JDA Opens New North Sydney Office Extending Its Presence in Australia
JDA Software Group, Inc., today announced the opening of a new North Sydney office that expands on the company’s Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) presence, which includes an office in Melbourne. JDA opened its first office in Sydney in 1994 and now counts more than 100 customers across retail, manufacturing, third-party logistics and wholesale distribution.
“Since its beginning in 1994, JDA’s ANZ presence has continually grown, and we’re proud to count so many customers across industries and solutions that count on JDA to power their supply chains,” said Amit Bagga, regional vice president for Asia-Pacific, JDA. “The move to a new office in Sydney represents a commitment by the business to continue to build on the success that our team has achieved.”
JDA offers a rich portfolio of solutions that have been delivering great value for its customers for more than 30 years, including technology from its merger with RedPrairie (2012), and acquisitions of i2 Technologies (2010) and Manugistics (2006). JDA’s end-to-end portfolio of retail, omni-channel and supply chain planning and execution solutions are deployed widely across brand name organizations in ANZ. These organizations include Woolworths, Coles, Big W, Kmart, Target, Super Retail Group, Petbarn, Caltex, Toll, Sanitarium, CEVA, and Arnott’s. JDA counts more than 4,000 manufacturing, third-party logistics, wholesale distribution and retail customers among its global customer base including 78 of the top 100 retailers,1 78 of the top 100 consumer goods manufacturers,2 8 of the top 10 global 3PLs, and 20 of the Gartner Supply Chain Top 253 for 2016 list.
“The Australian and New Zealand market is unique globally. In all of our target market segments, customers face a highly competitive landscape and high operating costs. In addition, their consumers are rapidly embracing omni-channel and demanding a more personalized experience. In such a market, our customers are continuously looking to reduce inventories, increase supply chain velocity, and use their people and capital assets efficiently,” said Bruce How, vice president of sales, ANZ, at JDA.
“JDA’s solutions are backed by years of experience and driven by continuous customer feedback and research, thereby enabling success for our customers. Looking ahead, we plan to continue our focus in empowering customers and driving profitable customer commerce, adaptable manufacturing, and intelligent fulfillment,” continued How.
JDA celebrated its office opening on August 3 with its customers and partners in an event that included innovative talks by senior executives from Woolworths, Sanitarium and Caltex. The new office is located at Level 3, 60 Miller St, North Sydney.