SOURCE: Sterling Commerce

August 13, 2008 09:00 ET

Sterling Commerce Named a 'Great Supply Chain Partner'

Company Included in Annual 100 List by Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - August 13, 2008) - Sterling Commerce, an AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) company, today announced it has been named one of the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2008 by Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies magazine for the third consecutive year. Inclusion in this list is prestigious because it requires nomination by customers for being a strong partner in helping manufacturers and retailers compete in today's global marketplace.

Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies' list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for 2008 is the result of a six-month poll in which the publication asked senior level logistics and supply chain professionals to nominate organizations whose technology, logistics, transportation or consulting solutions have made a significant impact on their company's efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. The annual listing aims to recognize vendors that impressed readers while highlighting those with in-depth nominations that exemplified customer appreciation.

"In 2008, we received more than 1,400 nominations from small and large companies representing scores of different industries on five continents. More than 400 vendors were nominated -- from very specialized technologies, to third-party logistics providers to highly specialized transportation services," said Brad Berger, Publisher, Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies. "The 100 companies that received the most qualified nominations were selected for this year's list. Congratulations to Sterling Commerce for being selected a 2008 GL&SCS 'Great Supply Chain Partner.'"

"In today's global economy, no company can succeed alone," said Richard Douglass, manufacturing industry executive for Sterling Commerce. "Sterling Commerce is pleased with this recognition because it highlights the role we've played in helping companies in multiple industries to succeed through collaboration, to integrate key business processes and transform the way they do business."

With 82 percent of the Fortune 500 as customers, the Sterling Commerce customer base includes over 30,000 companies who leverage the company's innovative applications and integration solutions to solve complex business process problems and eliminate barriers to enterprise visibility. Only Sterling Commerce brings together the power of community, internal and external integration, and cross-channel applications necessary to effectively address the visibility and management gaps between manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and retailers. The company's solutions help customers adopt best practices in e-commerce, supply chain execution, payment processing and business-to-business integration.

About Sterling Commerce

Sterling Commerce, an AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) company, helps customers thrive in a global economy by connecting their business communities, processes, people, and technology. More than 30,000 customers worldwide -- including 82 percent of the Fortune 500 -- use Sterling Commerce solutions for business process integration, multi-channel selling, and supply chain fulfillment to improve profitability inside and outside their company walls. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Sterling Commerce has offices in 19 countries and most major cities around the world. More information on the company can be found at www.sterlingcommerce.com.

Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:

    Julie Redard
    Sterling Commerce
    (978) 513-6386
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    Jamie Leicht
    Fleishman-Hillard
    (619) 237-7711
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