Minneapolis—Sept. 19, 2014—SPS Commerce, Inc., a provider of retail cloud services and an Oracle Gold Partner, announced expanded support for Oracle Applications to the SPS Universal Network, a broad retail industry trading partner network. Developed by Bristlecone, an Oracle Gold Partner with practices focused in supply chain, product development and data integration, the Cloud Transaction Automation Solution for Oracle integrates trading partners to the SPS Universal Network comprising more than 55,000 members.
Fruit of the Loom, a joint customer of SPS Commerce and Bristlecone, recently deployed the Cloud Transaction Automation Solution for Oracle. "As part of managing Fruit of the Loom's broad and complex trading partner network, Bristlecone productized the 'last mile' integration from the SPS Universal Network to our enterprise resource planning (ERP), bringing agility, visibility and scalability to our business," said Chris Krebs, chief information officer at Fruit of the Loom. "Bristlecone's ability to maintain our daily operations will enable us to be more competitive and responsive in the market, leading to a more trusted alliance with our partners."
The Cloud Transaction Automation Solution for Oracle is the latest addition to the growing portfolio of SPS-certified Universal Network solutions. Companies taking advantage of this cloud-based service simply join the SPS network once, and connect to an unlimited number of retail trading partners, enabling rapid growth and streamlined supply chain expansion.
Bristlecone advises clients on how to maximize the strategic value of supply chains and unleashes that value rapidly through effective use of enabling technologies, like SPS Universal Network. "We're excited to be using the SPS Universal Network to expand the reach and power of our Oracle supply chain and data integration services," stated Irfan Khan, president and CEO, Bristlecone.
According to Archie Black, president and CEO at SPS Commerce, "With this partnership, SPS and Bristlecone bring collective domain knowledge and technology that deliver the world-class solutions needed for the omnichannel retail era."