Latest Release of Cloud-based Platform Provides Immediate Access to Important New VMI Capabilities
Cincinnati, Ohio, February 28, 2014 -Datalliance today announced immediate availability of the latest release of the Datalliance Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) platform with several important new capabilities as well as a number of user productivity and performance enhancements. Enhancements in this release were driven by a combination of user community feedback and Datalliance vision for the evolution of the VMI process. New capabilities are available for immediate use by Datalliance VMI customers and their trading partners at no cost, and with no need to install or upgrade software.
New and enhanced capabilities in this release are primarily focused in the areas
Promotion/event management, including the Event Workbench
Truck/shipment building, including enhanced multi-truck order methods
User productivity, including added screen contents, navigation and reporting capabilities
Reporting and trading partner communications, including comment entry and e-mail report enhancements
General technical and performance enhancements for scalability, reliability and availability
Datalliance delivers enhancement releases to all users three times per year.
“We are committed to continuous innovation of the VMI business process as well as the Datalliance VMI platform,” said Carl Hall, Datalliance CEO. “Input to our enhancement process comes from our global customer community and all Datalliance users benefit from best practices across multiple industries. The additional benefit of delivering our VMI platform and service using the cloud-based approach is that all of our customers get access to new capabilities without the need to perform a time-consuming software upgrade. All of our customers, as well as their retail and wholesale distribution partners, can start using these new features immediately as soon as they are released. That greatly reduces the time-to-benefit for everyone.”
Datalliance is the world’s largest independent Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) service provider. Delivered as a cloud-based platform backed by extensive customer service, Datalliance VMI makes 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 worldwide for leading companies in consumer, industrial and healthcare markets. For more information about Datalliance, visit www.datalliance.com.