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July 07, 2015 08:00 ET

Columbia Sportswear Recognized by GT Nexus for Cloud Supply Chain Leadership

Outerwear Company Leads by Example, Pushes the Bounds on Collaboration

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - July 07, 2015) - GT Nexus announced today that outdoor brand Columbia Sportswear has been awarded the GT Nexus 2015 Leadership Award. The award was given at Bridges 2015, the leading cloud supply chain industry event, held June 8-11 in Hollywood, Florida.

Columbia Sportswear Company markets lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment through a portfolio of brands for active lives. Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, the company's brands are today sold in approximately 100 countries.

"The team at Columbia Sportswear is not afraid to collaborate on new and complex solutions," said Sean Feeney, CEO of GT Nexus. "They push us hard and continue to stretch the use of our platform to support their global organization. They're a vocal member of the community that engages with peers and shares best practices around areas such as purchase order collaboration, pack & scan and work in process tracking. They raise the performance level of the entire GT Nexus community."

The GT Nexus Leadership Award is voted on by GT Nexus employees who interact with customers day-to-day. Customers are judged on the extent to which they challenge and drive change in the GT Nexus community.

About GT Nexus
GT Nexus operates the world's largest cloud-based business network and execution platform for global trade and supply chain management. Over 25,000 businesses across industry verticals, including adidas Group, Caterpillar, Citi, Columbia Sportswear, DHL, Electrolux, Levi Strauss & Co., Nestlé, Pfizer, and Sears share GT Nexus as their standard, multi-enterprise collaboration platform. This enables all network participants to operate against a core, real-time and always on set of information across multiple supply chain functions, allowing them to optimize the flow of goods, funds and trade information, from the point of order through final payment. For more information please visit us at www.gtnexus.com.

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