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GT Nexus

August 12, 2014 08:01 ET

Kurt Salmon and GT Nexus Partner to Enable Unified Customer Experience

End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility Provides Foundation for Delivering the Omnichannel Promise

OAKLAND, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2014) - GT Nexus announced today that it has entered a strategic partnership with Kurt Salmon to help retailers obtain end-to-end supply chain visibility for an integrated and seamless view of global inventory.

Kurt Salmon is the premier global management consulting firm dedicated to building the market leaders of tomorrow. Its full range of transformational services span eight major industries, and its deep retail perspective comes from more than 75 years of experience in retail and consumer products strategy and operations.

"Omnichannel has created a rare cross-roads for retailers and wholesale partners and it is imperative to get this right," said Cort Jacoby, partner and product development and sourcing practice lead at Kurt Salmon. "The winners of tomorrow will operate as business networks, connecting all of their trading partners in a single ecosystem. GT Nexus delivers the foundation for this vision. A cloud based platform connects thousands of businesses and trading partners, offering all parties true visibility into inventory and data. The ability to plug into a network such as this and employ multienterprise visibility is a major advantage to retailers as they race to deliver the omnichannel experience."

Kurt Salmon and GT Nexus currently work with several joint customers across the retail and apparel space.

"Retailers are under immense pressure to transform their supply chains into a collaborative ecosystem that's capable of meeting the demands of today's omni consumer," said Gary Schneider, senior Vice President of Strategic Alliances at GT Nexus. "Kurt Salmon and GT Nexus share the same broad vision for bringing this to life. Kurt Salmon's industry expertise combined with the technology platform of GT Nexus is a powerful engine capable of re-defining the retail supply chain."

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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