Aptean Acquires Vision to Provide Cloud-Based Inventory Management Solutions

June 11, 2015

Acquisitions, Aptean Vision Inventory Management, SCM, Cloud

Atlanta, June 11, 2015 — Aptean announced today the acquisition of the Vision® software solutions business from affiliates of Cinram Group Inc. Vision software solutions provide cloud-based Supply Chain Inventory Management and Business Intelligence solutions for Fortune 100 clients in home entertainment, electronics, and publishing. Vision solutions capture and manage inventory data for more than 100 retailers and 47,000 stores in 18 countries. The solutions provide inventory visibility and demand planning to manufacturers and retailers, enabling them to respond quickly and bridge the gap between retail supply and demand to increase profitability.

“The Vision cloud-based supply chain technology provides retailers with flexibility and agility to manage inventory levels and be more responsive to changing customer demand,” said Kim Eaton, chief executive officer, Aptean. “The holistic framework of Vision technology is designed to increase efficiencies and improve customer service— key characteristics of Aptean’s suite of products.”

The Vision Inventory Management platform serves as a central hub for customer’s business-critical data, maintaining inventory levels in real time and providing detailed analytics to drive decision-making.

“Combining Vision with Aptean will allow Vision to grow and prosper as part of a bigger software services provider and continue to provide exceptional service to Cinram clients in the future,” said Steve Brown, chief executive officer, Cinram.

The Vision solutions suite includes category-wide forecasting, product level management, product mix analysis, and recommendation, replenishments, reverse logistics, customized retail solutions, and product performance reporting. All solutions can be integrated with existing management tools, and can be selected as a full package or as individual modules to address specific needs.

Cinram was represented in the transaction by Atlas Technology Group LLC.

About Cinram

Cinram Group Inc. (CGI), a wholly-owned affiliate of Najafi Companies (Najafi), is one of the world's largest providers of pre-recorded multimedia products and related logistics services. With facilities in North America and Europe, Cinram manufactures and distributes pre-recorded DVDs, Blu-ray Discs, CDs, and CD-ROMs for motion picture studios, music labels, publishers and computer software companies around the world. With a full range of supply chain services, Cinram guarantees products flow smoothly and profitably to consumers around the world. For more information, visit www.cinramgroup.com.

About Aptean

Aptean provides very specific industries with very specific ERP, supply chain management and customer experience solutions. In today’s fast-paced, highly competitive economy, organizations don’t have time to waste forcing homegrown software, spreadsheets and one-size-fits-all solutions to do things they were never designed to do. That’s why over 7,000 highly specialized organizations in more than 20 industries and 74 countries rely on Aptean to streamline their everyday operations. To learn how Aptean can help your organization stay at the forefront of your industry, visit www.aptean.com.

Aptean is a registered trademark of Aptean, Inc. All other company and product names may be trademarks of the respective companies with which they are associated.

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