Manhattan Associates and Tompkins Associates Join Forces

By Jim Martin

Focusing on the consumer goods market, Manhattan Associates is teaming up with Tompkins Associates (Raleigh, N.C.) to offer a comprehensive suite of products and services designed to enhance supply-chain execution system capabilities.

Through the alliance, Manhattan Associates combine its WMS (Warehouse Management System)-based software solutions with Tompkins’ logistics strategy and engineering strategy to enable Manhattan customers to improve customer service, eliminate costly chargebacks and enhance execution capabilities in the distribution process.

According to Manhattan Associates, the main focus will be on the consumer goods-to-retail industries, such as apparel, footwear, home fashions and home entertainment. Manhattan’s solutions operate on the AS/400, UNIX and Distributed N-Tier platforms.

“Manhattan Associates and Tompkins Associates have worked together on various implementations and initiatives. Now, by strengthening our relationship, we can work even closer to ensure that more consumer goods manufacturers will benefit from our leading edge technology and Tompkins’ proven expertise,” says Alan Dabbiere, president and CEO of Manhattan Associates. “Together, we can grow market share and provide the most comprehensive, integrative WMS/TMS solutions.”