Demand Solutions Lands Coveted SCM Logistics & Manufacturing Excellence Award


Honor Recognizes Company's Performance in Asia Pacific Region


ST. LOUIS (July 30, 2013) – Demand Management Inc., a leading global resource for supply chain management solutions, announced today that it has been honored in the 9th Annual SCM Logistics & Manufacturing Excellence Awards. Demand Solutions Asia received the Asia Pacific Supply Chain Excellence Award.

The awards were presented by the organizers of the SCM Logistics & Manufacturing World 2013 trade show. Attended by more than 180 senior industry executives, the presentation ceremony was held at the SCM Logistics & Manufacturing Excellence Awards Industry Gala Dinner on July 2, 2013, at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore.

The SCM Logistics & Manufacturing Excellence Awards are the industry’s most prestigious awards designed to celebrate excellence in supply chain and manufacturing. They honor outstanding achievements by companies that have demonstrated innovation and resilience in solving supply chain challenges, realized their corporate objectives as a result of effective supply chain management, and added business value by improving cost savings and increasing efficiency.

Demand Solutions was nominated for awards in two of the competition’s seven possible categories. All winners were chosen by a panel of five judges from across the industry.

“It’s a great honor to win the Asia Pacific Supply Chain Excellence Award,” said Bill Harrison, president of Demand Management. “We are grateful to see our efforts recognized by industry experts. It reflects the value we believe Demand Solutions provides to companies in the Asia Pacific region – and worldwide. We look forward to continuing to offer outstanding value to our customers around the globe.”

About Demand Management, Inc.

Demand Management, Inc. is a leading global supply chain planning software company that offers affordable, easy-to-use tools for manufacturers and distributors who want to increase forecast accuracy, improve customer service levels and reduce overall inventory to maximize profits and lower costs. The company offers the Demand Solutions supply chain planning suite for forecast management, demand planning, collaborative forecasting and inventory planning as well as modules for advanced planning and scheduling (APS), sales and operations planning (S&OP) and point of sale analysis. Demand Management, Inc. has over 25 years of experience working with supply chain professionals and has incorporated best practices and real-world business requirements in its software from its extensive customer base in 76 countries. Demand Solutions customers include Lonely Planet, Trek Bicycle and Avery Dennison. For more information on Demand Solutions visit www.demandsolutions.com. Demand Management is a wholly owned subsidiary of Logility, Inc., which is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software (NASDAQ: AMSWA).

For more information, please visit www.demandsolutions.com.

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.

Demand Management and Demand Solutions are registered trademarks of Demand Management Inc. Other products mentioned in this document are registered, trademarked or service marked by their respective owners.

Questions?

For media inquiries, contact:
Marti Kirsch

mkirsch@demandsolutions.com
314.991.7123

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