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Kurt Salmon US Inc. Japan Branch and LLamasoft K.K. Form Business Alliance

April 27, 2016

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (April 27, 2016). LLamasoft’s Japanese office, LLamasoft K.K., and Kurt Salmon US Inc.’s Japan Branch officially announced that they have formed a new business alliance in Japan.

Kurt Salmon is a global retail management consultancy with deep expertise in supply chain operations. The company offers execution-oriented consulting services that supports client companies from their perspectives, in designing, implementing, and executing strategies and solutions to realize sustainable and assured achievements. The partnership with LLamasoft, which provides systems focusing on supply chain strategies, enables Kurt Salmon to enhance client supply chain strategies with rigorous data analytics and simulations that visualize the outcomes and results to compare alternative operating models.

“I am confident that our company can provide best-in-class supply chain design in Japan supported by our longstanding achievements in various industries overseas. By combining Kurt Salmon’s vast expertise in retail and direct-to-consumer operations with LLamasoft’s technologies, we will develop enhanced supply chain strategies that will satisfy many customers in Japan,” said John Ames, President of LLamasoft K.K.

“Kurt Salmon has recently started providing consulting services to Japan’s leading retailers using LLamasoft’s system. Our Japanese clients are pleased with the insights, analysis and results the LLamasoft software has provided to our strategies and recommendations. With more than ten years of partnership between our companies, we anticipate that the achievements we have made with LLamasoft in the United States will extend to our clients in the Japanese market,” said John Barbee, Operations Practice Lead of Kurt Salmon.

LLamasoft opened LLamasoft K.K in the fall of 2015, reinforcing their dedication to growth in the Asia-Pac region.

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LLamasoft, Inc.
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