Grupo Romero Selects JDA Transportation Management Solutions to Improve Operational Costs of its Core Business Units

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Leading Latin American consumer packaged goods manufacturer and provider of third party logistics services selects JDA's market-leading transportation management solution to optimize logistics costs, support regional growth.


Scottsdale, Ariz. – February 6, 2014 – JDA®Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company®, today announced that Alicorp and RANSA Comercial, two of Grupo Romero’s largest operating entities and the largest providers of consumer packaged goods (CPG) and third-party logistics (3PL) services in the Latin America region, have selected and will be deploying JDA® Transportation Management solutions. The innovation delivered via this strategic initiative will help Grupo Romero make the shift from decentralized processes to a more integrated business planning and management approach, and gain a better understanding of the inventory impact of network design changes.


The Romero Group is a long-standing Peruvian business group at the forefront of the industry sectors in which it operates. They apply high operating and management standards that allow it to compete internationally and are comprised of competitive and profitable companies operating across a wide range of sectors. The Romero Group companies are forward-looking, innovative companies that are committed to the development of Peru and the broader region, contributing to the progress of their surrounding communities.


Challenged with ongoing growth, globalization, and increased competition, The Romero Group required a proven, scalable, industry-leading and centrally managed transportation planning and execution system to better deliver their products and services to customers at the right place, at the right time, and at the right cost. 


“The Romero Group is a market leader and we constantly work to improve the services we provide and make a real difference to our customers – be it CPG products, 3PL services, petroleum products, or any of our marketing-leading offerings,” said Joao Ferro, chief information officer, The Romero Group. “We did an exhaustive evaluation of all the top-tier TMS solutions in the market place and ultimately selected JDA due to their world-class capabilities across their people, their processes, and their technology. With the JDA solutions, we will be able to optimize and improve our service levels, streamline logistics costs and minimize the time spent on these planning and execution processes. We will initially deploy the JDA solution in Peru, Brazil and Argentina, with plans to leverage the solution throughout Latin America and other Romero Group companies.  This will also result in happy customers and increasing sales, so it’s really a win-win situation for us all.”


We are delighted to help The Romero Group integrate and optimize its distribution and logistics operations throughout the region,” said Antonio Boccalandro, group vice president, Latin America, JDA Software. “The selection of JDA Transportation Management solutions provides The Romero Group with a market-leading global planning and execution platform to support their complex transportation requirements. JDA Transportation Management solutions can enhance The Romero Group’s position as the dominant provider in the region and enables them to provide crucial customer service levels to the last mile with a world-class platform that creates a competitive advantage for their blue-chip customer base.”


TheJDA Transportation Managementsolution’s ability to supportplanning, modeling, execution, monitoring and corrective action across the entire transportation lifecycle is critical in today's complex and constrained transportation environment. That's why manufacturers, retailers and logistics service providers choose JDA Transportation Management solutions to effectively manage their high-volume, sophisticated transportation networks.

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About JDA Software Group, Inc.

JDA® Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company®, offers the broadest portfolio of supply chain, retail merchandising, store operations and all-channel commerce solutions to help companies manage the flow of goods from raw materials to finished products and into the hands of consumers. JDA’s deep industry expertise and innovative cloud platform help companies optimize inventory, labor and customer service levels. As a result, JDA solutions have become the standard for the world’s leading retailers, manufacturers and distributors. To learn more, visit or email

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