SOURCE: eBusiness Solution Pros

October 12, 2005 08:05 ET

eSP Wins 2005 Supply Chain Innovator Award

Supply Chain Systems Magazine Recognizes eSP for Creating B2B Web-Based System for MCII, Enabling Its Major Customer to Self-Manage Transactions

TUSTIN, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 12, 2005 -- eBusiness Solution Pros, Inc. (eSP), which designs, implements and supports solutions for wireless warehouse automation and management, has been named a 2005 Supply Chain Innovator by Supply Chain Systems magazine. The award recognizes eSP's professional services organization for creating a business-to-business Web-based system for bus manufacturer Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (MCII) that enables one of its major customers, New Jersey Transit, to self-manage its transactions with MCII's parts division.

Supply Chain Systems' annual Supply Chain Innovator awards are presented to 10 companies that have successfully implemented a supply chain automation or collaboration solution. In partnership with AMR Research, editors of Supply Chain Systems review the nominations from companies that have used supply chain technology in their businesses to reduce costs, increase efficiencies, and improve profits and customer service.

"The system that eSP implemented for Motor Coach Industries is a great example of the kinds of improvements companies can get when they invest in their infrastructure to tie together previously isolated departments, as well as other parties in the supply chain," said David L. Andrews, editorial director for Supply Chain Systems magazine. "In this winning case study, the eSP solution stands out for the way it seamlessly bridges multiple systems and cross functionality -- in a very complex environment -- to achieve their client's objectives."

The new MCII system integrates with the financial and procurement system used by New Jersey Transit, enabling its garage mechanics to order parts and have them charged to their P-card (procurement) accounts; it also allows transit management to view reports that include information such as inventory levels and order activity at various facilities and for each mechanic. The process is considerably more efficient than the previous paper-based system; parts are delivered faster and with far fewer errors, MCII gets paid faster, and the company gains much better visibility into its inventory.

"Our company is honored to be recognized by Supply Chain Systems magazine and AMR Research with this prestigious award," said Mike Pagani, eSP's vice president of sales and marketing. "Receiving an award for the results of this project is especially gratifying for our professional services group, as it reflects the enthusiastic satisfaction with their capabilities by both our client and their customer."

The winning Supply Chain Innovator case studies are profiled in Supply Chain Systems' October 2005 issue, as well as online at

About eBusiness Solution Pros (eSP)

In business since 1991, eSP is primarily focused on developing, selling and supporting software technology and professional services solutions for inventory control, warehouse management, manufacturing, distribution and retail application environments on the IBM AS/400-iSeries and other highly reliable host-computing platforms. eSP's acclaimed Stay-Linked® -- a thin-client software for wireless terminal environments -- is itself an award winner, taking top honors in the PC/Windows Connectivity category in the 2003 Products of the Year competition. More information is available from eBusiness Solution Pros, Inc., 15991 Redhill Ave., Suite 210, Tustin, Calif., 92780; telephone 714-918-7700; fax 714-918-7727; e-mail; or on the Web at

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