Improving Supply Chain Visibility, Replenishment and Integration

Liaison Cloud Services Integration and Blue Ridge supply chain planning and analytics solutions combine to ease buyer and supplier onboarding

AtlantaNov. 1, 2013Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, and Blue Ridge, a provider of cloud-based demand forecasting, planning and replenishment solutions, announced the companies’ plan to showcase new programs to increase supplier and buyer adoption using Liaison’s Cloud Services Integration (CSI) solutions, and the Blue Ridge cloud-based supply chain planning and analytics tools this month. The pre-packaged solutions are designed to reduce the amount of time and expense of onboarding buyers and suppliers, while increasing efficiency throughout the retail, consumer packaged goods and manufacturing supply chains.

The Liaison Cloud Integration Platform enables companies to expand on-premise and cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications and business processes throughout the extended enterprise. Real-time integration of information and processes is increasingly critical as organizations look to drive top-line revenue and improve efficiencies. Liaison powers integration for many industry networks, ERP applications and services solutions. Thousands of businesses rely daily on Liaison for enterprise class business integration.

According to Megan Pulliam, vice president of channel for Liaison Technologies, “By establishing this partnership [Blue Ridge], Liaison expands the opportunity for companies to optimize their inventory planning and analytics capabilities more effectively. Liaison’s cloud-based integration solutions automate the tedious process of synching and transforming data across an enterprise’s ecosystem.”

Blue Ridge Cloud supply chain planning and analytics solutions provide visibility and precision in demand forecasting, planning and replenishment to retailers, distributors and manufacturers. With real-time demand sensing and demand translation capabilities, organizations establish the starting point for a leaner and more agile end-to-end supply chain. Blue Ridge demand-driven solutions can be implemented in as little as 90 days and scaled to the most complex supply chains.

“Our customers are moving more and more of their applications to the cloud because of the ability to collaborate and pre-empt trends and disruptions in the supply chain. Liaison’s Cloud Integration Platform and expansive CSI solution are ideally suited to helping them integrate Blue Ridge with any system needed, whether they are in the cloud or on their way,” said Greg White, CEO of Blue Ridge.

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