SOURCE: ecVision

Supply Chain Collaboration Solutions

April 04, 2011 11:20 ET

ecVision Sponsors International Sourcing, Customs & Logistics Integration Conference

Agenda Tackles Global Supply Chain Complexities and Strategies

ISELIN, NJ--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) -  ecVision, a provider of supply chain collaboration solutions for brands and retailers, will participate in the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) International Sourcing, Customs & Logistics Integration Conference in Miami Beach, Florida on May 11-13, 2011. 

This year's theme is "International Expansion during a Time of Trade Inflation." Key agenda items and themes include: sourcing and sustainability, customs and trade, international expansion, logistics, and a political update given by AAFA's President and CEO, Kevin Burke. The conference will have three keynote addresses delivered by Soo-Ah Landa, Senior Vice President, Disney Sourcing; Mike McBreen, President Global Operations Group, Wolverine World Wide, Inc.; and Simon Ellis, Practice Director, Supply Chain Strategies, IDC Retail Insights. Other conference speakers and participants include many of ecVision's marquee customers. 

"The issues contributing to the complexity of global retail operations are hot topics for manufacturers and brands struggling to grow revenue. This conference is a perfect forum to learn more about overcoming these hurdles and achieving optimal supply chain efficiency," says Erik Carr, VP of Sales for ecVision. "ecVision is pleased to participate in this event again and support the open exchange between these leading brands." 

ecVision's B2B Portal addresses the need for B2B data integration, collaboration across multiple inter-company and supplier levels, as well as the need for visibility across the entire supply chain. These hallmarks of best-in-class supply chain technology solutions are important to both retailers and suppliers under pressure to streamline operational efficiency. To learn more about this product visit www.ecvision.com.

About ecVision
ecVision provides supply chain collaboration solutions for manufacturers, retailers and private label brands. ecVision B2B Portal, a Cloud-based platform enables cycle time reduction, increased margins and supplier management. 

ecVision's B2B Portal differentiates from other supply chain collaboration products in two primary ways; first by focusing on collaboration during product design and development, a strategy outside of the norm for typical PLM; and the ability to reach deeper into the supply network to encompass service providers, vendors, and factories. Both business processes are supported by the B2B Portal's functionality that encompasses each phase of the product lifecycle from design to delivery.

Headquartered in New Jersey, ecVision has offices in Hong Kong and China, in addition to a partner network in 15 countries providing local support. ecVision has connected over 15,000 factories around the world with leading brands and retailers like Li & Fung, Falabella, Coach, Phillips-Van Heusen, New Balance, Timberland, Abercrombie & Fitch and others. 

About AAFA
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, which compete in the global market.