Scottsdale, Ariz. – May 5, 2010 – JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, today announced winners of the 2010 Real Results Awards. Twelve companies that have achieved industry-leading results and transformational benefits through innovative deployment of JDA’s advanced and proven solutions and services will be honored at FOCUS 2010, JDA’s 20th annual user conference, in Las Vegas, May 16-19.
“When great people in our customer base get together with JDA associates to tackle new challenges and create new value for their businesses, then we have achieved our vision. This event sets the bar and lays out the path to better business, and every FOCUS attendee can take that home with them,” said Hamish Brewer, JDA president and chief executive officer.
Selected by a panel of JDA executives, the following 2010 Real Results Awards winners demonstrated exceptional increases in sales and profits, business-process improvements and reductions in inventory and overall costs:
- Best in Collaboration: Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
- Best in Demand Management: Sara Lee Corporation
- Best in Growth Markets: Companhia de Bebidas das Américas (AmBev)
- Best Implementation of the Year: The Sun Products Corporation
- Best in Innovation: Georgia-Pacific Corporation*
- Best in Replenishment/Allocation: Macy’s, Inc.
- Best in Revenue Management: East Coast Mainline Ltd.**
- Best in ROI: Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated
- Best in Space & Category Management: Frito-Lay, Inc.
- Best in Store Systems: Chico’s FAS, Inc.
- Best in Supply Chain Planning: Doosan Electro-Materials
- Best in Transportation & Logistics Management: LG Electronics U.S.A.
- Winning Companies to Present at FOCUS 2010
Representatives from each company that won a Real Results Award this year will participate in individual presentations during FOCUS 2010, providing attendees with insight into the accomplishments each business made relative to their award category. In addition to the Real Results Awards sessions, FOCUS 2010 offers more than 270 exciting sessions, 100 of which are customer-led presentations. For more information, visit www.jda.com/focus or follow JDASoftware on Twitter.
About JDA Software Group, Inc.
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, is a leading global provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the discrete and process manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders including i2 Technologies®, Manugistics®, E3®, Intactix® and Arthur®. JDA’s multiple service options provide customers with flexible configurations, rapid time-to-value, lower total cost of ownership and 24/7 functional and technical support and expertise. To learn more, visit www.jda.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Nominated by Capgemini.
**East Coast Mainline was presented with the award at the JDA Pricing & Revenue Management Conference 2010.
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