Visibility on demand: Sterling Commerce unveils new supply chain collaboration solution

Sterling Commerce says True Value Company, one of the world’s largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives, will be an early adopter of a new on-demand solution that promotes partner connectivity, process integration, and real-time visibility throughout a company’s extended supply chain.
By Manufacturing Business Technology Staff January 15, 2008

Sterling Commerce True Value Company , one of the world’s largest retailer-owned hardware cooperatives, will be an early adopter of a new on-demand solution that promotes partner connectivity, process integration, and real-time visibility throughout a company’s extended supply chain.
The new offering—called Sterling Supply Chain Visibility On Demand—was unveiled yesterday at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Annual Convention and Expo.
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Josh Hardy, global product line manager for Sterling Collaboration Network, says the
With more than 19,000 Sterling Collaboration Network (SCN) customers and more than 90 global network interconnects, Sterling Supply Chain Visibility On Demand provides customers with immediate access to more than 270,000 unique trading entities around the globe, Hardy says.
“Sterling Commerce understands the power of community, and has spent more than 30 years harnessing that power to deliver innovative solutions,” Hardy adds. “Sterling Supply Chain Visibility On Demand leverages the company’s rich heritage in community management with its business process applications to enable companies to reach a new level in how they collaborate with their supply chain ecosystem.”
Hardy also says
True Value plans to use Sterling Supply Chain Visibility On Demand to improve the accuracy and efficiency of its global supply chain.
“Our mission is to provide outstanding service and product availability to our members and their customers,” says Steve Poplawski, senior VP, logistics & supply chain, for True Value Company.