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The Foschini Group (TFG), South Africa’s foremost specialty retailer chooses LLamasoft’s Supply Chain Guru® for Supply Chain Network Design and Inventory Optimization

April 8, 2011

April 8th, 2011

Ann Arbor, MI – The Foschini Group (TFG), one of the foremost specialty retailers in South Africa, has selected Ann Arbor based LLamasoft Inc. to provide software services for supply chain network design and inventory optimization. TFG will license LLamasoft’s Supply Chain Guru® software to establish an in-house center of excellence around supply chain design and strategic planning.

Cape Town based TFG consists of 14 trading brands and over 1700 stores, dealing in lifestyle products such as fashion, jewelry, accessories, cosmetics, home wares, sporting and outdoor apparel and equipment.

“With our highly diverse product portfolio and large-scale retail operations, our ability to model and continuously optimize our supply chain is critical.” stated Rocco Reitz, The Foschini Group Manager over Supply Chain Analytics. “Supply Chain Guru® enables TFG to design a responsive and cost effective supply chain that will help us maintain a decisive competitive advantage.”

LLamasoft’s Executive Vice President, Toby Brzoznowski added, “We are extremely excited to work with TFG and support their ongoing strategy to compete through supply chain excellence.”

About LLamasoft, Inc.
LLamasoft supply chain design software helps organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations. LLamasoft solutions enable companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.

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LLamasoft, Inc.
Ginger Stegmier
ginger.stegmier@llamasoft.com
734.669.3215