JDA Software and Chainalytics to Co-Present American Shipper Webinar on Best Practices in Transportation Procurement

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Industry experts to share benchmark survey results on procurement practices, processes and technologies

Scottsdale, Ariz. – June 25, 2012 – JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, today announced that it will co-host a complimentary webinar entitled “Best Practices in Transportation Procurement” with Chainalytics and in conjunction with American Shipper on Wednesday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

Event Details
Hosted by Jim Blaeser, publisher, American Shipper, the webinar will feature Fabrizio Brasca, vice president, global logistics, JDA Software and Matthew Harding, principal, transportation practice, Chainalytics as they share key findings from American Shipper’s Transportation Procurement Benchmark Study: Rate Fixation Strikes Back and provide actionable guidance on how to leverage technology and other solutions to optimize transportation procurement. Key discussion points to be addressed include:

  •     Year-over-year changes in transportation rates and spending
  •     Timing of procurement events and length of negotiations
  •     Price re-emerging as the number one buyer concern
  •     Procurement automation platforms and technology
  •     Centralization of the procurement process

Individuals wishing to attend this free webinar can register by clicking here.

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About JDA Software Group
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, is the leading provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders including i2 Technologies®, Manugistics®, E3®, Intactix® and Arthur®. JDA’s robust services offering, including complete solution lifecycle management via JDA Cloud Services, provides customers with leading-edge industry practices and supply chain expertise, lower total cost of ownership, long-term business value, and 24/7 functional and technical support. To learn more, visit jda.com or email info(at)jda(dot)com.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are generally accompanied by words such as “can,” “will,” “ensure,” “help,” “enable” and “expect” and other words with forward-looking connotations. In this press release, such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, comments that certain guidance can help companies leverage technology to optimize transportation procurement. The occurrence of future events may involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to: (a) our solutions and guidance may not perform exactly as we anticipate; (b) there may be implementation and integration problems associated with our solutions; and (c) other risks detailed from time to time in the “Risk Factors” section of our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting our business is contained in our filings with the SEC. As a result of these and other risks, actual results may differ materially from those predicted. JDA is not under any obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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JDA Software Group, Inc.
14400 N. 87th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260


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