Gaithersburg, MD—October 25, 2012— GXS, a leading provider of B2B integration services, today announced that buyers can now use GXS Catalogue to access more than 150 million items. Using GXS Catalogue, teams responsible for merchandise selection, planning, purchasing, inventory management, logistics and e-Commerce benefit from streamlined initial item setup and easy management of ongoing updates.
“As a web based retailer, we have a high rate of new product introductions. Access to timely and accurate data is critical to building and maintaining a high-performing supply chain. GXS Catalogue makes that possible,” said Senior Product Manager, Nick Pummell, at Zappos, IP Inc. “The item information we receive from suppliers through GXS Catalogue serves as a solid foundation for our procure-to-pay process.”
“The need for collaborative product information exchange is rapidly growing with the emergence of new channels and methods for delivering products to consumers. With GXS Catalogue, we have built a system that not only withstands the changes of the industry but is flexible enough to expand with it,” said Michelle Covey, global product manager at GXS. “As the largest and longest-running SaaS application in the retail B2B market, GXS Catalogue provides accurate, timely product information that allows our customers to get new products to market faster and improves the process of matching orders to shipment information and invoices.”
Popular in the general merchandise, apparel and footwear sector, GXS Catalogue is a complete solution for item setup and ongoing synchronisation. The application supports the latest GS1 System global standards for trade item identification, as well as VICS guidelines for product and image data exchange, ensuring companies are supported by standards-based technology. With more than 150 million unique items from more than 5,700 vendors, manufacturers, suppliers. GXS Catalogue is the largest offering of its kind for retail merchants and wholesale buyers across the globe.
GXS is a leading B2B integration services provider and operates the world’s largest integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid®. Our software and services help more than 400,000 businesses, including 22 of the top 25 supply chains, extend their partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage electronic payments, and improve supply chain visibility. 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 2,400 professionals. To learn more, see www.gxs.co.uk, read our blog at www.gxsblogs.com and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/gxs .You can also access our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.
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