Engen Petroleum Selects JDA Space Planning Solutions to Optimize Store-Specific Assortment and Space Planning

  Engen Petroleum Selects JDA Space Planning Solutions to Optimize   Store-Specific Assortment and Space Planning    African energy multinational to increase and centralize all store-specific           planogramming to support more than 600 convenience centers  Business Wire  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- May 22, 2012  JDA^® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company^®, today announced that Engen Petroleum, an African energy multinational with independent operations in 20 sub-Saharan African countries, selected JDA^® Space Planning and Intactix Knowledge Base solutions in the fourth quarter of 2011 to optimize and manage their store planograms, fixtures, floor plans, store/cluster date, product attributes and performance data.  The company, a subsidiary of PETRONAS Malaysia, one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, selected JDA Space Planning and Intactix Knowledge Base solutions to centralize and optimize its store-specific assortment and space planning for the more than 600 convenience centers it operates.  “Having produced cluster planograms for more than 500 sites for the last decade using JDA Space Planner in a flat file environment, we decided it was necessary to start assisting our dealer network at a more granular level with store-specific planogramming,” said Alan Pearson, supply chain manager, convenience sales and marketing, Engen Petroleum Ltd. “JDA Space Planning will give us the ability to use our store data more effectively and integrate all planogram information directly into our central database using the Intactix Knowledge Base.”  “Organizations like Engen Petroleum understand flourishing in today’s consumer-driven environment requires processes and solutions that optimize space and category management strategies to meet shopper expectations,” said Razat Gaurav,senior vice president, Europe, Middle East, Africa. “We look forward to supporting Engen Petroleum in their efforts to increase profitability, maximize sales per selling area and satisfy consumer demand.”  JDA partner Syndicated Inventory Management Solutions (SIMS) was instrumental in conducting a six-month store-specific pilot in which top line growth ranging from 2.5 percent to 12.5 percent was achieved while maintaining set margins for a category. SIMS offers a portfolio of software solutions that includes category management and space management services through its JDA Intactix portfolio.  Tweet this: Engen Petroleum selects @JDASoftware Space Planning solutions to optimize store-specific assortment & space planning. http://jda.com/twengen  About JDA Software Group  JDA^® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company^®, is the leading provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the 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 robust services offering, including complete solution lifecycle management via JDA Cloud Services, provides customers with leading-edge industry practices and supply chain expertise, lower total cost of ownership, long-term business value, and 24/7 functional and technical support. To learn more, visit jda.com or email info@jda.com.  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