GT Nexus in the News

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Learn what analysts and journalists are saying about GT Nexus.

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Talking Logistics
HP’s New Style of IT: The Social Supply Chain July 2014
Analyst Adrian Gonzalez reports that HP illustrated the way of the future – the social supply chain – in a recent presentation at GT Nexus Bridges. Gonzalez points calls out that “HP recognizes that social networking is not about socializing, but about facilitating people-to-people communication and collaboration, which is at the heart of managing and executing supply chain processes. And that supply chain operating networks like GT Nexus enable communities of trading partners to communicate, collaborate, and execute business processes in more efficient, scalable, and innovative ways.”

Global Trade Review
IFC approves Bangladesh GTSF deal July 2014
The IFC has launched its first Global Trade Supplier Finance transaction in Bangladesh, which will see MBM grow its international exports, most notably to buyer Levi Strauss & Co. The enabling platform, GT Nexus, provides real-time visibility into where the goods are through the whole process from purchase order to shipping information.

Material Handling World Magazine
Industry leadership group awards ocean carrier for excellence in ocean shipment information exchange on Cloud Supply Chain Platform July 2014
The GT Nexus Shipper Council, a group of executives from large importers and exporters who collaborate to improve partner relations, technology performance, and business processes, has recognized CMA CGM for excellence in ocean shipment data. The award was announced at the 2014 GT Nexus Bridges conference. This is the second such award for CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping group.

RVCF
No Strike Necessary: Just the Threat of Labor Stoppage at Ports Causes Supply Chain Headaches for Retailers July 2014
Planning for a port strike isn’t a one-time challenge. And there’s no quick fix answer. The solution lies in the way retailers connect their networks for trading partners. Supply chain experts suggest the answer is not controlling the environment, but being able to react to circumstances quickly and having an agile supply chain that allows them to make adjustments seamlessly. Real time visibility in a networked supply chain can allow retailers to make quick real time inventory decisions and manipulations that are instantly communicated across the supply chain.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
World Cup 2014: How Retailers and Suppliers Can Better Manage Demand June 2014
For retailers, products for sporting events are handled like seasonal goods, with an emphasis on careful forecasting and inventory planning. However with global events like the World Cup or the Olympics, demand volatility matches the drama of the games. This requires retailers to look beyond forecasting towards tighter collaboration and better information management to quickly increase production and divert deliveries where needed.

ChainLink Research
GT Nexus User Conference – Bridges 2014 June 2014
Ann Grackin, CEO of ChainLink Research, shares highlights from Bridges 2014, the GT Nexus supply chain conference. The event overview reports on speakers and partners as well as key topics covered from visibility to the financial supply chain.

Operations Management
Assurance of supply in manufacturing: seven key questions to ask June 2014
Day-to-day problems are the most consistent risks to the supply chain. As such, manufacturers need to be prepared to address daily disruptions in both their suppliers and their own operations. Effective supply chain risk mitigation relies on systems and processes that enable agile and collaborative response to any scenario. Cover story begins on page 12.

Blue Hill Research
Financial Supply Chains: Let’s Get Physical June 2014
There is reason to be optimistic about technology’s ability to better connect companies’ physical and financial supply chains. Advancements in supply chain finance, procure-to-pay, and real-time provisioning and subscriptions for goods point towards a future with highly integrated supply chain processes.

Talking Logistics
Transformation: From Siloed Business to Hyperconnected Networks June 2014
Business is becoming increasingly global, bringing new risks and challenges at every turn in the supply chain. The companies who are able to reduce costs, improve customer experience, and operate more efficiently are those that reshape the infrastructure with which they communicate and collaborate with trading partners.

RVCF
Retail Transformation: What It Means for Retailers and Their Trading Partners June 2014
From ecommerce growth to showrooming to same day delivery, retail is changing. Transformation today centers around the customer as retailers work to engage the shopper at all points in the omnichannel. Brick-and-mortar won’t go away, but the future is going to look very different from the one we’ve all grown up with.

Supply Chain World
Modern Reality June 2014
For the more innovative retailers and brands, each item is made different, based on the wishes of the consumer. With most production today being outsourced, delivering customized goods at reasonable costs without sacrificing quality is a huge hurdle. Connecting the extended enterprise in one place and conducting business in an environment where all data and documents are automated and visible enables that innovation and customization.

Computing
Abercrombie & Fitch hastens international expansion with GT Nexus cloud solution June 2014
The transparent workflow environment for purchase orders, invoices, amendments and settlements has enabled Abercrombie & Fitch to automate large swathes of its invoice payment procedures, relieving pressure on the firm’s international finance offices which had trouble keeping up with vendor volume as the firm expanded. Now, it can automate almost 90 per cent of invoice processes owing to the adoption of the cloud-based solution.

SpendMatters 
Are Fragmented Supplier Management Practices Within Suppliers Increasing Risk? June 2014
To overcome the challenge of decentralized, disorganized supplier management practices, procurement groups can collaborate with partners to better manage data across supply tiers and categories. But in addition to implementing new tools and financing programs, supplier management training and education must be a priority.

RSR Research
What Is Old Is New Again: GT Nexus Bridges June 2014
Overall, visibility-related supply chain transformation has progressed more slowly than most would like, but integrated, data-sharing networks are speeding up the change. The importance of omnichannel has renewed interest in supply chain visibility and retailers finally have the right tools – and motivations – to make the dream a reality.

International Finance Corporation
IFC Launches Trade Supplier Finance Facility for Bangladesh’s MBM Group, Boosts Trade Opportunities June 2014
Supplier finance helps suppliers in emerging markets secure affordable financing, enabling growth and increasing competitiveness. IFC’s recent launch of a trade finance facility helps a local supplier expand its international trade footprint and paves the way for others in the textile sector to obtain reasonable short-term finance.

SpendMatters
Extended Supply Chain Risk: Questions to Ask Suppliers About Their Supplier Management Practices June 2014
Including the extended supply chain in supplier risk management programs is much more complicated than considering only the immediate supply base. This article offers a starting place for defining and pursuing a multi-tier supply chain risk management strategy.

Supply Chain 24/7
Transportation in New Markets: Why the Old Way Won’t Work May 2014
Transportation infrastructure, norms, and requirements vary wildly from region to region. Companies often try what they know first—attempting the same cookie-cutter approach in a new market—but because of the lack of knowledge and experience they end up with a very different scenario than expected. While transportation strategy is not one-size-fits-all, there is hope for building strategic control while tailoring an optimal approach for each region.

CIO
Cloud Hub Is a Good Fit for Footwear Company May 2014
Wolverine Worldwide, a $2.69 billion footwear company, ships 100 million pairs of shoes annually to customers around the world. Wolverine uses GT Nexus to access real-time information on the current state of its orders and shipments. The company can see where orders stand in 110 factories in 20 countries, when they leave factories, when they arrive at centers for export, and when they ship. Wolverine also uses the platform to pay the factories.

Trade Financing Matters
Connecting Sourcing Networks – GT Nexus (formerly TradeCard) – A SaaS survivor from the 90s May 2014
GT Nexus connects the parties critical to international trade including manufacturers, retailers, logistics service providers, suppliers, and banks. The supply chain collaboration platform provides visibility into the counterparties and details of the transactions, documents, and events.

RFID Journal
New Survey Suggests Retailers Really Need RFID May 2014
Currently, most stores operate at around 65% inventory accuracy. RFID cannot solve all of a retailer’s execution problems, of course. But, paired with process improvements, training, and truly tackling omnichannel retailing can help improve customer service levels.

Chain Store Age
Supply Chain Responsibility May 2014
There is an increased push for businesses to implement sustainable and responsible practices. Though the complexity of multi-tiered supply chains make it difficult for retailers to know when and where products are made, there are steps retailers can take to improve the visibility and traceability of goods as they move through the production life cycle, from origin through delivery.

