Preston, United Kingdom — November 27, 2013— GXS™, a leading provider of B2B integration services, today announced that the company will be holding an event for several Members of Parliament to discuss the role of B2B enablement in small and medium size UK business. The event will be held on November 29 at the company’s Preston location.
Small and medium size businesses (SMEs) represent 99% of all enterprises within the United Kingdom and provide millions of jobs. These businesses play a critical role in B2B e-commerce in country, helping offer a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. Electronic commerce offers many benefits to SMEs including reduced printing and postage costs, improved customer service and an enhanced ability to secure new customers locally and abroad. GXS Freeway provides a platform for SMEs focused on B2B enabling these companies for increased local and international expansion opportunity.
At this invitation only event, GXS representatives will discuss how 2,300 small and medium size enterprises use GXS Freeway to conduct B2B e-commerce with larger national and multi-national corporate customers. GXS Freeway is a B2B e-commerce solution that enables small and medium size businesses to create, send, receive, print and manage EDI documents for the simple exchange of electronic purchase orders, advance shipping notices, invoices and payments and other key trade documents. Its familiar Windows-based interface enables new users to begin using the software quickly and easily.
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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 550,000 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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