Manhattan Associates.
The organisation's core markets include: retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, food and beverage, medical and pharmaceutical, third-party logistics, transportation providers, public sector and wholesale.
Facts and figures
Since 2009 the organisation has invested US$584mn in research and development
Has over 1,200 customers worldwide
Manhattan Associates - Manhattan Active solution
“It’s not just technology that is moving faster,” comments Manhattan Associates. “The nature of relationships between retailers and customers, warehouses and staff, and couriers and shippers is experiencing evolutionary shifts. Slowing down isn’t an option. Your enterprise must remain active. Manhattan Active Solutions allow enterprises to optimise large and complex operations, adapt to market and demand changes, and iterate and innovate with speed.”
As part of its Manhattan Active solution the organisation has three suites including:
Manhattan Active Omni
An omnichannel for commerce. Its features include order management, customer engagement, point of sale, clienteling, store inventory management, store order and fulfillment.
Manhattan Active Inventory
This suite provides forecasting & replenishment solutions including demand forecasting, replenishment, vendor managed inventory, multi-echelon and sales and operations planning. The suite also includes planning solutions for financial planning, assortment planning, store planning, store clustering, item planning and promotional planning.
Manhattan Active Supply Chain
This suite provides solutions for distribution warehouse management including labor management, slotting optimisation and billing management. As well as transportation solutions for modeling, procurement, planning and execution, fleet management, carrier management, and audit, payment and claims. In addition the company provides supply chain solutions for extended enterprise including supplier enablement, hub management, appointment scheduling and yard management.
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