Verizon Wireless wins Logility supply chain award

By Freddie Pierce
Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced Verizon Wireless received the "Sailing...

Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, today announced Verizon Wireless received the "Sailing to New Heights with Logility" award.

As Verizon Wireless experienced tremendous growth, especially in its Smartphone business, one of the challenges faced was managing imbalances within the supply chain driving inventory build-up across distribution points. The company identified the need to link retail store replenishment to the procurement plan to reduce safety stock, lower inventory levels, and reduce obsolescence while maintaining superior service levels.

Through its use of Logility Voyager Solutions, Verizon Wireless has been able to manage to a comprehensive supply chain plan and common set of data, enabling collaboration across departments.

"Logility Voyager Solutions enables us to stay ahead and meet the needs of our customers with the right product at the right time," Viju Menon, vice president, supply chain, Verizon Wireless, said. "Our ability to optimize inventory, maintain service levels and increase visibility across our supply chain are key elements of our success. Logility provides a single source for our end to end planning, and a common mechanism for collaborating with our OEMs. We are honored to be recognized for the outstanding achievements of our entire supply chain team."

Logility Voyager Solutions is leveraged by several organizations within Verizon Wireless ,including equipment replenishment, forecasting and procurement, accounting, and the supply chain management organization. This enables global inventory visibility from an enterprise as well as store level standpoint, driving improvements in inventory while mitigating the risk of obsolescence.

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"We congratulate Verizon Wireless and its entire supply chain team on their achievements and are honored to work closely with them," said Mike Edenfield, president and CEO, Logility. "The Sailing to New Heights with Logility Award is our highest customer recognition and Verizon Wireless has shown through its innovative use of Logility Voyager Solutions how the supply chain can be a competitive differentiator."

Recognized industry-wide for its rapid implementation, quick ROI, ease-of-use, and ability to solve complex problems, Logility Voyager Solutions is a comprehensive supply chain solution suite which features performance monitoring capabilities to increase supply chain visibility and boost performance 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 management.

Edited by Kevin Scarpati

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