GXS Showcases Developments in World’s Largest Integration Cloud at Leading Automotive and Supply Chain Conference

Sunbury, United Kingdom — 23 May, 2011 GXSTM, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, will exhibit at the 2011 Odette International Conference and Exhibition for Automotive Supply Chain Management, IT and Telecommunications, which takes place on 23 and 24 May in Lyon, France. GXS is on stand 19 and will introduce RollStreamTM to conference attendees, demonstrating how the automotive industry can improve supplier management by utilising a new human-centric awareness and context in B2B integration, enabling multi-party collabouration to resolve issues like supply chain disruption.

The Odette International Conference and Exhibition takes place over two days and focuses on trends and developments in supply chain management, IT and telecommunications which relate to the global automotive sector. GXS will demonstrate the latest developments in GXS Trading Grid®, the world’s largest integration cloud, including newly acquired RollStreamTM. GXS will show how developing online communities can help to minimise supplier compliance risk and improve time-to-market, transforming the way in which automotive companies can communicate with trading partners around the world whilst simultaneously offering true enterprise level security to businesses. 

What: Odette International Conference and Exhibition
When: 23-24 May, 2011
Where: Cite Centre des Congres, Lyon, France
Stand: GXS is located at Stand 19

“GXS hosts the world’s largest B2B cloud, and the Odette International Conference and Exhibition will be a chance to demonstrate how companies in the automotive industry can reduce supply chain disruption by improving management of trading partner communities,” said Mark Morley, Director of Automotive Industry Marketing at GXS. “GXS’s customers include 75% of the Fortune 500, and we work with automotive leaders around the world, giving us unparalleled experience in this sector.”

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 integration services provider and operates the world’s largest integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid®.  Our software and services help more than 40,000 companies, including 80 percent of the Top 20 global automotive OEMs, and 82 percent of the world’s Top 100 automotive suppliers, extend their partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage electronic payments, and improve supply chain visibility. GXS Trading Grid® supports regional automotive B2B networks including ANX, ENX and JNX and GXS actively participates in automotive industry bodies around the world including Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG), Odette and Galia. GXS Managed Services, our unique approach to improving B2B integration operations, combines GXS Trading Grid with our process orchestration services and global team to manage a company’s multi-enterprise processes.  Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has direct operations in 20 countries, employing more than 2,000 professionals.  To learn more, see http://www.gxs.co.uk , read our blog at http://blogs.gxs.com, follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/gxs and join us on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/gxs.

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Media Contact:
Denise Oakley                                              
Marketing Programmes International, GXS                
Tel: +44 (0) 1932 776408 / +44 (0) 7768 537 481   
denise.oakley@gxs.com