“Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Forecast?” Live APICS Webcast features Logility and Red Wing Shoe Company

“Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Forecast?” Live APICS Webcast features Logility and Red Wing Shoe Company

Leading Footwear Manufacturer Discusses the Journey Away From Spreadsheets to Advanced Supply Chain Software

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Logility Inc., a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, and Red Wing Shoe Company will present an educational webcast to explore the drivers, lessons and benefits of moving away from spreadsheets for forecasting complex global business needs. Stephanie Grothe, Red Wing Shoe Company, and Bob Cowdrick, Logility, discuss how Red Wing Shoe Company worked with Logility to move from its spreadsheet-driven forecasting to a best-in-class supply chain planning process to increase accuracy, boost visibility and synchronize production and distribution. This live webcast, “Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Forecast?” is hosted by APICS and will begin Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 11:00 am ET.

The use of spreadsheets to manage critical supply chain planning processes exposes today’s businesses to several risks and limitations. Advanced supply chain management solutions such as Logility Voyager Solutions help enable organizations to work efficiently towards a common goal, with up-to-date information and greater visibility across the supply chain. Organizations like Red Wing Shoe Company have moved away from spreadsheets and quickly realized significant benefits including increased visibility, improved forecast accuracy and a boost in confidence across their global operations.

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Related Information

Logility's white paper, “Seven Methods that Improve Forecast Accuracy”, details how supply chain organizations can take their forecast to new heights by understanding the factors that influence the forecast and the models available to help improve accuracy. Download your free copy of this white paper at http://bit.ly/14z0qTB.

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 http://www.logility.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.

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.



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