CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2013) -  Datalliance today announced that ILSCO, a leading manufacturer of electrical connectors, has selected Datalliance VMI as the platform for the company's Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program. 

"One of ILSCO's strategic goals is to provide customers with best-in-class customer service to complement our industry-leading products," said Jim Kosciolek, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing). "We see our VMI program as an important aspect of that service for our key distributors." 

"We selected Datalliance VMI as the platform for our program because they have extensive experience in our industry. Many of our customers are already familiar with the platform," added Gary Norris, Vice President of Distribution.

Tom Hoar, Director of Sales at Datalliance, said: "We are very excited to have ILSCO as the newest member of our electrical industry VMI community. The wide adoption of VMI in the electrical industry is based on the mutual sales increases and reduced costs both distributors and manufacturers are achieving. ILSCO is very committed to the VMI process and we look forward to supporting them on this important initiative."

ILSCO is a privately-held, American-owned electrical connector manufacturing company focused on consistently bringing product innovation and exceptional customer service to the marketplace. Established in 1894, ILSCO has steadily advanced the company's manufacturing capabilities and expertise, and has built a strong record of investment in new products, capital equipment, and e-commerce. ILSCO serves the OEM, MRO, utilities, construction & industrial (C&I), residential, telecom, and renewable energy segments of the electrical industry. 

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Datalliance is the world's largest independent Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) service provider. Delivered as a cloud-based platform backed by extensive customer service, Datalliance VMI makes it easy for suppliers and their customers to establish sales and inventory management relationships that fully align business objectives, improve collaboration, and streamline supply chain operations. Datalliance manages billions of dollars in orders, millions of SKUs, and thousands of locations worldwide for leading companies in consumer, industrial and healthcare markets. For more information about Datalliance, visit

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