ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global supply chain optimization provider, Manhattan Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq:MANH) today announced that LS Distribution North America, a Montreal-based subsidiary of Lagardère Services, has selected solutions from the Manhattan SCALE™ product suite to optimize its logistics operations, increase its efficiency and lower its operating costs in order to offer flexible, state-of-the-art technology, capable of supporting 3PL activities for a wide range of industries. Tweet This News! LS Distribution North America selects @manhassocnews to optimize supply chain and improve 3PL process for its customers www.manh.com/news/lsdistribution Through its different divisions, LS Distribution North America prepares and distributes more than 1 million magazine copies to 100,000 subscribers annually, they are the leading Canadian importer and distributor of fine chocolates, confectionery, and fine foods and, with years of logistics experience and expertise, they offer fully customized 3PL services to a variety of customers. "Our partnership with Manhattan Associates is a key piece to increase the quality of our 3PL Services," said François Lesle, vice president, strategy and development, LS Distribution North America. "We wanted to offer the most flexible technology to the customers benefiting from our tailored 3PL services, as they come to us from a wide variety of industries such as: e-commerce, electronics, optic, food and beverage, gifting, retail, social media promotions, marketing collateral fulfillment services and many more. With Manhattan Associates, we are able to deliver our promises both in-house and to our customers." Manhattan SCALE (Supply Chain Architected for Logistics Execution) is a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft .NET technology designed to be rapidly implemented and deployed to meet the needs of industries such as third-party logistics providers, food and beverage distributors and consumer packaged goods companies.