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DiCentral Acquires On-Demand Warehouse Management System (Formerly SmartTurn) from JDA Software

Cloud/SaaS Warehouse Management System (WMS) will enhance DiCentral's ability to help customers gain competitive edge from its overall service strategies.

Houston, Texas - April 7, 2014 – DiCentral Inc. , a leading innovator in supply chain management solutions and B2B integration, and JDA® Software Group, Inc. , today announced that DiCentral has purchased JDA Software's industry-leading, cloud-based On-Demand Warehouse Management System.

"DiCentral is always seeking to improve the customer experience and return on investment. On-Demand WMS (SmartTurn) will be brought to market as a strong value-add to DiCentral's comprehensive supply chain integration suite and it will help our customers achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility," says DiCentral CEO Thuy Mai. "Our customers want scalable tools to manage their businesses. This acquisition of a cloud-based WMS should make clear just how serious DiCentral is about helping our customers, regardless of size, achieve a unique and lasting supply chain advantage."

"The On-Demand Warehouse Management System contains functionality that is redundant with JDA's core warehouse management solution and does not fit into our go-forward product portfolio," said Jean-Francois Gagne, chief product officer, JDA. "We are confident that active customers will continue to enjoy a safe and contiguous roadmap under DiCentral's leadership."

Since 2000, DiCentral has been an industry leader in supply chain integration management software and services. With over 6000 valued customers processing millions of transactions annually, DiCentral has consistently delivered quality products and services across the retail, healthcare, pharmaceutical, automotive, chemical, logistics, warehousing, food, consumer goods industries, and more. This acquisition increases DiCentral's ability to provide the industry's best customer service and deliver an even quicker and higher ROI for its clients.

According to Ann Grakin, CEO of ChainLink Research, "Warehouse Management continues to be a critical function in the global supply chain. Many innovations continue to be introduced to enhance operational capabilities, as well as to allow those who manage the warehouse to introduce new services to their customers and partners. The acquisition clearly dictates DiCentral's interest in staying on top of this critical function and better enabling its customers to maintain their competitive edge. "

About DiCentral

Founded in 2000, today DiCentral is a leading global innovator in EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) software and service solutions. Our broad range of solutions enables a seamless exchange of data throughout the entire supply chain, creating a seamless communication stream from source to last mile. DiCentral's integration solutions are scalable to the size, growth, and unique requirements of each business. In addition, DiCentral develops and markets a complementary suite of supply chain applications for retailers and suppliers, including MFT software, WMS software, POS analytic software, outlier management software, managed EDI services, and more. For more information, please visit www.dicentral.com or email publicrelations@dicentral.com

About JDA Software Groups, Inc.

JDA® Software Group, Inc. , offers the broadest portfolio of supply chain, retail merchandising, store operations and all-channel commerce solutions to help companies manage the flow of goods from raw materials to finished products and into the hands of consumers. JDA's deep industry expertise and innovative cloud platform help companies optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels. As a result, JDA solutions have become the standard for the world's leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors. To learn more, visit jda.com or email info@jda.com.

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Awards

 

Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Providers

SmartTurn Selected for Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2009 Green Supply Chain Awards

SmartTurn Selected for Supply & Demand Chain Executive  100

SmartTurn is a certified Silver Developer for QuickBooks

SmartTurn Selected Again for Food Logistics Top 100 Technology Solution and Service Providers 2008

SmartTurn Selected by Frost & Sullivan with 2008 Customer Value Leadership Award for the Global Logistics Market

SmartTurn Selected for Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Companies 2009

SmartTurn Selected for Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Companies 2008