How to supercharge Global trade in your company – Workshop

Sunbury, United Kingdom — March 3,  2008 — Pradheep Sampath, GXS™ Director of B2B Integration and Supply Chain Management, will be running a workshop on “How To Supercharge Global Trade In Your Company” on Tuesday 4th March at ESC2008. ESC 2008 is the premier event for supply chain strategists, and 500 senior executives will attend the event.

The GXS workshop will:

Outline lessons learned and identify best practices, drawing on Pradheep’s work with companies in retail, consumer products, automotive and hi-tech in Asia, Europe and North America
Unveil newly completed and ground-breaking research from the Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum. Stanford has researched the business and technical impact of B2B outsourcing on a company and its trading community and then quantified the results –believed to be the first time this has been done.

Companies who participated in the research reported 75% improvement in B2B capabilities, 55% improvement in the predictability of B2B costs, and 41% improvement in B2B system availability.

About GXS
GXS is a leading global provider of B2B e-commerce solutions that simplify and enhance business process integration, synchronisation and collabouration among trading partners. Organisations worldwide, including 75 percent of the Fortune 500, leverage the GXS Trading Grid® to extend supply networks, optimise product launches, automate warehouse receiving, manage electronic payments and gain supply chain visibility. With an unmatched global presence, proven trading partner management and B2B outsourcing services, GXS’ on-demand solutions maximise the benefits of integration for businesses.

Based in Gaithersburg, Md., GXS’ extensive global network serves customers throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific regions. GXS can be found on the Web at


For further information please contact:

Denise Oakley, Director, Marketing Programmes International GXS
Tel – +44 (0) 1932 776408 / +44 (0) 7768 537 481 Email: