SSA Global
NASDAQ : SSAG

SSA Global

November 08, 2005 09:00 ET

SSA Global Enhances Supply Chain Execution Solutions; Delivers Industry-Specific capabilities in Warehouse Management and Transportation Management

CHICAGO--(CCNMatthews - Nov 8, 2005) -

SSA Global™ (NASDAQ:SSAG), a leading provider of extended enterprise solutions and services, today announced the general availability of new releases of their SSA Supply Chain Management solutions that offer customers enhanced global supply chain execution capabilities.

The new supply chain execution releases include SSA Warehouse Management 2000 5.5 and SSA Warehouse Management 4000 3.10, which provide enhanced user interface, compliance and warehouse operational capabilities. In addition, SSA Transportation Management 6.2 provides increased functionality for supporting heavy international air cargo transactions.

"Our customers are increasingly feeling the pressure of doing business in a complex global supply chain where rising transportation costs have a major impact on business performance and profits," said Cory A. Eaves, chief technology officer, SSA Global. "A key focus in our solution development is to help customers improve their global transportation, distribution and trade compliance processes so they can effectively address the demands of supply chain complexity and respond in real-time to foreseen and unforeseen events."

The SSA Global supply chain execution solutions can play a key role in helping companies understand their customers' demands and match supply with available product to meet that demand. SSA Global has aligned its solution strategy with the principles of Demand-Driven Supply Networks (DDSN) to help customers get a true picture of supply, demand and product needed to compete.

SSA Warehouse Management 2000 5.5 leverages SSA Open Architecture to provide complex, high-volume companies a modern infrastructure including advanced user interface and portal capabilities, and foreign language support. In addition, the solution offers capabilities to facilitate more efficient compliance with bioterrorism and country-of-origin mandates.

SSA Warehouse Management 4000 3.10 improves inventory, work and task management for companies in manufacturing, 3rd party logistics and distribution industries. To support better overall warehouse efficiency, the solution enhances receiving, putaway, picking, packing and shipping processes; extends voice-directed distribution capabilities; and enables reporting and event management. In addition, SSA Warehouse Management 4000 3.10 makes operational and event information available beyond the four walls of the warehouse into the extended supply chain.

SSA Transportation Management 6.2 helps companies in manufacturing, 3rd party logistics and distribution industries to manage their international logistics. The solution includes functionality for multi-mode transportation, particularly air freight, truckload and less-than truckload and improves the customs reconciliation process.

About SSA Global

SSA Global™ (NASDAQ:SSAG) is a leading provider of extended ERP solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, services and public organizations worldwide. In addition to core ERP applications, SSA Global offers a full range of integrated extension solutions including corporate performance management, customer relationship management, product lifecycle management, supply chain management and supplier relationship management. Headquartered in Chicago, SSA Global has 63 locations worldwide and its product offerings are used by approximately 13,000 active customers in over 90 countries. For additional information, visit the SSA Global web site at www.ssaglobal.com

SSA Global™ is the corporate brand for product lines and subsidiaries of SSA Global Technologies, Inc. SSA Global, SSA Global Technologies and SSA GT are trademarks of SSA Global Technologies, Inc. Other products mentioned in this document are registered, trademarked or service marked by their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Statements

These materials may contain "forward-looking statements." Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, any statement that may predict, forecast, indicate or imply future results, performance or achievements, and may contain the words "believe," "anticipate," "expect," "estimate," "intend," "project," "plan," "will be," "will likely continue," " will likely result," or words or phrases with similar meaning. All of these forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by our management that, although we believe to be reasonable, are inherently uncertain. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, economic, competitive, governmental and technological factors outside of our control that may cause our business, strategy or actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. We operate in a changing environment in which new risks can emerge from time to time. It is not possible for management to predict all of these risks, nor can it assess the extent to which any factor, or a combination of factors, may cause our business, strategy or actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements. Factors you should consider that could cause these differences include, among other things:

-- General economic and business conditions, including exchange rate fluctuations in the United States and abroad;

-- Our ability to identify acquisition opportunities and effectively and cost-efficiently integrate acquisitions;

-- Our ability to maintain effective internal control over financial reporting;

-- Our ability to attract and retain personnel, including key personnel;

-- Our success in developing and introducing new services and products;

-- Competition in the software industry, as it relates to both our existing and potential new customers.

Contact Information