Peninsula Beverage Company Satisfies Thirst for Coca-Cola Products with Logility Voyager Solutions

  Peninsula Beverage Company Satisfies Thirst for Coca-Cola Products with
  Logility Voyager Solutions

   Enhanced Visibility and More Accurate Forecasts Strengthen South African
       Bottler and Distributor’s Sales and Operations Planning Process

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- December 18, 2012

Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the
supply chain, today announced Peninsula Beverage Company (PenBev), one of
South Africa’s bottlers and distributors of Coca-Cola products, has achieved
impressive results following its implementation of Logility Voyager
Solutions™. Through the use of Logility’s advanced supply chain management
software, the company has increased forecast accuracy by 20 percent at the
item/plant level and is able to utilize the enhanced visibility and more
accurate data to strengthen its sales and operations planning (S&OP) process.

As a company which relies on exceptional customer service as a catalyst for
growth, PenBev realized it needed to better forecast demand and align its
commercial, sales, and distribution teams with these forecasts. Since
deploying Logility Voyager Solutions PenBev has centralized its demand
planning, improved service levels and reduced inventory by 25 percent while
increasing on-time, in-full order fill rates from 94 percent to 99 percent.

“The supply chain is our backbone and is essential in our ability to meet the
growing demands for Coca-Cola products across the Western and Northern Cape,”
said Andre Cloete, supply chain director, PenBev. “The past supply chain
processes hindered our ability to cost-effectively scale operations. Since
implementing Logility Voyager Solutions we have seen a significant improvement
in forecast accuracy, the ability to classify and prioritize A, B and C items,
and an increase in service levels. With these improvements we are now able to
focus on improving our collaboration to share forecasts across a broader
business group.”

Voyager Solutions enables companies like PenBev to quickly generate and track
forecasts for multiple business needs, including sales, marketing, logistics,
and financials, to produce an accurate picture of the market and its impact on
operations. The solution helps improve margins by keeping detailed product
forecasts aligned with high-level business plans. Additionally users are
automatically alerted to changes in the market through exception management
and can readjust the forecast ahead of changes in demand.

“PenBev saw an opportunity to improve its operations and create a more
efficient supply chain through deploying Logility Voyager Solutions,” said
Mike Edenfield, president and CEO, Logility. “We are helping PenBev build a
strong and flexible S&OP process that is capable of boosting visibility and
supporting their long-term business strategy. PenBev’s 25 percent inventory
reduction combined with the ability to better serve its customers demonstrates
how the right combination of people, process and technology can significantly
impact operations and the bottom line.”

Recognized industry-wide for its rapid implementation, quick ROI and
ease-of-use, Logility Voyager Solutionsis a comprehensive supply chain
management solution suite which features performance monitoring capabilities
to increase supply chain visibility and operational efficiency in key areas
including demand, inventory and replenishment planning, sales and operations
planning (S&OP), manufacturing planning and scheduling, supply and inventory
optimization, transportation planning and management, and warehouse

About Peninsula Beverage Company

Peninsula Beverage Company - PenBev - is the local bottler of The Coca-Cola
Company products in the Western and Northern Cape in South Africa. PenBev
offers the widest range of non-alcoholic beverages guaranteed to satisfy every
thirst. Our mission is to deliver a quality Coca-Cola product "within an arm's
reach of desire". We successfully support retailers and traders with on-time
deliveries, free signage and coolers, in-store advertising and promotions, and
advice on making their businesses more profitable. For more information please

About Logility

With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of
collaborative, best-of-breed supply chain solutions that help small, medium,
large and Fortune 1000 companies realize substantial bottom-line results in
record time. Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management
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; transportation planning and management;
and warehouse management. Logility customers include Fender Musical
Instruments, Hewlett-Packard, Parker Hannifin, Sigma-Aldrich, Verizon
Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of
American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA). For more information about Logility,
call 800-762-5207 USA or visit

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
Logility’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.


Justin Siefert
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