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Industri-Matematik Announces Support for ems Consumer Demand Forecasting.



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MT. LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2001

Industri-Matematik Store Replenishment Computer-Generated Ordering

Software Leverages ems Intelligent Consumer Demand Forecasting

Solution

Industri-Matematik International Corp. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
 in full National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations

U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on
: IMIC) today announced it has entered into a strategic marketing alliance agreement with ems (Efficient Market Services Inc.), and that its Vivaldi Store Replenishment(TM) software (VSR VSR Very Short Reach (Ciena/Cisco design for high speed, 10Gbps data)
VSR Variable Speed Reversible
VSR Very Short Reach (optical interconnection; Sprint)
VSR Volume Search Radar
) has been certified to interoperate with demand data and demand forecasts generated by ems. By incorporating ems forecast data, Industri-Matematik provides a means of utilizing high-quality, accurate forecasts, which are a critical input for generating store replenishment orders.

"The ems relationship enhances the Industri-Matematik value proposition by enabling retailers to utilize the most precise store-level demand forecasts available, which will improve order accuracy, reduce inventory levels and increase profits for retailers," said Susan B. Sentell, ems president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. .

"Industri-Matematik is committed to helping companies improve supply chain execution. We feel Store Replenishment offers a unique solution which breaks through the barriers that have prevented retailers from automating the store ordering process," said Tim Mesenbourg, General Manager of North American Operations North American operation Surgical oncology Radical surgery of a 'frozen pelvis', consisting of radical en bloc resection of the uterus and urinary bladder. See 'Frozen pelvis.'. Cf 'All-American' and 'South American' operations.  at Industri-Matematik. "Our ems relationship provides retailers with overall replenishment support based on demand-based forecasts."

In addition to Store Replenishment, Industri-Matematik VIVALDI(TM) software provides CRM (Customer Relationship Management) An integrated information system that is used to plan, schedule and control the presales and postsales activities in an organization. , fulfillment, warehouse replenishment and supply chain event management capabilities for retail, wholesale/distribution, logistics service providers and manufacturing companies. VIVALDI offers total visibility of e-business transactions across a trading community to manage high-volume fulfillment with increased reliability and velocity. It integrates contact center and logistics operations to provide customers and suppliers with real-time web access to all aspects of orders across the supply chain.

About ems

Deerfield, Ill.-based ems (www.emsinfo.com) is the leader in providing store-level visibility into inventory, promotion and business processes. The company provides customer-centric technology solutions for retailers, CPG CPG

central pattern generators.
 manufacturers and their trading partners seeking to integrate store-level visibility into business operations Business operations are those activities involved in the running of a business for the purpose of producing value for the stakeholders. Compare business processes. The outcome of business operations is the harvesting of value from assets  and processes including: inventory replenishment and procurement; pricing and shelf optimization strategy; promotional, marketing and merchandising; collaboration-based distribution and supply chain planning; and private and public exchange feeds. Founded in 1991, ems has built a client base of leading CPG retailers, brokers and manufacturers including the Kroger Co.; the Vons Companies; Jewel Foods; Acme Markets; Northern & Southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region,  divisions of Albertson's; Pepsi-Cola; Unilever; Pillsbury; Buena Vista; Kellogg's; and General Mills This article or section may contain a proseline.

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About Industri-Matematik

Industri-Matematik International Corp. (www.im.se) provides high-performance fulfillment and customer service software solutions for B2B (Business to Business) Refers to one business communicating with or selling to another. See B2B e-commerce, B2C and B2G.

B2B - business to business
 and B2C e-commerce B2C e-commerce

The conducting of commerce by companies, government agencies, and institutions with consumers over the Internet. Amazon.com is typical of a company engaged in B2C e-commerce.
. Its applications help companies achieve a Zero Inventory/100 Percent Visibility business model by replacing inventory with information to improve collaboration among a trading community and speed the movement of goods across a supply chain. Customers include market-leading companies such as Albert-Hein, Canadian Tire, Hakan, Carlton & United Breweries, Ericsson, FedEx Corp., Starbucks and Warner/Elektra/Atlantic.

VIVALDI and Vivaldi Store Replenishment(TM) are trademarks of Industri-Matematik International Corp. Other product and company names may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The statements contained in this release that are not historical facts contain forward-looking information with respect to plans, projections or future performance of Industri-Matematik and further versions of its software products, the achievements of which involve certain risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, product demand and market acceptance risks, the effect of economic conditions particularly in its target markets, the impact of competitive products and pricing, product development, commercialization and technological difficulties and other uncertainties detailed in Industri-Matematik's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly its Annual Report on Form 10-K Form 10-K

A report required by the SEC from exchange-listed companies that provides for annual disclosure of certain financial information.


Form 10-K

See 10-K.
 filed in July 2000.
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