SOURCE: TradeStone Software Inc.

May 14, 2013 10:17 ET

TradeStone's Merchandise Lifecycle Management Platform Recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Among 100 Great Supply Chain Projects

Leading Business Magazine Honors TradeStone for Sixth Consecutive Year

GLOUCESTER, MA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) -

News Facts:

  • TradeStone Software, delivering Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM) solutions that unify the design, sourcing, ordering and delivery of retail goods, today announced the company's MLM platform has been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive on its Top 100 Great Supply Chain Projects List for the sixth consecutive year.
  • Through an online submission process, Supply & Demand Chain Executive collected information on supply chain transformation projects, including objectives, scope, timeline and results of the project. The submissions were evaluated by the magazine's editorial staff primarily based on: ambitiousness/scope of the project; creative application of technologies/solutions/services used; extent of the business results/impact; and clarity of submission.
  • TradeStone's MLM platform was cited by the publication for enabling one of its global retail clients to increase collaboration, not only internally among users, but externally with their supplier community as well.
  • The success and speed of the TradeStone implementation was a key differentiator for the Top 100 recognition. The retail project also referenced TradeStone's ability to support aggressive growth, provide one version of the truth and facilitate the sourcing and order management process.
  • Final recipients of the '100' are featured in the cover story of the June 2013 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive, as well as online at www.SDCExec.com.

Supporting Quotes:

  • "Our goal with this year's '100' is to put the spotlight on successful and innovative transformation projects that are delivering bottom-line value to small, medium and large enterprises across the different functions that comprise the supply chain," said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "The projects featured in the '100' article can serve as a roadmap for supply chain executives looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations."
  • "To be recognized once again among the 'Great Supply Chain Projects' is a testament to the strength of our MLM platform," said Chris Morrison, Chief Operating Officer, TradeStone Software. "We are grateful for the recognition and continue to work to provide the best PLM, Sourcing, Order, Supplier and Global Trade Management solutions in the industry."

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. On the Web: www.SDCExec.com.

About TradeStone Software, Inc.

TradeStone Software helps retailers, brand manufacturers and suppliers increase market share and improve margins through the use of Merchandise Lifecycle Management solutions that unify the design, sourcing, ordering and delivery of their private label and branded goods. Organizations including American Eagle Outfitters, Belk, Boots, Family Dollar, Groupe Dynamite, Guitar Center, Kohl's, Le Chateau, Macy's, NBrown Catalog Company, Pacific Sunwear, Shoprite and Urban Outfitters use TradeStone's solutions to help them bring innovative and highly profitable products to market at record speeds.

TradeStone Software is headquartered in Gloucester, Mass., with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Bangalore, Hong Kong and London. More information can be found on the Web at www.tradestonesoftware.com and/or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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