EuroCIS - SAF Software with Expanded Functionalities

SAF presents its New Release in Düsseldorf - Hall 14, Booth C36

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Tägerwilen (euro adhoc) - Tägerwilen, January 22, 2009 SAF AG, which is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN CH0024848738), will present its software solutions for automated retail replenishment planning from February 10-12, 2009 at the EuroCIS trade fair in Düsseldorf (Booth C36, Hall 14). SAF will demonstrate the new functions of Major Release 5.0.0 for its SAF SuperStore and SAF SuperWarehouse products.

The expanded functions model, among others, the influence of promotions on the sales of other items (cannibalization effect) and price developments at suppliers (investment buying). The Swiss company combines automated replenishment and forecasting technology with user-friendly graphical user interfaces in its SAF RetailSuite Store and SAF RetailSuite Warehouse core products. Thanks to precise sales forecasts, the right products are available at all times in the right quantities at the right places in the stores and warehouses. That way, retailers can increase product availability while simultaneously reducing inventory levels.

"The automated replenishment process supported by our software improves product availability and optimizes inventory levels," explains Dr. Andreas von Beringe, CEO at SAF AG. "That reduces warehousing costs on the one hand, while increasing sales on the other hand, because customers no longer stand in front of empty shelves. Retailers not only maximize their profits but also gain a competitive advantage and satisfied customers." SAF solutions are used by many companies including dm-drogerie markt, Metro, Deutsche Woolworth, Rossmann in Poland and the Polish natura Drogeria drug store chain.

EuroCIS Presentation - February 12, 12:00 noon - "Case Study - Success Factors in Implementing Automated Replenishment and Forecasting Software"

Andrzej Uryga, Commercial Project Director of natura Drogeria, and Jürgen Conrads, SAF Vice President Sales, will report at the EuroCIS about the challenges and success factors in converting from manual to automated replenishment.

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About SAF AG SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting AG specializes in the development of automated ordering and forecasting software for retailers and industrial manufacturers. SAF deploys the demand chain management approach, which controls replenishment planning based on consumer demand patterns. SAF software assists users to realize substantial cost savings and optimizes general logistics conditions through its simulation capabilities. As a result, significant competitive advantages are achieved along the entire value chain: lower inventories, improved product availability, and last, but not least, a higher level of customer satisfaction.

SAF AG was established in 1996 by Dr. Andreas von Beringe and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Arminger. SAF shares are listed at the official market (Prime Standard) at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB). Today, the company employs approx. 100 people. Consolidated sales revenues for fiscal year 2007, were approx. 13.2 million EUR with consolidated profit of 3.0 million EUR according to IFRS statements. SAF's products are distributed in many European countries as well as in the United States. The company is headquartered in Tägerwilen, Switzerland. SAF also has a subsidiary in the United States: SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting U.S.A., Inc., Grapevine, Texas and in Slovakia, Bratislava: SAF Simulation, Analysis and Forecasting Slovakia s.r.o. with the focus on Nearshore- Development.

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Branche: Software
ISIN:      CH0024848738
WKN:        A0JD78
Index:    Prime All Share, Technologie All Share
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
              Börse Berlin / free trade
              Börse Stuttgart / free trade
              Börse Düsseldorf / free trade
              Börse München / free trade

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