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LLamasoft Continues Rapid Growth and Market Momentum

December 14, 2010

December 14th, 2010

Ann Arbor, MI – Throughout 2010, LLamasoft solidified its leadership position in the Supply Chain Design and Predictive Analytics market space. As one of the few independent software companies in the market, LLamasoft’s aggressive strategy of investment in new software development and consistent growth of a professional support team has paid significant dividends, leading to year-over-year revenue growth of 115%.

Highlights of LLamasoft’s continued growth and industry leadership position include:

Technology

  • Supply Chain Guru enhancements including the first of its kind integration of Product Classification & Flow-path Optimization, Network Optimization, and Inventory Optimization technologies
  • Partnership and Integration with ESRI, a world leader in GIS data and global mapping software
  • SAP-Certified automatic data connector for streamlined model building
  • Development of a rapid-modeling tool to integrate with the Unified Health Model, assisting in the design of public health supply chains throughout Africa

Support Staff

  • Doubling of LLamasoft’s customer support and supply chain consulting staff
  • 50% increase in product development personnel
  • Addition of leadership staff with a new Vice President of Marketing, Vice President of Alliances, Vice President of Professional Services, and Senior Product Manager
  • Creation of new business organizations to support consulting partners and to build solution-based service offerings
  • Addition of numerous business development managers to leverage LLamasoft’s valuable experience in key industry verticals

Strategic Partnerships

  • SAP selected LLamasoft’s Supply Chain Guru as their Complementary Business Solution for Supply Chain Network Design & Optimization, hand-picking the technology after an extensive review of all available technologies and solution providers
  • Dozens of consulting organizations, both large and small, selected Supply Chain Guru as their Network Design tool-of-choice, including Accenture, Hitachi Consulting, AT Kearney, Kurt Salmon Associates, CGN, Logivations, and Diamond Head Associates

New Clients

  • In 2010, many leading global companies across every major industry vertical have adopted LLamasoft’s Supply Chain Guru as their Supply Chain Design analysis platform including Intel, Ford Motor Company, Kroger, Cisco, General Electric, Tyco Electronics, Dow Corning, Ericsson, McCormick, Hershey, Del Monte, Kellogg, Renault, Glanbia Consumer Foods, Giant Eagle, Inmar, and Williams Sonoma.
  • Defense agencies have continued to standardize on LLamasoft’s supply chain simulation and optimization technology, with numerous new logistics and strategic planning initiatives underway within the Pentagon, USTRANSCOM, and the Defense Logistics Agency.
  • Major players in the Public Health sector including the World Bank, USAID, and the World Health Organization have adopted LLamasoft as their preferred supply chain planning solution provider for major initiatives throughout Africa, Latin America, and other developing regions.

Awards & Events

  • Supply Chain Executive’s Top 100 solution providers
  • “Fast Track” – third year in a row win based on growth and innovation and local impact on MI
  • Inbound Logistics Top 100 Supply Chain Partners
  • LLamasoft CEO, Don Hicks, Named in Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s Pro’s to Know
  • LLamasoft delivered four thought-leadership presentations at the CSCMP Conference in San Diego, presented a unique “Cost-to-Serve Optimization” case study with Glanbia Consumer Foods at the Supply Chain World conference in Munich, Germany, and co-hosted an Supply Chain Executive Forum in Stockholm, Sweden
  • LLamasoft sponsored many industry events and conferences including CSCMP, SCOPE East & West, the WTG European & North American Supply Chain & Logistics Forums, and the Richmond Events Logistics & Supply Chain Forum
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.

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