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June 19, 2019      

WILMINGTON, Mass. – Locus Robotics today announced a reseller partnership with JDA Software, which will facilitate and accelerate adoption of both companies’ warehouse technology solutions, the companies said in a statement.

“JDA has a proven track record of identifying and utilizing the industry’s most advanced technology solutions to enable leading retail and third-party logistics companies to tackle challenges in their supply chain head-on,” said Rick Faulk, CEO of Locus Robotics. “We are excited to be working together and look forward to leveraging JDA’s powerful platform to fast-track new customer onboarding, while also driving greater operational efficiency, productivity, and accuracy for joint customers.”

‘One-stop subscription service’

Through the partnership, JDA Software will promote and sell Locus’ multiple robot system as a reseller, and build a more seamless integration over time, which will allow for faster implementation and deployments, Locus said. As a Locus Robotics reseller, JDA will provide its customers a “one-stop subscription service to Locus Robotics’ solutions, offering unprecedented scale to their customers in automated and semi-autonomous environments, all with improved speed and supportability, leading to higher levels of warehouse productivity.”

“Locus Robotics is an excellent fit for JDA, and we’re looking forward to working with them as a reseller,” said Alex Price, GVP Global Alliances, Channel and Technology Ecosystem Strategy JDA. “We are committed to bringing the latest productivity improvement and problem-solving solutions to our customers worldwide with standard product adapters. Locus’s innovative multi-bot solution represents the future of warehousing, and it has already proven itself in dozens of commercial deployments, including several for JDA. Through this partnership, we will ensure a faster time-to-value for our customers.”

JDA Warehouse Management helps manufacturers, retailers, distributors and third-party logistics providers by giving them the power to quickly adapt to change, and optimize and execute the tasks to get the right inventory, at the right location, at the right time. JDA Warehouse Management enables real-time optimization of key warehouse activities, allowing customers to deliver on increasingly aggressive service level expectations, while maintaining operational efficiencies and inventory quality and freshness concerns. JDA Warehouse Management customers have achieved substantial ROI, including fulfillment cost reductions of 10-50%, inventory visibility and accuracy near 100%, inventory reductions of 5-25%, and more, the company said.