SOURCE: Elemica

Elemica

May 09, 2011 07:15 ET

Elemica Named Top Logistics IT Provider for 2011

Second Consecutive Win of Prestigious Supply Chain Award

EXTON, PA--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - Elemica, leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization services to the chemical, tire & rubber, energy and selected manufacturing industries, has been named a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2011 by Inbound Logistics magazine for the 2nd consecutive year. Elemica was chosen because their innovative Logistics Management solution advances logistics and supply chain excellence.

"We remain committed to providing advanced technology solutions that help our customers achieve the visibility and control they need to succeed in the global marketplace," said Mike McGuigan, CEO of Elemica. "We understand the challenges our customers face on a daily basis, and we consistently strive to deliver solutions that address the growing complexity within their supply chains."

Elemica's Logistics Management Suite includes road solutions for carrier booking and visibility, slot booking (dock scheduling), and slot optimization; ocean solutions for booking and visibility, sailing schedules, bill of landing (BOL) collaboration and seaway bills; terminal & warehouse solutions; and freight invoice management. The solution suite provides transportation, customer service and purchasing organizations more reliable and efficient load planning, real-time shipment visibility, lower demurrage and detention costs, routing guide compliance, reduced inventory and lower working capital.

"When choosing the 2011 Top 100 Logistics IT Providers, Inbound Logistics editors looked at excellence in optimizing internal transport and logistics operations. At a higher, more strategic level, selections were based on how transformative solutions impact outward-facing business activities driving integration across internal, as well as external, business processes," said Felecia Stratton, Editor of Inbound Logistics. "Elemica was selected because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges and improve processes, and create a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain. Inbound Logistics is proud to honor Elemica for innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2011."

Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence. Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2011. Editors seek to match readers' fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those companies selected. All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers' needs for scalability, simplicity, fast ROI, and ease of implementation.

The Top 100 list appears in the April 2011 issue of Inbound Logistics, online, in a future digital edition, and in the Logistics IT Decision Support Tool, where readers can enter their logistics technology requirements and match the solutions providers best suited to their needs.

About Elemica
Elemica delivers state-of-the-art services in the areas of customer, supplier, sourcing, and logistics management. Elemica's Connect - Transact - Optimize model drives bottom line business results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between business partners. Elemica was founded in 2000 and today connects more than 3000 companies across multiple industries, processing over $60 billion in annual transactions. Clients include BASF, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Rhodia and Shell. http://www.elemica.com.

About Inbound Logistics
Since its inception in 1981, Inbound Logistics' educational mission is to illustrate the benefits of demand-driven logistics practices, give companies the knowledge to help them match the inbound flow of materials to their demand, and align their business process to support that shift. Inbound Logistics offers real-world examples and decision support to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and offset rising transport costs, supporting business scalability across their value chain. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at http://www.inboundlogistics.com.

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