COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwire - May 17, 2010) -  


  • Sterling Commerce, an AT&T Inc (NYSE: T) company, has been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for the fourth year in a row as a top 100 supply chain solutions provider.
  • This year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive "100" theme is, "Supply Chain: Back to Basics and Beyond - In Search of the Roots of Supply Chain Excellence." More than 200 companies submitted for this award.
  • The company's inclusion in this list recognizes Sterling Commerce for its leadership in assisting its customers in achieving supply chain excellence by providing collaborative applications and integration solutions that optimize and transform their supply chain collaboration networks.
  • Even as the economy rebounds, companies will continue to face volatility in their supply chains. Sterling Commerce offers solutions to offset that volatility by:
    • Enabling flexible, agile supply chain collaborative networks to simplify post merger and acquisition integration, shifts in trading partner communities and community-specific business processes.
    • Providing end-to-end visibility solutions to minimize supply chain risks of late deliveries, non-compliance and subsequent penalties or chargebacks.
    • Streamlining and embedding e-commerce sales processes into the downstream network to generate and sustain incremental revenues.
    • Streamlining and optimizing order-to-cash and returns integration, logistics and order management to minimize costs, inventory and achieve perfect orders.
    • Integrating end-to-end procure-to-pay process to reduce delays and minimize risk of supplier failures.


Richard Douglass, global industry executive, Manufacturing and Logistics, at Sterling Commerce

"Despite the volatility within the supply chain -- in many ways, because of it -- returning to the basics of connecting, communicating and collaborating with your supply chain partners is essential to building a foundation for change. Sterling Commerce helps its customers achieve supply chain efficiency in an increasingly complex business environment. With more streamlined operations, companies are better able to face today's economic challenges and be flexible enough to respond and react to these changes." 

Andrew K. Reese, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive

"As the economy takes tentative steps toward recovery and growth, our readers are turning to Supply & Demand Chain Executive to learn about solutions and best practices for enabling business expansion through supply chain excellence. With this year's Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100, we highlight a broad range of supply chain solution and service providers that are helping to position their customers for the 'New Normal' economic environment."

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About Sterling Commerce
Sterling Commerce, an AT&T Inc (NYSE: T) company, helps companies optimize and transform their Business Collaboration Network to accelerate revenues and reduce costs. Sterling Commerce provides more than 18,000 customers worldwide with applications and integration solutions to connect, communicate and collaborate inside and outside their enterprise. More information can be found at

Contact Information:

Media Contacts:
Julie Redard
Sterling Commerce
(978) 513-6386

Jamie Leicht
Fleishman Hillard
(619) 237-7711