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The Elementum Orchestration Platform™ connects global supply chains, empowering companies to get their products to the right place, at the right time, and in the right quantity. By digitally mapping the $25T product economy, surfacing proactive alerts, and automating multi-enterprise workflows, Elementum enables businesses to align and resolve problems across global ecosystems before customers are impacted. This level of connectivity unlocks unprecedented speed of execution so companies can finally focus on driving strategic top-line growth. Learn more at www.elementum.com.
As the market leader in enterprise application software, SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use insights more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP solutions and services enable more than 388,000 customers worldwide to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. SAP is committed to helping every customer become a best-run business.
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Amber Road’s (NYSE: AMBR) mission is to dramatically transform the way companies conduct global trade. As a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) software, trade content and training, we help companies all over the world create value through their global supply chain by improving margins, achieving greater agility and lowering risk. We do this by creating a digital model of the global supply chain that enables collaboration between buyers, sellers and logistics companies. We replace manual and outdated processes with comprehensive automation for global trade activities, including sourcing, supplier management, production tracking, transportation management, supply chain visibility, import and export compliance, and duty management. We provide rich data analytics to uncover areas for optimization and deliver a platform that is responsive and flexible to adapt to the ever-changing nature of global trade.
Enterprise business network for retail and consumer goods companies to increase transparency, improve data integrity and manage supply chain risk. ICIX is built on the Salesforce Customer Success Platform, and brings unparalleled visibility and efficiency to the extended supply chain for product safety, compliance and corporate social responsibility. ICIX solutions enable companies to safeguard consumers, protect their brand, and build trust – all while improving speed to revenue. Over 48,000 businesses are active members of the ICIX network, including leading retailers, manufacturers, their trading partners and over 50 testing, inspection and certification companies.
Nulogy’s cloud-based Agile Customization Platform is designed to optimize end-to-end contract packaging operations and enhance collaboration between consumer goods companies and their contract packaging service providers. By eliminating friction and bottlenecks in late-stage customization, Nulogy allows CPGs and their strategic suppliers to unleash innovation in the consumer products value chain and accelerate brand growth. The platform drives out waste on a global scale, reducing costs, improving product quality and safety and ensuring a more sustainable supply chain. Visit Nulogy online at nulogy.com.
River Logic’s mission is to empower business leaders by revolutionizing the way they make decisions today. The power of advanced analytics should be in the hands of the people driving the business, not someone in IT or someone sitting behind a desk crunching numbers.
Therefore, our primary focus is on helping customers increase their performance, decision-making agility and ability to predict business outcomes through flexible, easy-to-digest prescriptive analytics that guide tactical, operational and strategic decision making throughout an enterprise.
With completely code-free optimization capabilities that link every decision to a set of forward-looking financial impact statements, River Logic is able to take companies on the journey from silo’d decision making to end-to-end optimization, no matter where the company stands today.
Typical ROI from implementing River Logic is 15X or greater, with increases in profitability ranging from 2-5% of annual revenue or drastic decreases in cost of goods.
AFMS specializes in benchmarking, negotiating and auditing small package, air freight, ocean carrier, and LTL contracts. We offer a “no cost” evaluation of your carrier contracts to identify savings opportunities. Our clients include shippers like GE, Honda, Sony, Disney, Johnson and Johnson, Toyota, Nestle, Hershey, and others. Our price benchmarking services and staff are very detailed and accurate. We can point out savings opportunities that even the most sophisticated logistics professionals often overlook. Our employees consist of former carrier executives, each coming to AFMS with 10-30 years’ experience working for major carriers such as UPS, FedEx, DHL, USPS, TNT Global, Panalpina, UTI, Hyundai, US Lines, Old Dominion, Roadway, and more. They were senior V.P.’s and pricing directors and in many cases in charge of contracts and pricing decisions for the carriers before they left or retired and joined the AFMS team. AFMS has been in business for over 24 years.
Using real-time fuel price data, Breakthrough Fuel creates and delivers effective fuel management strategies for the world’s largest shippers that reduce the cost, consumption, and emissions associated with their transportation networks. Supporting 5 billion miles of transportation and approximately 700 million gallons of fuel annually, our solution removes fuel-related risk premiums from freight rates, ensuring fuel reimbursement is fair and equitable for both the shipper and carrier. The real-time data and actionable insights made possible through our solutions create transparency, establish fairness, and remove distortion in supply chains. Companies who manage energy with the Breakthrough Fuel methodology are on the leading edge of visibility and take advantage of innovative technologies and energy expertise.