RVCF
Mother’s Day Shopping from the Center of the Universe May 2014
Consumers place a premium on options, convenience, and an experience that fits their needs. Retailers simply cannot deliver against the concept of “customer as center of the universe” without embracing the disruptive innovation that allows fast, efficient delivery of goods to meet  those expectations. Omnichannel success relies on technology-enabled supply chain agility.

FSN
Unifying ‘physical’ and ‘financial’ supply chains  May 2014
The supply chain is rife with outdated, paper-based financial processes across geographically and technologically disparate trading partners. But advances in cloud technology have enabled these parties to make significant strides in automating the physical and financial supply chain. When finance and operations collaborate, companies lower the cost of goods, use capital more efficiently, and compete more effectively.

PayStream Advisors
Acquisition of TradeCard Establishes GT Nexus as Global Leader April 2014
The 2013 merger of GT Nexus and TradeCard was a game-changer. GT Nexus is now the world’s largest cloud commerce network with over 25,000 clients managing over $100 billion in goods globally. The synchronization of the movement of goods, funds, and information enables users to improve working capital, reduce risk and cost of goods, and increase visibility and agility between trading partners.

Sourcing Journal Online
7 Questions to Ask to Assess Risk and Ensure Supply April 2014
Devastating sourcing and supply chain disasters and higher levels of ethical scrutiny have increased the push for retailers to implement sustainable and responsible practices. Knowing how and where goods are being made is a struggle due to the complexity of multi-tiered supply chains, but there are steps retailers can take to improve the visibility and traceability of the movement of goods throughout the production life cycle, from origin through delivery.

Computerwoche
Neue Aufgaben im Lieferketten-Management: Warum Experten vom “sexiest Job” reden  April 2014
Jetzt mal ehrlich: Wem fällt bei der Frage nach dem „sexiest Job“ der Welt spontan „Lieferkettenmanagement“ ein? Beschaffung und Logistik laufen meistens hinter den Kulissen ab und führten bis dato ein eher unscheinbares und wenig glamouröses Dasein. Aber genau das ändert sich gerade grundlegend. Die Gründe hierfür sind vielfältig:

Business Computing World
The Cloud Is Leveling The Playing Field Of Global Commerce  April 2014
The cloud is revolutionizing the way small and medium enterprises, especially in emerging markets, are engaging with large, global manufacturers and retailers. A new generation of cloud-based global commerce platforms has enabled “technology leapfrogging” and is leveling the playing field of global commerce.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT
How do you get reliable supply to reduce risk and ensure customer satisfaction? April 2014
As manufacturing processes become more distributed and supply chains are stretched globally, the big question is how to get reliable supply for all parts to ensure ultimate delivery to markets and customers. The common thread in assurance of supply initiatives is partnering with suppliers by collaborating.

Food Logistics
Study Exposes Gaps in ERP April 2014
Despite the explosion of global outsourcing and increased efforts to automate the extended supply chain, the focus of most companies remains on automation within. Misalignment between IT and supply chain leaders directly hinders global initiatives centered on supply chain visibility and agility.

Plant Services
6 tips to maximize near-shoring value April 2014
Recent developments have shifted the global trade landscape in favor of the western hemisphere; Latin America, particularly Mexico, is emerging in the global outsourcing market. While it might still be too premature to think near-sourcing can replace production in Asia, trading partners in the Americas should be an essential component to an organization’s supply chain strategy.

Consumer Goods Technology
Assuring Supply to Assure Profitability, Quality and Customer Satisfaction April 2014
Most supply disruptions stem from everyday problems: late deliveries, suppliers unable to meet production and quality targets, raw material shortages, lack of capital for purchase of materials, or production quality problems. A holistic alignment with suppliers is needed across the corporation to ensure a seamless flow of high-quality goods to the right place at the right time.

Handling & Storage Solutions
Soup up your supply chain April 2014
The common thread in assurance of supply initiatives is partnering with suppliers by collaborating. Best in class companies seamlessly manage all aspects of a supplier relationship, while approaching the entire network of trading partners as an extension of the business.

RVCF Link
Out of the Way, Henry Ford – Customization is King in Today’s Consumer Relationship April 2014
Henry Ford’s assembly line revolutionized production, but his famous line was, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants, so long as it is black.” In today’s customer-centric world, retailers must adapt their entire way of doing business to engage and serve consumers.

World Trade 100
Survey: End-to-End Supply Chain Orchestration Unsupported by ERP Software March 2014
Current architectures and overall technology approaches deployed today are not allowing companies to meet their goals in the extended supply chain. It’s difficult to justify more than half of IT spend going to ERP software when it’s been proven that the technology can only automate processes within the single company — not the end-to-end network, where it’s needed most.

MM Logistik – Das Portal für Logistikentscheider
Unternehmen agieren im SCM-Blindflug March 2014
Wenn es um ihre externe Lieferkette geht, nutzen viele Unternehmen Excel-Sheets anstatt auf automatisierte Prozesse zu vertrauen. Das ist das Ergebnis einer aktuellen Umfrage unter weltweit tätigen Herstellern. Darauf weist GT Nexus hin, Betreiber der weltweit größten Cloud-basierten SCM-Plattform.

TalkMarkets
Facebook Should Have Purchased GT Nexus And Move Supply-Chains To The Cloud March 2014
In light of Facebook’s recent purchase of Oculus, one financial analyst offers up a colorful perspective on how GT Nexus helps customers navigate from single-silo insular organizations to globally connected agile business networks.

Consumer Goods Technology
The 2020 Imperative March 2014
For the 2014 Review & Outlook Report, CGT asked 75 industry experts to assess the most important initiative that consumer goods companies must begin pursuing today in order to compete and grow in the year 2020.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
The Sexiest Job in the World: Supply Chain Management March 2014
When you think about the sexiest profession in the world, supply chain management isn’t necessarily the first thing that comes to mind. The difficult, behind-the-scenes job of getting the right product at the right time in front of the right people at the right cost is historically a little unglamorous. But that is changing quickly.

Spend Matters
Striking the Right Cost Balance in Global Sourcing March 2014
When assessing the risk of sourcing in remote areas, banking and the access to affordable capital are an often overlooked infrastructure component. The connected supply chain brings visibility and control of transactions, reduces risk for financial institutions, and enables capital to flow more easily and at less cost.

Le Journal de la Logistique
Facebook, source d’inspiration pour les supply chain managers? March 2014
Boris Felgendreher, marketing manager chez GT Nexus, explique pourquoi et comment Facebook pourrait inspirer les professionnels de la supply chain.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Assurance of Supply March 2014
Every company has an assurance of supply problem to some extent today due to the complexity of global sourcing. What’s your exposure to risk? Here are 7 questions manufacturers can ask themselves to assess their assurance of supply score.

Wired Innovation Insights
Social Selling: Zero Tolerance for Supply Chain Woes With Personal Reputations On the Line February 2014
There are a lot of moving parts in today’s retail supply chains, and as we continue to see retail business models shifting, companies trying to sell in powerful new ways will need to rely ever more heavily on highly controlled and predictable supply chains.

Supply Management
The 11 supply chain trends businesses cannot ignore February 2014
Supply chain is no longer an afterthought for CFOs, CEOs, investors and board members. As the supply chain rises to be a key concern for businesses, what are the trends that can be expected this year.

Forbes
Where Cloud Computing Is Improving Supply Chain Performance February 2014
For supply chains to achieve their upside potential, more efficient means of collaboration, communication, shared risk and orchestration are needed.

Manufacturing  Today
Assurance of supply in manufacturing: seven key questions to ask February 2014
Day-to-day disruptions—such as shortages created by demand spikes or suppliers being late with a deliver—are the most consistent risk to the supply chain. Manufacturers need to understand their partners supply chains as well as their own if they are to have a reliable flow of supply.

