updated 4/25/2011 8:46:00 AM ET 2011-04-25T12:46:00

ATLANTA, April 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supply chain industry leaders and innovative global customers will discuss the "Power of the Platform" at Manhattan Associates' (Nasdaq:MANH) Momentum 2011 conference, scheduled for May 22-25 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in California. Manhattan will showcase Platform Thinking™ [Activated] as more than 30 customers and industry experts reveal the benefits and value of a unified platform-based supply chain strategy that enables everywhere commerce.

This year's featured Momentum speakers include:

  • Larry Baldauf, grocer Giant Eagle's senior vice president of supply chain, will share how Platform Thinking is at the heart of the company's fixed replenishment strategy
     
  • Don Tapscott, technology authority and author of Paradigm Shift and Growing Up Digital, will discuss his latest best-selling book, "Macrowikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World"
     
  • Seinfeld's Jason Alexander will star as Donny Clay, a hilarious spoof of motivational speakers in an afternoon of music, comedy and unintentional personal growth

In addition, executives from Manhattan customers will share their expertise and best practices for leveraging Manhattan's platform approach to lower total ownership costs and extend market advantage. In addition, Momentum 2011 will provide an opportunity for attendees to discuss supply chain innovation in more than 60 educational sessions and hands-on demonstrations of Manhattan supply chain optimization solutions.

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About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 21-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

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