Sunbury, United Kingdom — May 6, 2008 — GXS™ will host a webinar entitled Want to Increase Revenue? Invest in B2B on May 14th. Lora Cecere of AMR Research and Steve Keifer of GXS will be the webinar’s featured speakers and will discuss the results of a recent AMR Research study. The research focuses on how optimising and investing in B2B e-commerce initiatives can increase a company’s revenue. Conclusions from the study included:
61 percent of consumer products companies increased revenue as a result of improved B2B initiatives;
67 percent of respondents experienced a reduction in costs;
62 percent reduced the cost to serve customers; and
59 percent improved cash-to-cash efficiency.
These conclusions and more will be addressed in greater detail and specific strategies and tools will be identified to achieve these end-points.
Details of the webinar are as follows:
|Who||Lora Cecere, research director of Consumer Products at AMR Research and Steve Keifer, vice president of Global Product Marketing at GXS|
|What||Webinar:Want to Increase Revenue? Invest in B2B|
|When||May 14, 2008 14.00 BST|
|Why||Learn how investing in B2B e-commerce initiatives can increase a company’s revenue|
GXS enables demand driven supply chains for retail and consumer products companies by integrating trading partners, synchronising product information, monitoring supply chain events and facilitating collabourative planning. Retailers and suppliers in the grocery, do-it-yourself, department store, apparel, and consumer electronics sectors, rely on GXS solutions to help build customer loyalty, reduce supply chain errors, enhance supplier relationships and streamline operations. GXS Trading Grid®, GXS’ on-demand, integration services platform, enables retailers, manufacturers and suppliers around the world to increase B2B e-commerce functionality and improve the efficiency of their supply chains.
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 www.gxs.co.uk.
For further information please contact:
Denise Oakley, Director, Marketing Programmes International GXS
Tel – +44 (0) 1932 776408 / +44 (0) 7768 537 481 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org