The Manufacturer
Supply chain predictions for 2014 February 2014
As the supply chain rises to be one key concern for businesses this year, GT Nexus has identified a number of trends that can be expected this year

Inbound Logistics
Maximize Nearshoring Value to Minimize Supply Chain Complexity January 2014
Latin America—particularly Mexico—continues to gain favor as a sourcing hotspot. Its close proximity to the U.S. border has always been a draw, but recent developments have shifted the global trade landscape in favor of the Western hemisphere. Nearsourcing may never entirely replace production in Asia, but trading partners in the Americas should be an essential component of your organization’s supply chain strategy.

Financial Times
Shoe Supply Chain has Sole Version of Truth January 2014
Footwear leader Wolverine World Wide, provider of global brands Keds and Hush Puppies, moved its supply chain to the cloud 13 years ago and the move has paid dividends ever since. A cloud-based platform and “network of networks” connects Wolverine to its suppliers, customers and partners. This cloud hub has been the foundation of Wolverine’s growth.

Forbes
A Post-Mortem On The Holiday ’13 Retail Shipping Debacle And Remedies For ’14 January 2014
Now that there’s some psychic distance from the holiday 2013 retail shipping debacle — when massive online orders tripped up stores, which failed to deliver gifts on time to many consumers — it’s just about the right time to size up what exactly went wrong, what went right, and what it all means for the industry in 2014.

2013

The Telegraph
Business tips: finding and working with suppliers December 2013
The supply chain is at the heart of all business. Getting it right can make a business more streamlined and profitable and be the difference between success and failure.

Plant Engineering
Cloud systems can be one more link in your supply chain December 2013
Greater visibility seem as a key to smoothing out the process and reducing costs.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Tis the Season December 2013
Prepare your supply chain for the year’s ultimate shopping craze through careful planning, as well as maximizing visibility and flexibility. Hear from GT Nexus’s Tamara Saucier.

Procurement Leaders
Visibility enables true bottom line influence November 2013
The current definition of global supply chain visibility means much more than tracking shipments, inventory flows, supplier activities, production, payments and commercial documents. GT Nexus’s Greg Kefer offers insight on how supply chain visibility translates into financial impact.

Apparel Magazine
The Children’s Place Manages Global Supply Chain With GT Nexus November 2013
The Children’s Place has selected GT Nexus’ technology platform and services to enable its global supply chain and support business growth.

Fox Business
Retailers in Digital ‘Gold Rush’ as Startups Raise Stakes November 6 2013
Greg Johnsen, chief marketing officer of cloud supply-chain platform developer GT Nexus, says retailers that “find innovative ways to make offers” will come out on top. In a recent study by GT Nexus, 65% of shoppers polled said that in exchange for a 10% discount they’d wait another five days to receive their product. That would give savvy retailers the ability to entice retailers without sacrificing profits.

Treasury Today
A stitch in time October 2013
Sri Lankan apparel exporter, Brandix is using a cloud-based supplier finance system delivered by GT Nexus and the World Bank Group financial institution, International Finance Corporation. Slicker processes, easier decisions and quicker payments help reduce working capital tension.

The Sunday Telegraph London
A silver lining for the logistics cloud October 2013
Much of the hype around the cloud relates to the ease of connectivity it brings, so it seems fitting that it has found a home in logistics.

Industry Week
Seeking to Get Closer to Customers? Start with Your Suppliers October 2013
In today’s fast moving world, the only way to get closer to customers on the front end of business is by fine-tuning the wheels on the back end of the business—in the supply chain.

Automotive Logistics
Caterpillar moves the earth for better distribution October 2013
Another aspect of its logistics network integration is that Caterpillar uses visibility tools that show all of its pick-up and delivery locations and hand-off dates. Its tracking technology uses a visibility tool from software provider GT Nexus, which ties Caterpillar’s tracking milestones to its logistics partners and provides visibility at the product level.

Food Manufacturing
Technology for a Smarter Food Supply Chain September 2013
Technology has clearly changed the way consumers shop for food. It has also reshaped the way food companies produce and deliver goods.

Manufacturing.Net
The Days of Squeezing Suppliers Are Over September 2013
Our own Diane Palmquist and Bryan Nella discuss the automotive supply chain with Joel Hans at Manufacturing.Net

Manufacturing.Net
The ‘One-To-Many’ Supply Chain August 27 2013
Our own Diane Palmquist and Bryan Nella discuss the automotive supply chain with Joel Hans at Manufacturing.Net

Global Finance Magazine
Unlocking Hidden Potential: Global Finance presents the winners of its annual awards for the Best Supply Chain Finance Providers August 2013
Global Finance recognizes GT Nexus for Best Customer Implementation of a Supply-Chain Financing Solution, Best Platform Connecting Buyers, Suppliers, and Financial Institutions, and Best Inventory Management.

Bloomberg
GT Nexus: Moving Supply Chains to the Cloud August 2013
Bloomberg Television’s Cory Johnson discusses with GT Nexus Co-Founder Greg Johnsen the complexities companies face and how GT Nexus helps to solve supply chain challenges.

Wired Innovation Insights
Systems of Engagement — in the Cloud, for Commerce August 2013
If the mainstay of corporate IT investments over the past 30 years has been around so called “systems of record” — ERP, Manufacturing, and CRM commercial software applications — then we are venturing now into entirely new era: systems of engagement.

RVCF Link
Supplier Collaboration Takes on a Whole New Form – In the Cloud August 2013
Cloud networks are enabling more collaborative business relationships. With that, new opportunities for business growth are emerging.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Risk: If You Can’t See It, You Can’t Manage It July 2013
Whether in retail or manufacturing, visibility throughout the supply chain can lead to managing risk successfully; without it, failure becomes more likely.

Wall Street Journal
Cloud Computing to Create 14 Million Jobs July 2013
A recent report by IDC says that 14 million jobs will be created by cloud computing. Where will the jobs be and what business models will thrive in the new cloud economy?

Retail Merchandiser
Big Data Continues to Pose Big Questions for Retail Supply Chains July 2013
Considering that supply chains occur outside the four walls of the organization and much of that data resides externally, as well, retailers need as much insight and information as possible in order to make better decisions and improve performance.

EXL
EXL Partners With GT Nexus to Provide Comprehensive Services to the Global Supply Chain Industry July 2013
EXL (Nasdaq:EXLS), a leading business process solutions company, and GT Nexus, a leading provider of cloud-based supply chain solutions, formed a strategic partnership to provide platform-based business process solutions to the global transportation and logistics industry.

Treasury Today
Finding Funding July 2013
Although Asia is perceived to be a region awash with capital, the cost of bank financing is quite high. As a result, corporates and SMEs are exploroing alternative sources of funding, from venture capitalists, private equity and angel investments to trade finance and bond markets.

MarketWatch: The Wall Street Journal
GT Nexus Shipper Council Recognizes CMA CGM June 2013
Industry Leadership Group Honors Ocean Carrier for Efforts in Supporting Customer Community on Cloud Supply Chain Platform.

The 21st Century Supply Chain – Kinaxis Blog
The need for transparency in the supply chain – a tale from the garment trade June 2013
Are your customers asking for more information on where your products are sourced? How are you dealing with these demands? I was fortunate to attend the GT Nexus user conference this week in Hollywood Florida, where these and many more topics were discussed.

RSR Research
BRIDGES: GT Nexus Creates a Supply Chain Network of Networks June 2013
The vision for GT Nexus is fascinating, and addresses quite nicely the challenges and opportunities inherent in our new omnichannel world. RSR has long observed that the key to success, which translates to speed and flexibility, on the “buy side” of the retail business is collaboration between trading partners.

European Supply Chain Management Magazine
5 Things your Supply Chain can learn from Facebook June 2013
In the B2B world, the race to turn individual companies into multi-enterprise commerce networks connected in the cloud is already in full swing. The rate at which global leaders are moving their supply chain to the cloud is a clear indication that cloud-based supply chain orchestration has quickly turned into a competitive advantage. During this process, there is a lot to learn from Facebook.

