Bridgestone Firestone Selects HighJump Software and enVista

HighJump Software, a 3M company and enVista today announced that Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC has selected HighJump Software's supply chain execution solutions for sites across North America. This project includes enVista implementing HighJump Supply Chain Advantage suite in Bridgestone Firestone's facility in Ontario, Calif. This site serves customers in the western United States. Following successful implementation at the Ontario facility, Bridgestone Firestone plans to roll it out to other locations.

According to Jim Carroll, senior logistics system analyst, Bridgestone Firestone, "We expect that HighJump Software's solution suite will help us to achieve a new level of visibility into our supply chain operations while continuing to provide superior customer service."

"HighJump Software's proven, scalable solution suite is a great fit for a company like Bridgestone Firestone that deals with extremely high-volume, complex distribution," said Joel Garcia, senior director, enVista. "We are confident that the HighJump system will help enable Bridgestone Firestone to remain agile, creating distinct competitive advantage."

"We are pleased to be working with enVista to deliver a solid, best practices-based approach and solution set," said Chris Heim, president, HighJump Software. "We believe Bridgestone Firestone will be able to leverage its implementation experience with enVista as it continues its internal roll-out of flexible HighJump solutions over time."

About Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT)

Nashville-based Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas Holding, Inc., whose parent company, Bridgestone Corporation, is the world's largest tire and rubber company. BFNT develops, manufactures and markets Bridgestone, Firestone and associate and private brand tires. The company is focused on wholesale and original equipment markets, supplying passenger, light truck, commercial vehicle, off-road, motorcycle, agricultural and other tires to its customers in North America.

About enVista

enVista, headquartered in Los Angeles, is a leader in providing supply chain, logistics and transportation cost management solutions. The company enables mid-market to Fortune 5000 companies to reduce operating costs, improve customer service and enhance profitability. Its innovative solutions and domain expertise help companies across multiple industries and vertical markets make smart decisions and quickly enhance their supply chain operations, as well as their competitive advantage. For more information about enVista, visit www.envistacorp.com.

About HighJump Software, a 3M Company

HighJump Software, a 3M company is a global leader in providing highly adaptable, best-of-breed supply chain execution solutions that streamline manufacturing and distribution from the point of source through consumption. HighJump Software's integrated solutions empower operational excellence in the warehouse and optimize the flow of inventory throughout the supply chain by facilitating collaboration with customers, suppliers and trading partners. These solutions combine robust, standard functionality; a best practices-based implementation methodology; and a uniquely adaptable architecture that facilitates fast, cost-effective system modifications. As an independent subsidiary in the 3M family of companies, HighJump Software leads the supply chain execution software industry in financial strength and delivers on an unmatched commitment to innovation and quality. For more information about HighJump Software, visit www.highjump.com.

About 3M - A Global, Diversified Technology Company

Every day, 3M people find new ways to make amazing things happen. Wherever they are, whatever they do, the company's customers know they can rely on 3M to help make their lives better. 3M's brands include Scotch, Post-it, Scotchgard, Thinsulate, Scotch-Brite, Filtrete, Command and Vikuiti. Serving customers in more than 200 countries around the world, the people of 3M use their expertise, technologies and global strength to lead in major markets including consumer and office; display and graphics; electronics and telecommunications; safety, security and protection services; health care; industrial and transportation. For more information, including the latest product and technology news, visit www.3M.com.

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