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Manhattan Associates to Showcase Omni-Channel Thought Leaders at Momentum 2013

ATLANTA, May 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Omni-channel revolution is driving the supply chain industry into a new paradigm: Supply Chain Commerce™—the evolution of the supply chain as the leading technology behind improved customer experiences and increased revenue. Executives from ANN, United Stationers, and Cardinal Health will all speak to this transformation at Manhattan Associates' (Nasdaq:MANH) Momentum® 2013 conference, to be held May 19-22 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev.

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Supply Chain Commerce, where the supply chain and the market meet, describes a revolutionary set of capabilities led by inventory availability, order fulfillment and in-store labor strategies. The Momentum 2013 speakers will share their experiences in omni-channel initiatives that define the Supply Chain Commerce concept:

Main Stage Lineup

  • On Monday, May 20, Matthew Siegel, executive vice president of eCommerce at ANN, INC. will lead the customer keynote with "Bringing Omni-Channel to Life at ANN: Creating a New Selling Model"
  • Tuesday, May 21 will feature "Supply Chain Transformation in an Omni-Channel World - A discussion for supply chain leaders, by supply chain leaders," with a panel that includes:
    -- Ron Berg, senior vice president, Inventory Management, United Stationers
    -- Annlea Rumfola, vice president, IT, Pharmaceutical Distribution, Cardinal Health

"Momentum has a long tradition of attracting the most innovative supply chain leaders to share their best practices," said Eddie Capel, president and chief executive officer, Manhattan Associates. "Our customer speakers, from diverse industries and roles, are at the forefront of the omni-channel revolution. This year's content is expected to be the most thought-provoking, action-based content in Momentum's history."

Additional Momentum 2013 speakers discussing the omni-channel revolution include:

Sucharita Mulpuru and Peter Sheldon from Forrester Research, Nikki Baird from Retail Systems Research (RSR), Steve Banker from ARC Advisory Group, Kasey Lobaugh from Deloitte Consulting and John Siedl from Kurt Salmon.

About Momentum®

Momentum is Manhattan's annual customer conference with more than 1,000 global attendees representing multiple industries. The theme for the 2013 conference is Supply Chain Commerce. This year's conference is May 19-22 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nev. Customers can register at www.manh-momentum.com.

About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 23-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 optimize their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan SCALE™, 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 www.manh.com.

CONTACT: Will Haraway Manhattan Associates, Inc. (678) 597.7466 wharaway@manh.com Amber Rigsby Manhattan Associates, Inc. (678) 597.6820 arigsby@manh.comSource:Manhattan Associates