CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Mar 28, 2014) - Datalliance today announced that AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment, has recently launched a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program for dealer-held service parts using the Datalliance VMI platform. AGCO already has over 150 dealer locations up and running on VMI, with that number expected to grow considerably over the coming year.
"Datalliance has been an excellent partner in helping launch our VMI program," said Joe DiPietro, AGCO Vice President of Parts. "They have adapted to our unique needs and have delivered on their promises. Their customer care group has extensive VMI experience and has been very prompt when we've needed assistance."
Bob Jennings, Datalliance Vice President of Sales & Marketing, said: "We are excited to have AGCO as a member of our VMI community. AGCO is committed to the VMI process and we are happy to be supporting them on this important initiative."
AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, grain storage and protein production systems, tillage implements and replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through approximately 3,100 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2013, AGCO had net sales of $10.8 billion. www.AGCOcorp.com
Datalliance is the world's largest independent Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) service provider. Delivered as a cloud-based platform backed by extensive customer service, Datalliance VMI makes it easy for suppliers and their customers to establish sales and inventory management relationships that fully align business objectives, improve collaboration, and streamline supply chain operations. Datalliance manages billions of dollars in orders, millions of SKUs, and thousands of locations worldwide for leading companies in consumer, industrial and healthcare markets. For more information about Datalliance, visit www.datalliance.com.