Compiled By Deborah Austin EXE Technologies Inc. says its new enterprise supply-chain-execution solution -- EXceed Adaptive Inventory Manager (AIM) -- brings an element of science to the art of buying and managing inventory. EXceed AIM uses simulation technology to help companies match demand and supply in real time, so buyers, suppliers and internal logistics professionals can work from a single plan. It performs demand forecasting, replenishment planning, purchase order generation, order sizing, buyer review and store product allocation functions to support the inventory management process. Coupled with EXE's EXceed Fulfill and Collaborate software, the new solution is designed to provide a closed-loop global supply-chain-execution system. Dallas-based EXE Technologies is a provider of supply-chain-execution software solutions.