ATLANTA, Feb. 22, 2010 — QVC, Inc., one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, has selected solutions from the Manhattan SCOPE® supply chain process platform to help optimize its supply chain network. QVC — which over the past 23 years has shipped more than 1 billion packages in the United States alone — selected Manhattan Associates’ (Nasdaq:MANH) Warehouse Management and Labor Management solutions for its distribution center (DC) in Florence, S.C., with plans to roll out in its other domestic DCs in Lancaster, Pa.; Rocky Mount, N.C.; and Suffolk, Va.
“Manhattan Associates will play a key role in our continuing IT transformation,” said John Sullivan, executive vice president and chief information officer, QVC. “Streamlining our distribution processes with the Manhattan platform will enable QVC to expand its distribution capacity and reach new fulfillment levels across every selling channel.”
Manhattan’s Warehouse Management and Labor Management solutions are part of the Distribution Management solution suite within the Manhattan SCOPE supply chain process platform, designed to leverage the spectrum of people, tasks and events across the supply chain for the most efficient and accurate performance possible. SCOPE’s modular service-oriented architecture facilitates the creation of cross-suite applications to address specific requirements for the goals of each Manhattan customer.
“QVC is one of the largest and most innovative multimedia retailers in the world and perhaps the best example of the potential of optimized multichannel retailing,” said Pete Sinisgalli, president and chief executive officer, Manhattan Associates. “Manhattan SCOPE solutions are designed to help leading retailers like QVC reach new levels of service to its customers, vendors and partners.”
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About QVC, Inc.
QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Interactive Group (Nasdaq:LINTA), is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to more than 180 million homes worldwide. The company’s Web site, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, and launching in Italy in 2010, West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 23-year history. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
About Manhattan Associates, Inc.
Manhattan Associates continues to deliver on its 20-year heritage of providing global supply chain excellence to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimization core to their strategic market leadership. The company’s supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE®, a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organizations optimize their supply chains from planning through execution; Manhattan SCALE™, a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft .NET technology; and Manhattan Carrier™, a suite of supply chain solutions specifically addressing the needs of the motor carrier industry. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.