AMT Group Honors Manhattan Associates for Its Innovative Supply Chain Commerce Solutions

AMT Group Honors Manhattan Associates for Its Innovative Supply Chain Commerce

Manhattan Associates Recognized by AMT Group for Its Success in Enabling
Supply Chain Commerce in China

SHANGHAI, China and ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Supply
Chain Commerce Solutions provider Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq:MANH) has
topped AMT Group's annual list of vendors in the Supply Chain Management
Solutions category at its "Annual Top-lists of Enterprise IT Applications in
China, 2013".

Entering its ninth year, the annual awards event is organized and hosted by
China's leading business consulting firm AMT Group and its online portal,, China's most popular IT/ Management website. This is the fourth
consecutive year Manhattan Associates has been named a winner of an AMT award,
and reflects Manhattan Associates' continuous focus on technological
innovation and its cumulative investment of more than $300m in R&D since 2006.
Today, Manhattan's solutions power the supply chains of a significant and
fast-growing number of companies in China and more than 1,200 companies around
the world.

At the same event, Song Jun, general manager at Manhattan customer Sinopharm,
received the Outstanding CIO Award for his leadership of an ongoing program of
"innovative IT systems adoption and development" at the company. The
deployment of Manhattan's technology has been one of the program's major
successes and has provided Sinopharm with a highly responsive and flexible
pharmaceutical distribution capability. It means Sinopharm is able to
effectively match supply and demand, and deliver optimal service levels – from
ordering through fulfilment and invoicing – all of which has strengthened
customer loyalty and helped drive revenue growth.

Song Jun acknowledged the importance of Manhattan's support in achieving this
recognition for himself and the company, "As a long-term partner of Sinopharm,
Manhattan's world-class supply chain commerce solutions have helped us
strengthen our supply chain, allowed us to get closer to our customers and
enabled the business to continue growing. The Manhattan technology will also
help us to stay one step ahead of intensifying competition and grow our market

Steve Smith, senior vice president, International Operations, at Manhattan
Associates commented, "We're delighted to kick off 2014 by announcing this
fantastic award win, which further reinforces Manhattan's capabilities and
leading position in the local market. AMT's 'Annual Top-Lists' are renowned
and well respected among professionals across China's IT industry. We'd also
like to congratulate Sinopharm and Mr. Song on their award and hope we can
continue contributing to Sinopharm's success for many years to come."

The awards ceremony was held in Shanghai on December 19^th, 2013, with more
than 200 delegates present. Attendees included government officials, CIOs of
local and international companies, industry association members and IT
solution vendor representatives.

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About Sinopharm Group

Sinopharm is the core business of the China National Pharmaceutical Group
Corporation. It was established in January 2003 as a joint venture between
China National Pharmaceutical Group Corporation and Shanghai Fosun High
Technology (Group) Co., Ltd. with an investment capital of RMB 1.637 billion
(US$256 million), and was listed in Hong Kong (Stock code: 01099.HK) on 23
September 2009. As China's largest pharmaceutical and healthcare group and the
country's leading supply chain services provider, Sinopharm owns and operates
China's largest pharmaceutical distribution network, striving to create a
platform for the healthcare industry in joint development with pharmaceutical
distribution, retail, pharmaceutical manufacturing, chemical reagent, medical
equipment, medical and health products and other related industries. For more
information, please visit

About Manhattan Associates, Inc.

Manhattan Associates, Inc. brings companies closer to their customers. We
design, build and deliver market-leading Supply Chain Commerce Solutions that
drive top-line growth by converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain
execution and efficiency. Our software, platform technology and unmatched
experience help our customers around the world adapt to the challenges of the
omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit

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