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ROI Case Study: Sterling Commerce and Crowley Maritime
Crowley Maritime, offering a range of services such as shipping and barge towing, needs rapid customer billing and invoicing. The company’s electronic data

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van sterling  synchronization with the Inovis VAN and managed services provided a more comprehensive B2B integration and collaborative commerce platform), and more financial viability for QRS. However, many existing retailer clients still have questions about the strategic direction of QRS' legacy sourcing application. In fact, QRS had discontinued new sourcing product development even prior to the merger. This led to RockBlocks author Sue Welch's consequent founding of TradeStone, with the subsequent exodus of former Read More

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van sterling  feel necessary for communication. VAN services still represent a significant revenue source for companies like EasyLink, GXS, Innovis, Sterling Commerce, and Descartes Systems Group, which is focused solely on the logistics industry. As an alternative, many companies are opting for managed file transfer services to move large blocks of data. Perceived as the least strategic of the B2B technology stack, this layer will grow in importance over concerns of data security and integrity. Recognizing that Read More

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van sterling  Sterling Commerce and its VAN service providers offering EDI transport and translation services have been engaged in the most sweeping re-engineering of their businesses and value propositions since the advent of Internet-based EDI during the late 1990s. Namely, traditional document interchange and guaranteed message delivery services have recently been enhanced with a new series of integration and application services designed to enable inter-enterprise business process execution, collaboration, and Read More

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van sterling  Servigistics Click on More Service Cylinders? - Part 1 The old adage “he who lives by the sword will die by the sword” might have been best witnessed in the life and demise of erstwhile public software company Click Commerce  based in Chicago, Illinois (US). With its roots in the partner relationship management (PRM) or demand channel (chain) management (DCM ) space, the company had first gobbled up a number of struggling PRM/DCM peers in the early 2000s. These mergers coincided with a time when Read More

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van sterling  Is from Mars, Marketing Is from Venus Introduction Marketers understand the emotions that drive the human animal to indulge in retail excess. As such, the subliminal messages that fill the digital world of television and internet, supported by the plethora of catalogs, all reinforce the experience versus the item. And this is supported by the fantasy world of the holiday shopping mall. January is what I think of as retail research month . Actually, the retail process starts in December—shopping Read More

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van sterling  enterprise resource planning (ERP), advanced planning and scheduling (APS), and the Internet. Today, we delve into continuous loop manufacturing, peer-to-peer computing, service oriented architecture (SOA), and the means for inter- and intra-enterprise SCV. Understanding the Nature of and Responding to Uncertainty When event level detail of supply chain activity is visible, multiple alternatives can be deployed to manage uncertainty. These include the following: Eliminating the source of uncertainty . Vis Read More

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van sterling  Associates Goes E-Business in a Big Way Computer Associates Goes E-Business in a Big Way M. Reed - April 27th, 2000 Event Summary Computer Associates announced at their CAWorld conference that e-business is the place to be, and they are re-orienting their company to facilitate it. In addition to product integration with the Jasmine ii product, the acquisition of Sterling Software, and the reorganization of their service and sales staffs, they are focusing on solution-oriented selling. CA has Read More

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van sterling  by Baan's president, Laurens van der Tang, as the Baan business strategy of providing industrial companies in its core vertical industries with a comprehensive range of applications focused on core business functions including ERP, CRM, SCM, and product lifecycle management (PLM) had seemingly worked (see Baan Resurrects Multi-Dimensionally ). We have then endorsed the company's renewed focus on the mid-market discrete manufacturing segment, the fertile ground that made Baan blossom during the mid 90s. Th Read More

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