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July 23, 2015 08:00 ET

Gap Inc. Honored by GT Nexus for Supply Chain Innovation

Retailer's Drive Toward Inventory Visibility Sparks New Best Practices in Operational Excellence

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2015) - GT Nexus announced today that Gap Inc. has been named the winner of the 2015 Innovation Award. The award was given at Bridges 2015, the leading cloud supply chain industry event held June 8-11 in Hollywood, Florida.

Gap Inc. is a leading global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, and Intermix brands. Gap Inc. products are available in more than 90 countries.

"Gap Inc. continues to drive towards unique, innovative retail delivery models and they push us to support this journey," said Sean Feeney, CEO of GT Nexus. "Gap Inc. took our inbound visibility solution and flipped it around to include their supply chain and customer focused flows. They continue to challenge their staff -- and our staff -- to innovate every day."

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

"An efficient and progressive supply chain is essential to profitable retail execution, and visibility is at the core of our global supply chain operations here at Gap Inc.," said Shawn Curran, Senior Vice President of Global Logistics for Gap Inc. "We work closely with GT Nexus to come up with new and innovative ways to drive value in our supply chain. Our ability to capture inventory visibility and track goods at the item level has enabled extremely powerful capabilities."

Gap Inc. has been a GT Nexus customer since 2005.The retailer recently deployed GT Nexus to enable package-level tracking of parcel cartons and provide feeds to recognize inventory as it is received at stores.

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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