Welcome!

News Feed Item

Elemica Hosts European Sourcing & Supply Chain Roadshow in Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Client Case Studies Highlight Elemica's Sourcing & Supply Chain Services

EXTON, PA and FRANKFURT/MAIN, GERMANY -- (Marketwire) -- 10/01/10 -- Elemica, the industry-leading B2B supply chain network, is hosting the European Sourcing & Supply Chain Roadshow in Frankfurt, Germany on October 13, 2010. The conference will highlight how companies can accelerate the momentum into 2011 through industry expert presentations and client success case studies.

This event will focus on how companies are using Elemica solutions and services to make their businesses better -- more reliable, more efficient and more profitable. The presentations will address current market complexities and the related strategies that unify order automation, streamline supply chains and enable a collaborative approach to sourcing. A keynote address will be given by Onno Maliepaard, Director of Purchasing, Europe, Middle East & Africa of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Client presentations on customer, sourcing, supplier and logistics management will be followed by an interactive roundtable discussion with a Q&A for a sharing of ideas on how to best tackle the challenges of today's rapidly evolving market.

"The Elemica European Roadshow will help companies discover cost saving activities they can engage in to promote an integrated, leaner supply chain that will drive momentum in 2011," said Mike McGuigan, CEO of Elemica. "Businesses can learn first-hand how they can reduce costs by improving indirect spend despite limited resources, gain insight on surpassing their competition through a proactive focus on customer satisfaction, and interact with some of the most respected leaders in the industry."

Speakers will be industry experts currently working with Elemica. Companies using Elemica solutions include BASF, Continental, LANXESS, Solvay, Shell, BP, Bayer MaterialScience, Pirelli, Syngenta, Akzo Nobel, DuPont, The Dow Chemical Company, Rhodia, Wacker and others.

The agenda includes:

  • Opening Remarks: Mike McGuigan, CEO, Elemica
  • Keynote Address: Onno Maliepaard, Director of Purchasing, Europe, Middle East & Africa, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Elemica's Product Suite: Rich Katz, VP Product Management, Elemica
  • Sourcing Management: Carsten Boege, VP Corporate Purchasing, Continental
  • Customer Management: Haimo Zekoll, Head of e-Business Solvay
  • Supplier Management: Client presentation (to be announced)
  • Logistics Management: Ralf Kahre, Senior Manager e-solutions, BASF
  • Panel Discussion and Q&A Session with all speakers
  • Wrap-up/Closing Remarks: Simon Hardy, Elemica

Elemica's European Sourcing & Supply Chain Roadshow is taking place in the Sheraton Congress Hotel in Frankfurt/Main - Niederrad, Germany on October 13, 2010 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Registration is required. For questions or more information about the Roadshow, please contact Nadja Lannert at +49-69-66123-102 or [email protected].

About Elemica
Elemica delivers state-of-the-art services in the areas of customer, supplier, sourcing and logistics management. Elemica's Connect - Transact - Optimize model drives bottom line business results by promoting reduced cost of operations, faster process execution, automation of key business processes, removal of transactional barriers, and seamless information flow between business partners. Elemica was founded in 2000 and today connects more than 2500 companies across multiple industries, processing over $60 billion in annual transactions. Clients include BASF, Continental, Dow, DuPont, Goodyear, LANXESS, Rhodia and Shell. http://www.elemica.com.

