Mitsubishi Motors North America Goes Live with JDA Services

Auto manufacturer implements key JDA solutions for value-added benefits

Scottsdale, Ariz.Feb. 18, 2013Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. (MMNA)—responsible for the manufacturing, financing, distributing and marketing of Mitsubishi brand coupes, convertibles, sedans, light trucks and crossover utility vehicles throughout the U.S.—is now live with JDA Software Group Inc.s JDA Planning on Demand-DemandPlanning Service; JDA Demand Classification; JDA Fulfillment; and JDA Enterprise Architecture for optimized planning, replenishment and forecasting within their MMNA Service Parts department. JDA Services played a strategic role in providing value-added capabilities throughout the project.

“We had outgrown our system and needed to upgrade to a newer solution that would improve our forecasting, inventory planning and replenishment processes,” confirmed Yoichi Yokozawa, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mitsubishi Motors North America. “We also needed the solution to be expandable to accommodate our future growth, and JDA Software had the solutions to give us the results we were looking for. JDA Services brought dedication and commitment to the project, offering design and expertise, implementation, training and other value-added services. With the addition of JDA Cloud Services, we’re also benefiting from reduced total cost of ownership and an optimized environment.”

Implemented via JDA Cloud Services, Mitsubishi Motors realized greater speed-to-value, rapid implementation, reduced cost of ownership and reduced risk. JDA Consulting Services, JDA Cloud Services and JDA Center of Excellence (CoE) worked collaboratively on the project design and solution implementation, which included project management, product testing and go-live support.

“JDA Services not only offers customers advanced capabilities but also unparalleled domain expertise—both of which have made JDA a leading innovator and provider of best-in-class supply chain management technology,” said David Gai, Executive Vice President, Services, JDA Software Group Inc. “Since Mitsubishi Motors opted for JDA Cloud Services and a rapid install, they are also gaining increased business agility and rapid return on investment. JDA Cloud Services can ensure MMNA is up-to-date in their environment and performing as expected, maximizing their investment in JDA.”

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