MFG.com Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.; Enables: Procurement, Sourcing) MFG.com is an online marketplace serving the manufacturing community with a focus on customer experience to help companies compete in a commoditized market with thin margins and tough competition.
National Logistics Management (NLM) (Detroit, Mich.; Enables: Order/Demand Management, Procurement, Sourcing, Fulfillment/Logistics, Payment, Customer Relationship Management, Decision Support/Consulting, Supply Chain Integration & Infrastructure/ERP) NLM determines optimal shipping modes and coordinates shipments based on best price and quality. Its techniques have transformed how manufacturers order urgent shipments of components, resulting in reduced costs and improved quality of service.
Nulogy Corporation (Toronto, Canada; Enables: Decision Support/Consulting, Product Lifecycle Management, Supply Chain Integration & Infrastructure/ERP, Order/Demand Management, Sourcing, Fulfillment/Logistics) Nulogy has developed a platform of operational intelligence software tools that enables supply chain managers to make decisions more intelligently, more quickly, and with more focus.
One Network Enterprises (Dallas, Texas; Enables: Fulfillment/Logistics, Sourcing, Procurement, Order/Demand Management, Decision Support/Consulting, Supply Chain Integration & Infrastructure/ERP, Customer Relationship Management, Payment) One Network Enterprises pioneered real-time Web-based appointment scheduling.
OnVantage Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.; Enables: Procurement) MeetingView is about to launch the first real-time electronic marketplace for purchasing meeting rooms and associated groups of sleeping rooms that includes real-time "best practice" guidelines, enabling users to make sourcing decisions.
Precision Industries Inc. (Omaha, NE; Enables: Order/Demand Management, Fulfillment/Logistics, Procurement, Sourcing, Payment, Customer Relationship Management,; Decision Support/Consulting) Company's collaborative approach to expanding traditional supply chain models includes service parts management and a centralized storeroom offering.
Technology Group International (Ohio; Enables: Decision Support/Consulting, Product Lifecycle Management, Customer Relationship Management, Supply Chain Integration & Infrastructure/ERP, Order/Demand Management, Sourcing, Fulfillment/Logistics, Procurement) Provides enterprise software solutions for small to medium size companies with such features as user-specific dashboards, MapPoint, VOIP and increased functionality to allow users to remain fully compliant for the Bioterrorism Act of 2002 and 21 CFR Part 11 rulings.
Transzap Inc. (Denver, Colo.; Enables: Decision Support/Consulting, Payment, Sourcing) SpendWorks, by Transzap, is an e-payables service that simplifies the tasks involved in procuring and paying for goods and services. Transzap innovatively addresses three key issues: accessibility, mobility and simplicity.
2006 SDCExec Vertically Focused Solution Providers to Watch
This year's "100" feature includes a supplemental list of "Vertically Focused Solution Providers to Watch" that includes enablers implementing innovative projects to help their customers in specific industry segments achieve new levels of supply chain performance. These companies stood out for their pioneering approach to supply chain challenges in their target industries, but they are worth a look for supply chain executives in any sector.
Deacom Inc. (Wayne, Pa.; Enables: Order/Demand Management, Supply Chain Integration & Infrastructure/ERP, Fulfillment/Logistics, Product Lifecycle Management) DEACOM ERP software remains the only business software system for building component, prefabricated housing, process and mixed-mode manufacturers to integrate all functional areas of a manufacturer, thus providing a comprehensive view of the entire operation.
eSchoolMall (Horsham, Pa.; Enables: Order/Demand Management, Sourcing, Procurement, Supply Chain Integration & Infrastructure/ERP, Decision Support/Consulting, Payment, Fulfillment/Logistics) eSchoolMall is a leading provider of online procurement software and services for K-12 Schools.