Sterling Commerce, an AT&T Inc. subsidiary, has announced that the companys Sterling Selling and Fulfilment Suite was named a Top 50 Technology for manufacturers by START-IT Magazine.
This is the publications first annual Top 50 Technologies Awards to honour products that target the manufacturing space and help companies to improve their business practices. Winning products were gauged on their uniqueness and functionality in the market.
While considering hundreds of applicants, the editors of START-IT chose products that fit the needs of the manufacturing community, said Peggy Smedley, editorial director of START-IT. These companies are providing manufacturers with innovative and emerging technologies that enhance revenue opportunities and improve business practices.
Sterling Selling and Fulfilment Suite is the industrys most comprehensive solution for managing the entire inquiry-to-cash cycle in the manufacturing, retail, distribution and communications sectors. The Suite removes the barriers to successful customer and supplier interactions by providing end-to-end visibility of orders, regardless of how the order is sourced and how line items are split across multiple third parties such as 3PLs or contract manufacturers. It enhances the ability of manufacturers to quickly and effectively drive new products into new sales channels and emerging markets.
The Sterling Selling and Fulfilment Suite represents an innovative approach to addressing complex problems found outside the four walls of a company problems with meeting customer, supplier and business partner demands, said Richard Douglass, global manufacturing industry executive at Sterling Commerce. From start to finish, the Sterling Selling and Fulfilment Suite helps manufacturers capture and deliver the perfect order a key factor in enhancing revenue and improving operational efficiency.
The Sterling Selling and Fulfilment Suite provides unlimited visibility and control across an organisations sales and fulfilment operations and enables companies to create a superior buying experience for their customers while shielding them from the complexities of the companys organisation, channels and supply chain. The Selling and Fulfilment Suite simplifies the complex inquiry-to-cash cycle by delivering the applications and technology to manage any demand, across any channel, for any mix of product and services, for any supply base. It is a unique set of applications for managing the entire process of inquiry-to-cash with capabilities for e-storefronts; e-catalog and offer management; configure, price, and quote; order management; warehouse management; transportation management; and supply chain visibility.
About Sterling Commerce
Sterling Commerce, a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), helps customers thrive in a global economy by connecting their business communities, processes, people and technology. More than 30,000 customers worldwide including 80 per cent of the Fortune 500 use Sterling Commerce solutions for business process integration and supply chain management to improve profitability inside and outside their company walls. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Sterling Commerce has offices in 19 countries and most major cities around the world.