CargoBarn is a Freight Broker and Intermodal Marketing Company (IMC) founded in 2007 upon discovering an opportunity to deliver excellent transportation services in an industry that was short on integrity and innovation. Fast forward to 2012 and CargoBarn was ranked by Inc. Magazine as the 2nd fastest growing Logistics and Transportation Company in the country. Since the beginning, CargoBarn’s success has been built on remarkably talented employees and best in class software.
With access to more than two-thirds of the U.S. population in addition to service in Eastern Canada, Mexico and major U.S. ports, CSX Transportation (CSXT) Intermodal works to understand the unique supply chain needs of your business, facilitating seamless intermodal integration with scalable capacity and sustainable savings. CSXT is one of the nation’s largest intermodal transportation providers offering connectivity to more of your customers across nearly 40 markets in key population centers with seamless interchange to western rail carriers enabling efficient intermodal solutions across the entire United States. The CSXT advantage is the combination of service and industry insight tailored to meet the needs of your business.
As the world leader in contract logistics, DHL Supply Chain offers customers standardized warehousing, transport and value-added services that can be combined to form customized supply chain solutions.
Our contract logistics services include planning, sourcing and production activities as well as packaging, repairs and returns. These services are rounded out by e-commerce fulfillment services, real estate solutions and management capabilities. In all cases, our customer is at the center of everything we do — from initial situation analysis to the continuous improvement programs that help deliver better results every day. DHL Supply Chain is part of the SUPPLY CHAIN division of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics group, with more than 500,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories around the world and 2017 annual revenues of more than 60 billion euros.
At FIDELITONE, we help clients earn customer loyalty through supply chain management and specialized services in last mile delivery, inbound materials management, order fulfillment, service parts management and transportation.
We manage resources, create right-fit solutions and optimize supply chain processes to advance our clients’ business performance and profitability. At every step and in every service, FIDELITONE employees focus on the touch points that safeguard our clients’ brands and keep their customers coming back.
We want to earn and keep your trust. We pledge to deliver exceptional experiences to you and your customers, every time. If changes occur, we will adapt. If issues arise, we will resolve them. Your confidence and complete satisfaction is our goal.
Flexport is a full-service ocean and air freight forwarder using modern software to fix the user experience in global trade. Logistics teams use Flexport to track shipments in real-time, request and book quotes, analyze reports, and communicate directly with suppliers and their dedicated Flexport account team. Founded in 2013, Flexport is backed by leading investors including DST Global, Founders Fund, and Felicis Ventures. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with global offices in Atlanta, Amsterdam, Chicago, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York, and Shenzhen. To learn more, visit www.flexport.com
FourKites is the real-time supply chain visibility and predictive analytics platform that Fortune 500 companies and 3PLs trust to track shipment location and temperature and proactively manage exceptions. Using a proprietary predictive algorithm to calculate shipment arrival times, FourKites enables customers to lower their operating costs, improve on-time performance, and strengthen their end-customer relationships.
With a network of more than four million GPS/ELD devices, FourKites covers all modes, including ocean, rail, parcel, and over-the-road. The platform is optimized for mobile and equipped with market-leading end-to-end security. To learn more, visit www.fourkites.com
GAINSystems combines an innovative approach and comprehensive supply chain optimization solutions to think of everything — delivering amazing results with very little risk. Our holistic approach considers comprehensive error and variability across supply, demand and operations producing inventory optimization that dynamically addresses every SKU by location across the enterprise.
