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Nebraska Furniture Mart Manages Market Growth with Logility

AtlantaAugust 7, 2012—Home furnishings retailer Nebraska Furniture Mart now uses Logility Inc., a solutions supplier for supply chain optimization, to help the company plan for and manage its growth into new markets.

Serving Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and soon Dallas-Fort Worth, the retailer selected Logility Voyager Solutions to meet its 75 percent growth goal by 2015, streamline operations and accelerate the flow of information and products. In addition, the retailer required end-to-end supply chain visibility from demand and supply planning to supplier collaboration and new product introductions through to freight planning.

“As we look to grow our business we must optimize our business processes and technology to ensure our success,” said Jay Buchanan, Director, Global Supply Chain and Logistics, Nebraska Furniture Mart. “Logility Voyager Solutions is the best fit for supporting our growth plans and delivering the end-to-end supply chain management we require. The intuitive and easy to use software includes streamlined workflow management that will enable our team to stay focused on improving supply chain efficiency.”

Voyager Solutions delivers improved demand profiles, more accurate forecasting and greater supplier collaboration. It enables Nebraska Furniture Mart to manage new product introductions and store growth more effectively; develop robust inventory plans to minimize stock-outs and satisfy customer demand; and capitalize on the benefits of improved freight management.

“With an aggressive growth plan, Nebraska Furniture Mart is taking important steps to ensure its long-term success,” said Mike Edenfield, President and Chief Executive Officer, Logility. “The addition of Logility Voyager Solutions will support their business and accelerate the company’s ability to develop advanced supply chain business processes that will help drive bottom line results through improved supply chain efficiencies and better customer service. We look forward to working with Nebraska Furniture Mart as they expand their online and traditional retail operations.”

Logility Voyager Solutions features performance monitoring capabilities to increase supply chain visibility and operational efficiency in key areas including demand; inventory and replenishment planning; sales and operations planning (S&OP); manufacturing planning and scheduling; supply and inventory optimization; transportation planning and management; and warehouse management.

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