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ORTEC and local supply chain specialist FourPL sign Reseller Agreement.



FourPL will provide ORTEC supply chain optimization solutions to ANZ SAP Customers

SYDNEY, Australia - 2 April 2012ORTEC announcedtoday that FourPL, an Australia owned supply chain integration solution provider,has signed as a new reseller and services partner for ANZ. With customers facing increasing distribution costs, the partnership brings opportunities to local customers running SAP logistics to generate significant transportation and productivity savings through optimizing supply chain execution processes.

“FourPL have partnered with ORTEC to bring a series of specific products to customers in ANZ around SAP supply chain Optimisation. These products assist customers in driving improved productivity and utilisation of assets through the planning and execution processes around product distribution” said Alan Thomas, Joint Managing Director, ORTEC Australia & New Zealand Pty Limited. “We see alignment in our SAP solution strong offering and FourPL’s SAP supply chain specialization and local market knowledge.”

ORTEC LEO (Logistics Execution Optimizer) is a solution directly integrated in SAP ERP, optimizing the complete process for the distribution of goods from carton, pallet and load space optimization, order picking planning and controlling, paperless picking through to route planning. ORTEC has 1,650 customers worldwide, operating in more than 60 countries, including specific industries supporting Transportation, Retail, Consumer Packaged Goods, Oil Gas and Chemicals, Manufacturing and Construction, Public and Professional Services and Health Care.

FourPL will provide SAP customers with the LEO optimization solutions for carton, pallet, load and vehicle optimization together with the route optimization offering. They will look to support industries with core a focus around manufacturing and distribution of products, such as CPG/FMCG, manufacturing, retail distribution, mining, and logistics providers. ORTEC already has 10 customers in ANZ running their solutions.

“Customers in the Australian and New Zealand markets are being forced to do more with increasing distribution costs, together with the retail sector growth in online sales and related increases in distribution requirements” said Anthony Hawkins, Chief Executive Officer, FourPL.“Joining forces with ORTEC allows us to add value to SAP customers in optimizing their supply chain execution processes and supports our existing offerings around SAP warehousing and transport management. We can now deliver further productivity and efficiency gains to customers, with significant savings shown through more accurate transport planning. The solution also fits our focus around packaged solutions which provide certainty and rapid ROI to customers.”

About ORTEC

As market leader in supply chain planning and optimization software software, ORTEC is one of the largest providers of advanced planning and optimization software solutions and consulting services. Our solutions result in optimized fleet routing and dispatch, vehicle and pallet loading, workforce scheduling, delivery forecasting and network planning. ORTEC provides best-of-breed, custom made and SAP certified and embedded solutions, supported by strategic partnerships. In the area of Advanced Planning Solutions, ORTEC has over 1,650 customers worldwide, over 550 employees and offices in Europe, North America, Asia and the Pacific Region. For more information, visit www.ortec.com.

About FourPL

FourPL is a 100% Australian owned information technology company that provides SAP based supply chain integration solutions to the market. The company provides solutions for customers that use SAP software to support their supply chain functions.At FourPL we are loyal to our customers, and you can be confident that we get it…teamwork, commitment, depth and accountability produces sustainable results.For more information, visitwww.fourpl.com.au.

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