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Deloitte and LLamasoft Announce Alliance

July 3, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Computer Weekly News -- Deloitte and LLamasoft, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain design solutions, have entered into an alliance to provide strategic supply chain risk management solutions to help companies improve their management of global supply disruptions.

The alliance combines Deloitte's third-party risk management experience with LLamasoft's supply chain analytics, design and modeling software platform, and will assist organizations in better understanding, optimizing and managing risk within their global supply chains.

Specifically, the alliance will focus on LLamasoft's capability to provide systems to help organizations model and visualize their supply chain networks, improve visibility and foster major improvements in cost, service, sustainability, and supplier risk mitigation.

"This is a highly synergistic strategic alliance, one that combines Deloitte's deep supply chain and enterprise risk management experience, supported by the global member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, with LLamasoft's renowned global supply chain design software platform. It will enhance our ability to help clients with their critical supply chain challenges and risks globally," said James Cascone, partner and alliance leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP's global supply chain risk management practice.

"LLamasoft is excited to enter into an alliance with a leading supply chain and risk management advisory services organization such as Deloitte. Together, our clients will benefit from leveraging our combined skills, solutions and experience across many different industries to help them more effectively manage their cost, risk and marketplace value proposition," said Toby Brzoznowski, executive vice president of LLamasoft.

Leading analyst firm, Kennedy, notes, "Of the multi-service firms that deliver supply chain risk consulting services through supply chain, operations, and risk practices, the firm [Deloitte] achieves the greatest combination of breadth and depth." Source: Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory; Supply Chain Risk Management Consulting, 2012 - 2015; 2012 Kennedy Information, LLC. Reproduced under license. About Deloitte's Supply Chain Risk Management Practice Deloitte's supply chain risk management practice helps companies manage the complexities of today's global supply chains. A wide range of services is provided to assist organizations in aligning their supply chain functional objectives, capabilities and risk management with their organizational strategic objectives. Deloitte's differentiated capabilities help clients establish a supply chain risk governance structure and programmatic approach to managing supply chain risk, which includes identifying top risks, measuring exposure, defining their risk appetite and designing and deploying required risk responses and mechanisms for the ongoing monitoring, detection and reporting on supply chain risk. 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.

As used in this document, "Deloitte" means Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

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