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September 12, 2017

Open Sky Group Partners with FourPL, Brings JDA Warehouse, Labor Management Capability to Australia

Joint Venture Expands Resources & Options Globally for Clients

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Raleigh, NC (September 12, 2017) - Open Sky Group, resellers and implementers of JDA Warehouse Management and Labor Management has signed a strategic partnership agreement with FourPL, a leading Australian IT consulting company specializing in supply chain and procurement. FourPL penned the first client deal for the partnership in early 2017 with a large Australian retailer. The partners implemented JDA Warehouse Management and JDA Warehouse Labor Management, enabling the client to manage and optimize warehouse activities across the organization, increase asset utilization, reduce costs and improve service levels.

The partnership has resulted in the creation of a joint venture, Open Sky Group PTY LTD.

"FourPL's strategic consultative approach in Australia combined with Open Sky Group's experience and agile, rapid implementation methodology used in the U.S. and now in the Australasian market, is a powerful offering for clients in those regions who want highly successful supply chains," says Curt Sardeson, President of Open Sky Group.

"We recognized the power of this partnership in action with the first project,'' says Brett Findlay, CEO for FourPL. "As a leader in the Supply Chain and Logistics systems consulting field, FourPL can now bring even more capability and options to our customers."
Anthony Hawkins, CEO of Open Sky Group PTY LTD says, "The joint venture enables a world class team that combines local experience with global JDA capabilities to deliver successful Warehouse and Labor Management software implementations to the Australasian market."

ABOUT THE OPEN SKY GROUP, LLC (OPEN SKY GROUP)
The Open Sky Group, LLC (Open Sky Group) specializes in services for WMS, Labor and TMS software implementations and is a gold level reseller of JDA Software products. Open Sky Group strives every day to be the best consulting partner on the planet for implementing supply chain solutions. The rapid and successful entry into the Australasian market in 2017 expands Open Sky Group's global reach and scale.

ABOUT FOURPL PTY LTD
FourPL is Australian-owned with offices in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. The FourPL teams have extensive business, supply chain and system experience and work with customers to review, source and implement workable and stable solutions for ERP, supply chain and procurement software challenges. FourPL are independent in providing innovative software products, packaged and cloud solutions and advisory services and work with a number of leading technology solution providers to provide customers with the best possible solution outcome.

ABOUT OPEN SKY GROUP PTY LTD
Open Sky Group PTY LTD is a joint venture between FourPL PTY LTD in Australia and The Open Sky Group, LLC (Open Sky Group) in the US, specializing in services for WMS, Labor and TMS software implementations. Open Sky Group PTY LTD delivers services in the Australasian market through a world class team that combines FourPL's local experience with the JDA capabilities of The Open Sky Group LLC.

Contact: Open Sky Group
Darcy Reeves
VP, Marketing
+1 419.517.4567

More information: https://www.openskygroup.com/open-sky-group-partners-fourpl-jda-capabilities-australia/

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