RCFV Link
Strengthening the Links in Today’s Retail Value Chain May 2013
Bryan Nella, Director of Corporate Communications at GT Nexus, identifies 5 ways cloud technology enhances collaboration and performance in the supply chain.

Lloyd’s Loading List
Where Shipper Like to Meet May 2013
Greg Kefer, VP of corporate marketing at GT Nexus, tells Lloyd’s Loading List how its Shipper Council, differs from other software company user groups. The Shipper Council leverages the collective power of a business community to benefit the participants, as well as the broader customer community.

Stores
Step by Step, TOMS moves supply chain information system to the cloud   May 2013
The TOMS supply chain is expanding, and the non-profit footwear company is turning to the cloud to support its global growth. “TOMS needed to see what’s going on out there, and the cloud is one way to do that much quicker and easier than before,” says Greg Kefer of GT Nexus. “The ability to see is actually something that’s been pretty elusive despite a lot of investment for a lot of companies.”

Chain Store Age
Is Operational Excellence Possible in the Omnichannel-Fueled Global Supply Chain?  March 2013
The latest studies on supply chain risk report that executives feel unprepared for disruptions – and that they have become more costly. For retailers, operational excellence depends on the ability to run an agile, global supply chain that allows them to enter new markets and react quickly in the face of disaster. To do this, they must be able to see inventory and information in real time across their supply chain networks. This level of visibility can be found in the cloud.

Apparel Techonology & Business Insight
The Omnichannel Challenge: Marketing Spin Vs. Operational Reality  February 2013
Greg Kefer of GT Nexus compares the concept of omnichannel retail to the reality, and finds that some retailers are far ahead of others when it comes to visibility across all selling channels. “Some retailers have stores, almost all have websites, and most have mobile and social capabilities. But behind the scenes, many have struggled to support these various channels with a single operational backbone — using one supply chain to fulfill demand from one pool of inventory.” Kefer predicts that retailers able to morph their operations to deliver on the omnichannel promise will succeed, while those that fail will likely fade away.

Material Handling & Logistics
Make: The Automotive Supply Chain – OEMs Must Cooperate to Compete February 2013
Automakers are making new efforts to compete on quality and supply chain efficiency by increasing visibility. Renault’s “Easy Tracker” project focuses on just that, broadening its use of the GT Nexus cloud supply chain platform to support the company’s expansion into international markets. “The emerging markets are very competitive and Renault wants to guarantee spare parts and accessories availability at the best-in-class level, while reducing safety stocks, inventory, and expediting costs,” says Francesca Gamboni, after sales logistics vice president at Renault Group. “The ability to have real-time tracking of customer orders and shipments across our value chain is a key enabler.”

CIO UK
20 Companies to Watch in 2013  February 2013
CIO magazine features GT Nexus as a company to watch – “Recent recalls by those kings of car reliability, Toyota; horse meat found in Findus Lasagne and Tesco burgers. Stories like this reveal the strains and demands made on the modern global supply chain. Could cloud computing enable organisations to gain greater control and yet drive down costs across complex and geographically remote groups of suppliers? GT Nexus thinks so, and is automating supply chain processes to create a ‘community of logistics service providers, carriers, trading partners and banks’ using its cloud-based collaboration platform.”

RIS News
Item-Level RFID: Accuracy Enables Omnichannel Growth February 2013
RFID’s ability to provide real-time, enterprise-wide inventory visibility down to the item level has converged with the industry’s embrace of omnichannel. Now, the second wave of RFID benefits include facilitating multi-point fulfillment, maximizing inventory investments and integrating with mobile and payment solutions.

Business Magazine for International Enterprises
Facilitating Flexible Supply Chain Networks February 2013
Supply chain collaboration platforms play an important role when it comes to boosting efficiency, reducing risk, shortening cycle times and inserting speed into supply chain networks.

Lloyd’s Loading List
Heads in the Cloud January 2013
In just a few years, Facebook has managed to completely disrupt and revolutionize the way we manage our social connections. In the first of a five-part series, Boris Felgendreher of GT Nexus explains what Facebook can teach supply chain executives. The first: the power of information sharing. “The rate at which global companies are now racing to move their supply chains to the cloud is a clear indication that they are in much need of a new information-sharing model to improve everyday inter-company collaboration,” says Felgendreher.

Talking Logistics
The Rise of Supply Chain Operating Networks January 2013
Adrian Gonzalez from Logistics Viewpoints discusses the rise of Supply Chain Operating Networks, which he calls the Facebook equivalents in the supply chain and logistics industry.

San Francisco Business Times
Merger is a Win for Oakland  January 2013
The merger of Oakland’s GT Nexus Inc. and New York City’s TradeCard Inc. will create a global trading powerhouse.

IDC Community Insights
GT Nexus and TradeCard To Merge: Is B2B Getting Unstuck?  January 2013
GT Nexus and TradeCard are a good match—each company has based its value proposition on integrating logistics data, they’ll be able to withstand industry challenges better, and they will extend their network reach.

American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA)
The Omni Channel Buzz  January 2013
The overwhelming theme at the annual NRF (National Retail Federation) show in New York this past January was all about getting closer to the consumer. Retailers are mapping specific strategies for mobile, social media and the in-store experience. If you missed the show, the topic on everyone’s mind this year is omni channel.

Supply Chain Digital
The Cloud addresses challenges in the clothing industry  January 2013
For brands and retailers today, meeting ever-changing consumer demand while preserving margins requires a new level of global supply chain excellence. Today’s fast moving omni-channel world requires orchestration of all moving parts. Multiple parties need to truly collaborate to manage the flow of data, goods and capital. Constant fine tuning is necessary to align supply with demand. For that to happen, all parties require clear visibility into a single version of supply chain truth to ensure goods are produced at the calculated cost – and sold at full margin.

2012

Supply and Demand Chain Executive
Turn Your Supply Chain to the Cloud   05 January 2013
Answering the question “What’s the cloud all about?” isn’t always easy. Greg Kefer, VP Coporate Marketing for GT Nexus, delves into a few analogies that put cloud into perspective and sheds light onto the future of cloud offerings in global commerce. An example – “Few actually have a technology that takes each small ‘pixel’ of information and creates a true, high definition (HD) picture of what’s happening in their supply chain.”

Pharmaceutical Technology
Virtualising the Pharma Chain — Why the Cloud is the Only Way Forward   27 November 2012
Big pharma is moving to the cloud to enable collaboration between hundreds, if not thousands, of supply chain partners. Major pharmaceutical players are taking advantage of a true multitenant, multienterprise platform to gain a single source of supply chain truth. “The pharmaceutical industry is ahead of most other verticals in taking full advantage of cloud technology in their supply chains,” notes Greg Kefer, VP Corporate Marketing at GT Nexus. “And we are now beginning to see high profile public examples, like Pfizer, further fuel the market demand.”

USA Today
Small Business Saturday is a Big Hit   26 November 2012
For brands and retailers today, meeting ever-changing consumer demand while preserving margins requires a new level of global supply chain excellence. Today’s fast moving omni-channel world requires orchestration of all moving parts. Multiple parties need to truly collaborate to manage the flow of data, goods and capital. Constant fine tuning is necessary to align supply with demand. For that to happen, all parties require clear visibility into a single version of supply chain truth to ensure goods are produced at the calculated cost – and sold at full margin.

Fox Business
Retailers Brace for Turbulent Six Weeks as 2012 Closes   22 November 2012
Strikes, hurricanes, fiscal cliffs and holiday sales…What does the tail end of the year look like for retailers in 2012? Industry experts weigh in on the aftereffects of recent disruptions and what to expect for the coming six weeks in retail – a majority of NRF’s members are “confident Congress will resolve the fiscal issues before it’s too late”, but some are worried that an “ongoing uncertainty will impact holiday sales”.

Supply Management
How to Handle Supply Chain ‘Truth’   21 November 20123
Jim Brownell, VP of Retail at GT Nexus, describes how data quality – in inventory numbers, supplier performance levels, and customer service – is a crucial driver of ‘omnichannel’ strategy success.

