ATLANTA, March 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Manhattan Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ:MANH) today announced that it was selected as a 2015 Supplier of the Year by General Motors (GM). The annual award recognizes GM’s global suppliers who have delivered superior service and made significant contributions to the company.
GM utilizes Manhattan’s Warehouse Management for Open Systems (WMOS) to speed the flow of parts to the manufacturing process. Since its implementation of WMOS, GM has improved the reliability of parts deliveries to the manufacturing line, accelerated the pace of replenishment and enhanced overall inventory accuracy – all essential elements in its overall strategy for vehicle quality management.
“We are focused on building positive supplier relationships, bringing new, customer-centric innovations to GM, and being the OEM of choice among suppliers,” said Steve Kiefer, GM vice president, Global Purchasing and Supply Chain. “The companies we recognize tonight not only have brought innovation, they delivered it with the quality our customers deserve.”
“Manhattan Associates is proud to help leading companies like GM improve operating efficiency and drive business productivity,” said Manhattan Associates Senior Vice President of Americas Sales Bob Howell. “The Manhattan team worked closely with GM in Brazil to build a strong, collaborative partnership based on a shared vision and world-class solutions. We believe this award reflects those efforts, and we are honored to be recognized among such a prestigious group of global companies.”
The 2015 Supplier of the Year Awards were presented at a reception at the Cobo Center in Detroit with GM CEO Mary Barra on March 10, 2016.
General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX:GMM) and its partners produce vehicles in 30 countries, and the company has leadership positions in the world's largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, its subsidiaries and joint venture entities sell vehicles under the Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStar, a global leader in vehicle safety, security and information services, can be found at http://www.gm.com
About Manhattan Associates
Manhattan Associates makes commerce-ready supply chains that bring all points of commerce together so you’re ready to sell and ready to execute. Across the store, through your network or from your fulfillment center, we design, build and deliver market-leading solutions that support both top-line growth and bottom-line profitability. By converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution, our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers get commerce ready—and ready to reap the rewards of the omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.
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