FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, and Vodafone (VOD: LN), one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, have been named winners for a joint submission in the Supply Chain Operations category at the 2013 European Supply Chain Excellence Awards, which took place on November 6, 2013 at the London Hilton on Park Lane in London, England. E2open and Vodafone worked closely with Accenture, the global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, to enable close to a thousand suppliers to collaborate with Vodafone through the Vodafone electronic trading network.
“At E2open, we not only address our customers’ supply chain challenges, but also add value to their business,” said Mark Woodward, President and CEO, E2open. “Partnering with E2open helped Vodafone to leverage economies of scale and scope across multiple operating units through better visibility and collaboration across its distributed trading network. We are honored to be recognized for our achievements in meeting Vodafone’s need for a more flexible, scalable supply chain solution to accommodate their extensive network of global trading partners.”
The European Supply Chain Excellence Awards – organized by the Supply Chain Standard– were launched in 1997 as an initiative to recognize and reward organizations in Europe that demonstrate excellence in their supply chain operations. The key objectives of the Awards are to recognize outstanding achievement in supply chain management across Europe, reward those companies who have attained the highest standards, and highlight the importance of excellent supply chain management.
More than 37,000 trading partners and 117,000 unique registered users currently participate in the E2open Business Network, which allows participants to access and share 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, follow us on Twitter at @E2open or visit us on Facebook.
E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN) is a 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 Celestica, Cisco, HGST, HP, IBM, Lenovo, L'Oréal, LSI, Motorola Solutions, Seagate, and Vodafone. E2open is headquartered in Foster City, Calif., with operations worldwide. For more information, visit www.e2open.com.