It is becoming increasingly important for supply chain execution (SCE) suppliers to have global implementation and service capabilities, while multinational user companies conversely benefit from working with global application providers. Now, the two merged vendors, RedPrairie Corporation and LIS, should have the critical mass and geographical breadth necessary to better serve the needs of their global customers, with local, multilingual support, and to compete for an ever-increasing number of multi-modal transport, multinational engagements.
data warehouse automation maturity
with uniformity in presentation, data structure, and business objectives, which might be an important differentiator in a market characterized by a host of competitive offerings that are sometimes slapped together with little thought to ensuring connections make sense. Consequently, in the short term, RedPrairie will be adding LIS applications for duty and customs management, international proof of delivery (which LIS recently added with its acquisition of Online), and 3PL billing to its product suite,