Add to Digg Bookmark with del.icio.us Add to Newsvine

For more information, contact:
Becky Boyd
MediaFirst PR
Email Contact
(770) 642-2080 x 214

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
In his General Session at 17th Cloud Expo, Bruce Swann, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Adobe Campaign, explored the key ingredients of cross-channel marketing in a digital world. Learn how the Adobe Marketing Cloud can help marketers embrace opportunities for personalized, relevant and real-time customer engagement across offline (direct mail, point of sale, call center) and digital (email, website, SMS, mobile apps, social networks, connected objects).
For organizations that have amassed large sums of software complexity, taking a microservices approach is the first step toward DevOps and continuous improvement / development. Integrating system-level analysis with microservices makes it easier to change and add functionality to applications at any time without the increase of risk. Before you start big transformation projects or a cloud migration, make sure these changes won’t take down your entire organization.
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
With the introduction of IoT and Smart Living in every aspect of our lives, one question has become relevant: What are the security implications? To answer this, first we have to look and explore the security models of the technologies that IoT is founded upon. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nevi Kaja, a Research Engineer at Ford Motor Company, will discuss some of the security challenges of the IoT infrastructure and relate how these aspects impact Smart Living. The material will be delivered i...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ocean9will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Ocean9 provides cloud services for Backup, Disaster Recovery (DRaaS) and instant Innovation, and redefines enterprise infrastructure with its cloud native subscription offerings for mission critical SAP workloads.
Your homes and cars can be automated and self-serviced. Why can't your storage? From simply asking questions to analyze and troubleshoot your infrastructure, to provisioning storage with snapshots, recovery and replication, your wildest sci-fi dream has come true. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Dan Florea, Director of Product Management at Tintri, will provide a ChatOps demo where you can talk to your storage and manage it from anywhere, through Slack and similar services ...
Imagine having the ability to leverage all of your current technology and to be able to compose it into one resource pool. Now imagine, as your business grows, not having to deploy a complete new appliance to scale your infrastructure. Also imagine a true multi-cloud capability that allows live migration without any modification between cloud environments regardless of whether that cloud is your private cloud or your public AWS, Azure or Google instance. Now think of a world that is not locked i...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Auditwerx will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Auditwerx specializes in SOC 1, SOC 2, and SOC 3 attestation services throughout the U.S. and Canada. As a division of Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI), one of the top 20 largest CPA firms nationally, you can expect the resources, skills, and experience of a much larger firm combined with the accessibility and atten...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Lachapelle, CEO of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), will provide an overview of various initiatives to certifiy the security of connected devices and future trends in ensuring public trust of IoT. Eric Lachapelle is the Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), an international certification body. His role is to help companies and individuals to achieve professional, accredited and worldw...
MongoDB Atlas leverages VPC peering for AWS, a service that allows multiple VPC networks to interact. This includes VPCs that belong to other AWS account holders. By performing cross account VPC peering, users ensure networks that host and communicate their data are secure. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Jay Gordon, a Developer Advocate at MongoDB, will explain how to properly architect your VPC using existing AWS tools and then peer with your MongoDB Atlas cluster. He'll discuss the secur...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Linux Academy, the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. Industry leaders in quality training, provided services, and student certification passes, its goal is to c...
DevOps is often described as a combination of technology and culture. Without both, DevOps isn't complete. However, applying the culture to outdated technology is a recipe for disaster; as response times grow and connections between teams are delayed by technology, the culture will die. A Nutanix Enterprise Cloud has many benefits that provide the needed base for a true DevOps paradigm. In his Day 3 Keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, a Solutions Marketing Manager at Nutanix, will explore t...
In his session at Cloud Expo, Alan Winters, an entertainment executive/TV producer turned serial entrepreneur, will present a success story of an entrepreneur who has both suffered through and benefited from offshore development across multiple businesses: The smart choice, or how to select the right offshore development partner Warning signs, or how to minimize chances of making the wrong choice Collaboration, or how to establish the most effective work processes Budget control, or how to m...
Deep learning has been very successful in social sciences and specially areas where there is a lot of data. Trading is another field that can be viewed as social science with a lot of data. With the advent of Deep Learning and Big Data technologies for efficient computation, we are finally able to use the same methods in investment management as we would in face recognition or in making chat-bots. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Gaurav Chakravorty, co-founder and Head of Strategy Development ...
"delaPlex is a software development company. We do team-based outsourcing development," explained Mark Rivers, COO and Co-founder of delaPlex Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.