Longbow Advantage Continues Expansion
Founded in 2002, Longbow Advantage has been a trusted supply chain partner for over 15 years. They are often recognized for their leadership and expertise on JDA® and HighJump® warehouse and labor management system implementations and upgrades. Headquartered in Montreal, they have steadily grown over the years opening additional offices in Toronto and Ann Arbor, Michigan.
In early 2016, Longbow Advantage launched a new supply chain analytics solution, Rebus™, which was developed specifically for logistics professionals to provide insights that are difficult to extract from generic BI solutions. The launch of Rebus has spurred a tremendous response from industry leading manufacturers and retailers and is at the center of a new wave of growth.Read the Full Press Release
August 2, 2017
Longbow Advantage Earns SOC 2 Type I and II Certifications
Longbow Advantage, a supply chain implementation services provider and the creator of Rebus™, a revolutionary Saas-based supply chain analytics platform, has received SOC 2® Certification - Type I and II.
SOC 2 reports on controls at a service organization relevant to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy. This lets consumers know that their information is secure and available whenever they need it when working with SaaS and cloud-based organizations.
With the growth of Rebus, Longbow Advantage recognized the need to meet these industry security standards. They evaluated their policies and procedures including ongoing monitoring and audits to verify they met the strict demands of SOC 2. At the end of March, they passed their examination and audit performed by Auditwerx.
April 12, 2017
Rebus Announces Integration with Microsoft Office 365 and Skype
Rebus™, a revolutionary SaaS-based analytics platform for the supply chain, is proud to announce integrations with Microsoft® Office® 365 and Skype™. These enhancements allow customers to collaborate in real-time using their existing office suite of software.
“When we built Rebus, we focused on creating an intuitive software platform that aggregates supply chain data and monitors cross-functional KPIs.” said Gerry Brady, CEO and Founder of Longbow Advantage, the creator of Rebus. “The next logical step was to enable people to share these data visualizations without having to switch between software applications. By adding standard office applications, Office 365 and Skype, directly into the Rebus interface, real-time collaboration within your organization is now possible with the click of a button.”
January 19, 2017
Longbow Advantage Welcomes Alex Wakefield as Chief Commercial Officer
Longbow Advantage, the leading provider of WMS and LMS consulting services and the developer of , is pleased to announce Alex Wakefield is joining the company as Chief Commercial Officer.
Alex, who assumed the role on October 24, brings over 20 years of sales and operational leadership to the position and has held executive roles as both a supply chain practitioner and technology provider during his career. Alex brings deep supply chain expertise to Longbow having performed sales and leadership positions within JDA (RedPrairie), McCollister’s Transportation Group, Inc., Oldcastle Architectural Products Group, and IBM as well as having served as a Supply Corps Officer in the US Navy. Most recently, he worked for Model N Inc. as the VP of Sales for the Americas – Life Sciences division where he built and led a team driving $90M in sales.
November 2, 2016
Longbow Advantage Announces the Launch of Rebus, A Data Visualization Platform For Supply Chain
Leading supply chain implementation services provider Longbow Advantage is pleased to announce the launch of the Longbow will employ a partnership model to distribute Rebus, so service providers can augment their offerings and enable their customers with a robust and cost-effective data-mining, visualization and analytics solution.
Built by supply chain experts for supply chain experts, Rebus gives the user – be it executive, director, or manager – actionable information in order to measure what is happening now in every corner of their operation, unlocking a real-time understanding of their supply chain which is not possible with traditional reporting tools.
April 5, 2016
Longbow Advantage Named One of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2015
For the second year in a row, Longbow Advantage Inc., a trusted Canadian provider of WMS and LMS supply chain consulting services, is proud to be named one of 100 companies selected as Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers for 2015. The Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers project recognizes small and medium enterprises across Canada that lead the nation in creating exceptional workplaces with forward-thinking human resources policies. Employers are evaluated on eight criteria: (1) Physical Workplace; (2) Work Atmosphere & Social; (3) Health, Financial & Family Benefits; (4) Vacation & Time Off; (5) Employee Communications; (6) Performance Management; (7) Training & Skills Development; and (8) Community Involvement. The competition is limited to private-sector commercial organizations with fewer than 500 employees. The full list of winners is available on the SME website and so is their Press Release.
December 15, 2015
WMS Specialist Longbow Advantage Receives SupplyChainBrain ‘2014 Great Supply Chain Partner’ Recognition
Longbow Advantage Inc., a trusted provider of WMS and LMS supply chain consulting services, today announced SupplyChainBrain has selected it as a “2014 Great Supply Chain Partner.” In its 12th year, the competition received thousands of nominations, with only the top 100 most qualified companies receiving recognition in this year’s list. Longbow will be featured in the September/October issue of the SupplyChainBrain Magazine as a celebrated member of this year’s “2014 Great Supply Chain Partners” list. The list is the result of a six-month online poll in which SupplyChainBrain asked logistics and supply chain professionals to nominate vendors and service providers whose technology and consulting solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. Longbow received nominations from a number of their customers. Press Release
December 30, 2014
Longbow Advantage Offers Hosting Services
Montreal, QC, Canada April 25, 2014 - Longbow Advantage Inc., a trusted provider of WMS and LMS supply chain consulting services, is proud to announce it is now offering managed JDA hosting services. With this new offering, Longbow Advantage will streamline efficiencies for clients by handling the IT support for operations, systems, hardware and connectivity. These services complement the implementation and maintenance offerings for which the company is already well known. Longbow Advantage hosts all aspects of the WMS or WFM infrastructure, including the software, hardware, licensing and connectivity. Longbow handles the day-to-day management and maintenance of the system so customers can focus on operations. Because there are no upfront equipment costs, outsourced hosting lowers capital expenses, and without having to maintain the system in-house allows IT departments to concentrate on revenue generating projects. Hosting externally also has a tendency to deliver a shorter time to implement. Press Release
December 25, 2014
Longbow Advantage Receives Supply & Demand Chain Executive ‘100 Great Supply Chain Projects’ Award
Longbow Advantage Inc., a trusted provider of WMS and LMS supply chain consulting services, today announced it has been named to the 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, an annual listing of supply chain solutions and services providers that demonstrate outstanding ability to move their customers toward supply chain excellence. Longbow was nominated for its successful upgrade of JDA WMS and WFM in six warehouses for a leading automotive manufacturer. The award was announced today on SDCExec.com and will be published in the June issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “We are very excited to be included in the 2014 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 Great Supply Chain Projects,” stated Name, Title for Longbow. “This multi-site upgrade project presented a number of technical and functional challenges, but our team was able to draw upon our knowledge of JDA and experience in supply chain upgrades to manage every aspect of the project. Now our customer is seeing 98 percent WFM accuracy, streamlined processes, improved allocation times and improved overall warehouse efficiency.” Press Release
December 9, 2014
Longbow Advantage Announces Appointment of New President and COO Albert Furtado
Montreal, Quebec December 18, 2013 - Longbow Advantage Inc., a trusted provider of WMS and LMS supply chain consulting services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Albert Furtado to the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Furtado’s appointment is part of a managed executive transition led by the current CEO and President, Gerry Brady. Mr. Brady will continue to be actively involved in the company on special projects and on a strategic level as CEO. Albert Furtado most recently held the role of SVP Client Services at Longbow Advantage, where he significantly improved the company’s internal and project processes. Mr. Furtado’s work history includes over 20 years of supply chain experience in operations, systems and project management. His previous employers include tier one organizations like Metro Supply Chain Group, Old Navy, Wal-Mart(SCM), Loblaws, Future Shop and Dylex. Press Release
December 18, 2013