Apriso Recognized as a Top Logistics IT Provider for 2010

Selection by Inbound Logistics based on ability to drive supply chain excellence by synchronizing material flows with production for greater flexibility, ROI and ease of implementation
LONG BEACH, CA – (April 28, 2010) – Apriso®, a leading provider of manufacturing software solutions for sustained manufacturing operational excellence, today announced selection as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2010 by Inbound Logistics.  Delivering much more than a Manufacturing Execution System, Apriso’s FlexNet allows manufacturers to synchronize supply chain and warehouse material flows with production for greater efficiency and improved flexibility to respond faster to changing market conditions.

“Top 100 Logistics IT Providers such as Apriso empower supply chain management and logistics, and continue to offer innovative and practical solutions in the face of economic uncertainty.  During 2010, Apriso consistently provided the kinds of technology solutions Inbound Logistics readers need to successfully manage their global enterprises,” stated Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics.  “As shippers, carriers, and 3PLs increase their use of logistics IT, Apriso continues to be flexible and responsive, anticipating customers’ evolving needs.  Inbound Logistics is proud to honor Apriso for innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence.”

“Apriso is pleased to once again be included with this list of distinguished logistics providers.  Our selection validates the benefit our customers achieve when synchronizing their supply chain and warehouse operations with manufacturing,” said Jim Henderson, president and CEO of Apriso.

Methodology
Every April, Inbound Logistics editors recognize 100 logistics IT companies that support and enable logistics excellence.  Drawn from a pool of more than 300 companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who are leading the way in 2010.  Editors seek to match readers’ fast-changing needs to the capabilities of those companies selected.  All companies selected reflect leadership by answering Inbound Logistics readers’ needs for simplicity, ROI and efficient implementation.

For a listing of all winners, please go to:  http://www.inboundlogistics.com/lit/top100.shtml.

About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics is the pioneering publication of demand-driven logistics practices, also known as supply chain management.  IL’s educational mission is to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and neutralize transportation cost increases by aligning supply to demand and adjusting enterprise functions to support that paradigm shift.  More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.

About Apriso
Apriso Corporation is a software company dedicated to providing competitive advantage for its customers.  It does so by enabling organizations to adapt quickly and easily to market changes and unexpected events.  Apriso’s FlexNet platform provides visibility, adaptability and real-time control of manufacturing operations across the enterprise and supply chain network.  This is accomplished by integrating planning, execution and control, increasing operational efficiency and eliminating errors in the production process.  Apriso serves more than 180 customers in 41 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia.  Its customers include General Motors, Lear, Honeywell, L’Oréal, Trixell, Lockheed Martin, Becton Dickinson, Saint-Gobain, Novelis and Essilor.  For more information, please go to http://www.apriso.com.

Apriso and FlexNet are registered trademarks of Apriso Corporation.  All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Media Contact:
Gordon Benzie
Apriso Corporation
(562) 951-8054
gordon.benzie@apriso.com

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About gbenzie

I am a marketing communications professional with 20+ years of financial and marketing management experience within hi tech industries located in Southern California. I am currently Director of Public Relations for Apriso Corporation, a manufacturing software provider that provides visibility into, control over and synchronization across global manufacturing operations.