Sweden’s leading global hygiene and health company adopts JDA Transportation Management to lower transportation costs and maximize visibility throughout their global supply chain

Essity, a leading global hygiene and health company, has selected JDA® Transportation Management solutions from JDA Software, Inc., to lower transportation costs and maximize visibility throughout their supply chain. In an increasingly complex and challenging supply chain environment, JDA will allow Essity to harmonize its transportation processes delivering both optimal cost control and superior customer service.

JDA Transportation Management will provide Essity with a single platform across all the European countries in which they operate, to plan transportation and provide visibility across Essity’s network by synchronizing critical transportation processes. Essity will deploy JDA Transportation Management across North America and Latin America as the second phase of its supply chain transformation.  Over time, JDA will help Essity optimize costs across its supply chain via route consolidation, load optimization, and by adopting leading practices in logistics management.

“Essity is focused on driving superior customer service through digital transformation,” said Johan Reventberg, president, EMEA, JDA. “We are extremely pleased to assist Essity in their journey which will give them end-to-end visibility across their supply chain. We look forward to taking Essity’s transportation network to great heights, which will, in turn, enable superior customer service.

About Essity

Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through our products and solutions, essentials for everyday life. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as Jobst, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 48,000 employees and net sales in 2017 amounted to approximately SEK 109bn (EUR 11.3bn). The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information at www.essity.com.

About JDA Software, Inc.

JDA Software is the leading supply chain software provider powering today’s digital transformations. We help companies optimize delivery to customers by enabling them to predict and shape demand, fulfill faster and more intelligently, and improve customer experiences and loyalty.  More than 4,000 global customers use our unmatched end-to-end software and SaaS solutions to unify and shorten their supply chains, increase speed of execution, and profitably deliver to their customers.  Our world-class client roster includes 75 of the top 100 retailers, 77 of the top 100 consumer goods companies, and 8 of the top 10 global 3PLs.  Running JDA, you can plan to deliverwww.jda.com