Datalliance Ranked Highest in "Business Factors" in Latest Industry Report on Vendor Managed Inventory

  • Datalliance VMI Receives Highest Rating in Five Key Areas, Including Speed to Value

Cincinnati, Ohio, December 02, 2009- Datalliance, the leading independent supplier of Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) services, was recently included in an October 2009 AMR Research report titled "The Resurgence of Vendor Managed Inventory: A Landscape", by David Aquino, AMR Research Director. AMR Research is the world's leading independent research firm focused on the global supply chain and its supporting technologies. In addition to exploring the global economic and technology issues that are driving the increased interest in VMI, the report also reviewed and rated the leading Vendor Managed Inventory solution providers.

Datalliance VMI received the highest cumulative rating of all solution providers on "business" factors related to VMI:

  • Speed to value
  • Support and implementation
  • Customer reference strength
  • Industry-specific differentiators

Datalliance VMI also received the highest rating (5 on a scale of 1 - 5) in the following categories:

  • User Interface / Experience
  • Connectivity and Visibility

In the report, Datalliance is described by AMR as: "A specialist VMI SaaS provider with a strong history in building legitimate collaborative relationships, Datalliance's organization is entirely focused on vendor-managed inventory and committed to improving functionality, expanding the client base, and thinking about innovative approaches. Of particular note is speed to value and the quality of the project implementation and support."

Comments from AMR interviews with Datalliance customers were universally positive:

"Implementing the Datalliance VMI service was a breeze compared to systems projects where we had to install and set up everything ourselves. Datalliance's solution is enhanced several times a year with no effort or disruption on our part at all" (electronics manufacturer)

"Customer care has been the best customer service experience I've ever had, personally or professional."

"We have experienced a significant increase in sales, and I attribute this to our use of VMI. We have increased the number of active SKUs sold by our customer by 18%, inventory turns by nearly 30%, and stockouts were reduced to an all time low of 3.1%." (industrial manufacturer)

About Datalliance

Datalliance is a leading provider of collaborative commerce services, and the world's largest independent VMI service provider. Delivered via the Internet using the 'Software as a Service' (SaaS) model, Datalliance solutions make it easy for suppliers and their customers to establish sales and inventory management relationships that fully align business objectives, improve collaboration, and streamline supply chain operations. Datalliance manages billions of dollars in orders, millions of SKUs, and thousands of locations for leading Fortune 1000 companies in a number of industries. For more information about Datalliance, visit www.datalliance.com

Contact: Brian Lindner, Datalliance
513-791-7272 or blindner@datalliance.com

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