Numerex goes to Manhattan to extend its customers' supply chain visibility
Atlanta, Georgia, USA. MAY 9, 2013 — Numerex Corp and Manhattan Associates today announced that they will jointly offer customers a variety of value-added M2M solutions designed to extend network services for supply chain optimisation.
These services for vertical market customers aim to extend real-time business intelligence into the supply chain, creating efficiencies and reducing costs. The agreement represents an expansion of the companies’ long-standing relationship.
Numerex Corp (NASDAQ: NMRX) is a provider of interactive and on-demand machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and service, offered on a subscription basis, used in the development and support of M2M solutions for the enterprise and government markets worldwide. The company offers Numerex DNA® that may include hardware and smart Devices, cellular and satellite Network services, and software Applications that are delivered through Numerex FAST® (Foundation Application Software Technology).
Manhattan Associates provides global supply chain expertise to more than 1,200 customers worldwide that consider supply chain optimisation core to their strategic market leadership. The company’s supply chain innovations include: Manhattan SCOPE®, a portfolio of software solutions and technology that leverages a Supply Chain Process Platform to help organisations optimise their supply chains from planning through execution and Manhattan SCALE™, a portfolio of distribution management and transportation management solutions built on Microsoft .NET technology.
“The extended supply chain is dynamic and complex, with raw materials and finished products flowing between manufacturers, vendors, and customers across multiple touch points, each with a goal of accurate and timely fulfilment demands. We make managing that complicated chain more cost effective with customised, scalable solutions,” said Stratton J. Nicolaides (pictured), chairman and CEO of Numerex. “As a proud partner to the supply chain experts at Manhattan Associates, our M2M solutions enable customers to more effectively manage and allocate resources, gaining real-time visibility and extending the reach of their assets.”
Numerex Supply Chain solutions support a host of applications such as monitoring mobile inventory, container asset tracking with level sensing, and location of packaged goods, pallets, containers, vessels and heavy vehicles. The Numerex Supply Chain solution includes all necessary components (customized devices, sensors, network elements, mobility and enterprise management interfaces) to deliver a single source solution that can be completely integrated into a company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Built on the Numerex FAST® platform and complemented by an intelligent, web-based management portal, Numerex’s end-to-end solution manages the entire process from development through deployment, allowing customers to focus on their core business.
“Knowing where your assets are at all times is paramount to ensuring supply chain fidelity and managing costs,” says Jeff Cashman, senior vice president of Business Development and Alliances, Manhattan Associates. “Numerex’s offerings support improved asset utilisation, enhanced operational efficiencies and reduction in loss and costs for our customers, all through their highly secure network.”
Numerex is reported to be the first M2M service provider in North America to be ISO 27001 certified for information security, protecting data confidentiality and integrity and safeguarding against security threats. Both companies are market leaders in their respective fields and share a commitment to providing reliable and secure data communications.
The companies will be available to discuss the partnership and solutions at Manhattan Associates’ Momentum Conference May 19-21 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Numerex is exhibiting at the event’s Discovery Center.
Numerex is ISO 27001 information security-certified, highlighting the company’s focus on M2M data security, service reliability, and round-the-clock support of its customers’ M2M solutions.