McKinsey & Company’s Richard Foster to Speak At EXE Technologies’ 2002 Worldwide User Conference
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DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 9, 2002
Customer/Partner Showcase Features Latest Innovations in
Supply Chain Execution
Global supply chain execution (SCE) leader EXE Technologies(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:EXEE) announced that industry luminary Richard N. Foster of McKinsey & Company — one of the most renowned strategists in the field of innovation and business performance — will be the keynote presenter at EXsite 2002 — EXE’s international user conference to be held October 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at Reunion Tower in Dallas. Among the featured speakers confirmed are: Peter Foxton, chief executive of the Defence Storage & Distribution Agency which serves the logistics needs of the British Army, Royal Navy, and Royal Air Force; and Fred Housman, vice president of distribution for Hy-Vee, Inc.
This year’s conference theme is “Because Execution = Everything!” Fittingly, EXsite 2002 represents the ideal opportunity and venue for EXE’s global customers and partners to come together in a single location for two days to learn, network, and share information in the key areas of supply chain execution: decision support, physical execution, collaboration, and optimization.
“Today, it’s critical for companies to get the most value out of every dollar invested in their supply chain and supporting IT infrastructure,” said Ray Hood, EXE’s chairman and chief executive officer. “This requires tried-and-true supply chain execution and network management solutions that enable companies to protect existing investments and resources while, at the same time, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs at every step along the way. That’s the primary focus of EXsite 2002, precisely why this year’s theme is so relevant.”
EXsite 2002 will be held in Dallas, home to the headquarters of EXE Technologies. The conference will take place in the heart of downtown at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at Reunion Tower.
In addition to the industry speakers already announced, EXsite 2002 features numerous tracks and individual sessions focused on the most important trends in supply chain execution; plus addresses from Ray Hood, as well as customer executives and other industry luminaries to be announced. Based on solicited customer feedback, EXsite 2002 will provide specialized industry, technological and best practices demonstrations, customer tracks and hands-on product demonstrations to showcase how companies use EXE’s EXceed(TM) software solutions to deliver the vital, frontline supply chain intelligence to drive customer execution decisions and processes.
The EXsite 2002 Alliance Pavilion will highlight opportunities to maximize the value of EXE’s end-to-end supply chain solutions with complementary offerings from EXE(TM) partners. EXsite 2002 is currently sponsored at a Platinum level by IBM and Symbol. Additional details on conference track sessions, content, and featured speakers will be announced in the coming weeks. For more information, go to http://www.exe.com/exe/exsitewebsite.nsf.
About EXE Technologies, Inc.
EXE Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:EXEE) is a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions that deliver the vital, frontline supply chain intelligence to drive customer execution decisions and processes. EXE’s products and services help customers worldwide reduce inventory and operational costs while increasing customer loyalty and satisfaction. The company provides global service and support from offices located in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia. For more information about EXE Technologies, Inc., call 214/775-6000 or visit www.exe.com.
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