Business Wire | November 02, 2023
Logility, Inc., a leader in prescriptive supply chain planning solutions, will showcase their latest developments for optimizing supply chain performance at the 2023 Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit in London, England 30-31, October 2023.
Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t just a buzzword, it’s a game-changer. Many planners and executives are considering how to integrate AI into their business and leverage it to increase accuracy and optimize operations, while speeding decisions that maximize performance. At booth #207, Logility experts will share how DemandAI+ is leaping beyond historical forecasting methods to provide real-time insights into the impact of changing forecast components such as promotions and product introductions. In addition, this AI-first approach considers numerous demand drivers like seasonality, social sentiment, weather, and market indices.
With Generative AI built-in, DemandAI+ creates a modern, more inclusive, and intuitive planning paradigm. DemandAI+ with Generative AI is designed so that planners and executives alike can simply ask questions and gain powerful insights that enable rapid decision-making.
InventoryAI+ is designed to improve insights with enhanced AI and a fresh user experience designed for today’s supply chain professional. Predictive analytics empower planners to resolve issues in real-time and achieve higher service levels while maximizing profit. As a comprehensive solution, Logility’s Digital Supply Chain Platform even provides the capability to optimize against detailed scheduling constraints and goals for each manufacturing resource with a plant.
“In today’s business environment, it’s critical to have a firm grasp of demand, inventory, and supply. At the Gartner Planning Summit we will showcase how quickly and easy it is to gain new insights leveraging our configurable platform to meet business objectives and drive financial performance,” said Allan Dow, president of Logility.
Logility is offering personalized demonstrations of its prescriptive solutions at the conference. Click here to schedule a meeting or visit Logility in the exhibition hall at booth #207.
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About Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit EMEA 2023
The Gartner Supply Chain Planning Summit EMEA 2023 conference delivers must-have insights, strategies and frameworks for supply chain planning leaders to address their strategic needs within their organizations.
Logility’s Digital Supply Chain Platform helps facilitate optimized demand, inventory, manufacturing, and supply plans – helping to provide executives the confidence and control to increase margins and service levels, while delivering sustainable supply chains. Designed for speed and agility, Logility’s (SaaS) cloud-based platform provides an innovative blend of artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive analytics to help deliver integrated planning and operations across the end-to-end supply chain. Our prescriptive approach drives team alignment for over 800 customers in 80 countries with prioritized outcomes that assure demonstrable value. Logility is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc.
Imperial Dade | November 06, 2023
Imperial Dade acquires Advance Shipping Supplies, Inc. as its 75th acquisition.
Imperial Dade maintains its 15-year growth strategy, combining organic initiatives and acquisitions.
Dave Waite, President of Advance Shipping Supplies, emphasizes the company's legacy and commitment to customer service as it joins Imperial Dade.
Imperial Dade, a prominent distributor specializing in food service packaging, printing papers, and janitorial supplies, has recently announced its acquisition of Advance Shipping Supplies, Inc. This transaction marks the 75th acquisition made by Imperial Dade under the leadership of Robert and Jason Tillis, who serve as the Chairman and CEO of the company, respectively. The specific financial details of this private transaction have not been disclosed.
Imperial Dade maintains its unwavering commitment to the strategic direction established over 15 years ago. This direction involves sustained growth through a combination of organic initiatives and a carefully managed acquisition process.
Advance Shipping Supplies Inc., established in 1985, has a remarkable 38-year track record as a leading distributor of industrial supplies, packaging materials, and janitorial products. Under the guidance of its founder, Dave Waite, Advance continues to be a critical supplier in the Ontario market, delivering essential products to its clientele. The company places a strong emphasis on customer service and is strategically positioned to ensure prompt and accurate deliveries. By leveraging the extensive capabilities of Imperial Dade Canada's top-tier platform, Advance's customers can look forward to receiving the same exceptional customized service, now complemented by an even broader range of products and solutions.
Jason Tillis, the CEO of Imperial Dade, expressed his warm welcome to the Advance family. He noted that Advance possessed a dedicated customer base and a strong commitment to delivering an exceptional customer experience, which, in his view, made it a valuable addition to their expanding North American platform.
Stephane Lapointe, the President of Imperial Dade Canada, added that partnering with Advance marked another significant stride in their objective of becoming the leading national specialty distributor of industrial, food service, and janitorial products. He also mentioned Imperial Dade's eagerness to build upon its existing success and to continually explore ways to enhance its service to both customers and vendor partners.
Dave Waite, the President of Advance Shipping Supplies, Inc., stated that the legacy created by Advance over the past approximately 40 years would serve as a strong foundation for Imperial Dade's future growth. He expressed that, under the guidance of Imperial Dade, they would maintain their commitment to delivering exceptional customer service while also expediting the growth they had witnessed in recent years.
Business Wire | October 26, 2023
QAD Inc., a leading provider of next-generation manufacturing and supply chain solutions in the cloud, announced that Envista, a global family of more than 30 trusted dental brands operating in more than 120 countries, has selected QAD Global Trade and Transportation Execution (GTTE) for high volume parcel, heavy freight and white glove deliveries.
The deployment of QAD Transportation Execution in the cloud enables Envista to make time-critical deliveries, standardize shipping across global locations and reduce transportation costs. In addition, Envista has deployed QAD Delivery Exception Management, a centralized portal to track all deliveries, anywhere in the world, with alerts for potential in-transit disruptions.
“Implementing a leading TMS system globally will enable us to further improve on our core strategic objective of running a highly customer centric operation,” said Hans Gernler van Marle, senior director transportation & logistics EMEA and APAC at Envista. “By continuous improvement, leveraging innovation where possible, we make sure we keep at the forefront of providing our customers with the best and most dependable transportation services available in a globally ever changing market.”
“Envista is a company with truly global operations, with manufacturing and distribution locations across EMEA, the Americas and Asia-Pacific region. Due to the time-critical nature of its products and services, the ability to connect to global and local carrier networks is critical for Envista’s customer success. As such, the company needed a global partner that could support its shipping needs everywhere in the world,” said Carter Lloyds, chief product and marketing officer at QAD. “No other solution comes close in terms of worldwide coverage and the ability to ensure critical shipments reach their destination on-time and in full.”
QAD Transportation Execution is a multi-carrier, multimodal, multilingual shipping solution. Industry leaders in every region of the world rely on QAD GTTE to leverage thousands of carrier services and manage millions of global trade and shipping transactions every day.