SOURCE: iTradeNetwork


May 31, 2011 08:30 ET

iTradeNetwork to Offer North American Collaborative Customers No Cost GDSN Data Pool Services

ITN Data Pool Services, Coupled With ITN Collaborative eCommerce Solutions Help Customers Drive Profitable Sales Growth and Achieve Operational Efficiencies

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - iTradeNetwork, Inc. ("ITN") a leading provider of global supply chain solutions for the food industry today announced that effective immediately they will provide GDSN Data Pool Services for all of their North American collaborative solution customers at no additional cost. This decision is the result of a natural evolution: ITN's solutions are built around the foundation of clean, synchronized data, and their customers have already made the commitment to supply chain data transparency. ITN's Data Pool services provide a GDSN standards-compliant registration, publication, subscription and synchronization engine for all trading partners.

"ITN's decision to seamlessly integrate the work that supply chain partners have already invested into the GDSN, and to create the cost synergies to do so should be welcome news to the many companies participating in the GS1 US Foodservice Initiative," said Ann Oka, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Sodexo. Oka continued: "ITN continues to demonstrate leadership in promoting trading-partner collaboration and in helping companies maximize the cost effectiveness, speed, visibility, security and sustainability of their business processes."

Rob Bonavito, President of ITN said: "ITN has always believed that accurate, synchronized product data is the first critical step in implementing any successful eCommerce initiative between trading partners. Clean data is foundational to all ITN's collaborative supply chain solutions such as Order Management and CaRMA. With over 6200 trading partner customers with over 12 million items codes synchronized between them, ITN is pleased to facilitate the further synchronization of data through the GDSN. As a certified data pool, ITN is proud to play a role in helping to ensure one version of product data enabling item data accuracy, more accurate order-to-cash transactions, and other streamlined processes delivering efficiency to our customers and helping them succeed."

About iTradeNetwork, Inc
iTradeNetwork, Inc. is the leading global provider of on-demand supply chain management and intelligence solutions to the retail, hospitality and foodservice industries. Built upon deep industry expertise, a rich data foundation and an extensive trading partner network, ITN's collaborative solutions allow distributors, manufacturers, operators, retailers, suppliers and wholesalers of all sizes to reduce cost, grow revenue and strengthen trading partner relationships. ITN is a unit of Roper Industries, a Standard and Poor's S&P 500 index company. For more information, visit, or contact

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