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LLamasoft and Russia’s Largest Food Retailer Take the Stage at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

September 17, 2018

X5 Retail Group Highlights Importance of Advanced Analytics and Long Term Scenario Planning to Support Aggressive Growth

ANN ARBOR, Mich. and TOWCESTER, UK. (September 17, 2018) –LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain optimisation software and solutions, is once again proud to be a premier sponsor at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference, which takes place September 24-25 in London.

Each year, Gartner brings together the world’s most important supply chain leaders to collaborate and learn about new technologies that can enhance visibility and empower their organisations for the future. This year’s theme is “Move to Mastery: Innovate, Disrupt and Scale the Digital Supply Chain.”
LLamasoft will be located at booth number P9, showcasing how its software helps organisations worldwide to model, optimise and simulate their supply chains – leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation.

The company will also be joined by X5 Retail Group to showcase the importance of supply chain design technology in maintaining an optimal balance of cost and service during a period of sustained and exponential growth. From 12:30-13:00 on Monday September 24th, LLamasoft’s Regional Vice President, Christophe Philippart will be joined by Yana Synesiou, X5’s Head of Strategic Marketing and Planning, to share how supporting aggressive growth efficiently requires advanced analytics based on long-term scenario planning of geographic expansion options, as well as the ability to rapidly expand its supply chain and distribution network.

“Companies’ long-standing supply chains are today facing an unprecedented pace of change. To compete you need to continuously assess potential improvements and risks – and swiftly implement strategies that drive performance,” said Toby Brzoznowski, Chief Strategy Officer of LLamasoft. “Our technology enables companies to create a digital model of their supply chain, where they can experiment with new ideas in a risk-free environment, identify opportunities for cost savings and continually improve their operations.”

About Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2018

Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2018 is Europe’s most important gathering of supply chain leaders. Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis. At this year’s conference, chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams focus how to recognise the impacts of disruptions and create transformational strategies that empower the organisation to exceed performance expectations.

About LLamasoft, Inc.

LLamasoft supply chain design software helps organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations. LLamasoft solutions enable companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.

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