Green Mountain Technology (GMT) partners with the world’s largest parcel shippers to plan, execute and monitor high volume parcel networks. Our Parcel Spend Management (PSM) solution simplifies network complexity, drives increased profitability, and enhances the customer experience through a suite of tech-enabled services. It starts with our best in class parcel audit and invoice automation, then leverages that data for advanced analytics, optimization, and ongoing network improvement and contract management projects. GMT’s highly engaged, strategic delivery model, unique network modeling and re-rating technology, and Fortune 500 customer base, uniquely positions GMT to deliver unparalleled value. Our customers represent more than $4 billion in parcel spend and consistently experience a 5-10X return, net of our fees. Our outcomes are proven by numerous customer honors including QVC’s Supply Chain Partner of the Year and Office Depot’s Partnership Award. Learn more at www.GreenMountainTechnology.com
Intrigo Systems, Inc. is a premier SAP partner and a leading provider of Advisory, Implementation, and Managed Services. Intrigo has partnered and co-innovated with SAP in the design of the SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization component, SAP Integrated Business Planning, and the SAP Ariba® Supply Chain Collaboration for Buyers solution. Intrigo has a hands-on leadership team who collectively have over 120 successful SAP software implementations to their credit. These include: SAP Integrated Business Planning, SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization, SAP Ariba Supply Chain Collaboration for Buyers, SAP ERP (including SAP S/4HANA® and SAP Hybris® solutions) and analytics for industries as varied as High-tech, Fashion, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Pharma, and Automotive. Visit www.intrigosys.com
LLamasoft supply chain design software helps organizations worldwide assess the potential impact of changes on the supply chain and swiftly create and implement strategies to drive performance. Using the LLamasoft supply chain design solution, businesses are able to: create supply chain models to discover inefficiencies and optimize for significant improvements in cost, service and risk; implement the supply chain designs by linking the power of advanced analytics into the reality of planning and execution processes; and proactively monitor supply chain performance and identify systemic problem or risk areas to modify in supply chain designs. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility has been a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions for over 20 years. Logility Voyager Solutions™ help companies of all sizes realize substantial bottom-line results in record time in areas including: demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Integrated Business Planning (IBP); advanced analytics; Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; and merchandise planning, assortment and allocation.
One Network provides a multi-enterprise business platform designed to connect companies and their ecosystems to serve the end consumer. Founded in 2002, One Network offers patented solutions to multi-party business challenges, including supply chain management, sales and operations planning, control towers, and integrated business planning.
One Network’s cloud platform, the Real Time Value Network™, eliminates the traditional divide between planning and execution and provides visibility and data flow across the entire value chain of business partners – in real time. Additionally, One Network’s blockchain enabled platform offers solutions and developer tools that allow organizations to design, build and run multi-party applications. Leading organizations from around the world and from nearly every industry have joined One Network, helping to transform industries from CPG, Healthcare, Automotive, Retail, Logistics, Public Sector and Defense. Headquartered in Dallas, One Network also has offices in Japan, Europe, and India. For more information, please visit www.onenetwork.com.
Founded in 1989, OPTEL is a leading global provider of traceability systems. The company’s mission is to use its innovative technologies to help create a better world.
Namely, its renowned traceability solutions provide visibility over supply chains, ensuring brand protection, increased performance and a means to control the environmental and social impact of products. OPTEL can trace the history of a product from raw materials to the end-consumer. Its end-to-end traceability ecosystem currently connects more than 300 000 producers, tracking more than 6 billion products per year and engaging 15 000 000 consumers through loyalty programs in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, healthcare and food and beverage industries.
Through a unique and exclusive combination of technologies such as artificial intelligence, Internet of things and blockchain, OPTEL’s expert traceability solutions will lead to the Intelligent Supply ChainTM. Based in Canada with additional facilities in United States, Ireland, India, and Brazil, as well as employees worldwide, OPTEL has expanded significantly in the past few years in order to meet growing industry needs and to support its humanitarian values. OPTEL is also a Certified B Corporation.
The Oracle Cloud delivers hundreds of SaaS applications and enterprise-class PaaS and IaaS services to customers in more than 195 countries while processing 55 billion transactions a day.
ORTEC is the world’s largest provider of supply chain planning and execution optimization and analytics software solutions. ORTEC solutions help Fortune 500 companies such as Walmart, Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble realize quantifiable savings and drive efficiencies through optimal network design, fleet routing & dispatch, (parcels, pallet and truck load building), workforce scheduling, real-time e-commerce order slotting and delivery routing. ORTEC provides both “on premise” and cloud platform solutions as well as and SAP add-on optimization solutions. ORTEC has over 2,000 customers worldwide, 900+ employees and 19 offices globally.
Performance Solutions by Milliken brings a unique, Practitioner-based value proposition to its clients and has built a record of helping companies achieve substantial and sustainable improvements in their operations and safety efforts. This approach helps companies empower employees by working side-by-side to establish a culture of continuous improvement and drive breakthroughs. PSbyM currently serves clients in more than 100 locations in 28 countries across a wide range of industry sectors.
Purolator International is a leading U.S-based supply chain logistics solutions provider specializing in the air and ground forwarding of express, freight and parcel shipments, customs brokerage, and fulfillment and delivery services to, from and within North America. We are a subsidiary of Purolator Inc., a leading integrated freight, package and logistics solutions provider in Canada.
