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Logility Receives Logistics IT in Manufacturing Award for its Work with Sandvik Mining and Construction

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Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, today announced the company received the Logistics IT in Manufacturing Award from Logistics Business IT, a UK-based industry trade publication. The award recognizes Logility’s work with Sandvik Mining and Construction, a business area within Sandvik with operations in more than 130 countries.

The Logistics IT in Manufacturing Award identifies information technology (IT) solutions that have helped transform supply chains and demonstrated tangible improvements in operations. Sandvik Mining and Construction embarked on a Supply Chain Transformation Project to optimize its distribution network and support the company’s objectives to deliver unsurpassed customer service. The company turned to Logility Voyager Solutions™ to ensure inventory is positioned correctly and capacity is balanced across the large network of manufacturing facilities and worldwide parts distribution.

Following its deployment of Logility Voyager Solutions, Sandvik Mining and Construction increased its service level by 10 percent and reduced inventory levels at fixed sales volumes by 15 percent. With a large network of manufacturing facilities and worldwide distribution of tools, it is critical Sandvik is able to ensure inventory is positioned correctly and capacity is balanced across the network. Voyager Solutions enables Sandvik Mining and Construction to turn its supply chain into a competitive advantage, with the ability to plan, procure, manufacture, and distribute more accurately and flexibly.

“We are honored to be recognized by Logistics Business IT for our work with Sandvik Mining and Construction,” said Allan Dow, president, Logility. “Sandvik Mining and Construction operates a highly complex, global supply chain and Logility Voyager Solutions has helped provide the planning platform to support their sales and operations planning success. Through a strong combination of people, process and technology we have worked closely with Sandvik Mining and Construction to help them realize tangible business benefits and we look forward to our continued collaboration.”

About Logility

With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in record time. Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management and retail optimization solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning and allocation; and transportation planning and management. Logility customers include Abercrombie & Fitch, Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information about Logility, call 800-762-5207 USA or visit http://www.logility.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by statements made herein. These factors include, but are not limited to, continuing U.S. and global economic uncertainty, the timing and degree of business recovery, unpredictability and the irregular pattern of future revenues, dependence on particular market segments or customers, competitive pressures, delays, product liability and warranty claims and other risks associated with new product development, undetected software errors, market acceptance of the Company’s products, technological complexity, the challenges and risks associated with integration of acquired product lines, companies and services, as well as a number of other risk factors that could affect the Company’s future performance. For further information about risks the Company and American Software could experience as well as other information, please refer to American Software, Inc’s. current Form 10-K and other reports and documents subsequently filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.For more information, contact:Vincent C. Klinges, Chief Financial Officer, American Software, Inc., (404) 264-5477 or fax:(404) 237-8868.

Logility is a registered trademark and Logility Voyager Solutions is a trademark of Logility, Inc. Other products mentioned in this document are registered, trademarked or service marked by their respective owners.

Logility
Justin Siefert, 404-264-5485
jsiefert@logility.com
www.logility.com/blog

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