-- E2open to host breakout session on demand-driven planning and response, and to discuss the future of supply chain technologies in panel following opening keynote
READING, England, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, announced today that it will participate in Gartner's 2014 Supply Chain Executive Conference, which will be held on September 10 - 11 in London.
At the event, E2open's Chief Marketing Officer, Michael Schmitt, will be participating in a panel discussion. Immediately following the conference's opening keynote, Schmitt, along with other industry thought leaders, will present his views as a panellist on "Technological Advances That Will Catapult Supply Chains into the Next Decade." The panel will take place on Wednesday, September 10 from 09:45 - 10:15 BST in Westminster B+C.
In addition to the panel, E2open is pleased to host a customer presentation focused on strategies for demand-driven planning and response. During the session, learn about how to transform the supply chain to create a responsive, integrated and profitable process to supply planning and customer fulfilment. The session will also discuss how to drive improved planning effectiveness by using priority-based allocation scenarios. Hear a real-world success story of creating more confidence in customer commits – based on true supplier inventory availability, capacity, and the overall ability to fulfil demand – on time. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, September 10 from 16:15 - 16:45 BST in Westminster C.
E2open will also be hosting a booth at the event. At booth #P1, E2open subject-matter experts will discuss topics that include supply chain strategy and transformation, new product introduction, sales and operations planning, VMI, order promising, multi-tier planning and visibility, direct procurement strategies, supply chain control towers, and supplier collaboration.
"We are looking forward to presenting our views on where we see the industry heading over the next few years and to discussing how E2open can help businesses overcome the key supply chain challenges they face with the rapid pace of change in today's market," said Michael Lindner, Vice President and General Manager, EMEA at E2open.
The Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference is the world's most important gathering of supply chain leaders. The event features analysts specializing in all supply chain disciplines and offers an unrivalled resource for chief supply chain officers and their supply chain leadership teams. For more information, visit: gartner.com/events/supplychain.
More than 39,000 trading partners and 130,000 unique registered users currently participate in the E2open Business Network, which allows participants to share plans and data and execute business processes in a secure, real-time manner. The E2open Business Network also provides collaboration tools and analytics so that E2open customers can make more informed and efficient decisions. For more information on E2open, visit the company's website or follow the company on Twitter at @E2open or visit us on LinkedIn.
E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN) is the leading provider of cloud-based, on-demand software solutions enabling enterprises to procure, manufacture, sell, and distribute products more efficiently through collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks. Enterprises use E2open solutions to gain visibility into and control over their trading networks through the real-time information, integrated business processes, and advanced analytics that E2open provides. E2open customers include Avnet, Celestica, Cisco, HP, IBM, Lenovo, L'Oréal, LSI, Motorola Solutions, Seagate, and Vodafone. E2open is headquartered in Foster City, California with operations worldwide, including in Finland, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.e2open.com.