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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines (WWL) expands agreement with Viewlocity

  • 15 June, 2004 12:27

<p>Global Rollout Planned Based on Success in Australia</p>
<p>Sydney, Australia – 15 June, 2004 -- Viewlocity, Inc., a provider of supply chain management software that helps companies execute operations more effectively, today announced that Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines, the global specialist in ocean, inland, and supply chain solutions, has selected Viewlocity for its world-wide visibility and supply chain event management software needs. The agreement marks an expansion of the Viewlocity-WWL relationship and builds off of a successful project in Australia.</p>
<p>The software will be employed to provide visibility and event management capabilities to WWL’s global automotive customers, across finished vehicle distribution processes. Expected benefits include faster and more accurate distribution of vehicles, allowing WWL to capture market share.</p>
<p>"The experience that Wallenius Wilhelmsen has gained working with Viewlocity and its products in Australia was a key consideration in our decision to make an additional investment in the Viewlocity solution," said Mark Hope, vice president at Wallenius Wilhelmsen. "Their SCEM solution provides the robust visibility into activities surrounding orders, shipments and inventory demanded by our major automotive OEM customers both within and outside of Europe.”</p>
<p>"This is a great opportunity for Viewlocity to extend its partnership with Wallenius Wilhelmsen. The successful Australian SCEM implementation has formed the basis for a strong relationship between the two companies and we are pleased to have them as a global automotive logistics customer," said Peter Klein, vice president of Viewlocity Europe.</p>
<p>About Viewlocity
Viewlocity provides supply chain management software that helps enterprises execute operations more effectively. Our software suite is comprised of visibility, event management, and optimisation components that enable companies to optimise their use of assets and monitor supply chain processes for exceptions. When exceptions occur the optimal response can be determined, minimising disruption to the business. As a result, Viewlocity’s customers run their businesses with smaller reserves of inventory, capacity and people, while improving service levels. To find out how companies like Dell, Ford Motor Company, and over 70 other leading companies use our products to improve their operations, visit our website at www.viewlocity.com.</p>
<p>About Wallenius Wilhelmsen
Wallenius Wilhelmsen (WWL) provides ocean transport, inland services and supply chain solutions around the globe, employing 3000 people in all major international markets. In 2003 WWL moved more than two million vehicles by ship and more than 1.5 million vehicles by road. Customers from WWL include some of the leading names in automotive and high and heavy equipment industry. WWL’s supply chain management business provides expert services ranging from network design and optimisation to complete supply chain management. They also provide supply chain event management software that makes the entire process visible from first point of pick up to final delivery.
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<p>Media queries:
Gerard Mansour
Red Agency
+61 02 9955 7877
gerard.mansour@redagency.com.au</p>

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