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Warehouse Control Software extends into logistics optimization.

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March 26, 2014 - Using analytics to deliver immediate, real-time visibility and control, scalable and modular Dematic iQ lets users manage business in real-time at any time, at any level, and from anywhere. Functional modules and cloud offerings address all fulfillment center business processes, while data management layer empowers solution to intelligently harness and centralize data from diverse software and controls sources. Open architecture facilitates infrastructure integration.

Dematic Corp.

507 Plymouth Ave. N.E., Grand Rapids, MI, 49505, USA

Original Press Release

Dematic Jump Starts Modex with Release of Dematic iQ Software Platform

Press release date: March 17, 2014

Analytic and Optimization Capabilities Enable Real-Time Logistics Solutions

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – Dematic, a leading global supplier of automated fulfillment solutions for the warehouse and distribution centers, today announces the introduction of Dematic iQ, its next generation software platform that extends beyond traditional warehouse control systems into knowledge-based logistics optimization. Using advanced analytics to deliver immediate, real-time visibility and control, users can manage their business in real-time, anytime, at any level, from anywhere.

"With the exponential growth of digital data, we are putting ourselves at the forefront of leveraging this information to deliver actionable business intelligence," said Ulf Henriksson, President and CEO, Dematic Group. "I am excited to take part in announcing Dematic iQ, which provides our customers with a real-time, knowledge-driven fulfillment platform for competitive advantage."

John Baysore, President and CEO, Dematic North America stated, "Today’s order fulfillment challenges are vast. Dematic iQ presents our customers with a single logistics platform that delivers the decision support and optimization capabilities needed to improve operations on a sustainable basis." Baysore continued, "In addition, our recent acquisition of a CMMS offering extends Dematic's reach into maintenance management, making it easy to maximize equipment potential and operating life."

Developed as a scalable and modular platform that will accommodate manual processes through highly automated systems, Dematic iQ addresses all fulfillment center business processes with robust functional modules and cloud offerings. An advanced data management layer empowers Dematic iQ to intelligently harness and centralize data from diverse software and controls sources, delivering information in real-time via user-friendly dashboards. Built on an open architecture, Dematic iQ can integrate easily with existing infrastructures for access to logistics, data and cloud services for deployment on-site or off-premise.

"With Dematic iQ, our customers will get end-to-end solutions comprised of the optimal mix of software, services and automation technology," said Robert Nilsson, Vice President and General Manager of Software and Supply Chain Intelligence. "It provides a better user experience and delivers the real-time insight needed to make smarter decisions, lower cost and create a more efficient supply chain network."

Dematic iQ is based upon the company’s 75+ years of automated material handling systems development and software expertise, providing customers a single source for comprehensive fulfillment solutions that enable equipment control, access to real-time data and warehouse optimization. Today, 40-percent of the world’s retail order fulfillment is supported by Dematic systems processing over 1 billion orders per year.

For more information about Dematic iQ or the company’s comprehensive offerings, visit Dematic at Modex Booth 5723, March 17 – 20, at the Georgia Convention Center or www.dematic.com/na/dematic-iq or contact Cheryl.Falk@dematic.com.

About Dematic
Dematic is a global engineering company that provides a comprehensive range of intelligent warehouse logistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4,000 skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide customers with a unique perspective in world-class materials handling solution design. Our commitment to solution development, combined with engineering centers and manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost-effective solutions globally. Our successful track record has led to the development and implementation of more than 5,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium, and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors. Dematic generates a global business volume of approximately $1.5 billion.

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