Reuters
US Thanksgiving Day Shopping: Retailer Sales Trump Tradition   20 November 2012
Retailers are making money out of moving the start of the holiday shopping season from “Black Friday” – the day after Thanksgiving – into Thanksgiving night, or even the Day itself.

UPS Press Release
UPS Introduces New Cloud-Based Technology Platform to Improve International Supply Chain Management   13 November 2012
UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced enhancements to its global ocean and air freight forwarding product, UPS Supplier Management, with the introduction of UPS Order WatchSM, a cloud-based technology platform that allows customers to more efficiently collaborate with international suppliers and better manage their inbound supply chains.

Global Logistics Media
Understanding the Cloud – GLM Puts 10 Questions to Greg Kefer, VP of Marketing at GT Nexus   09 November 2012
Ten answers to your cloud supply chain questions – “The customer gains tremendous value in a multi-tenant environment that is shared by other companies, who are all collectively driving innovation, data quality and industry adoption.”

Retail Digital
Remote Possibilities   06 November 2012
“When companies can’t see, they can’t make decisions.” Jim Brownell explains how retailers have been affected by Hurricane Sandy, and how companies can cope with mega disasters through better supply chain monitoring and execution systems.

Professional Engineering
Remote Possibilities   05 November 2012
Cloud computing isn’t just about delivering the same system remotely. It’s changing the way companies communicate on a network. “What we do is to give a company and its network a high-definition picture of their supply chain and, because no one company has the entire picture, it needs hundreds of people to contribute the pixels and once it’s there it’s for all to see.”

Inbound Logistics
Filling the Cloud with High-Quality Data   01 November 2012
Supply chain software can act as a powerful,well-oiled machine – provided it is powered by high-grade information. The major disadvantages of traditional EDI integration are being solved by collaborative, cloud-based networks that use high-quality data to fuel the supply chain.

Material Handing & Logistics
Hurricane Sandy’s a Tough Teacher   31 October 2012
Continuity planning for major disasters like Hurricane Sandy calls for information links – and some companies use a cloud platform to make sure they’re prepared. Data from partners outside the four walls of the enterprise can help a company come up with a good Plan B, should an unexpected event disrupt the supply chain.

Retail Gazette
Supply Chain Preparedness at Christmas   26 October 2012
As the holiday season approaches, new technology helps retailers prepare for a surge of orders. These companies can benefit from increased visibility and agility, giving their customers better service even during the busiest time of the year.

Fortune
Fast Fowarding Success: Breakthroughs in Cloud Computing   18 October 2012
New technology is revolutionizing the way companies are managing their supply chains, linking their trading partners in the cloud and allowing them to spread IT costs over the entire network. “B2B partners that once relied on dedicated, point-to-point lines for sharing data can now reach everyone at once, much as a post on Facebook or LinkedIn updates an entire network instantaneously.”

EBN
Cloud Can Unlock Supply Chain Innovations   13 September 2012
“ERP systems weren’t designed to work across multiple platforms.” Greg Kefer, VP Corporate Marketing, explains how to get data flowing in a supply chain by standardizing, linking, and centrally storing data in the cloud.

Financial Times
Pfizer Moves Supply Chain to Cloud   11 September 2012
In order to compete in tomorrow’s healthcare markets, Pfizer needed a highly flexible and adaptive strategy – they adopted GT Nexus’s cloud supply chain platform to insulate their supply chain from underlying physical changes and allow network participants to be added or removed rapidly. Jim Cafone, Pfizer’s vice president of supply network services, explains that “we looked at the complexity of our network and realized that we not only needed to manage the tapestry of internal manufacturing and logistic sites, we also needed to manage and really understand what’s going on with our external trading partners”.

Fox Business
Ports in a Storm: Looming Strike Could Cost Billions   06 September 2012
A looming strike by US port workers along the East and Gulf Coasts is threatening to derail supply chain activities, forcing retailers to resort to costly contingency plans right before the crucial retail holiday season. Slowdowns could be devastating to the US economy, causing serious infrastructure and supply-side disruptions. Fox Business explains why companies are seeing greater focus on the supply chain and an increase in the use of cloud-based communication platforms to mitigate risk.

Retail Digital
Retail Supply Chain Management: Negotiating Issac and the Potential Labour Strike   05 November 2012
In a global supply chain, disruptions like a hurricane or labor strike can lead to empty shelves, assembly line shutdowns, and lost profits. Greg Johnsen, GT Nexus CMO, explains that traditional systems weren’t built for times of crisis, and new cloud-based technology is the only way companies can orchestrate as collaborative networks that quickly sense and respond to disasters.

Forbes
Hurricane Isaac: Lessons For The Global Supply Chain   31 August 2012
Major disasters like Hurricane Isaac or labor strikes at US ports can wreak havoc on companies’ supply chains. Greg Johnsen, GT Nexus CMO, explains that traditional systems weren’t built for times of crisis, but new cloud-based technology allows companies to orchestrate as collaborative networks, responding to disruptions with hyper efficiency and precision.

Retail Digital
Cloud Technology and Supply Chain Transformation — A Must for Retailers   13 August 2012
Write-up of a GT Nexus white paper which explains how retailers must fight to balance increasing supply chain costs with lean inventory and low-wage labor strategies, and how cloud technology can help.

Global Finance
Best Platform Connecting Buyers, Suppliers and Service Providers & Best Inventory Management   August 2012
Global Finance awards us the “Best Platform Connecting Buyers, Sellers, and Financial Institutions” and “Best Inventory Management”. The winners of this year’s awards come from a wide array of bank and non-bank backgrounds. They offer unique financing solutions and are helping buyers and suppliers connect as never before.

Lloyd’s Loading List
Q&A: Reaching for the Skies   31 July 2012
Phoenix International has stepped onto a cloud. Terri Sandine, Director of Information Systems at the US international forwarder and NVOCC, tells Isabel Lesto why this $1billion-revenue company made that move.

EBN
New Supply Chain Models Hit the Cloud   25 July 2012
The only way to allow users to collaborate and share data in the supply chain is through the cloud. “Not only do most ERP systems not talk to one another, they don’t even speak the same language,” says Greg Kefer, VP Corporate Marketing at GT Nexus. Of supply chain data, he explains that “GT Nexus takes it, translates it, and then makes the data available to select members of the network.”

Wired Cloudline
The Future Belongs to Cloud-Networked Companies   23 July 2012
Greg Johnsen, GT Nexus CMO, predicts that the future of corporate IT lies in the cloud. “We’re only in the second inning of what is likely to be one of the most exciting and transformative ball games in the history of modern IT,” he tells Wired. “Cloud-based B2B orchestration platforms put a company and its entire network on the same page. They point the community to a single version of process truth.”

Sunday Telegraph — Business Reporter
A Platform for Building a Legacy   01 July 2012
“Change and upheaval of the kind that the Olympics represents should be regarded as the norm for agile global businesses with long supply chains.” Collaboration is key.

Cargo Connect
Supply Chain Technology: Going on the “Cloud”   01 July 2012
Greg Kefer, VP of Corporate Marketing, discusses how traditional supply chain software falls short in managing today’s global networks. “Decisions can’t be made without readily available data into what’s actually happening across the supply chain network,” he explains. Most companies have limited visibility — they are forced to hold buffer stock and pay for expensive air freight to mitigate risk – but cloud technology is changing the game. “Like the rest of the world, cloud technology will transform logistics in India.”

Aite Group
Supply Chain Finance Vendors   July 2012
Companies around the globe are feeling pressure to revise their strategies for managing working capital. As companies increasingly operate their supply chains on a global basis to remain competitive, many seek new ways to manage the flow of funds through the supply chain. The physical supply chain represents the management of materials and information required to deliver goods, while the financial supply chain represents the correspondent management of cash and capital.

