July 9, 2014 10:09 UTC

LLamasoft Expands Operations into Japanese Market

Tokyo office will widen the reach of supply chain design technology in Asia-Pacific region

ANN ARBOR, Mich. & TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- LLamasoft, the global leader of supply chain design solutions, announced an expansion of operations in the Asia-Pacific region, establishing LLamasoft Asia as a new business venture based in Tokyo. The LLamasoft Asia operation opens with an impressive team of over a dozen industry veterans on staff, a proven leadership team and investment from both Japanese professionals and LLamasoft.

This expansion will bring the LLamasoft supply chain design software suite including Supply Chain Guru, Transportation Guru and Data Guru to the Japanese and Asia-Pacific markets.

“We are excited about the latest LLamasoft expansion,” said LLamasoft Executive Vice President Toby Brzoznowski. “Our rapid global growth is an indicator of the demand for supply chain design solutions by organizations worldwide and Japan’s resurgent market is currently seeking the technology and expertise that LLamasoft uniquely offers.”

The office will be managed by Misao Sasaki, CEO for LLamasoft Asia. “We are excited to be able to bring the best-in-class supply chain design technology to Japan and other Asian markets,” said Sasaki. “As Japan’s economy continues its growth and recovery, companies are looking to keep pace by creating an in-house capability to continuously redesign their supply chain operations.”

LLamasoft Asia has already established a noteworthy new customer, announcing that Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd., one of Japan’s top heavy machinery manufacturers, has recently selected Supply Chain Guru as the supply chain modeling solution for its Steam Turbine Products Headquarters.

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft has offices in the United Kingdom, France, Colombia, South Africa, Australia, Brazil, Mexico and China, providing supply chain design software and solutions to some of the largest and most recognizable companies worldwide.

About LLamasoft

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. Follow us on TwitterLinkedInFacebook and YouTube.

Contacts

LLamasoft
Ginger Stegmier, 734-669-3215
ginger.stegmier@llamasoft.com


Source: LLamasoft