Atlanta—May 9, 2013—Numerex, a provider of on-demand and interactive machine-to-machine (M2M) enterprise solutions, and Manhattan Associates today announced they have expanded their long-standing relationship to offer customers a variety of value-added M2M solutions around extended network services for supply chain optimization. These services for vertical market customers will extend real-time business intelligence into the supply chain, creating efficiencies and reducing costs.
"The extended supply chain is dynamic and complex, with raw materials and finished products flowing between manufacturers, vendors, and customers across multiple touch points, each with a goal of accurate and timely fulfillment demands. We make managing that complicated chain more cost effective with customized, scalable solutions," said Stratton J. Nicolaides, Chairman and CEO of Numerex. "As a partner to the supply chain experts at Manhattan Associates, our M2M solutions enable customers to more effectively manage and allocate resources, gaining real-time visibility and extending the reach of their assets."
Numerex Supply Chain solutions support a host of applications such as monitoring mobile inventory, container asset tracking with level sensing, and location of packaged goods, pallets, containers, vessels and heavy vehicles. The Numerex Supply Chain solution includes all necessary components (customized devices, sensors, network elements, mobility and enterprise management interfaces) to deliver a single source solution that can be completely integrated into a company's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Built on the Numerex FAST platform and complemented by an intelligent, web-based management portal, Numerex's end-to-end solution manages the entire process from development through deployment, allowing customers to focus on their core business.
"Knowing where your assets are at all times is paramount to ensuring supply chain fidelity and managing costs," says Jeff Cashman, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Alliances, Manhattan Associates. "Numerex's offerings support improved asset utilization, enhanced operational efficiencies and reduction in loss and costs for our customers, all through their highly secure network."
Numerex is the first M2M service provider in North America to be ISO 27001 certified for information security, protecting data confidentiality and integrity and safeguarding against security threats. Both companies are market leaders in their respective fields and share a commitment to providing reliable and secure data communications.