GXS Exhibits at Odette

Sunbury, United Kingdom — June 14, 2010 GXSTM, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, is exhibiting at this year’s Odette conference, which takes place on June 14th and 15th in Munich, Germany.

This year marks the 25th annual Odette conference, which focuses on trends and developments in supply chain management, IT and telecommunications in the global automotive sector. Bringing together decision makers and experts from all over the world under one roof, Odette consists of an exhibition of service providers alongside two days of plenary sessions that include speakers from s companies including  BMW, Clepa (the European Association of Automotive Suppliers), Renault, Volvo Cars, Volvo Powertrain and ZF.

The  GXS stand will highlight its close partnership with many leading companies in the automotive sector. With more than 40 years of automotive industry experience, GXS has one of the largest B2B networks in the world, supporting an unmatched automotive customer base that includes seven out of the top ten global OEMs, 86 percent of the world’s Top 100 suppliers, 90 percent of the top 20 suppliers in EMEA and 85 percent of the top 20 suppliers in ASPAC.

What:               Odette25 exhibition and conference for the global automotive industry

When:              June 14-15, 2010

Where:             Holiday Inn City Centre, Munich, Germany

Stand:              GXS is located at Stand 2

“Automotive represents a key sector for GXS,” noted Mark Morley, Manufacturing Industry Marketing Director at GXS. “Our customers in this space include Chrysler, Continental, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Jaguar Land Rover and Mitsubishi among many others. The sector is facing a range of challenges such as tighter environmental requirements, extension of manufacturing into new markets, and a wave of alliances and mergers. Odette provides the perfect opportunity to take stock of these trends.”

Odette International is an organisation formed by the automotive industry for the automotive industry. It sets the standards for e-business communications, engineering data exchange and logistics management, which link the 4000 plus businesses in the European motor industry and their global trading partners.

About GXS

GXS is a leading global provider of B2B e-commerce solutions that simplify and enhance business process integration and collabouration among trading partners. Organisations worldwide, including more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500, leverage the on-demand services on GXS Trading Grid® to extend supply chain networks, optimise product launches, automate warehouse receiving, manage electronic payments and gain supply chain visibility. GXS Managed Services, GXS’ B2B outsourcing solution, empowers customers with the expertise, technical infrastructure and program support to conduct B2B e-commerce with trading partners globally. 

Based in Gaithersburg, Md., GXS has an extensive global network and has local offices in the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. GXS can be found on the Web at http://www.gxs.co.uk, http://blogs.gxs.com and http://twitter.com/gxs.


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