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Elemica Wins TMSA Compass Award

Best New Product Introduction of Leading Edge Supply Chain Operating Network

EXTON, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/14 -- Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces winning an Award of Merit in the 2014 TMSA Compass Awards Program. Compass Awards from the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA) honor individual companies in the transportation and logistics industry for their commitment to raising the standards for best marketing and sales practices. Elemica was chosen for its Integrated Marketing Campaign submitted for the new product introduction of their Supply Chain Operating Network, which was aligned to the launch of their next generation QuickLink Network platform.

"Elemica is extremely proud of the new capabilities and tremendous value being delivered in our state-of-the-art Supply Chain Operating Network," said Ed Rusch, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Elemica. "Receiving this prestigious award from TMSA is a real honor. It showcases how successful the team here crafted clear value propositions for complex challenges, and presented powerful solutions that are ultimately driving significant growth for both Elemica and more importantly, our clients."

"Raising the bar in transportation marketing and sales creativity and innovation each year, attendees will benefit from a heightened focus on the awards program and our winners this year at our Annual Conference," said TMSA President David Hoppens. "As the Compass Awards continue to surpass expectations and set the standards for the industry, an additional roundtable session will provide winners with another opportunity to showcase their work and educate fellow TMSA members with new knowledge and best practices."

Each year, TMSA holds an annual conference where members educate themselves on new trends and issues in the industry. The Compass Awards are given out at a luncheon on June 10 at the TMSA Annual Conference at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, TX. Elemica's integrated marketing strategy was judged against the best transportation and logistics organizations throughout North America. Submitting both a detailed write-up and creative work samples to a panel of industry professionals, award categories included: direct marketing campaign, integrated campaign, marketing and sales-collaborated effort, marketing and sales collateral, media relations, on-site/off-site events, single advertisement and web-based marketing and sales.

Elemica introduced their new Supply Chain Operating Network on May 7, 2013. Since its introduction, the material value of commerce running through Elemica's applications and network has surpassed a quarter of a trillion dollars.

About the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA)

The Transportation Marketing and Sales Association exists to enhance the knowledge, connections, recognition and solutions available to the marketing, communications and sales professions within the transportation and logistics industries including motor carriers, railroads, air carriers, ocean lines, 3PLs, OEMs, passenger transit organizations, media, and suppliers. TMSA members and their companies account for over $300 billion in revenue and over $190 million in sales/marketing/communication budgets. Member benefits include recognition of excellence through the annual Compass Awards, extensive educational programs and networking opportunities.

About Elemica

Elemica's Supply Chain Operating Network is designed to give clients greater control over their global supply chains. Capturing transaction data, across all trading partners, and translating it into actionable information is key to driving value out of the supply chain. By combining powerful SmartLink business process applications with a robust QuickLink Network, Elemica solutions improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and decrease working capital. Founded in 2000, Elemica today processes approximately $250B in annual transactions across more than 6,500 process industry trading partners. Elemica's global operations are headquartered outside Philadelphia and include offices in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Clients include BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, and Wacker. For more information, visit www.elemica.com.

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