CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2014) - Tom Hoar, Electrical Industry Director, Datalliance, will present VMI 2014 - The Movement Has Occurred at the IDEA E-Biz Forum to be held September 24-26 in Long Beach, California at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel. The IDEA E-Biz Forum is the only eBusiness event dedicated to business-to-business leaders in the electrical supply chain. The Forum has evolved into an essential training and educational event for executives, IT, eBusiness, marketing, and product/pricing managers at distributor and manufacturer companies in the electrical industry. Attendees will learn from the brightest in the industry about the latest technology advancements and eBusiness strategies that can help their companies increase efficiency, productivity and profitability. Approximately 200 electrical industry leaders are expected to attend the IDEA E-Biz Forum.

VMI 2014 - The Movement Has Occurred (Session Abstract)

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. Technology advancement and business value fuel the adoption of this common practice. All electrical suppliers and distributors have capabilities to participate with almost all supplier partners participating in programs today. Growing sales while taking cost out of the supply chain is the financial reward, but accessing a platform that helps build relationships with industry partners is clearly a strong point. Whether you participate in VMI today or not, this session is a must-attend -- come hear how the latest innovations are fueling the VMI movement.

About Datalliance
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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