updated 9/13/2010 8:45:34 AM ET 2010-09-13T12:45:34

ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cambridge Ontario-based Challenger Motor Freight, Inc. provides a full range of transportation, warehousing and logistics services to its North American clients. Challenger has selected solutions from the Manhattan Carrierproduct suite from Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq:MANH) to enhance its fleet utilization, which serves truckload, less-than-truckload, special commodities and expedited needs for its North American customer base.

Challenger selected Manhattan's Driver&Load® solution to optimally match every driver to the best load possible, along with Drop&Swap®, which quickly identifies service, home-time and utilization issues anywhere within its fleet and determines the optimal "swap"-- managing drivers' hours of service and time-at-home while ensuring on-time performance.

"The Manhattan Carrier solutions will enable us to fully utilize our equipment and at the same time, reduce empty and out-of-route miles," said Dan Einwechter, chairman and chief executive officer, Challenger Motor Freight, Inc.

Manhattan Carrier, a suite of solutions within the Transportation Lifecycle Management suite of the Manhattan SCOPE® portfolio, is designed to specifically address the needs of the motor carrier industry. By offering comprehensive management and day-to-day analysis of information, Manhattan Carrier will enable Challenger to make strategic decisions to overcome business challenges unique to North American Truckload carriers.

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For further information on Challenger Motor Freight Inc., visit www.challenger.com .

About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 20-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 .

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