SOURCE: Elemica


April 08, 2015 11:03 ET

Elemica Focus Group Meeting -- Prioritizing Corporate Supply Chain Initiatives

Facilitated by Supply Chain Analyst, Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights

WAYNE, PA--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2015) - Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, is sponsoring a Focus Group titled "Prioritizing Corporate Supply Chain Initiatives" on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, hosted by Lora Cecere, Founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights. The Focus Group will address a number of topics of interest for supply chain executives, including supply chain visibility and agility, outside-in customer centric capabilities, and B2B Social Collaboration. Participants will learn how to uncover the greatest value from their supply chains and see how they measure up compared to industry peers.

"The focus group will give participants exclusive insights into initiatives being deployed by leading companies to build the supply chains of tomorrow," said Ed Rusch, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Elemica. "Lora Cecere is an exceptional facilitator and she will be using her supply chain research conducted for the process industries to frame fruitful discussion. I'm confident that attendees who come and actively participate will learn new and actionable strategies to help create more agile, outside-in, supply chain networks."

Lora Cecere will reveal the results of a 6-month research survey, which examined how companies are creating innovation and agility within their supply chain. The survey targeted manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and co-ops in the process industries with participants from supply chain executives, IT executives, business unit leadership, and corporate social responsibility roles. Insights into how process industries rate their capabilities in the following areas will be discussed: Supply Chain Visibility, Supply Chain Business Networks, Outside-in Supply Chains, Supply Chain Automation, Supply Chain Risk, and Supply Chain Talent.

The Elemica Focus Group will take place in Philadelphia at the Chemical Heritage Foundation on April 21, 2015 starting at 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. To apply for participation in the event, visit:

About Elemica

Elemica's Supply Chain Operating Network is designed to give clients greater control over their global supply chains. Capturing transaction data, across all trading partners, and translating it into actionable information is key to driving value out of the supply chain. By combining powerful SmartLink business process applications with a robust QuickLink Network, Elemica solutions improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and decrease working capital. Founded in 2000, Elemica today processes approximately $350B in annual transactions across more than 7,500 process industry trading partners. Elemica's global operations are headquartered outside Philadelphia and include offices in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Clients include BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, and Wacker. For more information, visit

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