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October 10, 2017

LLamasoft to Host Series of Events Aimed at Helping Companies Better Optimize their Supply Chains

With Featured Guest Gartner Key Topics to Be Discussed Include Demand Modeling, the Evolution of the Supply Chain and the Use of Analytics to Improve Supply Chain Planning

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (October 10, 2017) - LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain optimization software and solutions, today announced that it will host a trio of customer events in October, featuring key supply chain industry analysts from leading research analyst firm, Gartner. The events will provide insights on the latest trends in the supply chain and logistics industry and offer advice on the newest tools, technologies and processes to help supply chain professionals make better decisions, faster.

The three events will highlight new LLamasoft solutions Demand Guru and Planning by Design, as well as continue LLamasoft's series of executive roundtables, bringing together industry executives to discuss the emerging challenges and trends of the day. The three parts include:

Executive Roundtable: Evolution of Supply Chain Excellence
• When: 11:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, October 18, 2017
• Where: LLamasoft Headquarters, 201 South Division St., Suite 200, Ann Arbor, Michigan
• Speaker: Featured Guest, Stan Aronow, Research Vice President, Gartner
• About: This half-day event will bring together key supply chain executives from multiple
industries to network and share viewpoints on some of the biggest challenges they've faced - and how they've successfully overcome them. Gartner's Research Vice President Stan Aronow, our guest speaker, will discuss key differentiators for supply chain success - and how to apply these lessons and best practices to your business to continually expand and evolve your supply chain design competency.

Demand Modeling Industry Overview and Launch Event
• When: 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
• Where: LLamasoft Headquarters, 201 South Division St., Suite 200, Ann Arbor, Michigan
• Speaker: Featured Guest, Kamala Raman, Principal Research Analyst, Gartner
• About: During this one-day event, industry-leading early adopters of the technology will
share their experiences, feedback and use cases for demand modeling, including experiences with supply chain network design, capacity planning, causative modeling and more. Attendees will also gain perspective on the state of the overall demand modeling industry from guest speaker and Gartner Principal Research Analyst, Kamala Raman.

Planning by Design Pre-Launch Event
• When: 12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. BST, Tuesday, October 24, 2017
• Where: Avon House, 435 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull B90 4AA West Midlands, in
Birmingham, United Kingdom
• Speaker: Featured Guest, Tim Payne, Research Vice President, Gartner
• About: Gartner Research Vice President Tim Payne will share insights and observations
about the increasing involvement of business users in supply chain decision-making. Attendees will also have the opportunity to interact with LLamasoft's new approach to supply chain planning, Planning by Design.

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.

Media Contacts:
Lisa Hajra
LLamasoft, Inc.
734.418.3119 ext1400

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