Where to Buy Directory, 2012
Get onto My Cloud   27 June 2012
Go to page 18 to read how Andy Stinnes, head of GT Nexus Europe, looks at protecting supply chains against unpredictable external factors.

NRF / Retail’s Big Blog
Why Retailers Should Move Their Retail Supply Chain to the Cloud   08 May 2012
Speaking at NRF’s Global Supply Chain Summit, GT Nexus CMO and co-founder Greg Johnsen described how cloud technology isn’t just a new way to store information, but a game changer for the retail industry.

RISI
Five Reasons to Move Your Supply Chain to the Cloud   30 April 2012
For companies to achieve and sustain truly breakthrough levels of data quality across their supply chains, they must move beyond simple file exchange and invest in more modern cloud-based B2B integration platforms designed specifically for the process domains where transformation is no longer a nice-to-have but a must-do.

Cargo Business News
Is it Clear Sailing Through the Cloud?   30 April 2012
In this cover story, GT Nexus CMO and co-founder Greg Johnsen explains how cloud can save companies from hefty losses in the face of an unexpected natural disasters, and Del Monte Foods delves into the benefits of supply chain visibility.

EBN
Using Data to Power the Supply Chain   24 April 2012
“Not only do most ERP systems not talk to one another: They don’t even speak the same language. GT Nexus partners provide data from their ERP systems; GT Nexus takes it, translates it, and then makes the data available to select members of the network.”

Business Computing World
Your Supply Chain Data Is Actually More Secure In The Cloud   23 April 2012
“Think of a cloud supply chain as an informational replica of the physical supply chain on the ground. A cloud supply chain reflects each of the actual objects and actors in the physical supply chain just once, in the cloud. So the information that was once fragmented and scattered across your supply chain and controlled by a multitude of parties is now centralized to create one single version of supply chain truth.”

Supply Chain Brain
Del Monte Foods Puts Its Head in the Cloud    16 April 2012
The result, said White, is “enhanced internal controls. We’re leveraging purchase-order data throughout the import lifecycle.” Benefits include a 56-percent savings in customs broker costs and 26-percent reduction in inventory due to better in-transit visibility.

DC Velocity
The Promise of End-to-End Visibility   09 April 2012
Visibility across the supply chain is about more than transportation optimization. It can help reduce risks, promote better inventory management, and much more.

Business Computing World
10 Tips for Putting Your Supply Chain in the Cloud   29 March 2012
Now that cloud has officially arrived in the mainstream IT world, practitioners in different industries are racing to figure out what it means. The implications for supply chain management are huge. Here are some key concepts around cloud supply chain.

Supply and Demand Chain Executive
Business Cloud Technology Booms as Foreclosure Looms for Old Software    28 March 2012
Supply chain leaders and communities involved in sourcing, ordering, shipping, receiving and product payment are turning to scaleable network software systems to grow their business.

Supply Chain Brain
The Cloud and Supply Chain   21 March 2012
The “cloud” can be a difficult concept to grasp, given the various definitions it has been assigned by software vendors and users. Greg Johnsen, executive vice president of marketing with GT Nexus, calls it “an information replica of the physical supply chain.” Cloud-based technology provides one place where managers can go to monitor critical supply chain events. When an element is updated, “everybody gets the information.”

New York Times
Better Economic Forecasts, From the Cloud   15 March 2012
“Often enough, successful technologies change society itself. This kind of cloud-based information is rapidly creating huge pools of data in real time, which can be related to other pools of information like never before.”

IT Business Edge
Achieving Supply Chain Segmentation via the Cloud   05 March 2012
“A cloud-based approach allows organizations to identify which suppliers are most critical to delivering their most valuable goods and services, which not only adds value in a crisis, but also serves to optimize profitability by allowing companies to shift suppliers and even entire bases of operation more easily.”

IHS Chemical Week
Three Ways Cloud Computing Can Improve Supply Chain Operations for the Chemical Industry   02 Febuary 2012
Supply chain, especially within the chemical industry, is defined by its focus on inter-company collaboration across networks that span the globe. Cloud technology offers three key operational improvements over traditional supply chain software: visibility, security and community.

Sand Hill
From Product to Service: Key Operational Changes for Software and Cloud Companies   22 January 2012
Aaron Sasson, CEO of GT Nexus, discusses how building and running a cloud company is radically different from running a traditional business software company.

World Trade
The Strategic Value of Supply Chain Visibility   13 January 2012
The ability to see into every aspect of a supply chain in real time is becoming imperative in achieving operational agility.

USA Today
Best Buy Still Faces Customer Service Problems, Experts Say   11 January 2012
After experiencing multiple issues filling orders over the holiday season, Best Buy takes a deeper look at its supply chain. Greg Johnsen, chief marketing officer of GT Nexus, says that “new Internet-based IT infrastructures allow retailers to find inventory to meet demand in seconds,” and notes that while running a complex global supply chain is challenging, there are remedies.

World Trade
Next-Generation Cloud Technology for the Supply Chain   01 January 2012
Is it possible that cloud technology could replace internal corporate ERP systems? Every day cloud becomes less of a mystery and more of a reality for global supply chains.

Sunday Telegraph — Business Reporter
A Platform for Building a Legacy   01 July 2012
“Change and upheaval of the kind that the Olympics represents should be regarded as the norm for agile global businesses with long supply chains.” Collaboration is key.

Cargo Connect
Supply Chain Technology: Going on the “Cloud”   01 July 2012
Greg Kefer, VP of Corporate Marketing, discusses how traditional supply chain software falls short in managing today’s global networks. “Decisions can’t be made without readily available data into what’s actually happening across the supply chain network,” he explains. Most companies have limited visibility — they are forced to hold buffer stock and pay for expensive air freight to mitigate risk – but cloud technology is changing the game. “Like the rest of the world, cloud technology will transform logistics in India.”

Where to Buy Directory, 2012
Get onto My Cloud   27 June 2012
Go to page 18 to read how Andy Stinnes, head of GT Nexus Europe, looks at protecting supply chains against unpredictable external factors.

NRF / Retail’s Big Blog
Why Retailers Should Move Their Retail Supply Chain to the Cloud   08 May 2012
Speaking at NRF’s Global Supply Chain Summit, GT Nexus CMO and co-founder Greg Johnsen described how cloud technology isn’t just a new way to store information, but a game changer for the retail industry.

RISI
Five Reasons to Move Your Supply Chain to the Cloud   30 April 2012
For companies to achieve and sustain truly breakthrough levels of data quality across their supply chains, they must move beyond simple file exchange and invest in more modern cloud-based B2B integration platforms designed specifically for the process domains where transformation is no longer a nice-to-have but a must-do.

Cargo Business News
Is it Clear Sailing Through the Cloud?   30 April 2012
In this cover story, GT Nexus CMO and co-founder Greg Johnsen explains how cloud can save companies from hefty losses in the face of an unexpected natural disasters, and Del Monte Foods delves into the benefits of supply chain visibility.

EBN
Using Data to Power the Supply Chain   24 April 2012
“Not only do most ERP systems not talk to one another: They don’t even speak the same language. GT Nexus partners provide data from their ERP systems; GT Nexus takes it, translates it, and then makes the data available to select members of the network.”

Business Computing World
Your Supply Chain Data Is Actually More Secure In The Cloud   23 April 2012
“Think of a cloud supply chain as an informational replica of the physical supply chain on the ground. A cloud supply chain reflects each of the actual objects and actors in the physical supply chain just once, in the cloud. So the information that was once fragmented and scattered across your supply chain and controlled by a multitude of parties is now centralized to create one single version of supply chain truth.”

Supply Chain Brain
Del Monte Foods Puts Its Head in the Cloud    16 April 2012
The result, said White, is “enhanced internal controls. We’re leveraging purchase-order data throughout the import lifecycle.” Benefits include a 56-percent savings in customs broker costs and 26-percent reduction in inventory due to better in-transit visibility.

