Deringer Selects Manhattan IL to Drive Distribution Center Efficiencies

Deringer Selects Manhattan IL to Drive Distribution Center Efficiencies

ATLANTA — April 30, 2009 — Global supply chain optimization provider Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: MANH) announced that A.N. Deringer, Inc., a leading provider of U.S. Customs brokerage and logistics services, has selected Manhattan's ILS™: Integrated Logistics Solutions, built on Microsoft® .NET, to provide the Manhattan Warehouse Management solution (WMS) within Deringer's thirteen distribution centers in the United States.

"As Deringer celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, its guiding principle continues to focus on providing the best service available to importers and exporters, anywhere," said Matthew Parrott, Deringer's director of logistics. "Central to achieving this vision is Deringer's continued commitment to investing in best-in-breed technologies like Manhattan ILS, which provides robust reporting to give our customers complete visibility of their inventory as it moves through the value chain. The investment will continue to enhance relationships with our clients and position us well for future expansion."

The Manhattan ILS platform uses sophisticated optimization techniques to improve the flow of goods throughout supply chains, enabling companies to tie together processes, data and workflows to increase order accuracy, improve deliveries and gain total visibility into inventory. The solution is optimized for the Microsoft platform, and uses the complete Microsoft .NET Framework to provide a familiar, easy-to-use experience across all modules.

"The flexibility of Manhattan ILS is very important for Deringer based on the complexities of managing Customs processes for imports and exports from different ports around the globe," said Jeff Mitchell, executive vice president, Americas, Manhattan Associates. "Manhattan's global logistics experience will be invaluable in working with Deringer, the largest privately held Customs broker in North America."

About A.N. Deringer, Inc.

Customer care, service excellence, and a firm commitment to Customs compliance illustrate the differences that have led to Deringer's success as a leading logistics provider for more than 89 years. Deringer's turnkey logistics services include Customs brokerage, international freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution, cargo insurance, and consulting. With over 30 offices strategically located at northern border and air/vessel ports throughout the United States, and a strong network of international agents, Deringer helps companies optimize efficiencies in their supply chain. For more information, please visit

About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates® continues to deliver on its 19-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership. The company's supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE™, a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimise their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan ILS™, a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft® .NET technology; and Manhattan Carrier™, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. For more information, please visit