Manthan Systems Launches ARC Supplier Portal & Analytics - an Online Collaborative Platform for Retailers and Suppliers

By Manthan Systems, PRNE
Monday, November 1, 2010

BANGALORE, India, November 3, 2010 - Manthan Systems, the leading provider of Business Intelligence (BI) and
Analytics solutions for the retail and consumer goods industries today
announced the launch of their new product called ARC Supplier Portal &
Analytics (SPA). A comprehensive, portal-based supplier partner connect
collaboration platform, ARC SPA provides a seamless platform for exchanging
information critical to key processes like order management, master data
management, vendor performance, product development, inventory management,
promotions, rebates and customer insight.

Atul Jalan, MD & CEO of Manthan Systems present at the launch aptly sums
the launch as a trailblazer of sorts," The Retail industry needs a product
like ARC SPA, to fill in the glaring lacunae that exists presently in the
retail segment and which needs to be addressed to increase the efficiency and
productivity". There are more innovations and products that would be launched
in the future and Manthan Systems wants to be at the forefront of it.

ARC (Supplier Portal & Analytics) SPA would automate, optimize and
analyze the entire supplier and retailer interactions helping in better
decision making capabilities. The use of guided analytics for improved
decision making will help many folds by providing better vendor relationship,
visibility in logistics, reduced time to market, reduced transactional costs
and overall supply-demand synchronization.

Speaking at the event Mr. Peter Charness, President, Manthan America
highlighted the fact that "providing real time access to suppliers on all
aspects of the product whether pricing, promotion, planning and decision
making would go a long way in enhancing the overall effectiveness and
robustness of the supply chain."

Today, Manthan's clients include over 60 leading names in the retail and
CPG businesses like Croc's, GAME Group Plc., ECCO, Robinsons, Ripley,
Woolworth, Haggen & SM Retail Group to name a few.

ABOUT MANTHAN SYSTEMS: Manthan Systems produces cutting edge
analytic solutions for global Retail and CPG organizations. Manthan's
breakthrough solutions, under the ARC product portfolio, transform the way
retailers deploy, adopt and use analytics for strategic advantage. ARC spans
the entire spectrum of retail decision making delivering role-based, advanced
analytics and performance management, with products for merchandising
analytics, financial analytics, customer analytics, supplier collaboration
analytics and enterprise retail BI. These award winning products provide a
significant edge to a retailer's analytical capability and maturity. The
solution is delivered in a failsafe, time-bound, cost-effective manner, and
encourages enterprise-wide adoption of BI and analytics. Manthan has deployed
ARC across a wide range of retail segments and formats, having transformed
decision making for some of the biggest names in retail across the globe. For
more information, please visit

For more information, please contact:

    Ajay Muliyil                 Ajith Nayar
    Equator Communications       Manager Marketing
    Tel: +91-80-4083-8809        Manthan Systems
    Mob: +91-9900161311          Tel: +91-80-2299-0585

For more information, please contact: Ajay Muliyil, Equator Communications, Tel: +91-80-4083-8809, Mob: +91-9900161311, Email: ajay at; Ajith Nayar, Manager Marketing, Manthan Systems, Tel: +91-80-2299-0585, Email:media.conact at

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