Purolator International is known as a leader in cross-border shipping and for providing the highest level of service and satisfaction to U.S.-based customers. While shipping from the United States to Canada is our specialty, we provide the same dedication and level of service to our customers who ship within the U.S. No matter the destination, you can rely on Purolator International to get it there efficiently and reliably.
riskmethods provides comprehensive supply chain risk management software to identify risks along global supply chains, assess risk impact and implement appropriate action plans. Potential risks are detected at an early stage, assuring delivery, maintaining compliance and protecting the corporate image. The SaaS solution, which was developed in Germany, has become the leading standard for supply chain risk management. We provide a modern, intuitive interface with innovative risk intelligence, delivered to you in near real-time, all activated in 24 hours.
Savi is an innovator in supply chain visibility. Savi delivers live streaming facts and insights about the location, condition and security of in-transit goods. Using big data and analytics, Savi equips shippers, carriers, 3PLs and governments with actionable insights to optimize supply chains before, during and after transit, reducing costs and inventory while improving service. Savi is trusted to support some of the world’s largest and most complex supply chain networks for large CPG companies, Pharma, the US DoD and over a dozen government agencies around the globe. For more information about Savi, visit www.savi.com.
Sensitech® Inc. is a leading provider of supply and cold chain visibility solutions, serving over 7,500 global leaders in the food, life sciences, and industrial markets. With our solutions, customers can track, monitor, and protect the quality and integrity of their temperature-sensitive products across complex supply chains. In 2015, Sensitech monitored over eleven million shipments. Through its logistics security division, Sensitech provides real-time cargo transparency from origin to destination, helping customers mitigate risks such as theft, diversion, and corrupted chain of custody. Sensitech Inc. is an ISO 9001:2008 company headquartered in Beverly, Massachusetts, with more than 35 sales, service and distribution locations around the world. Sensitech Inc. is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
ToolsGroup is the world’s most experienced provider of demand analytics, inventory optimization and supply chain planning software. Our solutions have been recognized by analyst firms such as Gartner and Nucleus research for our ability to support highly intelligent decision-making, combined with ease-of-use that results in dramatically improved planning productivity. ToolsGroup has been successfully deployed at more than 300 customers worldwide in more than 44 countries and we have one of the highest customer retention rates in our industry. Our experience includes manufacturers, wholesale distributors and retailers in a wide range of demand and inventory-driven industries.
Vanguard Software helps companies with its market leading Integrated Business Planning platform that is used for Sales Forecasting, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Inventory Optimization and S&OP.
Adexa offers the most comprehensive planning solutions in the industry combining S&OP with S&OE (Sales and Operations Execution) at lowest cost of ownership. S&OE ensures that plans are highly accurate for execution rather than just high level plans of most S&OP vendors. Our solutions organically integrate S&OP, Supply Chain Planning, Demand Planning, Factory Planning & Sequencing, ATP/CTP, Network Optimization, and Multi Echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) all in Adexa’s unique architecture of unified data model. Thus, financial and operation plans are formed and then transformed into execution plans. All Adexa customers, mostly Fortune 2000 in almost every industry, produce plans that are very close to perfection. Adexa’s Attribute Based architecture is designed to handle attributes throughout the entire supply chain, not just for the finished goods. It is also the main reason for the low cost of ownership. Adexa SCP 5G™ offers solutions that embed Machine Learning algorithms to make the system self-repairing and self-improving.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, move, and sell. Launched in 2000, global process manufacturing customers process over $500B in commerce value annually on the network. Elemica drives bottom line results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between trading partners. For more information, visit www.elemica.com.
Fraight AI is a technology-enabled brokerage that delivers access to reliable, hard-to-find carriers. By combining 75 years of industry experience with artificial intelligence, we find the perfect truck in minutes, not hours, a difficult task when there are more than 500,000 options. As a result, we more efficiently move loads on time and save our customers money.
At SAI Global, we make Intelligent Risk possible by helping organizations proactively manage risk to achieve business excellence, growth, sustainability and ultimately, create trust. Our integrated risk management solutions are a combination of world-class tech platforms, services and technical capabilities that operate across the entire lifecycle allowing businesses to focus on opportunities presented by uncertainty. Together, these tools and knowledge enable customers to develop a holistic, integrated view of risk. SAI Global Limited’s head office is located in Sydney, Australia. SAI Global Limited came into being in 2002 and in 2016, was acquired by Baring Private Equity Asia. SAI Global employs more than 2,000 people across 29 countries and 51 locations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific.