SOURCE: MFG.com

MFG.com

October 02, 2013 08:00 ET

UniCarriers Americas Selects LiveSource by MFG.com to Streamline Their Sourcing

LiveSource Platform Selected by UniCarriers Americas to Drive Efficiency in Their Sourcing Efforts

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 2, 2013) - UniCarriers Americas Corporation searched for a sourcing and supplier management solution that would enable them to proactively manage supply chain risk, eliminate waste, measure supplier performance and improve total cost of ownership throughout their purchasing and sourcing organization. The tool needed to be scalable and collaborative for their multiple locations. Upon completion of an industry review, they selected the LiveSource e-sourcing and supplier management tool, provided by MFG.com, to help facilitate this organizational improvement.

LiveSource provides UniCarriers with the technology infrastructure necessary to achieve supply chain management excellence. LiveSource is a configurable and scalable platform that uses open standards with a design easily integrated with other technology systems. The LiveSource tool is a cloud based on-demand solution that eliminates the need for additional technology investments for users. 

"We see that by using the LiveSource sourcing platform from MFG.com, we will be able to standardize our sourcing practices and improve the efficiency of our global group," said John Arnold, Director, Supplier Management for UniCarriers Americas. "We will have the ability to utilize industry best practices across our organization."

"We are excited to work with the UniCarriers Americas Corporation and help their organization be more effective in managing their expansive supply chain. We believe we can help their multiple locations perform as a more cohesive organization through the use of our e-sourcing tool," said Roger Blumberg, Vice President of LiveSource by MFG.com.

To learn more about LiveSource by MFG.com, please visit www.livesource.com.

About UniCarriers Americas Corporation

UniCarriers designs, manufactures and supports a complete line of material handling equipment that offers features resulting in greater reliability, higher productivity and lower total operational costs. Nissan Forklift, North America merged with TCM America to form UniCarriers Americas earlier this year.

UniCarriers encompasses four brands: Nissan Forklift, TCM, Barrett and UniCarriers. Headquartered in Marengo, Illinois, UniCarriers Americas has a network of more than 235 authorized dealerships with over 350 locations across North, Central and South America, as well as additional worldwide locations. UniCarriers Holdings is the parent company of UniCarriers.

For more information, contact UniCarriers Americas, 240 North Prospect Street, Marengo, IL 60152. Phone 815.568.0061.

About LiveSource by MFG.com

LiveSource is a cloud based sourcing tool that combines the power of advanced supplier management with the global reach of the world's largest manufacturing marketplace -- MFG.com. LiveSource helps companies discover, collaborate and work with qualified global suppliers, resulting in smarter spending, reduced product costs, shorter delivery times, and a more flexible supply chain without adding IT infrastructure costs.

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