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TradeCard Named to 2012 Supply & Demand Chain 100 for Delivering Value Through Supply Chain TransformationSupply Chain in the Cloud Enables Smart, Efficient Growth for Mid-Size Intimate Apparel Provider (June 05, 2012)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/05/12 -- TradeCard, Inc., the supply chain collaboration and global trade platform used by more than 10,000 retailers, brands, manufacturers and service providers, has been selected to the 11th annual Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, highlighting 100 Great Supply Chain Projects. TradeCard was recognized for delivering business value in a supply chain transformation project at a fast growing intimate apparel provider.
"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' can serve as a roadmap for supply chain executives looking for new opportunities to drive improvement in their own operations."
TradeCard's cloud-based platform transforms supply chain communication and collaboration by connecting parties across multiple tiers of a transaction and delivering complete visibility into a single version of data that serves as the system of record for the entire supply chain. TradeCard's platform, combined with global support and local in-country on-boarding, enables companies to achieve rapid return on investment without significant up-front costs typically associated with traditional supply chain projects.
The award-winning project involved a small intimate apparel provider that was rapidly growing and sought a standardized system to automate and streamline sourcing transactions while offering flexibility to support new business. It looked to remove paper and manual processes and obtain alternative trade financing tools. TradeCard served as a single platform to support the apparel provider's growth strategy. It automated transactions and removed paper from sourcing processes.
"TradeCard works with companies of all sizes -- from major global brands to $100 million manufacturers -- to enable smart, efficient business growth," said Sean Feeney, CEO of TradeCard, Inc. "As a 100% cloud-based solution, we enable smaller companies to better compete through supply chain excellence by offering resources overseas that they never could have deployed on their own. We're able to level the playing field for small and mid-size companies by delivering access to a robust portfolio of sourcing and financial supply chain services available on our network."
About TradeCard, Inc.
Since 1999, TradeCard, Inc. has transformed global supply chain collaboration by boosting visibility, cash flow and margins for over 10,000 brands, retailers, suppliers and service providers operating in 78 countries. TradeCard delivers a cloud-based network that enables complex, multi-enterprise sourcing transactions across multiple layers of the supply chain. More than 45,000 individual users leverage the TradeCard Platform to streamline transaction flows, from purchase order through production tracking, shipment and payment. Embedded financial services throughout the supply network reduce capital costs and minimize risk. Multi-enterprise collaboration on the platform delivers visibility into the movement of goods, from raw materials to the store shelf. TradeCard's on-the-ground trade experts around the world allow entire supply networks to rapidly join and drive value through the platform.
The world's leading retailers and brands, including Levi Strauss & Co., Columbia Sportswear, Guess and Rite Aid, leverage the TradeCard Platform and its member network for sourcing and global trade. TradeCard, Inc. is headquartered in New York City, with offices in San Francisco, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Taipei, Seoul and Colombo. TradeCard is located online at www.tradecard.com.
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