DC Velocity
The Promise of End-to-End Visibility   09 April 2012
Visibility across the supply chain is about more than transportation optimization. It can help reduce risks, promote better inventory management, and much more.

Business Computing World
10 Tips for Putting Your Supply Chain in the Cloud   29 March 2012
Now that cloud has officially arrived in the mainstream IT world, practitioners in different industries are racing to figure out what it means. The implications for supply chain management are huge. Here are some key concepts around cloud supply chain.

Supply and Demand Chain Executive
Business Cloud Technology Booms as Foreclosure Looms for Old Software    28 March 2012
Supply chain leaders and communities involved in sourcing, ordering, shipping, receiving and product payment are turning to scaleable network software systems to grow their business.

Supply Chain Brain
The Cloud and Supply Chain   21 March 2012
The “cloud” can be a difficult concept to grasp, given the various definitions it has been assigned by software vendors and users. Greg Johnsen, executive vice president of marketing with GT Nexus, calls it “an information replica of the physical supply chain.” Cloud-based technology provides one place where managers can go to monitor critical supply chain events. When an element is updated, “everybody gets the information.”

New York Times
Better Economic Forecasts, From the Cloud   15 March 2012
“Often enough, successful technologies change society itself. This kind of cloud-based information is rapidly creating huge pools of data in real time, which can be related to other pools of information like never before.”

ec-pb
eInvoicing: The Upside Down Cloud Application   06 March 2012
“Traditional license and install software was designed to automate processes within a single company, not between companies,’’ notes Bill Jetter, director of trade solutions at GT Nexus. The approach has been to connect software systems via EDI networks, but while they efficiently pass messages between systems, “there are no standards and data gets out of sync quickly,” he says. The ability to do e-invoicing in the cloud, Jetter adds, “is a complete breakthrough.”

IT Business Edge
Achieving Supply Chain Segmentation via the Cloud   05 March 2012
“A cloud-based approach allows organizations to identify which suppliers are most critical to delivering their most valuable goods and services, which not only adds value in a crisis, but also serves to optimize profitability by allowing companies to shift suppliers and even entire bases of operation more easily.”

IHS Chemical Week
Three Ways Cloud Computing Can Improve Supply Chain Operations for the Chemical Industry   02 Febuary 2012
Supply chain, especially within the chemical industry, is defined by its focus on inter-company collaboration across networks that span the globe. Cloud technology offers three key operational improvements over traditional supply chain software: visibility, security and community.

Sand Hill
From Product to Service: Key Operational Changes for Software and Cloud Companies   22 January 2012
Aaron Sasson, CEO of GT Nexus, discusses how building and running a cloud company is radically different from running a traditional business software company.

World Trade
The Strategic Value of Supply Chain Visibility   13 January 2012
The ability to see into every aspect of a supply chain in real time is becoming imperative in achieving operational agility.

USA Today
Best Buy Still Faces Customer Service Problems, Experts Say   11 January 2012
After experiencing multiple issues filling orders over the holiday season, Best Buy takes a deeper look at its supply chain. Greg Johnsen, chief marketing officer of GT Nexus, says that “new Internet-based IT infrastructures allow retailers to find inventory to meet demand in seconds,” and notes that while running a complex global supply chain is challenging, there are remedies.

World Trade
Next-Generation Cloud Technology for the Supply Chain   01 January 2012
Is it possible that cloud technology could replace internal corporate ERP systems? Every day cloud becomes less of a mystery and more of a reality for global supply chains.

2011

Works Management
Cloud Computing to Move Up to Supply Chain Community    25 December 2011
Manufacturing businesses should see 2012 as an opportunity to improve the resilience, value and cost of their supply chain systems by connecting internal business systems and processes, such as ERP, job scheduling and financials, to the wider supply chain, using cloud computing.

ChainLink Research
Supply Chain Financial Network Platforms: Trade-Logistics-Visibility    08 December 2011
Network platforms that integrate transportation carriers, shippers, consignees, and 3PLs can do more than provide transportation and logistics services. The connectivity and end-to-end visibility they provide offers the potential to reduce risks and transaction costs for banks and other lenders, lowering the cost of capital and increasing velocity across the supply chain.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Cloud = Web Software? In Supply Chain, That’s the Wrong Answer   02 December 2011
The missing link in supply chain management is not a software problem. This key issue is about automating processes that happen between companies and their partners.

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Keys to Making the Financial Supply Chain More Efficient    02 December 2011

American Shipper
Visibility Through CAT’s Eyes   23 November 2011
The story behind Caterpillar’s complex supply chain and how visibility through GT Nexus has been key in keeping Cat moving.

Network World
The Cloud Solves Those Lingering Supply Chain Problems   28 October 2011
By enabling new models of information sharing, the cloud can address long-standing supply chain issues around visibility, data quality, and scalability.

Journal of Commerce
Untangling Supply Chain Knots   10 October 2011

Logistics Management
Top 30 Ocean Carriers: New Era of Collaboration?   01 October 2011
“One of the biggest stories to unfold this fall in the ocean carrier arena was when The GT Nexus Shipper Council announced the challenge for the Top 30 players to make good on their promise to collaborate.”

IT Business Edge
Maintaining Supply Chain Sustainability via the Cloud   20 September 2011
“Cloud computing provides the only real vantage point from which companies can see how one event is going to not only affect the sustainability of the company, but also how they might actually profit because of it.”

Journal of Commerce
Navigating a Sea Change   12 September 2011
Logistics managers are answering calls for change with some of their own details on how to overhaul a frayed shipping business model.

Sand Hill
Five Challenges of Managing Big Data in Supply Chains   06 September 2011
The rise of complex and global business networks means that a majority of supply chain data will be generated outside a company’s firewall. How can companies manage the scale, quality and security of the data in the supply chain?

Sramana Mitra
Enterprise 3.0 In The Supply Chain   01 September 2011
A broad, multi-part discussion with GT Nexus Cofounder Greg Johnsen on the history and vision of GT Nexus.

Journal of Commerce
Big Shippers Respond to Maersk’s Call for Change   31 August 2011
GT Nexus Shipper Council aims to use technology to improve reliability.

Wall Street Journal
enVista Successfully Completes Ocean Container Sourcing Project for Leading Private Equity Firm   11 August 2011
Certified GT Nexus partner enVista leverages GT Nexus platform to significantly reduce ocean carrier costs and improve carrier service.

World Trade
A Smarter Supply Chain   01 August 2011
Progressive companies are making the most of the business intelligence (BI), agility and economics that new supply chain technology offers.

Journal of Commerce
10 Considerations for Putting Your Supply Chain in the Cloud    21 July 2011
Now that cloud computing has officially arrived in the mainstream IT world, practitioners in different industries are racing to figure out what it means. Here are 10 things to consider when moving your supply chain into the cloud.

American Shipper
Cloudy Thinking   01 July 2011
Many are concerned with data security in the cloud. This article takes a close look at this issue and suggests what to look for in cloud vendors so that your data is secure and always available.

Lloyd’s List
Catastrophic Forces of Nature Put Supply Lines Under Spotlight   27 June 2011
Cloud technology can help manage inventories when disaster strikes.

Forbes
Executive Profiles: Disruptive Tech Leaders In Social Business — Eugene Lee, Socialtext    20 June 2011
Forbes interview with Socialtext on how real-time collaborative information sharing platforms are changing the world.

World Trade
Cloud Supply Chain: What It Is and Why Every Company Needs It    06 June 2011
In this webcast, Greg Johnsen, EVP and Co-Founder of GT Nexus discusses the opportunity cloud technology represents for supply chain management, touching on better economics, visibility, collaboration and agility.

Business Wire
Chainalytics and GT Nexus Announce Strategic Alliance    17 May 2011
Companies align to offer strategic services and solutions to improve market insight and supply chain performance for global shippers.

