SOURCE: Datalliance


August 20, 2015 09:40 ET

Baldor Electric Launches Vendor Managed Inventory Program Using Datalliance VMI Platform

Leading Manufacturer of Baldor-Dodge Products to Collaborate With Power Transmission Distributors on Supply Chain Initiative

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Aug 20, 2015) - Datalliance today announced that Baldor Electric (Baldor), a leading manufacturer of industrial electric motors and mechanical power transmission products, has recently launched a Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program using the Datalliance VMI platform to support sales of its mechanical products.

"Baldor is continuously striving to become more responsive and proactive towards the distributor community," said Tom Mascari, Executive Vice President, Mechanical Power Transmission Group at Baldor. "Our Vendor Managed Inventory initiative for mechanical products will provide a new collaboration tool that will enhance our supply chain position with distributors to better service our mutual end customer. The enhanced collaboration provided through VMI will help us streamline and optimize business objectives resulting in a more efficient process and increased mutual sales."

"We're excited to get this program off the ground with Datalliance," said Kyle Sobke, Business Development Manager at Baldor. "With Datalliance's experience in VMI and involvement in the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), we are confident that we will provide additional benefit to our valued distributors."

Tom Hoar, Datalliance Director of Sales for Industrial Markets, said, "We are very excited to have Baldor as part of our growing Power Transmission community. The business benefits of VMI are well documented helping companies grow their business with improved service levels. We look forward to supporting Baldor and their distributors as they implement their VMI program."

About Baldor
Baldor Electric Company is a leading marketer, designer and manufacturer of energy-saving industrial electric motors and mechanical power transmission products. Baldor-Dodge® brand mechanical power transmission products include mounted bearings, enclosed gearing, and power transmission components. Baldor is a member of the ABB group, a public company traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

About Datalliance
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

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