Additional case studies:
In partnership with SPS Commerce, GS1 was able to develop GS1net Validator, the world’s first intuitive data validation tools that allows global trading communities to meet their ever-increasing obligations for data accuracy within supply chains. By increasing data quality within the supply chain, the GS1net Validator helps deliver increased speed to market of goods in demand, and has reduced invoice queries between business communities.
As one of Australia’s biggest car manufacturers, running into any problems in the supply chain could negatively affect Ford’s production line, potentially halting production of new cars. With a cloud-based solution from SPS Commerce, Ford is able to provide its suppliers with a weekly projection of what items it will need for the production line, ultimately keeping the production line running smoothly.
DB Schenker needed to improve its data exchange with its suppliers and retailers by offering new efficiencies. To implement this complex data integration, Schenker Australia Pty Ltd engaged SPS Commerce to integrate each of the parties. These new efficiencies helped Schenker Australia Pty Ltd manage its complex international supply chain and kept its business one step ahead of the competition.
Symbion selected SPS Commerce to lead its vendor enablement program. SPS had experience working directly with similar vendors and offered a web-based EDI solution, WebForms, for its less technical suppliers. SPS’s vendor compliance programs leverage proven best practices and expertise to maximize adoption rates. More than 55,000 SPS customers have found success in the breakthrough approach to EDI, with most achieving 70% to 90% compliance within a few months.
Healthscope needed to ensure their hospitals were always stocked with medical products necessary to save lives. Having still used a paper-based, manual supply chain management, they needed an upgrade. Healthscope looked to SPS Commerce to achieve greater efficiency. With SPS’s cloud-based platform, Healthscope drastically reduced the time and effort required to order items for their hospitals and was able to easily manage invoices.
Medical Sales & Service
Using SPS Commerce, Medical Sales & Service successfully joined the National Product Catalogue (NPC) and is now compliant with current industry requirements. In addition they were able to use SPS to achieve accurate data upload, precise trading cycle, reduced costs and errors through the elimination of manual data processes, and increased data security through encryption and authentication.
As a small supplier, SM Brands needed to provide Purchase Order Acknowledgements (POAs) and Advanced Shipping Notices (ASNs) to comply with many of their larger retailers. By implementing an affordable and highly efficient solution from SPS Commerce, they were easily able to send and receive required trading documents to retailers via the retail business network.
When Caprice bought supplier, AAA Fabrics, they had the issue of running two separate supply chains, ultimately costing more money and causing inefficiencies. With the help of SPS, they were able to consolidate their supply chains into one that rapidly reduced their overheads and drastically simplified their supply chain throughout the acquisition process.