JDA Software Group, Inc is a global software provider for the area of supply chain management (SCM ), Demand Chain Management and Enterprise Resource Planning ( ERP). Its headquarters company in Scottsdale (Arizona ), USA.
The company dates back to James Donald Armstrong in 1978 in Calgary, Canada, founded JDA Software Services, an IBM service provider. 1985 sold Armstrong its Canadian business and, together with his partner Frederick M. Pakis in Cleveland, Ohio JDA Software, Inc. In 1987, the company completed a major contract with a motor vehicle dealer in Phoenix (Arizona ) and moved then headquartered also to Arizona. In the following years, the company focused mainly on the provision of software packages and consulting services for the information and transaction requirements of retailers. On 15 March 1996, the legal form was changed into an Incorporation and the company went public. In April 2000, the Intactix Division, a provider of integrated ERP systems and business-to -business solution for retailers and their suppliers, in September 2001, the E3 Corporation ( inventory optimization systems for the wholesale and retail), in July 2006, the Manugistics Group ( demand chain management software solutions) and in January 2010, i2 Technologies (Supply - chain management solutions ), adopted and integrated into the company. This advanced JDA Software 's Angebotsplalette in the area replenishment planning, inventory management and transportation and was the world gain by 2010 approximately 6,000 corporate customers of different sizes, including Coca -Cola, Infineon, Liberty Global, Puma, Renault, Rossmann, TE Connectivity ( Tyco Electronics) and Thales Group.
On July 7, 2009, the Company acquired a 49 percent stake in the German Strategix Enterprise Technology GmbH, based in Dusseldorf.
December 21, 2012 JDA Software announced the merger with the U.S. logistics software provider RedPrairie from Alpharetta, Georgia.