Blue Yonder today announced it has been named a winner of the Global Retail & Consumer Goods Partner of the Year Award and a finalist of the Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

Blue Yonder and Microsoft have been working together for six years now, and almost each year we have won or been a finalist for the annual Partner of the Year Awards. This shows our dedication and commitment to aligning our efforts with Microsoft to benefit our joint customers. These awards demonstrate to customers the success they can have by choosing Blue Yonder’s end-to-end solutions combined with the cloud-capabilities of Microsoft,” said Buck Devashish, corporate vice president, Global Partner Strategy and Alliances, Blue Yonder. “We are proud to be the winner of this year’s Global Retail & Consumer Goods award and a finalist in the Global ISV category.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based applications, services and devices during the past year. Awards were classified in various categories, with honorees chosen from a set of more than 4,200 submitted nominations from more than 100 countries worldwide. Blue Yonder was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Global Retail & Consumer Goods.

Blue Yonder’s Luminate® Platform – built exclusively on Microsoft Azure – is the industry’s first intelligence-enriched, integrated technology platform that spans supply chain, retail planning, logistics, and delivery in one end-to-end solution. Customers can integrate Platform-as-a-Service into their supply chain with industry-leading artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities, prescriptive recommendations, a single data model, and workflow-driven user experiences.

“Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards!” said Nicole Dezen, Chief Partner Officer and Corporate Vice President of Global Partner Solutions at Microsoft. “The innovative new solutions and services that positively impact customers and enable digital transformation from this year’s winners demonstrate the best of what’s possible with the Microsoft Cloud.”

The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards are announced annually prior to the company’s global partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, which will take place on July 18-19, 2023.

Additional details on the 2023 awards are available on the Microsoft Partner Network blog. The complete list of categories, winners and finalists can be found at

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