ATLANTA, April 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National DCP, LLC (NDCP), a
$2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin' Brands, has initiated its rollout of Manhattan Associates, Inc.'s (Nasdaq:MANH) Transportation Management (TMS) and Warehouse Management (WMS) solutions as part of the company's Project Freshstart business strategy.

The goals of this innovative strategic imperative are to lower operating costs, increase business efficiency and standardize supply chain and ingredient costs for franchise owners across the nation by modernizing its WMS and TMS systems on a single platform.

"Our deployment of the Manhattan platform is an essential step in the execution of the company's long-term business and technology strategy and will create exceptional efficiencies as we unify our supply chain operations," said Darrell Riekena, chief information officer, NDCP.

NDCP's implementation of Manhattan's TMS and WMS solutions will aid in the company's mission to provide its members with the absolute best service at the lowest possible sustainable cost. Additionally, a platform to manage fully integrated transportation and warehouse operations will create a consistent fulfillment experience for the company's franchisees.

"Manhattan is dedicated to supporting NDCP's commitment to increase customer satisfaction through reduced costs and integrated supply chain operations," said Bob Howell, senior vice president, Manhattan Associates. "We are privileged to be part of its transformational journey and a piece of the ecosystem that ensures the loyal customers of these quick service restaurants across the country get fresh, high-quality products."

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About National DCP, LLC

National DCP, LLC (NDCP) is a $2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin' Donuts. In order to provide the quality food and beverages people love to more than 8,000 U.S. quick service restaurants and customers in 51 countries, NDCP purchases more than 100 million pounds of coffee, 112 million pounds of sugar and 24 million gallons of milk per year. The company also delivers a comprehensive array of business solutions that range from technology to healthcare. NDCP employs more than 1,700 individuals at its corporate headquarters in Duluth, Georgia and seven distribution centers nationwide. The company recently won the 2015 Supply Chain Pioneer Award from Partnership Gwinnett in recognition of its innovative business practices. To learn more, visit

About Manhattan Associates

Manhattan Associates makes commerce-ready supply chains that bring all points of commerce together so you're ready to sell and ready to execute. Across the store, through your network or from your fulfillment center, we design, build and deliver market-leading solutions that support both top-line growth and bottom-line profitability. By converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution, our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers get commerce ready--and ready to reap the rewards of the omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit