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OfficeMax honored for demand management

NAPERVILLE, Ill.  -- OfficeMax announced that it has been recognized as a JDA Software Group 2011 Real Results Winner for best in demand management. Now in its sixth year, the Real Results Awards recognize companies that have demonstrated business-process excellence and achieved quantifiable benefits through the adoption of industry best practices and use of JDA's industry-leading solutions and services, according to a company press release. OfficeMax was honored at FOCUS 2011, JDA's annual user conference in Orlando, Florida, May 1 to 4.

"It is both thrilling and a tremendous honor to be recognized by JDA," said Dov Shenkman, SVP replenishment and inventory management for OfficeMax. "As an early adopter of JDA Software, we were one of the first retailers to launch a large scale implementation to create a world class demand management and replenishment system down to the retail store level, giving us greater forecast accuracy and improved customer service levels. The technology has served as a catalyst to organization and process changes that continue to pay dividends as we experience increased efficiencies in both demand and replenishment."