CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2013) - Datalliance today announced that Bridgeport Fittings, manufacturer of electrical fittings, has selected Datalliance VMI as the platform for the company's Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program.
"VMI further extends our focus on service to our distributor partners," said Paul Suzio, Bridgeport Fittings President and COO. "Our VMI program is an important step in our drive for continued productivity improvement by making Bridgeport Fittings an easy product line for our distributors to sell and manage. VMI also enables us to collaborate more on critical business metrics like inventory performance and service levels."
"The Datalliance VMI platform is used extensively in the electrical segment," added Suzio. "Many of our distributor partners already use Datalliance and the service they provide is a good fit for Bridgeport Fittings. Their experience should help us get started quickly."
Tom Hoar, Datalliance Director of Sales for Industrial Markets, said: "We are very excited to have Bridgeport Fittings as the newest member of our electrical industry VMI community. The broad adoption of VMI in the electrical industry is based on the mutual sales increases and reduced costs both distributors and manufacturers are achieving. We look forward to supporting Bridgeport Fittings on this important initiative."
About Bridgeport Fittings
Headquartered in Stratford, Connecticut, Bridgeport Fittings is a leading supplier of quality fittings to the industrial, commercial and residential channels of the electrical industry. The company manufactures a wide range of metallic and non-metallic electrical products engineered to meet rigorous standards for quality, functionality and value. Bridgeport's "Mighty-B"™ line of high-quality, high-performance products is focused on getting a contractor's job "done fast, done right." Learn more about Bridgeport Fittings at www.bptfittings.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.