December 06, 2011 08:30 ET

How Tesco Uses the Cloud to Work With Its Suppliers Webinar

Online Event Demonstrates How Businesses Can Utilise Cloud-Based Integration Technology to Achieve B2B Efficiency

SUNBURY, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec 6, 2011) - GXS™, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce solutions, has today announced that it will host a joint webinar with Tesco, the third largest retailer in the world, discussing how the Cloud is helping Tesco to address supplier compliance and information management in the supply chain. The webinar, which will be hosted by Stuart Blackery, Senior Commercial Manager at Tesco, and Nick Parnaby, VP Supply Chain & B2B Community Management at GXS, will take place on Wednesday, 7th December between 3-4pm GMT. It will take an in-depth look into Tesco's experience in standardising global procurement and how they are utilising a cloud-based community to streamline business-to-business (B2B) processes.

Attendees at this online event will hear about the day-to-day working of Tesco's online trading partner community, supported by GXS, how using cloud-based community management solutions has enabled Tesco to improve their purchasing practices and how this has resulted in reducing the time to set up and approve new suppliers by 66%.

You can register to attend this webinar here:

What: How Tesco Uses the Cloud to Work with Its Suppliers - A GXS Webinar
Date: Wednesday, 7th December, 2011
Time: 3-4pm GMT
Speakers: Stuart Blackery, Senior Commercial Manager, Tesco and Nick Parnaby, VP Supply Chain & B2B Community Management, GXS

About GXS
GXS is a leading integration services provider and operates the world's largest integration cloud, GXS Trading Grid®. Our software and services help more than 400,000 companies, including 75 percent of the Fortune 500, extend their partner networks, automate receiving processes, manage electronic payments, and improve supply chain visibility. GXS Managed Services, our unique approach to improving B2B integration operations, combines GXS Trading Grid with our process orchestration services and global team to manage a company's multi-enterprise processes. Based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, GXS has direct operations in 20 countries, employing more than 2,000 professionals. To learn more, see, read our blog at, follow us on Twitter at and join us on LinkedIn at

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