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GXS Announces Supply Chain Analytics and Visibility Services

Global eXchange Services Announces the First Generation of Supply Chain Analytics and Visibility Services

Value-added Solutions Extend the Capabilities of the GXS Transaction Delivery Network

Gaithersburg, MD, USA. July 29, 2003.

Global eXchange Services, Inc. (GXS) announced today the availability of a new set of services that give customers visibility, event management, and supply chain collaboration capabilities. The solutions are designed to offer proactive alerts, order status tracking and reporting functionality. In addition to providing the connectivity platform for the exchange of business documents, GXS can now provide critical information about the status of those documents, thereby maximizing the efficiency of the various applications.


Solution benefits include:

  • Functional acknowledgement (FA) management services facilitates tracking, reporting, and event notification which maximizes operational efficiency by providing visibility and analysis of critical transaction information
  • Intelligent collaboration and event management helps achieve a streamlined management of supply chain processes through improved inventory planning, lowered transportation costs and increased internal productivity
  • Aggregated supply chain data and shared visibility spanning multiple trading partners, back-office systems and various data formats
  • End-to-end order lifecycle management expedites document turnaround, allows for self-service status inquiries and the ability to manage by exception

"Similar to our acquisition of Celarix, Inc. that enables us to provide near real-time in-transit visibility of physical goods to our customer base, these new services are part of our commitment to bringing new capabilities and applications to our traditional offerings." stated Harvey F. Seegers, president and CEO of GXS. "We are utilizing our natural position as a transaction delivery provider to facilitate collaborative commerce for our customers that helps them achieve greater optimization across their entire supply chain."

About Global eXchange Services

Global eXchange Services (GXS) combines innovative Internet commerce technologies with Six Sigma process disciplines to create intelligence for business supply chains around the globe. The company enables global business-to-business Internet commerce by offering Interchange Solutions, including data formats such as Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and Extensible Markup Language (XML); Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) software; catalog and content management services; and trading-partner ramping and exchanges. Global eXchange Services, Inc. (GXS) operates one of the largest B2B e-commerce networks in the world, with more than 100,000 trading partners. The network's 1 billion annual transactions account for $500 billion in goods and services. With more than 35 years experience, GXS provides supply chain services and software to 60 percent of Fortune 500 companies. GXS is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md. Call (800) 560-4347 or visit our Web site at


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