Sunbury, United Kingdom — July 30, 2008 — GXS™, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, today announced it has been named to the 2008 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, the executive’s user manual for successful supply chain transformation, annually honors the top 100 supply and demand chain vendors that are leading the way in enabling supply chain technology development and advancement. GXS earned its inclusion in the listing for its contributions in enabling the next wave of supply chain innovation and by demonstrating that companies both large and small are using GXS’ global, software-as-a-service (SaaS)-based solutions to increase productivity, reduce complexity, lower carbon footprints and reduce operational costs.
“At GXS, we are constantly evaluating our services and solutions and keeping a dialog with customers to find ways to meet their ever-changing demands. As a services company, we think the best path to innovation is to provide an environment in which our solutions can be easily adapted to meet customers’ needs for growth and new capabilities,” said Andrea Brody, vice president of product management at GXS. “GXS Trading Grid is the platform for that environment. We are honored and pleased to be recognised once again by Supply & Demand Chain Executive as enabling the next wave of supply chain innovation.”
The 2008 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 are supply chain solution and service providers that are helping to drive supply chain innovation by providing their customers/clients with unique software, solutions and/or services that address those clients’ primary current and future supply chain challenges. The goal with the “100” is to highlight a broad range of solutions and services targeted at a variety of industries, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes, and assisting in the transformation of the diverse mix of the functions that make up the supply chain.
According to Andrew Reese, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, “Our goal with this year’s ‘100’ is to highlight a broad range of solutions and services targeted at a variety of industries, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes, and assisting in the transformation of a diverse mix of the functions that make up the supply chain. Therefore, our judging committee looked for solutions across a variety of industries, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes, and assisting in the transformation of a diverse mix of the functions that make up the supply chain.”
GXS’ services and solutions are based on GXS Trading Grid®, a global B2B e-commerce and integration platform that supports the creation and adoption of on-demand supply chain management solutions for companies of any size. As the world’s largest electronic business community, GXS Trading Grid is used by more than 30,000 customers to exchange goods and services, gain visibility into global logistics operations and to synchronise product data. Trading Grid helps customers automate global trading communities by shielding complexity from rapidly changing standards, eliminating manual and duplicative processes and enabling the highest levels of B2B integration and collabouration.
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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.
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