Point of Sale News
Del Monte Enhances Supply Chain Management
“GT Nexus has been Del Monte’s global transportation management system of record since 2007. The expanded services will further automate the inventory and document management processes between Del Monte and its international supplier community.”   03 May 2011

Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Announcing the 2011 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100    02 May 2011
GT Nexus is selected for Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top 100.

DC Velocity
See It Now, and Save   18 April 2011
“The on-demand delivery option makes visibility tools available faster and at lower cost than installed systems…”

DC Velocity
The Toughest Job on the Planet? Interview with Stephen Cahill of the World Food Programme   14 April 2011
“We saw that the platform could offer us a much better insight into our pipeline, and by having that insight, we could adapt our supply chain quickly to the ever-changing environment we work in…Cloud technology certainly seems to me to be the way forward.”

Aberdeen Group
Supply Chain Visibility Excellence: Fostering Security, Resiliency and Efficiency    01 April 2011
This report focuses on how best-in-class companies gain visibility into critical elements across the end-to-end logistics network to improve cost and service.

Logistics Manager
It’s All in the Execution   29 March 2011
“It’s much more than migration from one business model to another. It’s evolution versus revolution, and there is definitely more revolution than there is evolution in cloud. It has opened up the way for new models of working together.”

IFW (International Freighting Weekly)
Supply Chain Agility, via Cloud   07 March 2011
Why agility in supply chain management is more important than ever, and why you need cloud technology to get you there.

World Trade
Cloud Computing   02 January 2011
Gartner is now projecting a $150.1 billion cloud computing world market by 2013. The value proposition for this promising technology is reverberating across supply chains.

2010

Supply Chain Digest
Business Agility — In the Cloud   16 December 2010
“It takes next generation control tower technology for supply chain. The control tower is cloud-based – it’s accessed over the Internet, as a service – and it becomes the central hub or informational “nervous system” that the company and its trading partner network relies on to collaborate and execute key business functions.”

American Shipper
Leveraging IT User Groups   01 December 2010
“By working collectively, the [GT Nexus Shipper Council] has improved their data quality levels from below 65 percent to more than 95 percent.”

Logistics Insight Asia
Banking on the Cloud   01 December 2010
With the advent of cloud computing, supply chain financing stands to benefit hugely from its impressive capabilities to connect international business partners, says Bill Jetter.

IFW (International Freighting Weekly)
Why You Need to Get Your Head in the Cloud    04 November 2010
“Cloud computing might sound like something from science fiction, but it’s a technology with an uncanny knack for smoothing out logistics snarls and shining a light into supply chain black holes,” says Greg Johnsen.

World Trade
Supply Chain Visibility: Eliminating the Invisible    01 November 2010
More companies are joining cloud-based supplier networks where they can also begin to exploit new Internet communications technologies like social networking with their suppliers. However, end-to-end visibility of the supply chain remains a work in progress, because more technology adoption by companies still needs to occur—and there are also non-technology factors that companies are contending with.

Supply Chain Digest
Control Towers for Everyone? Yes — In the Cloud   13 October 2010
There’s no longer any need to dream of real-time monitoring and visibility of orders, shipments, inventory and landed cost: it’s a reality.

Christian Science Monitor
Léo Apotheker: Will Software Salesman Measure Up as HP CEO?    01 October 2010
“In April, Apotheker became a board member of GT Nexus, a cloud-computing company based in Oakland, Calif., that specializes in trade and logistics.”

World Trade
Supply Chain Software: The Big Spend    01 October 2010
A look at the supply chain software market and current trends, one of the top trends being a migration to cloud-based supply chain solutions.

Supply Chain Digest
Expert Systems, Knowledge Systems — In Your Supply Chain Control Tower?   15 September 2010

Retail Merchandiser
Cloud Technology: Transforming Your Global Sourcing Operations   01 September 2010

Logistics Insight Asia Magazine
Up In the Cloud   19 August 2010
“Cloud computing marks the beginning of a very different and a very transformative era for global logistics.”

Retail Technology
Using the Cloud to Translate Global Trade   19 August 2010
Greg Johnsen, co-founder and executive vice president of marketing at GT Nexus, argues the case for streamlining supply chain communications for efficiency in the cloud.

American Shipper
Procurement Best Practice   01 August 2010
“Among benefits Kraft Foods has achieved through GT Nexus’ platform are: enhanced contract management, allocation decisions based on optimization scenarios, monitoring allocation compliance, spend consolidation, carrier rationalization, improved carrier relationships, and greater focus on analysis, negotiating and allocations.”

Supply Chain Digest
How to Make Your Cloud Supply Chain Go? Community is Key.   22 July 2010
How companies transform themselves into agile business networks.

Supply Chain Digest
Supply Chain Intelligence — In a Cloud   16 June 2010
Is cloud better at enabling the sharing of information?

American Shipper
Supply Chain Cloud Formation   01 June 2010
“Cloud is not a fringe idea any longer. Specifically in the supply chain where companies are trying to collaborate and share information, cloud becomes more than just good IT economics.”

World Trade
Fabulous 50 + One: People, Places, and Things that are Shaping Global Trade   01 June 2010
“Bringing traders together to enhance visibility and collaboration continues to gain traction, especially as companies like GT Nexus raise the bar.”

Aberdeen Research
Cloud Logistics: Solution For Enabling Multi-Enterprise, Cross-channel Logistics Networks   25 May 2010
“The logical extension is the managed services approach which is where the running of the trading community itself on an on-going basis is outsourced to a third-party provider in addition to the initial implementation effort. GT Nexus is an example of a company that provides an established multi-tenant cloud platform with a well developed and deployed trading community within the Logistics Network.”

PC World
Ex-SAP CEO Talks About ‘the Next Big Thing’ in IT   27 April 2010
“There’s nothing more collaborative than supply chain…When I looked around, GT Nexus popped up many times way up on the radar screen.”

Supply Chain Digest
Cloud and the Collaborative Supply Chain   25 April 2010
Is cloud making the single version of supply chain truth possible?

Logistics Management
Improving Import/Export Operations: How to Hit a Moving Target   01 April 2010
International trade pros advise targeting areas to streamline costs, improve operating efficiencies, and cope with expanding regulations. Now, where should global shippers aim first? Three new reports may help.

GT News
Why You Need to Know About Your Supplier’s Money Flow   03 March 2010
The opportunities that open account financing brings in terms of redefining the supply chain are ongoing and will take several years to gain critical momentum in the market, but the increase in international trade means the move towards open accounts seems irreversible.

Chain Store Age
Managing Risk   01 March 2010
The economic crisis has dramatically increased demand for pay-as-you-play Web portals to manage risk in supply chains.

Supply Chain Digest
Your Global Supply Chain Control Tower Has a Memory   25 Febuary 2010

Internationale Transport Zeitschrift
Verlader setzen auf Web-Plattform   08 Febuary 2010
Mehr als 10 Mrd. USD an See- und Luftfracht sind bereits über die GT Nexus Logistik-Plattform abgewickelt worden. Das Netzwerk vereint Verlader, Reeder und Transportdienstleister ebenso wie Banken.

IFW (International Freighting Weekly)
Forwarders Warming to Logistics Portals   21 January 2010

Journal of Commerce
Uploading a Recovery   11 January 2010
Logistics technology businesses are expected to grow in 2010 as shippers get a tighter grip on supply chains.

Supply Chain Brain
Logistics Industry Plugs Into the Grid Now   08 January 2010
Combine robust software with a connected network of supply chain partners and deliver the entire platform over the Web on a pay-as-you-go basis and you have a model for next-generation supply chain solutions, says Greg Johnsen, executive vice president of GT Nexus.

World Trade
Supply Chain Visibility and Efficiency Gets a Boost   04 January 2010
Supply chain management software will afford manufacturers the opportunity to better manage their inventory levels and increase the level of customer service by providing a high level of visibility. They can reduce their overall costs without sacrificing any service or inventory policies in place.

World Trade
Inside World Trade: A Welcome Disruption   04 January 2010